Hilary Beckles

Author biography

Sir Hilary Beckles is Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies. Before assuming this office in 2015, he served the University as Professor of Economic History, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Undergraduate Studies, and Principal of its Cave Hill Campus in Barbados for thirteen years. He has had a distinguished career as an academic, international thought leader, United Nations committee official, and global public activist in the field of social justice, minority empowerment, and for slavery and colonialism.