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Eris Schoburgh

Dr. Eris D. Schoburgh, is Associate Dean in the Faculty of the Social Sciences and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government, at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus where she teaches courses in public and policy management at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She currently coordinates the Public and Policy Management Unit. Her general area of academic specialisation is public policy analysis and management with special focus on comparative subnational government/governance; subnational/local (economic) development. She has several publications among which are three books and several research articles that have appeared in leading international and regional journals.

Dr. Schoburgh is a Member of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF), the International Public Policy Association (IPPA), the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM), and the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA); Co-chair of the Governance Thematic Working Group; Chairperson of the Mountain Terrace Cooperative Housing Society Limited; and former Director of the Board of the Social Development Commission (SDC).

Major achievements:

2017/18 Principal’s Research Award for The Most Outstanding Researcher

2016/17 Principal’s Research Award for The Best Publication (Edited Collection) with collaborators

2013 Facilitator of post-MDGs discussions in Uganda.

2012 Principal’s Research Award for The Best Research Publication (Article)

2010/11 Commonwealth Academic Fellowship Award, University of Manchester, Institute of Political and Economic Governance (IPEG), United Kingdom.

2010/11 Mona Research Fellowship Award.

2007-2012 Facilitated Public Sector Senior Management Development in the British Virgin Islands, Jamaica and Montserrat


Contact Details: 

Dr. Eris D. Schoburgh

Senior Lecturer/Associate Dean – Special Initiatives

Department of Government

UWI, Mona Campus

Kingston 7, JWI

Tel: 977-5935 extension 3354 (office)


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