Patricia Mohammed (University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad)

Patricia Mohammed is a scholar, writer and film maker. She  is currently the Campus Co-ordinator, School for Graduate Studies and Research at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies at the Institute of Gender and Development Studies. She headed the Mona Unit, Centre for Gender and Development Studies, UWI, Jamaica before moving to Trinidad.  She worked at the Institute of Development Studies in Sussex in 1984  and gained her Ph.D degree from the Institute of Social Studies in Den Haag, The Netherlands in 1994. She was Visiting Professor at SUNY, Albany, New York in 2007.  She is a pioneer in second wave feminist activism and the development of gender studies in the Caribbean and has published widely in these areas. Her publication Gender Negotiations among Indians in Trinidad, 1917 – 1947,  Palgrave UK,/ISS focussed on gender relations among post migrant Indians in Trinidad.  A second book Imaging the Caribbean: Culture and Visual Translation, Macmillan UK, 2009 examined the Caribbean through visual imagery. She has recently completed a six part documentary film series entitled  “A Different Imagination”. She continues to straddle both fields.

Email: Patricia.Mohammed(at)

Tel: 868 662 2002 Ext 2003/4186