Scholar Profile: Bephyer Parey

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Dr. Bephyer Parey

Sir Arthur Institutue of Social and Economic Studies Faculty of Social Sciences Post-Doctoral Fellow Active Check out my Website!

Dr. Bephyer Parey was awarded a PhD in Social Policy in June 2019 from the UWI. Her thesis entitled Essays on Disability in Trinidad: A Mixed Methods Approach examined disability and inclusion in Trinidad focusing on education of children with disabilities and employment of working-age persons with disabilities. With the overall aim of providing policy recommendations for a life-course oriented inclusion of persons with disabilities, her current research also focuses on older persons with disabilities and social care. Holding a BSc in Mathematics and MSc in Statistics from the UWI, she has a quantitative background and has used these skills extensively in her own research; as a research assistant on projects (such as Language and Competitiveness and one on knowledge intensive business services in the oil and gas sector of Trinidad and Tobago); and to facilitate SPSS and STATA tutorials to master’s-level students enrolled in the Masters in Development Statistics at the SALISES. Dr. Parey’s teaching experiences also include Introduction to Mathematics, Introduction to Statistics, Engineering Statistics, Research Design and Management, and Techniques of Applied Social Statistical Techniques at the UWI. She also has expertise in qualitative and mixed methods research which she gained through various training including at the University of Michigan, USA and their application in her own research. Dr. Parey was a visiting scholar at York University, Canada and the University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA and has participated in various local, regional and international conferences. To date, she has presented her research in South Africa, Europe (Austria, Denmark, Ireland), the USA and in the Caribbean. Currently she serves on the editorial board for the International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches as well as on the UWI Faculty of Social Sciences OHSE Committee. 

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  1. Disability
  2. Inclusive education
  3. Wellbeing
  4. Social care

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