Recent Research

Barton, Karen Samantha. 2021. Africa’s Greatest Shipwreck: Causes and Consequences of a Humanitarian Disaster. Lexington: Landam, MD. (January 15, 2021, Rowman & Littlefield imprint).


Barton, Karen S. 2021. "Review of Seaspiracy". Network in Canadian History and Environment.


Barton, K. 2021. “Disease Discourses, African Knowledge Systems, and COVID-19 in Senegal.”” In Francis Egbokhare and Adeshina Afolayan (eds), The Humanities and Global Health: Perspectives, Challenges, and Possibilities (in press).


Barton, K. 2021. Who Builds the Desert? Exploring Guest Worker Migration, Resources, and Julian Agyeman’s “Just” Sustainability in the Arabian Gulf. in Handbook on Teaching Social Issues, eds. (Evans, Ronald), 2nd edition, Information Age Publishing (in press).


Barton, K. 2021. “Couriers of Change: The Semiotics of Senegalese Postage Stamps.” In “Stamps, Nationalism, and Political Transition. (ed. Brunn, Stanley). New York: Taylor & Francis (in press)


Barton, K. 2021. Environmental and Climate Refugees in West Africa. Chapter 4 (pp. 36-50) in Encyclopedia of Global Migration. (ed. Pope, C.). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, forthcoming (in press).


Barton, K. 2020. “Geography, Islam, and Africa.” Chapter 8 (pp. 133-148) in Palgrave Handbook on Islam in Africa. (Falola, T., Kurfi, M. and F. Ngom), Palgrave Mcmillan.


Barton, K. 2019. An African Teaching Module: Using Stereotypes and Shipwrecks to Refine Students’ Knowledge of People and Place. The Geography Teacher. https://doi.org/10.1080/19338341.2019.1579106


Klein, P., Barton, K., Salo, J., Lee, J. and T. Vowles. 2019. Conveying Geographic Concepts Through Issues Based Inquiry. In Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Geography (eds. Walkington, Hill and Dyer). New York: Edward Elgar Publishing.


Barton, 2018. Guyana’s Linden-Lethem Road: A Metaphor for Conservation and Development. Focus on Geography. Volume 61. https://focusongeography.org/publications/photoessays/guyana/index.html


Barton, K. 2017. Exploring the Benefits of Field Trips in a Food Geography Class. Journal of Geography. 116: 6 (pp. 237-249).

Barton, K. 2017. The Geographical Dimensions of Africa’s Greatest Shipwreck. Focus on Geography. DOI:10.21690/foge/2016.60.4