The Global Studies Institute offered summer stipends to members
of the faculty and staff who were engaged in research in the following
1. The Transportation of Hazardous Waste in the Caribbean.
2. Renewable Sources of Energy.
3. CARICOMs Response to Globalization, Sustainable
Development and Democracy.
4. The Contributions of the Caribbean Community
at the United Nations.
5. The Impact of Drugs, AIDS, Poverty, and Unemployment
in Latin America and the Caribbean.
6. International Trade, Banking and Commerce.
7. Any research topic of choice, but with specific
reference to Latin America or the Caribbean. The Institute plans
to publish completed research projects in its Monograph Series.
The following faculty members have received grants
from the Global Studies Institute for the areas of research listed.
1. Dr. Carl E. Briscoe An Analytics of Ethnicity & the Politics
of Ethnic Conflict in Dependent Democracies: A Comparative Analysis.
2. Dr. Janice-Marie McDonald to continue her research
project started in 1998 at the University of Pittsburgh and in
Mexico involving Blacks in Latin America.
3. Professor Ozzie Richards Rebuilding Strategic
Infrastructure Management for Global Competition and Investments
in the Caribbean.
4. Dr. Ganga Ramdas U.S. Direct Foreign Investment
under the Caribbean Basin Initiative 1983-1999.
5. Dr. Oluropo Sekoni A Study of Environmental
Themes in African and African-American and Afro-Caribbean Poetry.
In addition, the following faculty members were
awarded the opportunity to attend conferences/seminars, funded
by the Institute.
1. Dr. Janice-Marie McDonald, Chair, Dept. of Languages and
Linguistics Council on Foreign Relations Conference on Latin
America, New York
2. Dr. Gwinyai Muzorewa, Chair, Dept. of Religion
2000 World Congress on Religion Cape Town, South Africa
3. Dr. Robert Millette, Professor of Sociology &
Anthropology and Director of the Global Studies Institute Caribbean
Studies Association 25th Annual Conference, Castries, St. Lucia
4. Dr. Robert Millette, Director of the Global Studies
Institute International Faculty Development Seminar Post-Mandela
South Africa, Pretoria and Cape Town, South Africa
5. Dr. Robert Millette Workshop on International
Funding and Career Opportunities The White House Initiative
on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Florida A&M
6. Dr. Marshall Henderson, Chair, Dept. of Biology
Trade and Investment Mission sponsored by the Caribbean American
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Grenada, West Indies Requests
for related travel should be submitted to the Global Studies Institute
well in advance of travel dates.
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