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Leith Dunn

Leith Dunn is Senior Lecturer and Head of the UWI’s IGDS, Mona Unit. Her academic and professional career spans over 25 years of teaching, research and publishing and programming on a wide range of social and economic development issues with gender as a cross-cutting human rights theme. These have included studies on: migration and human trafficking; labour, trade and tourism; climate change and disaster risk management; sexual and reproductive health, HIV and AIDS; leadership and governance. Dr. Dunn previously worked with regional and international development agencies including the United Nations. She has served as an Advisor to the Commonwealth Foundation and as a member of four (4) Commonwealth Observer Missions for Tripartite Elections in Zimbabwe (2002) ; Zambia (2006), Rwanda (2010) and Malawi (2014). She completed her BA (honours) in Languages and Social Sciences and her MSC in Sociology and Social Psychology at The UWI and her Ph.D. in Sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science.