Suzette Haughton

Ph.D. in Globalisation and Security Studies, King’s College, University of London
M.Sc. International Relations, University of the West Indies (Mona)
B.Sc. International Relations, University of the West Indies (Mona)
Teacher Training Diploma in Business Education with Computing, University of Technology, Jamaica


Dr. Haughton is a Lecturer in the Department of Government. She lectures on Public International Law and International Security Issues.  Her interest lies in the fields of Security Studies, International Relations and International Law broadly but more specifically, the multi-faceted aspects of security threats affecting the Americas and the United Kingdom. She is currently researching security threats within a broad theoretical framework spanning Security Studies and International Relations Theories. Specific research interests include: Security threats, such as drug trafficking, Borders and Borderlands, Globalisation, Security and International Relations Theories and Diplomacy.

Recent Publications:
Drugged Out: Globalisation and Jamaica’s Resilience to Drug Trafficking, University Press of America, Lanham, Maryland: USA and Plymouth: United Kingdom, 16 September 2011.

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
“The Jamaica-Britain Border and Drug Trafficking”, The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, Issue 390, (June 2007), pp.279-303.

“Bilateral Diplomacy:  Re-thinking the Jamaica-United States Shiprider Agreement”, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, Volume 3, Number 3, (October 2008), pp. 253-276.

“The US-Caribbean Border: An important security border in the 21st century”, The Journal of Borderlands Studies, Volume 24, Number 3, (2009), pp. 1-20.

“Critical Pedagogy and the University of the West Indies Foundation Course: Law, Governance, Economy and Society”, The UWI Quality Education Forum, Number 17, (January 2011), pp. 1-26.


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