The Deputy Principal: Professor V Eudine Barriteau
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 senior University administration, research and development and delivery of workshops and training programmes 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 Pressí inaugural best-selling text book prize for the edited work Confronting Power, Theorizing Gender: Interdisciplinary Perspectives in the Caribbean. Her latest publication is the edited collection, Love and Power: Caribbean Discourses on Gender which was published by UWI Press in 2012. She has co-edited four other publications as well as published twenty-four chapters in books and 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.
In 1997 Professor Barriteau had the distinguished honour of being the Inaugural Fellow of the Dame Nita Barrow Distinguished Women in Development Visitor Programme at the University of Toronto, and in 2008 and 2010 she was an invited international Fellow at the University of ÷rebro, Sweden. Professor Barriteau served as the president of the International Association for Feminist Economics, 2009-2010. In July 2011 Professor Barriteau was bestowed the Tenth CARICOM Triennial Award for Women at the Opening Ceremony of the Thirty-Second Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM. It is the regionís highest award for women.
Professor Barriteauís research interests encompass feminist theorizing, gender and public policy, investigations of the Caribbean political economy, and theorizing heterosexual womenís socio-sexual unions.
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