Institute of Island Studies | Research Associates
The Institute of Island Studies has an active Research Associate program. The position of Research Associate is intended to establish a formal association between the Institute and outstanding scholars whose research is congruent with the Institute’s mandate.
IIS RESEARCH ASSOCIATES
Dr. Nand C. Bardouille
Institute of International Relations, University of the West Indies
Trinidad and Tobago
Diplomatic and international studies.
Dr. Claire Campbell
Professor of History, Bucknell University
Environmental history of North America and the North Atlantic world, its coastlines, and coastal cities.
Dr. Natalie Dietrich Jones
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), University of the West Indies – Mona Campus
Geographies of the border, managed migration, and intra-regional migration in the Caribbean.
Dr. Tiber F. M. Falzett
Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Folklore and Ethnology
School of Irish, Celtic Studies, and Folklore
University College Dublin
Language, music, community, and local knowledge of Gaels on both sides of the Atlantic.
Dr. Adam Grydehøj
Chair Professor, Research Center for Indian Ocean Island Countries, South China University of Technology;
Co-Director, Island and Coastal Zone Institute, Zhejiang University;
Director, Island Dynamics.
Intersection of culture, economy, politics, and space in island and coastal regions.
Dr. Lynda Harling Stalker
Associate Professor, Sociology
St. Francis Xavier University
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Culture, Island Studies, Narrative Research, Atlantic Canada, Work, Crafts, Creative and Cultural Industries, Traditions.
Dr. Pete Hay
Reader in Geography and Environmental Studies (Retired)
University of Tasmania
Place theory, especially in the context of its island applications.
Dr. Dacia Latoya Leslie
Crime Prevention and Offender Management Research Cluster,
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social & Economic Studies, University of the West Indies
Lived experiences of inmates, ex-prisoners, involuntary removed migrants and their child dependents; Development studies; monitoring & evaluation.
Dr. Irené Novaczek
Breadalbane, Prince Edward Island
Community development on small islands; Coastal resources management, often focusing on seaweed.
Dr. Deborah Paci
Adjunct Professor, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice; University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy; Center for Modern and Contemporary Mediterranean, Sophia Antipolis University, Nice, France.
Island studies, Mediterranean and Baltic studies, digital and public history, cultural studies, identity politics.
Dr. Gerard Prinsen
School of People, Environment, and Planning
Massey University, Aotearoa New Zealand
Local identity evolution, global power projection, natural resource extraction, public policy negotiation, emerging “Islandian sovereignty.”
Global Islands Network
North Uist, Western Isles, Scotland
Climate change, island biodiversity, blue-green economy, guano islands, seaweed resources, niche marketing of small island food and drink products, and much more.
Dr. John N. Telesford
Associate Dean, School of Continuing Education,
T. A. Marryshow Community College
St. George, Grenada
Policy and resource use (focus on energy) in small island states and jurisdictions; sustainable island futures; Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); industrial ecology.