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Dalea Bean

Dr. Dalea Bean

Dr. Dalea Bean has been a Lecturer and Graduate Coordinator at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Regional Coordinating Office at The University of the West Indies since 2008. Before working with the IGDS, she taught in the Department of History at The UWI in the areas of women's history and Caribbean history. She pursued a Bachelor of Arts in African and Caribbean History and Political Science at The UWI, graduating with first class honours in 2002. She then completed her PhD in History on the topic "Jamaican Women and World Wars I and II".

Dr Beanís general research interests include women and gender justice in Caribbean history, women in conflict situations, and gender relations in the hotel industry in Jamaica. She has written book chapters, journal articles and has presented lectures internationally on these and other topics. She has also conducted gender equity and gender mainstreaming training regionally and has been engaged in research with the IGDS that facilitates gender mainstreaming in education, history writing and Caribbean masculinities.