Rhoda Reddock is Emerita Professor of Gender, Social Change and Development and former Deputy Principal of The University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago. She also served as Head of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies, St. Augustine in its formative years, from 1994-2014. After undergraduate studies at the UWI, she completed her Masters at The Institute for Social Studies, The Hague and her Ph.D. at the University of Amsterdam. Her multi-disciplinary research interests include gender and feminism, women’s social and labour history; gender and social movements; Radical Caribbean social thought, environment, development, masculinities, culture, ethnicity and identity and sexualities. Prof. Reddock’s publications include eight books, three monographs, four special journal issues and over seventy peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. She is currently a memeber of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
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This visit is sponsored in part through funding from the Office of the Provost: Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program.