Dr Leith Dunn is a Jamaican Sociologist and has been Senior Lecturer/Head of the University of the West Indies' Institute for Gender and Development Studies Mona Unit since 2006. She is a graduate of the University of the West Indies Mona - BA (Hons) Languages and Social Sciences and MSc Sociology - and the London School of Economics and Political Science - PhD in Sociology and Economics.
Her research, publications and advocacy include policy studies on: human trafficking in Jamaica; Jamaican domestic workers and the International Labour Organisation's Decent Work agenda; Jamaican migrant workers to Canada; and gender differentials in opportunities for Caribbean migrant workers (a gender analysis of the EU CARIFORUM Economic partnership Agreement and the Caribbean Single Market and Economy). Leith supports gender mainstreaming in migration policy as a member of the International Migration Policy Task Force of the Planning Institute of Jamaica.
An emerging area of research is globalisation and migration - tracing family migration between Jamaica, the Spanish speaking Caribbean, Central America, Asia and Africa.
LSBU hosts British Journalism Training Council conference
15 May 2019
Chris Skidmore, Minister of State for Universities, visits LSBU’s School of Arts and Creative Industries
10 April 2019
LSBU Journalism students launch 'Paint London Green' anti-air pollution campaign
10 April 2019
LSBU Journalism students to team up with innovative start-up Fighthoax
6 March 2019
LSBU graduate wins big at the RTS London Student Awards
22 February 2019
Hollywood actor David Oyelowo awarded honorary doctorate by London South Bank University
15 October 2018
LSBU loans Dorothy Mead’s Reclining Nude painting to Tate Britain
6 March 2018
Dynamic partnership with London South Bank University and the V & A proves a hit
24 January 2018
LSBU hosts first Media Communications and Cultural Studies Association conference
13 January 2018