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Kevon Rhiney
Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., University of the West Indies)
Phone: (848) 445-4375
Email: mailto:kevon.rhiney@rutgers.edu
Research Interests: global environmental change, social and environmental justice, food security, Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
Core Faculty, Graduate Faculty

Curriculum Vita

fax: 732 445 0006

Recent Publications:

•    McGregor, D., Barker, D., Rhiney, K. & T. Edwards (Eds.) (Forthcoming) The Caribbean Region: Adaptation and Resilience to Global Change, [To be published by the University of the West Indies (UWI) Press]. 
    •    Beckford, C. and K. Rhiney (Eds.) (2016) Globalization, Agriculture and Food in the Caribbean: Climate Change, Gender and Geography, London and New York: Palgrave- Macmillan. DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-53837-6 
Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters 
    •    Baptiste, A.K. & K. Rhiney (2016) “Climate justice and the Caribbean: An introduction”, Geoforum 73 (1), pp. 17-21 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2016.04.008 
    •    Rhiney, K., Barker, D. & D. Campbell. Forthcoming 2016. “Geographies of Vulnerability and Resilience of Rural Farming Communities in Jamaica to Climate Variability and Change: A Comparative Analysis”, to be submitted in D. McGregor, D. Barker, K. Rhiney & T. Edwards (eds.) The Caribbean Region: Adaptation and Resilience to Global Change. 
    •    Rhiney, K. (2016) “From Plantations to Services”: A Historical and Theoretical Assessment of the Transition from Agrarian to Service-based Industries in the Caribbean”, In C. Beckford and K. Rhiney (eds.) Globalization, Agriculture and Food in the Caribbean: Climate Change, Gender and Geography. London and New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, pp. 23-50. 
    •    Beckford, C & K. Rhiney. (2016) “Geographies of Globalization, Climate Change, Food and Agriculture in the Caribbean”, In C. Beckford and K. Rhiney (eds.) Globalization, Agriculture and Food in the Caribbean: Climate Change, Gender and Geography. London: Palgrave- Macmillan, pp. 3-22 
    •    Beckford, C & K. Rhiney. (2016) “Future of Food and Agriculture in the Caribbean in the Context of Climate Change and Globalization: Where Do We Go from Here?” In C. Beckford and K. Rhiney (eds.) Globalization, Agriculture and Food in the Caribbean: Climate Change, Gender and Geography. London: Palgrave-Macmillan, pp. 267-295 
    •    Smith, R. & K. Rhiney (2015). “Climate Change, Vulnerability, Land and Livelihoods: The case of the Black Caribs in Northeastern St. Vincent”, Geoforum 73 (1), pp. 22-31 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2015.11.008 
    •    Rhiney, K. (2015) “Geographies of Vulnerability in a Changing Climate: Lessons from the Caribbean”. Geography Compass, 9(3), pp. 97-114. 
    •    Abdulkadri, A., Rhiney, K. & L.G. Waller (2013) ‘A Comparative Economic Analysis of National Economies Under the CARICOM Single Market and Economy: Towards a New Economic Geography (NEG) Model’. Global Development Studies, Vol. 7, Nos 1-2, Winter- Spring 2013-2014. 
    •    Rhiney, K. & R. Cruse (2012) “Trench Town Rock: Reggae music, landscape inscription and the making of place in Kingston, Jamaica.” Urban Studies Research Journal. Available online: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/usr/2012/585160/ 
    •    Jaffe, R., Rhiney, K. & C. Francis (2012) “Throw word: Graffiti, Space and Power in Kingston Jamaica”. Caribbean Quarterly 58(1): 1-20. 
    •    Rhiney, K. (2012) “The Negril Tourism Industry: growth, challenges and future prospects.” Caribbean Journal of Earth Sciences, Volume 43(1): 25-34 
    •    Rhiney, K. (2011) “Agri-tourism Linkages in Jamaica: Case Study of the Negril All-inclusive Hotel Sub-sector”. In R.Torres & J. Momsen (eds.) Tourism and Agriculture: New Geographies of Consumption, Production and Rural Restructuring, London and New York: Routledge, pp. 117-138. 
    •    Cruse, R. and K. Rhiney (2011) “Reggae identité et paysage urbain dans un bidonville de Kingston-ouest”. L’Espace Politique. Available online at: 
http://espacepolitique.revues.org/index1997.html 
    •    Rhiney, K. (2009) “Forging New Linkages in a Changing Global Economy? The Case of Cooperatives and their Link with the Negril Tourism Industry, Jamaica.” Caribbean Geography, 15(2): pp. 142-159. 
    •    Rhiney, K. (2009) “(Re)Defining the Link? Globalisation, Tourism and the Jamaican Food Network”. In D. McGregor, D. Barker and D. Dodman (eds.) Global Change and Caribbean Vulnerability: Environment, Economy and Society at Risk?” Kingston: The University of the West Indies Press, pp 237-258. 
    •    Dodman, D. & K. Rhiney (2008) “We Nyammin?’ Food Supply, Authenticity and the Tourist Experience in Negril, Jamaica’. In M. Daye, D. Chambers and S. Roberts (eds.) New Perspectives in Caribbean Tourism, London and New York: Routledge, pp. 115-132.

Courses Offered:

Caribbean Borderlands

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