Mrs. Barbara Holder
B.Soc.Sc., M.A.

About The Senior Lecturer

Teaching assignment for academic year 2021-2022:

  • DSW 1102: Introduction to Social Work
  • DSW 1202: Report Writing and Recording in Social Work
  • DSW 3101: Advanced Social Work Practice 1
  • DSW 3201: Advanced Social Work Practice 11 

Research Interests

Ms. Holder has conducted research on Migration, Deportees, Mangrove Restoration, On-time Programme Completion, Teenage Pregnancy, School Dropouts among others. She has maintained her interest in social and psychosocial issues.  She has also coordinated and implemented numerous training programmes on personal, professional and community development. Teaching Social Work has left a most indelible impact on her life as her hundreds of students whose careers she has impacted have taught her humility, compassion, tolerance, patience, sensitivity and how to care unconditionally. Imparting knowledge and skills to others has not only helped her students to develop requisite competences but has also helped her to become a better person.

Contact Us

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus
    Greater Georgetown
    Guyana
  • +592 222-4927
    +592 222-3575
  • fss@uog.edu.gy