Conference Chairs & Committee


Diana J. Fox, PhD

Professor and Chairperson

Department of Anthropology,
Journal of International Women’s Studies,
Bridgewater State University,

Bio, Diana Fox, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Anthropology, Bridgewater State University; Founder and Editor, Journal of International Women’s Studies, Bridgewater, MA 02325 USA.

Diana Fox, Professor and Chair of the Anthropology Department, is a cultural and applied anthropologist, scholar-activist, and documentary filmproducer. Her work focuses on the Anglophone Caribbean, particularly Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago where she researches issues of gender and sexual diversity, women’s social movement activism for ecological sustainability, women’s human rights and transnational feminisms and activism. She serves on a number of boards and committees including the Sexualities Working Group of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA), the international advisory board of the Fondes Amandes Community Reforestation Project (FACRP) in Trinidad and Tobago, and is the Founder and Editor of the open access, online Journal of International Women’s Studies. Dr. Fox is the executive producer of two documentary films, Earth, Water, Woman: Community and Sustainability in Trinidad and Tobago and Many Loves One Heart: Stories of Resilience and Courage about the LGBTQ movement in Jamaica. She is the recipient of three Fulbright awards and many other grants and has published a number of books and articles.

Scientific Committee

Dr. Agata Stepien, Indevol International Research group, Germany
Dr Shermal Wijewardene, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Dr. Swarna Ukwatta, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Prof. I M K Liyanage, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Asst. Prof. HSIAO-WEN CHENG, University of Pensalvania, USA
Prof. Jill Bystydzienski, The Ohio State University, USA
G.P. Acharya, Nepal Center for Contemporary Research, Nepal
Dr. Bishnu Raj Upreti, Nepal Center for Contemporary Research
Prof. UI Shiori, Graduate School of Christian Studies, Rikkyo University, Japan
Asst. prof. Teresita G. Villamor Barrameda, University of the Philippines, Philippines
Asst. Prof. Madhavi Venkatesan, Bridgewater State University, USA

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