Kacy McKinney

Visiting Assistant Professor of Geography

Phone: work802.443.5779
Office Hours: Mondays 11:00 - 12:00 pm, Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:00 pm, Fridays 2:00 - 3:00 pm, and by appointment
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Research Areas

Development Theory, Geographies of Food, Geographies of Youth, Agricultural and Environmental Change and Rural Livelihoods, Qualitative Methods, Brazil, India


Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle

MA, University of Texas, Austin

BA, University of Texas, Austin


McKinney, K. 2014. “‘Hybrid cottonseed production is children’s work’: Making sense of migration and wage labor in India” ACME: International E-Journal for Critical Geographies 13(2): 402-423 (http://www.acme-journal.org/vol13/McKinney2014.pdf)


McKinney, K. 2013. “Troubling notions of farmer choice: Hybrid Bt cottonseed production in Western India” Journal of Peasant Studies 40(2): 351-378.


McKinney, Kacy. (Accepted) "Situating 'corporate child labor' interventions: Hybrid cotton seed production and working children's everyday lives in India" For Special Theme Issue: Contested Capitalisms and Encounters, Geoforum


McKinney, Kacy. (In Progress) “Sequential art, spatial theory, critical pedagogy” For: Environment and Planning D: Society and Space


McKinney, Kacy. (In Progress) On Becoming, In the Field. (Book manuscript is based on dissertation research)


McKinney, K. and M. Orzolek. 2012. Medusa: A Graphic Novel. She Was Solitary: New Orleans. (Non-Refereed Publication)