Sustainable Futures for the Caribbean:

Critical Interventions and the 2030 Agenda

Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social & Economic Studies (SALISES), 19th Annual Conference

Dr. Kevon Rhiney

Kevon Rhiney is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at Rutgers University, USA. Prior to joining Rutgers, he taught for several years at the Mona Campus, University of the West Indies. His research is situated at the nexus of critical development studies, human-environment geography and political economy, with a focus on the Caribbean. Current research centers on the socioeconomic, environmental, and justice implications of global change for small and developing states and territories in the Caribbean. His research specifically explores the highly complex, contested and uneven ways forces of economic globalization and global environmental change have impacted local communities in the Caribbean. He has recently co-edited two books: Globalization, Agriculture and Food in the Caribbean: Climate Change, Gender and Geography (Palgrave-MacMillan, 2016) and Global Change and the Caribbean: Adaptation and Resilience (UWI Press, 2016). Dr. Rhiney is also an editorial board member for the Royal Geographical Society/Institute of British Geographers Wiley Book Series and the Caribbean Geography Journal and a contributing author for the IPCC Special Report on 1.5C.