Emeritus ProfessorFocus: Environmental Management, Migration, Food Security and Social PolicyEmail: email@example.comTel: 1876-810-4193Vertical Tabs BioElizabeth Thomas-Hope holds an MA (Hons) in Geography from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland,an MSc from Pennsylvania State University, USA, and a doctorate from Oxford University. She is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and currently President of the Commonwealth Geographical Bureau. She taught at universities in the USA and in the United Kingdom and returned to Jamaica on her appointment as the first James Seivright Moss-Solomon (Snr.) Chair of Environmental Studies at the University of the West Indies, Mona. EducationAt UWI, she developed and directed the Centre for Environmental Management in which she established the graduate programme. This included two MSc degrees - Integrated Urban and Rural Environmental Management, and Disaster Risk Reduction; and a PhD degree in Environmental Management as well as a UWI PhD degree in Migration and Diaspora Studies.She developed and leads delivery of the course “Environment and Sustainable Development” in the SALISES, UWI online MSc degree in Development Studies. PublicationsRecent research and publications have been a combination of migration, environment and food security. These themes have appeared in publications including: Migration and Development: A Jamaica Country Profile. Geneva, International Organization for Migration, 2018; Climate Change and Food Security: Africa and the Caribbean (ed.). London, Routledge, 2017; “Characterization, Challenges and resilience of small-scale food retailers in Kingston, Jamaica” Urban Forum, Special Issue, 2019; “Migration, Small Farming and Food Security in the Caribbean: Jamaica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines”, International Migration, Special Issue 2017, pp. 35-47; and “Lowenthal, the Caribbeanist” Landscape Studies, Special Issue, 2021. ProjectsIn addition to local and earlier international projects, she was the UWI Applicant and team leader of the “Hungry Cities” Partnership (IDRC & SSHRC, 2015-2020) and UWI (SALISES) applicant of “Migration and Food Insecurity in the Global South” International Partnership (SSHRC, 2021- ). Prof Thomas-Hope has organized and chaired a number of national and international conferences, workshops and technical sessions. This included International Conference on “Contemporary Issues in Food and Food Security” on behalf of the Commonwealth Geographical Bureau and the Hungry Cities Partnership, Maputo, Mozambique July 4-5, 2019. She also organized and chaired a Policy Forum involving a range of national stakeholders from the government, private and NGO sectors on “Promoting Inclusive Growth Strategies through the Food System and Food Security in Kingston, Jamaica, for the Hungry Cities Partnership at SALISES, Mona, 2020. For her contribution to Caribbean Migration and Environmental Management, Prof Thomas-Hope was recognized by the Government of Jamaica (2015) with the Order of Distinction – Commander Class (CD).