Recent Research

Barton, K. and F. Ngom 2023. The Geography of Ajami in West Africa. In Fallou Ngom, Daivi Rodima-Taylor, David Robinson, Rebecca Shereiki (eds.). Islamic Africa: Special Issue “Ajami Literacies of Africa: The Hausa, Fula, Mandinka, and Wolof Traditions. 

Barton, K., Lee, J. and I. Ramirez. 2023. “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.

Barton, K. 2023. Education for Sustainable Development and Geographic Education. In Jerry Mitchell and Sarah Bednarz (eds.), Handbook for Geography Education, Springer (forthcoming).

Barton, K., Salo, J. and M. Seydi. 2023. West Africa’s Ebola Journey and the Power of Community-Based Systems. Chapter in Time Journeys (ed. Brunn, S.), Springer Press (forthcoming).

Barton, K. 2023. Teaching Geography, Feminism, and Gendered Spaces Using Story Maps and Cultural Narratives in Online Environments. In Feminist Pedagogy for Teaching Online, eds. 

Barton, K. 2023.  "Mapping Social Vulnerability in the Aftermath of the Gorkha Earthquake: A Fulbright Specialist Journey in NepalFulbright Chronicles 2 (1). 

Barton, K. 2023. Sentinels of the Sahel: Identifying Values of Baobob Forests and Threats to the Species in Senegal. Focus on Geography.

Barton, Karen S. 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". May 14, 2021. Network in Canadian History and Environment.

Barton, Karen. 2021.  Indigenous Mascots, Senate Bill 116, and Colorado’s Satirical Fightin’ Whites Basketball Team, November 24, 2021.  Network in Canadian Environmental History. 

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.

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.

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. 

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