Winsome Downie, PHD

Winsome Downie, PHD

Assistant Professor

Department : Government

Email : winsome.downie@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7292

Office : MGL 415

Education

PHD, Columbia University
MA, Barnard College
MA, Columbia University
MPHIL, Columbia University
BA, Barnard College

Research

The politics of developing areas, comparative political systems and institutions of Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America. U.S. national politics and comparative gender, race, ethnicity and class politics, urban politics and African diaspora and migration studies.

Publications & Professional Activities

Dr. Downie is the author of several articles on the politics of development in post-colonial Jamaica and the Caribbean and on women in politics in Jamaica, the U.S.A., the Caribbean, South Africa and other areas of Africa and the African diaspora. She has completed a book manuscript on the Politics of Independent Jamaica, migrations African and African Diaspora Women in Politics and African Diaspora migrations.
 

Courses Taught/Teaching

GOVT 150      Roots: Government
GOVT 303      The United States Congress
GOVT 309      Comparative Politics
GOVT 321      Urban Government and Politics
GOVT 344      Government and Politics of Caribbean
GOVT 345      Government and Politics of Latin America
GOVT 346      Government and Politics of Africa
GOVT 412      Senior Seminar: Women in Politics
GOVT 426      Senior Seminar: The Politics of Race, Ethnicity, and Class in the United States
LLRN 121      Roots: Government
PEAC 302      Spl Tpc:Women In Politics