Kevin DeJesus, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor  |  Social Sciences  |  John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences
Providence Campus

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MEDIA REQUEST

Kevin DeJesus's extensive studies relative to critical human, historical, literary and political geographies provide expertise for conflict overseas and US foreign relations. He has also traveled to Iraq and Gaza to gain a firsthand account of the turmoil in each region. He has contributed to local Rhode Island TV news and radio coverage of terrorism and international conflict.

Ph.D., York University, Toronto (dissertation title: "Imagining Lebanon: Living On Amid an Entangled History in Place")
M.S., Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto
B.A., Anthropology and Geography; minor in African studies and African American studies, Rhode Island College

Expertise:

  • geography; ISIS; Middle Eastern culture

Recent Media Coverage:

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2017 Media Coverage
  • 12.06.17 - US movement toward Jerusalem as Israeli Capital, WPRO News
  • 10.18.17 - ISIS defeated in Raqqa by U.S. backed forces, AM630/99.7FM WPRO News
  • 07.15.17 - Mosul and ISIS; Death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Steve Klamkin's Saturday Morning News Show, WPRO AM630/99.7FM 
  • 06.10.17 - Recent trip to Kurdistan, Iraq; terror attacks in the UK; British election, Steve Klamkin's Saturday Morning News Show, WPRO AM630/99.7FM 
  • 04.07.17 - US airstrikes in Syria and the global response, The Dan Yorke Show, WPRO AM630/99.7FM 
  • 03.25.17 - Possible Russian involvement in U.S. election, Steve Klamkin's Saturday Morning News Show, WPRO AM630/99.7FM 
  • 03.22.17 - Terror attack in London, England, ABC 6
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2016 and earlier
  • 12.24.16 - Aleppo and its impact on the Assad regime, Steve Klamkin's Saturday Morning News Show, WPRO AM630/99.7FM 
  • 11.09.16 - Rhode Island's higher-ed community assesses Trump election, Providence Journal
  • 09.19.16 - Bombings in New Jersey, New York, ABC 6
  • 09.12.16 - Syria Ceasefire, Radio Sputnik
  • 09.10.16 - 15 years since 9/11, Steve Klamkin's Saturday Morning News Show, WPRO AM630/99.7FM 
  • 07.09.16 - Quartet Report on Israel-Palestine and its prediction of perpetual conflict, Steve Klamkin's Saturday Morning News Show, WPRO AM630/99.7FM 
  • 06.18.16 - Attack on Orlando, Florida, Steve Klamkin's Saturday Morning News Show, WPRO AM630/99.7FM 
  • 06.13.16 - Attack in Orlando, Florida, NBC 10
  • 05.20.16 - EgyptAir Crash, NBC 10
  • 05.20.16 - EgyptAir Crash, ABC 6
  • 03.28.16 - ISIS and the attacks in Brussels, Steve Klamkin's Saturday Morning News Show, WPRO AM630/99.7FM 
  • 10.31.15 - The Vienna Peace Conference and prospects for resolution of the civil war in Syria, Radio Sputnik
  • 10.31.15 - US policy in the war against ISIS in Syria and the Obama administration's decision to put boots on the ground, Steve Klamkin's Saturday Morning News Show, WPRO AM630/99.7FM 
  • 10.15.15 - The changes in the Obama administration’s policy on troops in Afghanistan, Buddy Cianci’s Radio Show 
  • 10.13.15 - Russia's expanded involvement in the conflict in Syria, Radio Sputnik 
  • 09.30.15 - The ramifications for Rhode Island if the state begins to accept refugees from Syria, ABC 6
  • 08.19.15 - Recent developments with ISIS, including US air strikes on ISIS in Syria from Turkey and the use of chemical weapons, Steve Klamkin's Saturday Morning News Show, WPRO AM630/99.7FM