• Tashanna J. Walker
  • Tashanna J. Walker
  • Research Interests: urban militarization, urban redevelopment, political economy, social justice, ethnography
  • Advisor: Kevon Rhiney
  • Degree: Ph.D.



My research examines the discursive and material linkages between the militarization and redevelopment of post-colonial urban spaces. My study is based in Kingston, Jamaica, particularly in the precarious garrison communities on the periphery of Kingston's waterfront.

Previous Degrees:

  • B.Sc., University of the West Indies


  • Rhiney, K.C., T. Walker, and J. Tomlinson. 2015. Strengthening Agritourism Potential in the Caribbean. Wageningen, The Netherlands: Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation / Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture.


  • Teaching Assistant: "Earth Systems," Department of Geography, Rutgers University


  • Excellence Fellow, Rutgers University
  • Pre-Doctoral Leadership Academy Fellow, Rutgers University
  • Climate Engagement Fellow, University of California, Santa Cruz