Marion Werner


Marion Werner.

Marion Werner


Marion Werner


Associate Professor
Co-Director, Center for Trade, Environment and Development
Co-Editor, Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography


Labor; feminist and postcolonial theory; political economy; geographies of global production; Latin America and the Caribbean

My research explores the livelihoods and aspirations of workers and farmers producing globally-traded goods in the Caribbean.


  • PhD, Geography, University of Minnesota, 2010


  • "Global Displacement: The Making of Uneven Development in the Caribbean" – Wiley Blackwell, 2016.

Selected Publications

  • “Coloniality and the Contours of Global Production in the Dominican Republic and Haiti” – Antipode, a Radical Journal in Geography, 2011
  • “Contesting Power/Knowledge in Economic Geography: Learning from Latin America and the Caribbean” – New Companion to Economic Geography
  • With Bair, J., Introductory essay “Losing  Our Chains: Rethinking commodities through Disarticulation” – Environment and Planning A 


Interesting Fact

I recently wrote this blog for a wider audience after the hurricane season in the Caribbean: We are citizens! Puerto Rico and the Caribbean from Hurricane Katrina to Maria