Tameka Samuels-Jones

Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology and Criminology & Law 2018-2019 Rothman Doctoral Fellow   Tameka Samuels-Jones addressed questions about conflicting state regulations and indigenous cultural beliefs in the Blue and John Crow Mountains of Jamaica in her talk. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2015 the site is still threatened by illegal deforestation, water pollution, and poaching. […]

Knowledge, Law, and the Caribbean: UF Synergies Event Recap

There is a wealth of knowledge to be gleaned by studying Caribbean communities past and present. Two emerging scholars at the University of Florida know this well. With support from the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere’s Tedder Doctoral Fellowships Matthew Strickland learned how religion and slavery were intertwined in 19th-century Barbados and […]

Tameka Samuels-Jones, Department of Sociology and Crimonology & Law

“Regulatory Law and Local Stakeholder influences on Green Crime in the Blue Mountains, Jamaica.” Rothman Doctoral Fellow   Tameka Samuels-Jones addressed questions about conflicting state regulations and indigenous cultural beliefs in the Blue and John Crow Mountains of Jamaica in her talk. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2015 the site is still threatened […]