Anthony Carew

Anthony Carew


Personal profile


Dr Anthony Carew has been an Honorary Visiting Reader in International Labour Studies since 2004. He was previously Honorary Visiting Reader in the School of Management, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology from 2002 to 2004 and prior to that taught International Labour Studies and Industrial Relations for twenty-six years at UMIST. A lifelong trade unionist (he began work in the Canadian Labour Movement in the 1960s as Director of Research for the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway, Transport and General Workers) Tony's teaching and research has focussed throughout on labour movements and politics in a historical context. He has been a Research Fellow in the Centre for Contemporary European Studies at the University of Sussex, a Rockefeller Fellow at the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labour and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University, Detroit and a Visiting Fellow at the International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam. He has published widely on international trade unionism and the Cold War, American labour and the CIA, trade unions and the Marshall Plan and organised labour and the lower deck of the Royal Navy. His latest book is the acclaimed American Labour's Cold War Abroad: From Deep Freeze to Détente, 1945-1970, Athabasca University Press, 2018. For further details and publications see his personal blog.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth