Dr. Tavis D. Jules is an Assistant Professor of Cultural and Educational Policy at Loyola University Chicago, specifically focusing on Comparative and International Education and International Higher Education. His research interests are regionalism and governance, transitory spaces, and policy challenges in small island developing states (SIDS). He is the author of numerous books, book chapters and articles. His more recent books include: Neither world polity nor local or national societies: Regionalization in the Global South – the Caribbean Community (Peter Lang Press, 2012); The New Global Educational Policy Environment in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Gated, Regulated and Governed (Emerald Publishing, 2016); Educational Transitions in Post-Revolutionary Spaces: Islam, Security and Social Movements in Tunisia,with Teresa Barton, (Bloomsbury Press, 2017); and Is ‘Small’ Always Small and ‘Big’ Always Big? Re-reading Educational Policy and Practice in Small States, with Patrick Ressler, (Peter Lang Press, 2017).