Honouring Black History Month: Featuring Geography and Planning Faculty

February 1, 2024 by Department of Geography & Planning
In recognition of Black History Month, the Department of Geography and Planning proudly showcases the invaluable contributions of several esteemed Black faculty members within our tri-campus community. Below, we present an overview of a select few of their profoundly impactful endeavours:


Professor Sharlene Mollett
Mollett, S. (2023). Racial geographies of land and domestic service in PanamaAnnals of the American Association of Geographers, 113(7), 1573-1588.
Mollett, S. (2022). Swiss human geographies lecture 2019 tourism troubles: Feminist political ecologies of land and body in PanamaGeographica Helvetica, 77(3), 327-340.
Mollett, S. (2021). Hemispheric, relational, and intersectional political ecologies of race: Centring land‐body entanglements in the AmericasAntipode, 53(3), 810-830.


Professor Roger Antabe
Antabe, R., Miller, D., Kohoun, B., Okonofua, O., & Husbands, W. (2022). Black resilience: A strategic asset for engaging heterosexual Black Canadian men in community responses to HIVJournal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 1-11.
Antabe, R., Robinson, K., Husbands, W., Miller, D., Harriot, A., Johnson, K., & James, C. (2022). “You have to make it cool”: How heterosexual Black men in Toronto, Canada, conceptualize policy and programs to address HIV and promote healthPlos one, 17(12).
Antabe, R., McIntosh, M., Lawson, E., Husbands, W., Wong, J. P. H., Arku, G., & Luginaah, I. (2023). Black heterosexual men’s resilience in times of HIV adversity: Findings from the “weSpeak” studyBMC Public Health, 23(1), 1-14.


Professor Beverley Mullings
Mullings, B., & Otuomagie, T. (2023). Resilience in the context of multiple crisesThe SSE Enclyopedia, 409-415. 
Mullings, B. (2022). Racial capitalism, coloniality and the financialization of Caribbean remittancesEnvironment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 54, 744–760.


Mullings, B. (2021). Caliban, social reproduction and our future yet to come. Geoforum, 118, 150-158.
Mullings, B. (2022). Criminalization on a world scale: Racial capitalism, finance, and the crime of poverty in the CaribbeanSmall Axe, 26, 169-180.
Clarke, S., & Mullings, B. (2023). Telling stories as decolonial/anti-colonial method and praxis. In M. Rosenberg, S. Lovell, & R. Herron (Eds.), Handbook of Methodology.
Santos Ocasio, N., & Mullings, B. (2021). Sociability and social reproduction in times of disaster: Exploring the role of expressive urban cultural practices in Haiti and Puerto RicoA Feminist Urban Theory for our Time: Rethinking Social Reproduction and the Urban (pp. 42-65). 


Professor Thembela Kepe
Kepe, T., & Suah, N. (2021). Land and Fragility of Peace in Postwar Liberia: Concessions and Conflicts in the Midst of PovertyJournal of Peacebuilding & Development, 16(3), 377-381.
Kepe, T., & Hall, R. (2020). Creating learning and action space in South Africa’s post-apartheid land redistribution programAction Research, 18(4), 510-527.
Kepe, T., & Hall, R. (2018). Land Redistribution in South Africa: Towards Decolonisation or Recolonisation? Politikon, 45(1), 128-137. 
Hall, R., & Kepe, T. (2017). Elite capture and state neglect: New evidence on South Africa’s land reformReview of African Political Economy, 44(151), 122-130.