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Wendy Grenade

Lecturer
Political Science
University of West Indies
Antigua and Barbuda

Biography

Dr. Wendy C. Grenade is a Lecturer in Political Science and the Deputy Dean (Outreach), Faculty of Social Sciences, the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. Dr. Grenade holds a Ph.D. and MA in International Studies from the University of Miami, with concentrations in Comparative Politics and International Relations. Her research interests include: comparative regionalisms, in particular the Caribbean Community, the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the European Union (EU); security studies with an emphasis on non-traditional security threats among small developing countries; governance and democracy; and politics in Grenada. She is the editor of Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons to be published by the University Press of Mississippi (February 2015). Dr. Grenade has several other publications, which include: “Small States and Risky Global Intercourse: The Grenada-Taiwan Dispute,” Social and Economic Studies, 2013; “Engendering Security: HIV/AIDS and Human (In)Security in the Caribbean,” in Love and Power: Caribbean Discourses on Gender edited by Eudine Barriteau, UWI Press, 2012; “Governance in the Caribbean: Challenges and Prospects,” in Commonwealth Governance Handbook Democracy, Development and Public Administration 2012/201, edited byAndrew Robertson and Rupert Jones-Parry, Commonwealth Secretariat, 2012; “Sovereignty, Democracy and Going Regional – Navigating Tensions: The European Union and the Caribbean Community Considered,” in The Caribbean Community in Transition Functional Cooperation as a Catalyst for Change, edited by Kenneth Hall and Myrtle Chuck-A-Sang, Ian Randle Publishers, 2008. With respect to teaching, at the undergraduate level, Dr. Grenade has built expertise in teaching International Relations courses such as: Theories of International Relations; Caribbean International Politics; and International Politics and Political Economy. At the graduate level, she coordinates the MSc Integration Studies Programme and teaches courses such as CARICOM and the CSME; Comparative Government; and Regional Integration and Development. Prior to joining the University of the West Indies, Dr. Grenade taught at the Florida Atlantic University and was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the European Union Centre, University of Miami. Dr. Grenade was also employed with the Government of Grenada in the Grenada Public Service and the Grenada Diplomatic Service; with postings in Washington D.C. and London.

Research Interest

Politics in Grenada Caribbean Integration Governance

Publications

  • Grenade WC. Sovereignty, Democracy and Going Regional–Navigating Tensions: The European Union and the Caribbean Community Considered. The Caribbean Community in Transition Functional Cooperation as a Catalyst for Change. 2008:114-35.

  • Roy J, Domínguez R, Pastor RA, Chanona A, Vega Cánovas G, Wolinetz SB, Rueda-Junquera F, Jacobstein E, Grenade WC, Hinds D, Kanner A. The European Union and regional integration. A comparative perspective and lessons for the Americas. 2005.

  • Grenade WC. Party Politics and Governance in Grenada: An Analysis of the New National Party (1984–2012). The Round Table. 2013 Apr 1;102(2):167-76.

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