IIS Research Associates: Dr. Natalie Dietrich Jones

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Dr. Natalie Dietrich Jones

Research Fellow
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES)
University of the West Indies – Mona Campus
Kingston, Jamaica

Natalie Dietrich Jones is a Research Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at the University of the West Indies (UWI, Mona Campus). Her interests include geographies of the border, managed migration, and intra-regional migration in the Caribbean.
Dr. Dietrich Jones is Chair of the Migration and Development Cluster, an interdisciplinary group of researchers exploring contemporary issues concerning migration in the Caribbean and its diaspora. She is also Coordinator of the course Small States’ Development: Challenges and Opportunities, which is offered in the MSc Development Studies programme at SALISES.
Natalie holds a PhD in Development Policy and Management from the University of Manchester.


Against the tide? A socio-legal review of Caribbean SIDS’(non-) ratification of and (non-) compliance with international agreements on migrants and refugees
In Routledge Handbook of Governance in Small States
Edited by Lino Briguglio, Jessica Byron, Stefano Moncada, and Wouter Veenendaal.

Routledge, 2021 | Click here for more details and to purchase

Jones, N. D. (2020). Between a ‘Kingdom’ and a hard place: the Dutch Caribbean and the Venezuelan migration crisis. Migration and Development, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/21632324.2020.1809279

Fourer, M., Jones, N. D., & Ciftci, Y. (2020). Offshore Processing Arrangements: Effect on Treaty Ratifications of Receiving States. Laws, 9(4), 23. https://doi.org/10.3390/laws9040023

Jones, N. D. (2020). Critical Reflections on Conducting Elite Interviews on Forced Migration in Small Island Developing States. Refugee Review: Emerging Issues in Forced Migration 4, 32-52. https://espminetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Refugee-Review-IV.pdf

Labouring on the Border of Inclusion/Exclusion: Undocumented CARICOM Migrants in the Barbadian Economy.
In Transgression and Reconfiguration of Caribbean Spaces
Edited by Myriam Moïse and Fred Réno.

Springer, 2020 | Click here for more details and to purchase


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