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Diana Thorburn, PHD

Team Member Post (Occupation): 
Director of Research

As an academic, Diana’s research was focused on Caribbean and small state foreign policy and international political economy. She has recently completed a biography of Mayer Matalon, Jamaican industrialist and political insider (forthcoming, Hamilton Press, 2019).

Diana earned a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia, an M.Sc. in International Relations from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in International Relations and International Economics.  She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the National Family Planning Board and a member of the Adoption Board and has previously served on the boards of the Development Bank of Jamaica, Mavis Bank Coffee Factory, Area Youth Foundation, and the National Commercial Bank Foundation.