_Im a lecturer and researcher in Cultural Anthropology, Political Sociology, and Criminology at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus.
My main areas of focus: class analysis; class and culture; inequality; social change and the state; spectacle, carnival and sport; social justice; power, elites and white-collar crime; culture and politics.
My dissertation was a social history of race, class and culture in urban Trinidad with a specific focus on Woodbrook, Carnival, and Violence. It provided examples of cultural connections between the different political and economic climates/structures of Colonialism, Post Colonialism and Neo Colonialism in Trinidad.
Since then i've done research into men and masculinities on the small goal football fields of Trinidad, and also conducted research connected with issues of power, politics, and elite rule, both locally and in Euro-America. Im currently working on a book project on the militarisation of everyday life in urban Port of Spain.
My teaching and research looks at the world from a Caribbean centre because the way power is structured in the modern world most people do not have a good grasp of the importance of the Caribbean, both in the history and future of the world.
I'm also pretty good at getting people to tell me stories...
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