Christopher Curry, Associate Professor, History

B.A. (History), M.A. (History), Ph.D. (History)

Office:MHEC-404, Oakes Field Campus

Phone:(242) 397-2624


Teaching Specialty:

Bahamian/Caribbean History; Atlantic World; African Diaspora

2017 Recipient of the Stanley Wilson Award for Excellence in Research:Freedom & Resistance: A Social History of Black Loyalists in The Bahamas. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida

Areas of Expertise:

Colonial Bahamian; Caribbean History, Loyalism

Research Interests:

Transnationalism; Black Loyalists; Migration; Identity Formation & Race Relations

Current Research:

Interdisciplinary study of crime, its history and contemporary impact on society. Collaborators:UB faculty. Sponsoring Agency:IDB Prison Research

Yvette Pintard-Newry, Assistant Professor, Public Administration

B.Sc. (Psychology & Allied Sciences), M.A. (Public Administration); Ph.D. (Public Administration)

Office:MHEC-405, Oakes Field Campus

Phone:(242) 397-2645

Teaching Specialty/Areas of Expertise:

Public Administration

Research Interests:

National Development Plan, Governance; Public sector training and reform; Small States and civil society; Cuba/Bahamas Relations

Current Research:

  1. Prison Study

2. National Development Plan

Carolyn Rolle, Associate Professor, Public Administration and Social Work

B.Sc. (Social Work), M.S.W., Ph.D. (Public Administration)

Office:MHEC-302, Oakes Field Campus

Phone:(242) 397-2634

Teaching Specialty/Areas of Expertise:

Human capital management in the public sector; Public sector management; Social work methods courses

Research Interests:

Human resource development; Management in public sector organizations

Current Research:

Human capital management and democratization: A view from the Bahamian public service

Tracey Thompson, Assistant Professor, History/Director, Oral & Public History Institute

B.A. (History), M.A. (history), J.D. (Law), Ph.D. (History)

Office:Harry C. Moore Library, Oakes Field Campus

Phone:(242) 677-3228

Teaching Specialty/Areas of Expertise:

History (African & African Diaspora)

Research Interests:

Bahamian History; Philosophy & Methodology of History; Oral History; Public History

Current Research:

This monograph-length study examines the role of the National Committee for Positive Action in the struggle occurring during 1953-1967 to expand political, social, economic, and ideological inclusion in The Bahamas

Anne Ulentin, Assistant Professor, History

B.A. (British & American Studies), M.A. (American Studies), M.A. (History), Ph.D. (History)

Office:MHEC-313, Oakes Field Campus

Phone:(242) 397-2614

Teaching Specialty/Areas of Expertise:


Research Interests:

Atlantic World History; Caribbean History; Race & Slavery; Colonialism; Women’s & GenderHistory

Current Research:

Penal system in The Bahamas from the colonial period to the post-colonial period, focusing on race, ethnicity, gender & imprisonment. Collaborators:Dr. Christopher Curry, UB. Sponsoring Agency:Inter-American Development Bank