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Dr. Terri-Ann Gilbert-Roberts

Terri-Ann an activist researcher with an interest in the politics of development, particularly at the intersection of governance, regionalism and youth development. Currently, she is a Research Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at the University of the West Indies, where she teaches in the MSc Development Studies programme and chairs the “50/50 Youth” Research Cluster which works to support evidence-based youth policies and programmes in the Caribbean.

She has over 17 years of experience in research, policy and programme formulation in international development, Caribbean integration and youth participation in labour markets, justice systems and governance processes. She has served as youth empowerment expert and advisor to the CARICOM Secretariat, Caribbean Regional Youth Council (CRYC), the Commonwealth Secretariat and the United Nations, including as a facilitator of youth social audit processes.Most recently, she was appointed by the UN Secretary-General to an Advisory Group of Experts for Security Council-mandated Progress Study on Youth Peace and Security.

She is the author of “The Politics of Integration: Caribbean Sovereignty Revisited”, Ian Randle, 2013; Editor of “Youthscapes’ of Development in the Caribbean and Latin America”, a 2014 Special Issue of the journal Social and Economic Studies (63:3&4); and Co-Editor of “Pan-Caribbean Integration: Beyond CARICOM”, Routledge, 2018 (with Patsy Lewis and Jessica Byron).

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