Temporary Lecturer in Economics
University of West Indies
Antigua and Barbuda
Dr. Mahalia Jackman is currently a Temporary Lecturer in the Department of Economics at The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. Prior to this, she was a Senior Economist and Head of the Financial Unit at the Central Bank of Barbados. Mahalia has various research interests, most of which fall under the broad umbrellas of quantitative sociology, economic psychology, socioeconomics and applied macroeconomics. She is particularly interested in using quantitative methods to investigate how various social, economic and cultural factors shape public opinions, attitudes and behaviours.Mahalia holds a PhD in Applied Social Research from the University of Manchester, a MSc in Economics and Econometrics (with distinction) from the University of Southampton and a B.Sc. in Economics (first class hons) from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. She has also been the recipient of various awards and prizes including: the Star Performer award (Central Bank of Barbados), the President’s Doctoral Scholar Award (University of Manchester), an Economic and Social Research Council [Advanced Quantitative Methods] PhD Studentship (Research Council UK), a Commonwealth Scholarship [MSc] (UK), the Postgraduate Economics Dissertation Prize (University of Southampton), the Charles M. Kennedy Prize in Economics (UWI) and the Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Prize in Economics (UWI).
Quantitative sociology, economic psychology, socioeconomics and applied macroeconomics.`
Jackman M. They called it the ‘abominable crime’: an analysis of heterosexual support for anti-gay laws in Barbados, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago. Sexuality Research and Social Policy. 2016 Jun 1;13(2):130-41.
Jackman M. Protecting the fabric of society? Heterosexual views on the usefulness of the anti-gay laws in Barbados, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago. Culture, health & sexuality. 2017 Jan 2;19(1):91-106.
Jackman M. Understanding the cheating heart: What determines infidelity intentions?. Sexuality & Culture. 2015 Mar 1;19(1):72-84.