Professor of Geography, Presidential Professor of Geography (2010-2013)
During the 2022-2023 academic year Karen Morin will be assisting the Provost’s office with Bucknell’s Middle States Reaccreditation.
A Professor of Geography, Morin's latest book is Cattle Trails and Animal Lives: The Founding of an American Carceral Archipelago (coming out with University of Georgia Press). This book explores the forced migration and lived experiences of bovine animals within a ‘rural carceral archipelago’ of cattle trails and cow towns that comprised the emergent U.S. beef industry. Recent (related) works available on-line include:
Morin’s other books include Women, Religion, & Space: Global Perspectives on Gender and Faith (co-edited, 2007); Frontiers of Femininity: A New Historical Geography of the Nineteenth-Century American West (2008); Civic Discipline: Geography in America, 1860-1890 (2011; reissued 2016); Historical Geographies of Prisons: Unlocking the Usable Carceral Past (co-edited, 2015); and Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals (2018).