Peter Bohmer has been an activist in movements for radical social chance since 1967. These have included anti-racist organizing and solidarity movements with the people of Vietnam, Southern Africa, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Palestine and Central America against U.S. imperialism and intervention. For his acgivism and teaching, he was targeted by the FBI. He has a Ph. D. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, where he wrote a dissertation on the political economy of racism.
He has been a member of the faculty at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA since 1987 where he teaches teaches political economy. Peter took classes from Evergreen to Cuba in 2004, and to Venezuela with Anne Fischel in 2009 and 2012. In 2017-2018, Peter teaching with Savvina Chowdhury and Maria Isabel Morales, a full year program, Alternatives and Resistance to Global Capitalism:U.S., Mexico and Beyond. They will spend spring quarter 2018 in Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico. He believes alternatives to capitalism are desirable and possible. Peter’s research interests include alternate economics systems, the political economy of racism, the U.S. political economy, and analyzing economic inequality.
Peter is active in organizing for economic justice and against U.S. imperialism. He is currently active in organizing and participating in monthly, Economics for Everyone workshops in downtown Olympia. He is the proud parent of a daughter and three sons and two grandchildren aged four and six.
telephone: 360 867-6431
Office: Lab II, 2271.
Address: Lab II, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA 98505