Aieka Smith is a Lecturer in International Relations in the Department of Government at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona. She completed her Ph.D. in International Relations at The UWI, Mona in 2014. Her recent research focuses on the construction of identity and belonging among members of the Jamaican Diaspora in Britain. 


Smith, Aieka (2012). “Transnational Political Participation of Jamaicans Living in the United Kingdom.” Journal of Education and Development in the Caribbean, 14 (1).

Ying, Neville, Manderson, Melesha, & Smith, Aieka. (2010). “Jamaican Diaspora Governance and Operational Structure: The Way Forward”. Report of the European Commission-United Nations Joint Migration and Development Initiative.