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Dr. Reece Jones (pdf CV)

Associate Professor of Geography (link)

Chair of Graduate Studies

University of Hawaii at Manoa (link)

445 Saunders Hall, 2424 Maile Way

Honolulu, HI 96822 USA

reecej@hawaii.edu

Education:

Ph.D., 2008, Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison

M.S., 2004, Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison

B.S., 1998, Biology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 

Honors and Awards:

Editorial Board, Political Geography 2014 -.

Julian Minghi Outstanding Research Award, Association of American Geographers, April 2013.

Regents' Medal for Excellence in Teaching, University of Hawaii-Manoa, May 2012.

University Research Council Faculty Travel Award, University of Hawaii-Manoa, February 2012.

University Research Council Faculty Travel Award, University of Hawaii-Manoa, November 2010.

University Research Council Faculty Travel Award, University of Hawaii-Manoa, February 2010.

Travel Grant, Association of American Geographers, January 2010.

University Research Council Faculty Travel Award, University of Hawaii-Manoa, January 2009.

Department of Geography Trewartha Lecturer Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison May 2008.

Vilas Dissertation Travel Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, November 2007.

Outstanding Publication by a Graduate Student, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, for “Sacred Cows and Thumping Drums: Claiming Territory as ‘Zones of Tradition’ in British India,” Area 39(1): 55-65, May 2007.

PhD Student Paper Award, Association of American Geographers Political Geography Specialty Group, April 2005.

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Academic Year 2003-4.

Henry S. Sterling Graduate Achievement Award, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 2003.

Publications:

Books:

(2014) Jones, R. and Johnson, C. editors. Placing the Border in Everyday Life. Ashgate: London.

(2012) Border Walls: Security and the War on Terror in the United States, India, and Israel. Zed Books: London. Click here for the publisher's description

Journal articles and book chapters:

Copies of papers over one year old are available for download as pdf files

(In Press) Lubura-Winchester, B. and Jones, R.“The Geopolitics of Humanitarian Intervention: The Responsibility to Protect in Libya” Arab World Geographer.

(In Press) “Border Wars: Narratives and images of the US-Mexico border on TV” ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies.

(2013) Barbour, B. and Jones, R.“Criminals, terrorists, and outside agitators: Represenational tropes in the July 5 Xinjiang, China riots” Geopolitics 18(1) 95-114. Click here for a link to the online publication.

(2012) “Spaces of refusal: Rethinking sovereign power and resistance at the border”Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 102(3) 685-699. Click here for a link to the online publication

Rosière, S. and Jones, R. (2012) “Teichopolitics: Reconsidering globalization through the role of walls and fences” Geopolitics 17: 217-234.

(2011) Johnson, C. Jones, R. Paasi, A. Amoore, L. Mountz, A. Salter, M. and Rumford, C. “Interventions on rethinking 'the border' in border studies” Political Geography 30(2) 61-69. Click here for a link to the online publication

(2011) “Border security, 9/11, and the enclosure of civilization” The Geographical Journal 177(3): 213-217. Click here for a link to the online publication. Reprinted in the Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 2013.

(2011) “Dreaming of a golden Bengal: Discontinuities of place and identity in South Asia” Asian Studies Review 35(3): 373-395.

(2011) “Political geography and national boundaries” in Stoltman, J. (ed) 21st Century Geography Sage: London.

(2011) “Searching for the greatest Bengali: The BBC and shifting identity categories in South Asia” Reprinted in Heath, D. and Mathur, C. editors Communalism and Globlisation in South Asian and its Diaspora London: Routledge. Click here for a link to the online publication

 

(2010) “The spatiality of boundaries” Progress in Human Geography. 34(2): 263-267.Click here for a link to the online publication

(2010) “The border enclaves of India and Bangladesh: The forgotten lands” Pp 15-32 in Diener, A. and Hagen, J. editors Borderlines and Borderlands: Political Oddities at the Edge of the Nation-State New York: Rowman Littlefield. Click here for a link to the online publication

(2009) “Sovereignty and statelessness in the border enclaves of India and Bangladesh” Political Geography 28(6) 373-381. Click here for a link to the online publication

