Apr. 12, 1953-
Political scientist whose work is centered on the theory of revolution, comparative Central American and Caribbean politics; Caribbean thinkers and political thought as well as hegemony, democracy and the state in theory and practice. The impact of Professor Meek’s work extends through several disciplines – political science, history, political economy, sociology, Africana studies, Caribbean studies and Latin American studies. Over the years, he has developed an international reputation in these fields, evidenced by the numerous invitations that he receives to present his work at institutions in North America and the United Kingdom.
Professor Meeks’ work has addressed nearly every development in political methodology in the twentieth century. He is regarded as a scholar who has tried to come to terms with the problems of the Caribbean in the post-cold war world. He was instrumental in the development of the Centre for Caribbean Thought.