As Associate Provost, Karen M. Morin's responsibilities include oversight of the Office of Global & Off-campus Education, Office of Sponsored Projects, Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Samek Art Museum, Stadler Center for Poetry & Liteary Arts, Bucknell Center for Sustainability & the Environment, Bucknell University Press, Office of Undergraduate Fellowships & Research, the Bucknell-Geisinger Research Initiative, Presidential Fellowships, Graduate Studies, and special academic programming and colloquia.
A Professor of Geography, Morin's interests span the history of geographical thought in North America, 19th century travel writing, postcolonial geographies, carceral geography, and critical animal studies. Her books include Women, Religion, & Space: Global Perspectives on Gender and Faith, co-edited with Jeanne Kay Guelke (2007); Frontiers of Femininity: A New Historical Geography of the Nineteenth-Century American West (2008); Civic Discipline: Geography in America, 1860-1890 (2011); Historical Geographies of Prisons: Unlocking the Usable Carceral Past, co-edited with Dominique Moran (2015); and Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals (2018). Her most recent work explores the close linkages across human and non-human animal carcerality and captivity via analysis of the prison- agricultural- and medical-industrial complexes. See: https://www.routledge.com/Carceral-Space-Prisoners-and-Animals/Morin/p/book/9781138639874.
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