(2009) “Agents of exception: Border security and the marginalization of Muslims in India” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 27(5): 879-897. Click here for a link to the online publication

(2009) “Geopolitical boundary narratives, the global war on terror, and border fencing in IndiaTransactions of the Institute of British Geographers 34(3): 290-304. Click here for a link to the online publication

(2009) “Categories, borders, and boundaries” Progress in Human Geography 33(2): 174-189. Click here for a link to the online publication

(2008) “Searching for the greatest Bengali: The BBC and shifting identity categories in South Asia” National Identities 10(2): 149-165. Click here for a link to the online publication

(2007) “Sacred cows and thumping drums: Claiming territory as ‘zones of tradition’ in British India” Area 39(1): 55-65. Click here for a link to the online publication.

(2006) “Whose homeland? Territoriality and religious nationalism in pre-partition Bengal” South Asia Research 26(2): pp. 115-131. Click here for a link to the online publication

Op-Eds and other publications:

(2012) Op-Ed: Something there is that doesn't love a wall The New York Times.

(2012) Op-Ed: Why Build a Border Wall? North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA)Newsletter Reprinted in Utne Reader click here for a link

(2012) Op-Ed:Ten Years of the Israeli Wall. Distributed by the American Geographical Society. Published in the Real News Network, the Ozark Sentinel, and Veterns Today.

(2011) Op-Ed: The Berlin Wall's Children. Distributed by Project Syndicate and the American Geographical Society. Published in The Tampa Tribune,The Honolulu Star-Advertiser, The Taipei Times, The Jordan Times, The Japan Times, The India Times, The Cambodia Times, The Daily News of Egypt, The Standard Times Press of Sierra Leone, The Sunday Times of Rwanda, The Business Insider, The Staten Island Times, The Batesville (Arkansas) Guardian, and The Bakersfield Californian.

(2005) “Core area: Core and periphery” in McColl, R.W. editor The Encyclopedia of World Geography New York: Facts on File.

Book Reviews:

(2012) Review Essay: Borders, Sovereignty, and Unrecognized States. Review of Bordering and Ordering in the Twentyfirst Century by Gabriel Popescu and Unrecognized States by Nina Caspersen. Political Geography.

(2012) Review of Muslims in Indian Cities: Trajectories of Marginalisation edited by Laurent Gayer and Christophe Jaffrelot for e-IR.

(2011) Borders, Histories, Existences by Paula Banerjee Journal of Borderland Studies.

 

(2005) Book Review. Nature, Culture, and Big Old Trees: Live Oaks and Ciebas in the Landscapes of Louisiana and Guatemala by Kit Anderson. Journal of Cultural Geography 23(1): pp. 142-3. Click here for a link to the online publication.

 

(2004) Book Review. Environment and Agriculture in a Developing Economy: Problems and Prospects for Bangladesh by Mohammad Allauddin and Mosharaff Houssain. Contemporary South Asia13(4): pp. 450-2. Click here for a link to the online publication.

Courses Taught:

Geography 151: Geography and Contemporary Society. Introduction to Human Geography syllabus (pdf)

Geography 335: Political Geography. Political Geography syllabus (pdf).

Geography 695: Concepts and Theories in Geography.

Geography 735: Research Seminar in Cultural Geography. Topic: Political Borders

Geography 757: Research Seminar in Cultural Geography. Topic: Geographies of Categorization, Identification, and Difference.

Lecturer, Geography 101: Introduction to Human Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Spring 2008. Geography of Globalization syllabus (pdf)

Lecturer, Geography/Urban and Regional Planning 305: Introduction to the City. University of Wisconsin-Madison Summer 2006. Urban Geography syllabus (pdf)

Instructor, English Language and Teaching Methods. Lakshmipur, Bangladesh Primary Training Institute (PTI), United States Peace Corps, February 2000 to October 2001.

Fellowships and Grants:

Dissertation reseach grants

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award (NSF-DDRI # 0602206) (2006-7).

Political Geography Specialty Group Dissertation Enhancement Award (2006).

