Contributors of the Caribbean Research and Empowerment Network (CREN) Blog are leading experts within the Caribbean and across the world and are committed to advancing child and family development. They span a variety of disciplines including Early Childhood, Primary level, Secondary level and Tertiary level educators, Psychologists, Social workers and Medical practitioners.
Dr. Carol Logie
Administrative Director of The University of the West Indies-Family Development and Children’s Research Centre, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Humanities and Education at The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago.
Professor James E. Johnson
Professor of Education and Program Coordinator of Early Childhood Education at the Pennsylvania State University, Adjunct Professor at The University of the West Indies-Family Development Centre
Professor Jaipaul Roopnarine
Pearl Falk Endowed Professor of Human Development, Syracuse University, Adjunct Professor of The University of the West Indies-Family Development Centre
Dr. David E. Bratt
Dr. Ravi Ragoo
House Officer at the Paediatric Department of the San Fernando General Hospital, South West Regional Health Authority of Trinidad and Tobago
Dr. Lesleann Whiteman
Program Manager for the undergraduate regional online programmes in Early Childhood Development and Family Studies at the University of the West Indies, Open Campus, Trinidad and Tobago.
Patricia M. Bissessar
Former Primary School Principal
Deborah S. Khan
Primary School Principal, part-time Lecturer at the University of Trinidad and Tobago and the University of Trinidad and Tobago
Teocah Arieal Anika Dove
Youth and Community Development Specialist, Trinidad and Tobago
Youth and Community Development Specialist, Bahamas
Board Member for Foundation for the Development of Caribbean Children (FDCC), retired Programme Manager, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Barbados and Eastern Caribbean Office
Claire Eunice Gittens
Family Liason Officer at The University of the West Indies-Family Development and Children’s Research Centre, Social Work Field Supervisor at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago