Scholar Profile: Bephyer Parey

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Dr. Bephyer Parey

Sir Arthur Institutue of Social and Economic Studies Faculty of Social Sciences Junior Research Fellow Active Check out my Website!
My Research Interests:

Education, Disability studies


Dr Bephyer Parey is a Junior Research Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at the St Augustine Campus of The University of the West Indies (The UWI). She was a PhD student at the SALISES and after being awarded a PhD in Social Policy in June 2019 from The UWI, she joined the SALISES staff in August 2019. 

Her research primary focuses on disability studies which span topics such as inclusive education, wellbeing and social care. She chairs the SALISES Disability Studies Research Cluster which was responsible for operationalising a Memorandum of Understanding between the Equal Opportunity Commission of Trinidad and Tobago and The UWI from June 2021-August 2023. Holding a BSc in Mathematics and MSc in Statistics from The UWI, Dr. Parey has a quantitative background, and has used these skills extensively in her own research. 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. She has a track record of high-quality international publications, experience in organising public forums and conferences, and to date has presented her research in over thirty regional and international conferences including in South Africa, Europe (Austria, Denmark, Ireland), United Kingdom, the USA and the Caribbean. 

Dr. Parey has been teaching within higher education at The UWI since 2008. Her teaching efforts were recognised in 2022 when she was awarded a UWI/Guardian Group Premium Teaching Award. She currently lectures Techniques of Applied Social Statistical Analysis and Research Design and Management at the SALISES. She also serves on the One UWI Gender Equity and Justice Strategic & Research Committee, the SALISES Internal Ethics Committee (Mona), and the UWISTA Faculty of Social Sciences OHSE Committee.

Research Interests

  1. Education
  2. Disability studies

Research Activity

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Education and Training

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    Certificate in University Teaching and Learning more..

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    International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches more..

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In the News

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    Unique Not Different - Research Findings On EOC Complaints By PWDs more..

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    Lack of equal opportunities for the disabled | AM Prime more..

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  3. [Television Interview]

    Unique Not Different - SALISES Campaign To Focus On Persons With Disabilities more..

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