Patricia Northover specializes in Development studies and is a Senior Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES, UWI, Mona, Jamaica). She received her doctorate in economics and philosophy at the University of Cambridge. She has been a Fellow of Girton College at the University of Cambridge and a Visiting Fellow at Duke University with the Race, Space, and Place project. She is the author and co-author of several articles in the philosophy of economics and Caribbean development, published in Cambridge Journal of Economics, Cultural Dynamics, Caribbean Dialogue, and Social and Economic Studies. She co-authored with Michaeline Crichlow Globalization and the Post-Creole Imagination: Notes on Fleeing the Plantation (Durham: Duke University Press, 2009). Her forthcoming book is Growth Theory: Critical Philosophical Perspectives (Routledge).