The University of West Indies at Mona, Jamaica

Saran Stewart, PhD is a senior lecturer of Comparative Higher Education and Deputy Dean for the Faculty of Humanities and Education at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. She was selected as a 2018 African Diaspora Emerging Scholar by the Comparative and International Education Society. She is a Salzburg Global Fellow and recipient of the 2017 and 2018 Principal’s Awards for Most Outstanding Researcher and Best Research Publication from The UWI, respectively. At the core of her research, Dr. Stewart’s research examines issues in comparative education, decolonizing methodologies, postcolonial theories, critical/inclusive pedagogy and access and equity issues in higher education. She is co-editor of the book, Race, Equity and the Learning Environment: The Global Relevance of Critical and Inclusive Pedagogies in Higher Education (Stylus) and editor of the 2019 forthcoming book, Decolonizing Qualitative Methodologies for and by the Caribbean (Information Age Publishing). Her research has been published in the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, Journal of Student Affairs, Postcolonial Directions in Education Journal and the Journal of Negro Education, to name a few. She is also the Coordinator for the M.A. in Higher Educational Management and M.A. in Student Personnel Administration programmes as well as the Chief Editor of the Journal of Education and Development in the Caribbean.