Glenville McLeod is an assistant lecturer in the Department of Government, UWI Mona Campus. He was born in Port Antonio, Portland but he later moved to St. Mary in the late 1990s. He attended the St Mary High School and entered the University of the West Indies in 2008. He graduated in 2011 with a BSc(Hons) in International Relations with a minor in Public Sector Management.
After finishing his first degree he immediately went on to pursue his Masters in Government with a specialization in International Relations which he completed in 2013. His MSc research paper focused on ‘Jamaica’s adaptability to a Green Economy’ where he highlighted land conservation, electrical consumption and reduction in pollution as possible areas in which a transition to a Green Economy should begin in Jamaica. For his work in the aforementioned area, he received the departmental award for best research of 2013.
While undertaking his Masters he was a graduate assistant in the department of government. This further facilitated his growth in academia and led to the attainment of his current position in the department.
His love and enthusiasm for research in the areas of climate change, sustainable development and the Green Economy sees him currently enrolled in the Masters of Philosophy programme in the Department of Government. Outside of his research focus, his other areas of academic interests include the global political economy and International Law. Somewhat distant of academia, Glenville enjoys travelling, photography, music production, volunteering, and sports.