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Meagan Sylvester

Meagan Sylvester is a senior lecturer, music sociologist, author and researcher. Her research topics of interest and recent publications are centered on music and national identity in calypso and soca; narratives of resistance in calypso and ragga soca music; steelpan and kaiso jazz musical identities; gender and identity in calypso and soca music; and music and human rights in the Americas. She has recently completed her a Ph.D. in Sociology of Music at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago.