Nova Gordon-Bell is the Graduate Studies Coordinator at the Caribbean School of Media and Communication (CARIMAC). Her research focuses on communication and media theory, culture and media representation in Caribbean society. She has been extensively involved in academic programme development at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr Gordon-Bell’s extensive professional experience in the public and private sectors spans public information, journalism, and advertising. She has served on the board of directors of several public bodies and as a media and communication consultant for public education campaigns in the region. A creative writer, Dr Gordon-Bell has published award-winning fiction and poetry in several journals and magazines.