Oliver Benoit

Senior Fellow, IASS

Associate Professor of Liberal Studies at St. George’s University, Grenada

Ph.D., Brandeis University

Oliver Benoit is Associate Professor of Liberal Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences at St. George’s University in Grenada. He works in the areas of comparative and historical sociology, political science, Caribbean studies and sociological theory. His recent paper 2007 “Ressentiment and the Gairy Social Revolution” is an examination of the emergence of Nationalism in Grenada. His forthcoming paper in Nations and Nationalism entitled “The Question of National Identity and the Institutionalization of the Visual Arts in Grenada” explains the lack of development of the visual arts in Grenada.  Professor Benoit holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Brandeis University.