Director's Message

Welcome to the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, generally referred to as SALISES. The Institute's history goes back to the early days of The University of the West Indies, with the formation of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) in 1948. ISER was established in advance of the faculty of Social Sciences in order to build a solid foundation of empirical data on the Caribbean region and functioned...READ MORE

Featured News

V-Dem opens a Call for Postdocs and Research Fellows!
Varieties of Democracy Institute is excited to announce a Call for 4-6 positions as Postdocs and Research Fellows at the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg, who will join V-Dem and Governance and Local Development-G projects. Read more ...

SALISES, Graduate Award Scholarships for 2014/2015

SALISES is proud to announce that Stephanie Hamilton and Shanique Whittle are the recipients of the SALISES, Graduate Award Scholarships for 2014/2015. Both students are new students in the MSc Development Studies programme.


Dr. Patricia Northover

Dr. Northover received the Mellon Visiting Professorship, at the Duke Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies for the Spring Semester, 2015.

Get in touch

The University of the West Indies

Mona Campus

Kingston 7, JAMAICA, West Indies

Tel: (876) 927-1020 / 927-1234

Fax: (876) 927-2409

Email: salises@.uwimona.edu.jm

Students' Testimonials

Students' Testimonials coming soon.