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Heather CATEAU

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Heather Cateau is a senior lecturer in Caribbean History at the University of the West Indies’ St. Augustine Campus and the current Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Education. She has held the positions of Head of the History Department and UniversityDean. Her research focus has led to a revisionary approach to plantation and enslavement systems in the Caribbean. Her publications include: Turning TidesCaribbean Intersections in the Americas and Beyondco-edited with Milla Riggio; Beyond Tradition, Reinterpreting the Caribbean Historical Experience co-edited with Rita Pemberton, The Caribbean in the Atlantic Worldco-authored with John Campbell and Capitalism and Slavery Fifty Years Laterco-edited with Selwyn Carrington. She has held Visiting Fellowships at the University of Iowa and the University of Cambridge. She is the current President of the Association of Caribbean Historians and Chair of the Trinidad and Tobago Reparations Committee. She has also been part of several international research and technical teams. Her interest in Museology has led to the formation of a steering committee to advance Museum Studies at the University of the West Indies. She has also been a member of the Board of the National Museum and Art Gallery of Trinidad and Tobago.

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