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Associate Professor, Justice Studies
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Dr. Case Watkins is an Associate Professor of Justice Studies. He teaches primarily in the Global and Social Justice Tracks, offering courses in environmental justice, mapping, global migration, and long-term political and environmental change. As a geographer and political ecologist, he researches how political and economic power shape environmental issues and changes. Drawing on fieldwork in New Orleans and Northeast Brazil, his previous and ongoing projects have examined urban socio-spatial patterns as they relate to disaster; transnational migration, identity, and citizenship; colonial landscape transformations; agrarian, development, and environmental politics; and agro-ecological change in the African diaspora.


Justice Studies


Palm Oil Diaspora (2021)

Hispanic and Latino New Orleans: Immigration and Identity since the Eighteenth Century (2015)

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