About Jacqueline Braveboy-Wagner
Professor Braveboy-Wagner is a specialist in foreign policy, diplomacy and development, particularly with respect to small states (and specifically Caribbean states) as well as the nations of the global south in general. She is the author of nine books (two edited). Prof. Braveboy-Wagner was the first Caribbean-born female president of the Caribbean Studies Association (1992-3), the main association for scholars interested in the Caribbean region. For many years, she has also served as the United Nations-NGO representative of the International Studies Association. She was a fellow and assistant to the director of training at UNITAR, a visiting professor at Tokyo Metropolitan University, and director of the graduate program in international relations at the City College from January 1999-2002. She has published numerous articles and analytical pieces in books and journals and has presented about 100 papers at national and international conferences and workshops. She has served as a consultant on United Nations/Caricom, United States, Caribbean, and Latin American government/intergovernmental projects, and has participated in the activities of various Washington think tanks. Since 2006, she has been heading a high-level foreign policy commission related to her Caribbean area of expertise.
Ph.D. The University of Arizona, Tucson, 1979
Courses Regularly Taught
10400: Introduction to World Politics
Major patterns of contemporary world politics and the basic analytic tools for examining them that have been developed by students of comparative politics and international relations. The course will examine competing ideologies and systems of governance, patterns of international conflict and cooperation, and causes of the rise, fall and transformation of systems of world politics. 3 hr./wk.; 3 cr.23000:
Contemporary Comparative Politics
The basic problems of comparing different types of political systems and their institutions. Specific examples are taken from American, western European and the Communist experience, as well as from cases drawn from the developing world. (W)
3 hr./wk.; 3 cr.
24500: Caribbean Politics
The course will focus on key actors and institutions shaping contemporary Caribbean politics and policy. Of particular importance will be the role of those actors and institutions, both domestic and transnational, in shaping development in the region. Case studies will be drawn from several islands to maximize the comparative nature of the course. (W) 3 hr./wk.; 3 cr.
25600: Contemporary World Conflict
The psychological, sociological, cultural, economic and military sources of international conflict. Includes analyses of contemporary regional and global conflicts, and methods of conflict resolution, including negotiation, coersion, diplomacy and war. (W) 3 hr./wk.; 3 cr.
The Venezuela-Guyana Border Dispute: A Study in Conflict Resolution (Westview)
Interpreting the Third World: Politics, Economics, and Social Issues (Praeger/CBS)
The Caribbean in World Affairs: The Foreign Policy of the English-Speaking Caribbean (Westview)
The Caribbean in the Pacific Century: Prospects for Caribbean-Pacific Cooperation (ed.) (Lynne Rienner)
Caribbean Public Policy: Regional Cultural and Socioeconomic Issues (ed.) (Westview)
The Foreign Policies of the Global South: Rethinking Conceptual Frameworks (ed.) (Lynne Rienner)
Small States in Global Affairs: The Foreign Policy of the Caribbean Community (Palgrave)
Institutions of the Global South/Third World (Routledge)
Last Updated: 9/15/09