Partnering for Impact

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Dr. Lisa Vasciannie

Associate Dean with Responsibility for Partnership and Resource Mobilization


Lisa Vasciannie has been named Associate Dean for Partnership and Resource Mobilization for the Faculty of Social Sciences. In this role, Dr. Vasciannie will be responsible for creating, implementing, and sustaining partnership initiatives for the Faculty, specifically, to support the FSS REACH vision. She is also responsible for developing and strengthening relationships across the Faculty and University and with key stakeholders external to the FSS. 


  1. Establish new and deepen existing partnerships with local and international entities
  2. Increase funding opportunities for FSS research
  3. To document and widely disseminate the successes of the FSS to external stakeholders at every available opportunity

FSS Event Partners

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External Partnerships:

  • Hosted Ambassador Wasilewska, Head of the Delegation of the EU at student forum for graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Continued discussions with EU Minister Counsellor, Fedrik Ekfeldt to discuss FSS access to Horizon 2020 (EU Research and Innovation Programme) funds for research projects.
  • Embassy of France reception for Jamaican and French Students in the MPIC Programme.
  • United Nations Three Week Internship at Jamaica’s Permanent Mission to the UN through continued Partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


  • The European Union Delegation to Jamaica - GOVT6070 Lecture.
  •  FSS Moves - 14.11.2019