David V. Trotman

Professor in the Department of History at York University and cross appointed with the Department of Humanities, he is a lifelong member of the Casablanca Steel Orchestra and has worked as a Community Development Officer in Trinidad & Tobago. As a foremost authority on the carnival tradition, he has been a judge for the Ontario Association of Calypso Performers (OCAP) and has also trained judges for the Caribbean Cultural Committee (Caribana).

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