Team Trinidad & Tobago

Dr. Godfrey St. Bernard
Co-Applicant

Current Position:
Senior Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at the University of the West Indies - St. Augustine

Academic Credentials:
B.A. in Mathematics and Economics; Ph.D. in Social Demography

 

Victoria Rampersad
Research Assistant

Current Position:
Assistant Examiner of Sociology for the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE); Tutor for pre-school and primary school students

Academic Credentials:
B.A. in Sociology (Hons.); Minor in Criminology; Master’s in Sociology

Mala Jokhan
Team member for Immigration Dynamics, Social Media and Institutional Practices: Child Protection

Current Position:
Professor of Sociology at the University of the West Indies – St. Augustine; Secretariat on the Executive Council of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA); Assistant Chief Examiner of Sociology for the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)

Academic Credentials:
PhD in Social Policy with a specialization in Migration, Family, Childhood and Cultural Studies

Alvinelle Matthew
Team member for Immigration Dynamics and Violence Against Children and Youth

Current Position:
Professor at the University of the West Indies – St. Augustine; HR Practitioner in post-secondary education

Christal Chapman
Team member for Institutional Practices: Judicial Practices and Immigration Dynamics

Current Position:
Attorney at Law

Dr. Priya Kissoon
Team member for Immigration Dynamics, Violence Against Children and Youth and Institutional Practice: Education
Melissa Berkley
Team member for Violence against Children and Youth
Madgerie Jameson-Charles
Team member for Institutional Practise: Education, Social Media
Henry Charles
Team member for Institutional Practices: Education

Current Position:
International Youth Development and Policy Specialist; member of the University of the West Indies SALISES 50/50 Youth Research Cluster

Academic Credentials:
PhD candidate in Social Policy at Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES)

Rinnelle Lee-Piggott
Team member for Institutional Practices: Education
Emmanuel Johnson
Team member for Institutional Practices: Child Protection
Paula Morgan
Team member for Violence Against Children and Youth

Current Position:
Senior Lecturer – English Literature

Academic Credentials:
M.Phil. English; PhD in English Literature

Georgina Chami
Team member for Institutional Practices: Child Protection

Current Position:
Research Fellow and Lecturer, Diplomacy; Coordinator, Post Graduate Diploma International Relations

Academic Credentials:
B.A. (Eng. & Spanish); Dip., M.Sc., PhD in International Relations

Roberta Clarke
Team member for Institutional Practices: Judicial System
Marissa Diaz
Team member for Institutional Practices: Judicial System

Current Position:
Post-Graduate Research Assistant with the Institute of International Relations at the University of the West Indies – St. Augustine

Academic Credentials:
B.Sc. in International Relations; Minor in Political Science; Master’s in Global Studies

Roy Mc Cree
Team member for Social Media

Current Position:
Senior Fellow at SALISES, UWI, St. Augustine 

Academic Credentials:
B.A. Degree (French, Spanish, Sociology); M.Sc. in Sociology; PhD in Sociology

Taresa Best-Downe
Team member for Immigration Dynamics and Institutional Practices- Child Protection

Current Position:
Research Specialist at the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts - Community Mediation Services Division

Academic Credentials:
Master’s in Development Statistics

Innette Cambridge
Team member for Policy Analysis and Institutional Practices- Child Protection

Current Position:
Senior Lecturer

Lisa Gordon
Part-time Research Assistant

Current Position:
PhD candidate at UWI, St. Augustine

Academic Credentials:
Master’s Degree in International Business and Foreign Languages; Master’s Degree in Information and Communication Sciences; B.A. in Spanish

Arlene Smith
Research Assistant

Current Position:
Pursuing an M.Sc. Social Work

Academic Credentials:
B.Sc. Social Work

Shivana Chankar
Research Assistant (On the Job Trainee)

Academic Credentials:
B.Sc. Sociology

Safia King
Research Assistant (On the Job Trainee)

Academic Credentials:
B.Sc. Sociology; Minors: International Relation Social Development Policy & Planning