Mahalia Jackman is a Lecturer, Department of Economics, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. She has various research interests, most of which fall under the broad umbrellas of quantitative sociology and socioeconomics. She is particularly interested in using quantitative methods to investigate how various social, economic and cultural factors shape public opinions, attitudes and behaviours. Her current work primarily focuses on the intersections between sexual morality, laws, religion and socio-economic development. She is also interested in the determinants of individual values, life satisfaction, gender role ideology and gender inequality.