Violet Eudine Barriteau

violet Eudine Barriteau

Violet Eudine Barriteau is Professor of Gender and Public Policy. She is a Caribbean feminist, scholar and activist with considerable experience in research, administration and development. Her research interests encompass feminist theorizing, gender and public policy and investigations of the Caribbean political economy from the perspective of gender. Her publications include: The Political Economy of Gender in the Twentieth Century Caribbean (Palgrave International) and co-edited Confronting Power Theorizing Gender: Interdisciplinary Perspectives in the Caribbean (winner The UWI inaugural best selling text book prize). She is currently President Elect of the International Association for Feminist Economics. On The UWI Cave Hill Campus, she served as: the first Head of the Centre for Gender and Development Studies, Nita Barrow Unit; Campus Coordinator, School for Graduate Studies and Research; Deputy Principal at the Cave Hill Campus; and Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the Open Campus. In 2015, she assumed the position of Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of The UWI, Cave Hill Campus.