Dr Wendell C. Wallace
Trinidad and Tobago
Telephone: 868-662-2002 ext 85278
Dr. Wendell C. Wallace is a lecturer in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Unit at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Dr. Wallace is also a Barrister who has been called to the Bar in both England and Wales and Trinidad and Tobago as well as a certified mediator with the Mediation Board of Trinidad and Tobago. He is a well-respected academician who has published four books (single author and edited) and over 15 peer-reviewed articles. In 2014, he was awarded the best Doctoral paper by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), Juvenile Justice Section, Student Paper competition, 51st Annual Meeting, for his research paper “Addressing the unmet educational needs of children and youth in detention in Trinidad and Tobago.” Dr. Wallace is also the recipient of the Frederic Milton Thrasher Award 2017 for Superior Accomplishments in Gang Research by the National Gang Crime Research Center (NGCRC) in the USA. Much of his work focuses on policing, gangs, violence (domestic and school), criminal justice reform and the tourism/crime nexus. He has completed several research projects on gangs in Trinidad and Tobago and is currently working on a project on policing in the Caribbean. Dr. Wallace is an active member of the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago, The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, London, the Caribbean Studies Association and the Caribbean Child Research Conference Network.