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Institute of Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit

Faculty and Staff: Professor Eudine Barriteau

VIOLET EUDINE BARRITEAU (HEAD OF IGDS FROM 1993-2008)
CURRENT                Deputy Principal
Violet Eudine Barriteau is a Professor of Gender and Public Policy and is a Grenadian born, Caribbean feminist, scholar and activist with considerable experience in research, administration and development and delivery of workshops and training modules in gender and development issues.
 
Professor Barriteau is the author of The Political Economy of Gender in the Twentieth Century Caribbean published by Palgrave International, and won the University of the West Indies inaugural best selling text book prize for the edited work Confronting Power Theorizing Gender: Interdisciplinary Perspectives in the Caribbean.  She has co-edited three other publications as well as published eighteen chapters in books and ten articles in peer reviewed journals.

For fifteen years Professor Barriteau has been the first Head of the Centre for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit and the first woman at the University of the West Indies to be appointed Campus Coordinator, School for Graduate Studies and Research.  This is a position she held for four years until becoming the second woman to be appointed Deputy Principal at the Cave Hill Campus.
 
Professor Barriteau’s research interests encompass feminist theorizing, gender and public policy and investigations of the Caribbean political economy from the perspective of gender. Professor Barriteau is currently President Elect of the International Association for Feminist Economics.
 

POSITIONS                      

Chair: Campus Lecture Series

Chair: Staff Development Committee
Chair: Student Services Advisory Committee
Chair: Learning Resource Centre Advisory Committee
Chair: Campus Matriculations Committee
Chair: Medical and Health Services Committee
Chair: Campus Committee for Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence
Chair: Campus Committee on Sexual Harassment
Chair: Sabbatical Leave Committee
Chair: Co-Curricular Sub-Committee for Academic Board
Coordinator: MPhil/PhD Programme, Institute of Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit
 
EDUCATION
Howard University, Washington DC, USA
PhD. Political Science, Specialisation, Political Economy, Political Theory
Dissertation:Gender and Development in the Post Colonial Caribbean: Female Entrepreneurs and the Barbadian State”. 1994. 

International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, the Philippines
Certificate in Editing and Publications Training, 1986.
 
New York University, New York, USA
MPA, Public Administration, (Public Sector Financial Management) 1984.
 
University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
BSc. Public Administration & Accounting, Upper Second Honours, 1980.

Erdiston Teacher's College, Barbados
Two Year Teacher Training Certificate

University of the West Indies, School of Education, Certificate of Teaching. 1975.
 
Short Course:      The Evaluators Institute, Wash, DC, USA 
Course in “Evaluation Research Methods: A Survey of Basic Quantitative and Qualitative                                               Methods,
July 2004.
                                                                 

REFEREED SCHOLARLY OUTPUT

BOOKS

Single-Authored
  • The Political Economy of Gender in the Twentieth Century Caribbean. Eudine Barriteau. Palgrave International: London and New York, 2001.

     

Edited Collections

  • Enjoying Power: Eugenia Charles and Political Leadership in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Eudine Barriteau and Alan Cobley Editors. Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, November 2006.

     

  • Confronting Power, Theorizing Gender: Interdisciplinary Perspectives in the Caribbean. Eudine Barriteau. Ed. Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, October 2003.

     

  • Stronger, Surer, Bolder: Ruth Nita Barrow Social Change and International Development. Eudine Barriteau and Alan Cobley. Eds. Kingston, University of the West Indies Press, 2001.

     

  • Theoretical Perspectives on Gender and Development. Jane L. Parpart, M. Patricia Connelly and V. Eudine Barriteau.Eds. Ottawa: International Development Research Council, 2000.

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Institute of Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit
Telephone: (246) 417-4490-93 Fax: (246) 424-3822 Email: gender@cavehill.uwi.edu