Dr Tannecia Stephenson
University of the West Indies
Dr Tannecia Stephenson is co-Director of the Climate Studies Group, Mona, and Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Physics at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus in Jamaica. Her research interests are Caribbean climate variability, climate extremes, seasonal predictions using statistical models, statistical downscaling and assessing comparative vulnerability using aggregate indices. She has been affiliated with a number of climate variability and change projects and has published a number of journal articles, technical reports and short monographs with collaborators. Her work experience includes conducting research as a visiting fellow at the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. Dr Stephenson has served on a number of international committees and teams, including the Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX) Science Advisory Team (CORDEX-SAT) and the Task Team on Guide to Climatological Practices (TT-GCP) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Fifth Open Panel of the Commission for Climatology (CCl) Experts (OPACE 5). She is also a lead author on Chapter 10 “Linking global to regional climate change” for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report.