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Roy McCree

Dr. Roy McCree

Dr. Roy McCree is a Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.

He attained a BA Degree (French, Spanish, Sociology) in 1986 and his MSc in Sociology in 1995, both from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad, where he has worked since 1987. He received his PhD in Sociology of Sport in 2005 from Leicester University, United Kingdom.

He joined the SALISES in 1991 and has been Research Fellow since 1996. He is presently the Editor of the Caribbean Dialogue, published by the SALISES, which he has edited since 1995. He has lectured in several sociology courses and now serves as lecturer in the Sociology of Sport, Sport Policy and Public Policy.

His special research interests include Sport (athletic migration, professionalization, sport media, identity formation, sport participation, sport policy), Sport and Leisure Tourism, Civil Society/NGOs, Community Development, Festivals, Gambling, Public-Private partnerships, Social Capital and Youth.

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