Professor Aggrey Brown is dead

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Former Dean of Humanities and Education at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Professor Aggrey Brown has died. Professor Brown was also a former director of the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) at the UWI. Professor Brown, who had been ailing for some time, died this morning at the Tony Thwaites Wing at the University Hospital of the West Indies. In 2002, after spending 22 years as head of the CARIMAC, Pofessor Brown left to become the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Education at the time. A past headboy of Cornwall College, Montego Bay, St James, Professor Brown is the author of several books and numerous articles, and has presented several papers at local and international conferences. Before joining CARIMAC in 1974, he taught in various capacities at such American universities as Howard, Rutgers, and Princeton. He is a former newspaper columnist, TV cameraman, radio announcer, news analyst, and moderator of the call-in programme 'The Public Eye'.
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