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Michelle ScobieDr. Godfrey St Bernard

Dr. Michelle Scobie is a lecturer and researcher at the Institute of International Relations and the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute for Social and Economic Studies at The University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine and Co-Editor of the Caribbean Journal of International Relations and Diplomacy.  She is an attorney at law with practice in Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. 
She lectures International Law and International Economic Law and Global Environmental Governance.  She holds a Doctorate in International Relations and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the West Indies St Augustine and Cave Hill.  She has a Legal Certificate of Education from the Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad.   

Her research areas include global and regional environmental governance trends and challenges, especially in relation to institutional architectures relating to climate change, tourism, sustainable development, marine governance, private governance, environmental ethics and trade and environment - particularly from the developing states’ perspective. 

She is a member of the Caribbean Studies Association, the International Studies Association, the University of the West Indies Oceans Governance Network and the Earth System Governance Scientific Steering Group.  She has served as a Senior Economic Policy Analyst with the Ministry of Finance of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and as the first Corporate Secretary of the Trinidad and Tobago Heritage and Stabilisation Fund.  She was the recipient of a 2013 Commonwealth Fellowship Award and was a Commonwealth Fellow with School of International Development of the University of East Anglia and a Research Fellow at the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy at the University College London, UK.

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