Our Support Team

Statesman-in-Residence
P.J. Patterson

Statesman-in-Residence

Patrons
H.E. President Thabo Mbeki

Former President, South Africa

H.E. President Olesugun Obasanjo

Former President, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Ambassador Andrew Young

American politician, diplomat, and activist

Advisory Board
Sir Hilary Beckles

Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies

Ambassador Dr. Richard Bernal

Research Fellow, P.J. Patterson Institute for African-Caribbean Advocacy

Professor Ian Boxhill

Deputy Principal of The University of the West Indies

Dr. Julius Garvey

Surgeon and medical professor

Dr. Luz Longsworth

Higher Education Leadership Consultant

Ambassador Carlton Masters

Principal and Cofounder of GoodWorks International, LLC

Professor Verene Shepherd

Professor Emerita of Social History at The University of the West Indies

Friends of the Institute

Ambassador Pamela Bridgewater 
Lady Cherry Igbinedion
Mrs. Allyson Maynard Gibson
Ms. Aisha Rimi
Mr. & Mrs. Karl Rodney
Dr. Ramona Tascoe
Mr. Charles Zwennes

Distinguished Scholars

Professor J. Bewaji
Professor Anthony Bogues
Professor Ian Boxill
Ambassador David Comissiong
Professor Carolyn Cooper
Dr. Carole Boyce Davies
Professor Locksley Edmondson
Professor Keith Ellis
Professor Lewis Gordon
Dr. Eddie Greene
Professor Rosalea Hamilton
Professor Winston James
Professor Michelle Johnson
Professor Franklin Knight
Dr. Patsy Lewis
Dr. Gay McDougall
Professor Keith Morrison
Professor Orlando Patterson
Justice Patrick Robinson
Professor Ibrahima Thiaw
Professor Alissa Trotz
Professor Waibinte Wariboko

Distinguished Authors

Professor Kwame Dawes
Professor Lorna Goddison

Associates of the Institute

Ambassador Byron Blake
Mr. Delano Franklyn
Dr. Deborah Hickling Gordon
Ms. Minna Israel
Dr. Hume Johnson
Dr. Louis Moyston
Dr. Cezley Sampson
Mr. Bert Samuels
Ambassador Curtis Ward

Communications & Marketing Team

Mrs. Elaine Commissiong
Mrs. Marcia Erskine
Ms. Wyvolyn Gager
Mr. Huntley Medley
Miss Kay Osborne
Mrs. Pauline Stone Myrie