About the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Philanthropy, Alumni and Civic Engagement
Paloma Mohamed is Professor of behavioral science at The University of Guyana and Adjunct Professor of Cultural Diplomatics at Trent University. She was born in Guyana and educated at the University of Guyana, Harvard University and the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Her doctoral specialization is social and behavioral change -- specifically how communicative and cultural aspects of life are implicated in change. Her pioneering research on social media has been attracting international attention. As an academic Professor Mohamed has produced and co-produced over 22 films and documentaries. She has also written and edited 11 books and numerous journal articles and has received some of Guyana’s and the Caribbean’s most distinguished recognitions for her work. She has been Director of The Centre for Communication Studies and Dean of The Faculty of Social Sciences at The University of Guyana. She is currently Deputy Vice Chancellor–PACE (Philanthropy, Alumni and Civic Engagement) at The University of Guyana where she still teaches communication research and health behavior.
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