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Editorial Committee

Aldrie Henry-Lee - Sociologist and professor at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus. Director of the Sir Authur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies University of the West Indies Mona Campus. She is also Chair of the Carribbean Child Research Conference, and serves as a member of the advisory board of Jamaica's Child Development Agency.

Roger Hosein - Dr. Roger Hosein has a first class Honours in economics from the UWI. After being the recipient of the Cambridge University Trust Scholarship and an Inter-American Development Bank scholarship, he pursued his PhD at the University of Cambridge where he specialized in Trade and Economics. To date, he has written 7 books and has published over 60 journal articles or chapters in peer reviewed books in the subject area. He is currently a senior lecturer at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine where he teaches international trade theory and is also the coordinator of the Trade & Economics Unit (TEDU). 

Samuel Braithwaite - is a lecturer in the Department of Economis, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. He teaches courses in macroeconomics, economic development and international trade. His research interests include monetary integration trade and economic development. Dr. Braithwaite is Guyanese national.

Heather Ricketts -is a former Head of Department (2013 to 2016), and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work at the UWI Mona campus, where she teaches Sociology, Social Policy and research methods courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  She is the holder of a BSc (Hons) degree in Sociology, an MPhil in Social Sciences and PhD (Distinction) in Development Studies.  Her research and publications are in the areas of gender and the labour market, poverty and living standards, and parenting. Dr. Ricketts is actively engaged in public service, and recently chaired the Social Protection subcommittee of the Labour Market Reform Commission between 2015 and 2017, which advanced substantial recommendations regarding the design of a Jamaican pension system for universal coverage.  She is also Chair of the Social Transfers subcommittee of the National Social Protection Committee, and is a member of the Technical Steering Committee of the Jamaica Survey of Living Conditions, and the Board of Mona Social Services.

Ian Boxill - Sociologist, professor of comparative sociology.  Work mainly in the field of comparative sociology and anthropology.

David Tennant - lecturer in Department of Economics.  Research primarily on the financial sector and its impact on economic growth development.  Currently working on a project on recent incidents of financial sector crises – local and international and their impact on Jamaica.

Deborah Thomas - Anthropologist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania and affiliated with the department of Africana Studies and English.  Work includes nationalism, violence, migration, gender, transnationalism diaspora.  Editor of Transforming Anthropology.

Sonjah Stanley Niaah - Lecturer in Cultural Studies, UWI, Mona.  Currently teaches cultural studies theory but interests lie in the nexus between performance studies, cultural studies and cultural geography. 

Michaeline Crichlow - Associate Professor, African & African-American Studies, Duke University. Research interests: Globalization, Development Studies, Postcoloniality, Nationalism/citizenship. Author of Globalization and the Post-Creole Imagination: Notes on Fleeing the Plantation.


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