Profile: Sister Mary Noel Menezes: Emeritus Professor, University of Guyana
By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine
There was a time when the History Department of the University of Guyana (UG) was among the best in the Caribbean. This was in the seventies when the quality of teaching and research was to be envied. One of the leaders that helped the department to reach such great heights is Professor Mary Noel Menezes.
Sr. Noel, as she is fondly called, was highly respected for her ability to make complex ideas simple. She cared about her students and her own interests were broad and far-reaching. The history department boasted a number of distinguished luminaries. There was Dr. Robert Moore who went on to become Guyana’s High Commissioner to Canada. Continue reading