Saran Stewart is a Lecturer of Comparative Higher Education in the Faculty of Humanities and Education at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. She is also the Coordinator for the M.A. in Higher Educational Management program and a Research Specialist in the Research and Grants Unit in the School of Education. Her work has been published in the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, Journal of Student Affairs, Postcolonial Directions in Education Journal and the Applied Anthropologist Journal. Dr. Stewart most recently, received the International Scholars Award at the Research in Education Symposium from the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Inter-American Development Bank.