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Tamanisha J. John

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Department of Politics

Assistant Professor

Office: Ross Building, S606
Email: tjjohn@yorku.ca

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Dr. Tamanisha J. John is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics.

Dr. John joined York University's Department of Politics in July 2023 from Clark Atlanta University, where, since 2021, she held the position of Assistant Professor of International Political Economy in the Mack H. Jones Department of Political Science.

Dr. John studies Caribbean development, sovereignty and politics, as well as Canadian foreign policy, economic imperialism, financial exclusion, and corporate power. She has published in leading peer-reviewed journals, including Class, Race and Corporate Power, the Review of Radical Political Economy, and Social and Economic Studies.

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Degrees

Ph.D. in International Relations, Florida International University
M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Florida International University
B.A. in International Relations, Beloit College
  • UNCF/Mellon - 2023
  • Caribbean Studies Association, "Best Dissertation" - 2022
Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Cox, R. W. (Eds.). (20 Nov. 2023). Capitalism and Class Power. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

2023

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

John, T. J. (2020). Globalizing the Caribbean: Political Economy, Social Change, and the Transnational Capitalist Class. Review of Radical Political Economics, 53(1), 193–222.

2020

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

John, Tamanisha J. (2024). Guyana: Myth of Capitalist Resource Extraction as Development. The Extractive Industries and Society, 17.

2024

John, T. J. (2021). Canadian Financial Imperialism and Structural Adjustment in the Caribbean. Class, Race and Corporate Power, 9(2).

2021

John, T. J. (2020). Racialized Financial Exclusion in the Anglophone Caribbean. Social and Economic Studies, 69(3 & 4), 225–251.

2020

Other

Publication
Year

John, T. J. (2024, February 14). Exercise Tradewinds: 40 years of U.S. Counterinsurgency in the Caribbean. Black Agenda Report.

2024

John, T. J. (2023, November 29). Guyana and Venezuela: The Crisis of Imperialism Currently Unfolding on South America’s Caribbean Coast. Black Agenda Report.

2023

John, T. J. (2023, December 25). Guyana, Beware the Western Proxy-State Trap. Stabroek News.

2023

John, T. J. (2023, July 30). US Moves to Curtail China’s Economic Investment in the Caribbean. Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA).

2023

John, T. J. (2022, November 23). Haiti in the Caribbean: A Political Economy Perspective on the Urgent Crisis of Imperialism. Black Agenda Report.

2022

John, T. (2021, May 10). Haitians protest their president in English as well as Creole, indicting US for its role in country’s political crisis. The Conversation.

2021

John, T. J. (2021, March 2). Haiti’s Ongoing Struggle for Uninterrupted Democracy against International Interventionism. Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA).

2021

John, T. (2021, July 7). Slain Haitian president faced calls for resignation, sustained mass protests before killing. The Conversation.

2021

John, T. J. (2020, July 30). Guyana: Sovereignty Imperiled by Disputed Election. Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA).

2020


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2024 AP/POLS4108 3.0 M Canada and the Global South SEMR



Dr. Tamanisha J. John is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics.

Dr. John joined York University's Department of Politics in July 2023 from Clark Atlanta University, where, since 2021, she held the position of Assistant Professor of International Political Economy in the Mack H. Jones Department of Political Science.

Dr. John studies Caribbean development, sovereignty and politics, as well as Canadian foreign policy, economic imperialism, financial exclusion, and corporate power. She has published in leading peer-reviewed journals, including Class, Race and Corporate Power, the Review of Radical Political Economy, and Social and Economic Studies.

Degrees

Ph.D. in International Relations, Florida International University
M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Florida International University
B.A. in International Relations, Beloit College

Awards

  • UNCF/Mellon - 2023
  • Caribbean Studies Association, "Best Dissertation" - 2022

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Cox, R. W. (Eds.). (20 Nov. 2023). Capitalism and Class Power. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

2023

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

John, T. J. (2020). Globalizing the Caribbean: Political Economy, Social Change, and the Transnational Capitalist Class. Review of Radical Political Economics, 53(1), 193–222.

2020

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

John, Tamanisha J. (2024). Guyana: Myth of Capitalist Resource Extraction as Development. The Extractive Industries and Society, 17.

2024

John, T. J. (2021). Canadian Financial Imperialism and Structural Adjustment in the Caribbean. Class, Race and Corporate Power, 9(2).

2021

John, T. J. (2020). Racialized Financial Exclusion in the Anglophone Caribbean. Social and Economic Studies, 69(3 & 4), 225–251.

2020

Other

Publication
Year

John, T. J. (2024, February 14). Exercise Tradewinds: 40 years of U.S. Counterinsurgency in the Caribbean. Black Agenda Report.

2024

John, T. J. (2023, November 29). Guyana and Venezuela: The Crisis of Imperialism Currently Unfolding on South America’s Caribbean Coast. Black Agenda Report.

2023

John, T. J. (2023, December 25). Guyana, Beware the Western Proxy-State Trap. Stabroek News.

2023

John, T. J. (2023, July 30). US Moves to Curtail China’s Economic Investment in the Caribbean. Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA).

2023

John, T. J. (2022, November 23). Haiti in the Caribbean: A Political Economy Perspective on the Urgent Crisis of Imperialism. Black Agenda Report.

2022

John, T. (2021, May 10). Haitians protest their president in English as well as Creole, indicting US for its role in country’s political crisis. The Conversation.

2021

John, T. J. (2021, March 2). Haiti’s Ongoing Struggle for Uninterrupted Democracy against International Interventionism. Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA).

2021

John, T. (2021, July 7). Slain Haitian president faced calls for resignation, sustained mass protests before killing. The Conversation.

2021

John, T. J. (2020, July 30). Guyana: Sovereignty Imperiled by Disputed Election. Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA).

2020


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2024 AP/POLS4108 3.0 M Canada and the Global South SEMR