Eudine Barriteau

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Eudine Barriteau
Native name Violet Eudine Barriteau
Born (1954-12-10) 10 December 1954 (age 59)
Grenada
Nationality Barbadian
Institution Nita Barrow Unit, Institute of Gender and Development Studies, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados
Field Gender and development
Alma mater Howard University, Washington DC
Awards GCM

Violet Eudine Barriteau (10 December 1954),[1] GCM is a professor of gender and public policy, as well as deputy principal, at the Nita Barrow Unit within the Institute of Gender and Development Studies, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados. She was also the president of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) from 2009 to 2010,[2] and she is on the advisory editorial boards of Palimpsest: A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black International, published by SUNY Press,[3] and Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, published by University of Chicago Press.[4]

Her research interests encompass feminist theorizing, gender and public policy, investigations of the Caribbean political economy, and theorizing heterosexual women’s socio-sexual unions.[5]

Early life[edit]

Violet Eudine Barriteau was born 10 December 1954, in the Caribbean island of Grenada and migrated to Barbados in 1966. She attended Ellerslie Secondary School.[1]

Education[edit]

Eudine Barriteau gained her teacher training certificate from Erdiston Teachers' Training College,[1] and her degree in public administration and accounting in 1980 from University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados. She later studied at the New York University, New York and qualified for her masters in public administration (public sector financial management) in 1984. Barriteau travelled to the Phillippines, to the International Rice Research Institute for a certificate in editing and publications training which she completed in 1986. Finally she returned to America for her PhD in political science, her specialization being political economy and political theory, she gained her doctorate from Howard University, Washington, D.C. in 1994.[6]

Career[edit]

Honours[edit]

  • 2004 Best Selling Textbook award, University of the West Indies Press,[7] for her book Confronting power, theorizing gender interdisciplinary perspectives in the Caribbean.[7]
  • 2011 Tenth CARICOM Triennial Award for Women, for her outstanding contribution to gender and development and the socio-economic development of the Caribbean Community. Awarded at the opening ceremony of the Thirty-Second Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat.[8]
  • 2013 Gold Crown Merit, for her contribution to gender and development.[9]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Barriteau, Eudine; Emmanuel, Patrick; Brathwaite, Farley (1986). Political change and public opinion in Grenada: 1979–1984. West Indies: University of the West Indies (original from University of Texas). 
  • Barriteau, Eudine; Connelly, M. Patricia; Parpart, Jane L (2000). Theoretical perspectives on gender and development. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre (IDRC). ISBN 9780889369108. 
  • Barriteau, Eudine (2001). The political economy of gender in the twentieth-century Caribbean. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York: Palgrave. ISBN 9780333732823. 
  • Barriteau, Eudine; Cobley, Alan G (2001). Stronger, surer, bolder: Ruth Nita Barrow: social change and international development. Barbados: Centre for Gender and Development Studies, Cave Hill and University of the West Indies Press. ISBN 9789766401016.  See also Nita Barrow.
  • Barriteau, Eudine (2003). Confronting power, theorizing gender interdisciplinary perspectives in the Caribbean. Kingston, Jamaica Great Britain: University of the West Indies Press. ISBN 9789766401368. 
  • Barriteau, Eudine; Cobley, Alan G (2006). Enjoying power: Eugenia Charles and political leadership in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press. ISBN 9789766401917. 
  • Barriteau, Eudine (2012). Love and power: Caribbean discourses on gender. Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press Cave Hill, Barbados Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Nita Barrow Unit. ISBN 9789766402655. 

Personal life[edit]

Eudine Barriteau has a son, Cabral.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "FACES of ordinary Barbadian women doing extraordinary things, Professor Violet Eudine Barriteau, GCM". Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Past presidents". International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE). Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Palimpsest: A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black International - journal information, editorial boards". Project MUSE, State University of New York (SUNY) Press. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "University of Chicago Press Journals: Signs - Editorial Board, International Advisory Board". University of Chicago Press. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Office of the Deputy Principal, The Deputy Principal: Professor V Eudine Barriteau". The University of the West Indies at Cave Hill, Barbados. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Curriculum vitae, Violet Eudine Barriteau, PhD". The University of the West Indies at Cave Hill, Barbados. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Caribbean Review of Gender Studies, Eudine Barriteau". The University of the West Indies at St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Press Release 258/2011". Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat. 4 July 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  9. ^ Joseph, Emmanuel (30 November 2013). "Sirs Alike". Barbados Today. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 

External links[edit]

Non-profit organisation positions
Preceded by
Susan Himmelweit
President of the International Association for Feminist Economics
2009–2010
Succeeded by
Stephanie Seguino