Sociology and Criminology-Open Access

Sociology and Criminology-Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2375-4435


Hernandez-Ramdwar, Camille

Hernandez-Ramdwar, Camille

Hernandez-Ramdwar, Camille
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Ryerson University, Canada


Dr. Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada, who also teaches in Caribbean Studies. Her areas of research include Caribbean cultures and identities; African Traditional Religions in the Caribbean; tourism and Caribbean culture; popular culture, youth and crime; diasporic, transnational and second generation identities; and racism and Caribbean peoples in Canada. Her recent work appears in Caribbean Healing Traditions: Implications for Health and Mental Health (Routledge, forthcoming),Caribbean Sexualities, (University of West Indies Press, forthcoming); Journal of Heritage Tourism, (2013);Caribbean Journal of Education (2010); Searching for Equality: Inclusion and Equity in the Canadian Academy (University of Toronto Press, 2010); Caribbean Journal of Criminology and Public Safety (2009); Caribbean Review of Gender Studies (2008); and TOPIA (2008). Dr. Hernandez-Ramdwar has also written short stories, narratives, and poetry dealing with the issues of diasporic, transnational, and multiracial identities, work which has been published in anthologies such as Talking About Identity: Encounters in Race, Ethnicity and Language (2001), Beneath the Cotton Tree Root (2000), and "...but where are you really from?": Stories of Identity and Assimilation in Canada (1997).

Research Interest

Caribbean cultures and identities
African Traditional Religions in the Caribbean
Tourism and Caribbean culture
Popular culture
Youth and crime
Diasporic, transnational and second generation identities
Racism and Caribbean people in Canada