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Bereavement Notice

19/02/2024


We regret to inform you that Dr. Judy Whitehead, former Acting Director of the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, Cave Hill Campus, has passed away recently following a brief illness.

 
 

 
Dr. Judy Whitehead graduated from The Univesity of the West Indies (UWI) with a B.A. in 1973.

From 1973 to 1975, she was an Economist at the Central Bank of Barbados.

In 1976, Dr. Whitehead graduated from the University of Waterloo with an M.A. and on 1 July 1976, she joined the Institute of Social and Economic Research (I.S.E.R.) as a Junior Research Fellow.

Dr. Whitehead then went on to become a Lecturer of Economics, in the Department of Economics, The UWI, Cave Hill and later she was promoted to Senior Lecturer in that department.

In 2012 Dr. Whitehead joined the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) as Acting Director.  She retired from SALISES/UWI in May 2014.

She leaves to mourn her two sons James and Jean-Paul.