American Institute of Bangladesh Studies (AIBS) Dissertation Research Fellowship (2006-7)

Fulbright-IIE Fellowship for research in India (2006-7). (declined)

Other fellowships

Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Academic Year Fellowship, US Department of Education, Third Year Hindi (2005-6).

FLAS Summer Fellowship, Second Year Hindi (2005).

FLAS Academic Year Fellowship, First Year Hindi (2004-5).

FLAS Summer Fellowship, Second Year Bengali (2004).

FLAS Summer Fellowship, First Year Bengali (2003).

Invited Lectures and Conference Papers:

2013 (November) "Border Walls and Climate Change" University of Oklahoma Presidential Dream Lecture.

2013 (October) Keynote: "Border Walls and Global Apartheid" Borders, Walls, and Security Conference, University of Quebec at Montreal.

2013 (April) "The False Premise of Partition" History Department, Stanford University.

2013 (April) "Border Walls" International Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

2012 (November) "Border Walls: Security and the War on Terror in the US, India and Israel" Border Regions in Transition XII, Fukuoka, Japan.

2012 (February) "Militarism as entertainment on National Geographic's Border Wars" Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, New York, New York.

2012 (February) "Ungoverned and Uncivilized: Border wals and the discourse of security" Political Geography Preconference, Poughkeepsie, New York.

2011 (August) "Imagining 'Bengal': Borders, homelands, and belonging in West Bengal and Bangladesh" Conference on Geographic Naming, Vancouver.

2011 (April) "Resistance and cross-border movement" Association of Asian Studies Annual Meeting, Honolulu.

2010 (November) "Spaces of refusal: Rethinking resistance at the border" Asian Borderlands: Enclosure, Interactions, Transformations, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2010 (July) "Border Security and the Marginalization of Muslims in India" The Third Palestinian Geographic Conference, An-Najah University, Nablus, Palestine.

2010 (July) "Rethinking Sovereign Power at the Border" Conference on Borders, Territory and Conflict in a Globalizing World, Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel.

2010 (April) "Geopolitical Boundary Narratives, the Global War on Terror, and Border Fencing in India" Political Geography Pre-Conference, Alexandria, VA.

2009 (May) "Placing Bangladesh in South Asia and the Muslim World" Interdisciplinary Symposium on Muslim Asia, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu.

2009 (March) "Agents of Exception: Border Security and the Marginalization of Muslims in India" Association of American Geographers Conference, Las Vegas.

2009 (March) "Agents of Exception: Border Security and the Marginalization of Muslims in India" Political Geography Pre-Conference, Las Vegas.

2008 (November) "Everyday Life Without a State: The Border Enclaves of India and Bangladesh" University of Hawaii at Manoa South Asian Studies Center Colloquium, Honolulu.

2008 (April) "The Forgotten Land: Indian and Bangladeshi Border Enclaves" Association of American Geographers Conference, Boston.

2008 (April) "The Forgotten Land: Indian and Bangladeshi Border Enclaves" Political Geography Pre-Conference, Worchester, MA.

2007 (April) “Narrating and Enacting Difference in the Borderlands of India and Bangladesh.” Association of American Geographers Conference, San Francisco.

2007 (April) "Searching for the Greatest Bengali: The BBC and Shifting Identity Categories in South Asia" Political Geography Pre-conference, Berkeley.

2006 (March) “Categories in Geographical Research.” Association of American Geographers Conference, Chicago.

2005 (April) “Sacred Cows and Thumping Drums: Claiming Territory as 'Zones of Tradition' in British India.” Geography Student Symposium, Madison.

2005 (April) “Sacred Cows and Thumping Drums: Claiming Territory as 'Zones of Tradition' in British India.” Association of American Geographers Conference, Denver. – PhD Student Paper Award, Political Geography Specialty Group.

2004 (October) “Religion, Identity, and Homeland in Bengal: A Territorial Interpretation of Religious Nationalism.” Conference on South Asia, Madison.

2004 (April) “Religion, Identity, and Homeland in Bengal: A Territorial Interpretation of Religious Nationalism.” Geography Student Symposium, Madison.