Vincent J. Del Casino, Jr.

About Vincent J. Del Casino, Jr.

Professor of Geography and Development; Vice President for Academic Initiatives and Student Success. He is part of the Dialogues in Human Geography and Social and Cultural Geography editorial boards and recently co-edited A Companion to Social Geography (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011) and Derrida and the Future of the Liberal Arts (Bloomsbury, 2013).

Research Interests

Vincent Del Casino is a broadly trained human geographer with interests in social and cultural geography, health geography, geographic thought and history, sexuality studies, HIV/AIDS, and sexual and health politics in Southeast Asia and Long Beach, California. His most recent projects include studies of the relationships between HIV prevention programs and drug use, the politics of 'the body' and biomedicine, and the interconnections between transportation, mobility, and homelessness.

Editorial Boards, Dialogues in Human Geography and Social and Cultural Geography

Public Lecture, Society, Geography, and the New Longevity

Editorial, Want an Online Degree? Net Neutrality Threatens That

Student Engagement Defined, Concept of UA Student Engagement Initiative

Selected Publications

Marston, S., P. Knox, D. Liverman, V.J. Del Casino Jr., P. Robbins (2017) World Regions in Global Context. 6th Edition. New Jersey: Pearson.

House-Peters, L., V.J. Del Casino Jr., and C.F. Brooks (2017) Dialogue, Inquiry, and Encounter: Critical Geographies of Online Higher Education. Progress in Human Geography (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0309132517735705

Bissell, D. and V.J. Del Casino Jr. (2017) Whither labor geography and the rise of the robots? Social and Cultural Geography, DOI:  10.1080/14649365.2016.1273380.

Del Casino, V.J., Jr. (2017) Social geography(ies) III: bugs. Progress in Human Geography, DOI: 10.1177/0309132516681702.

Del Casino, V.J., Jr. (2016) Social geographies II: robots. Progress in Human Geography. DOI: 10.1177/0309132515618807.

Del Casino, V.J., Jr. (2015) Social geography I: food. Progress in Human Geography DOI: 10.1177/0309132514562997.

Del Casino, V.J., Jr. and C.F. Brooks (2015) Talking about bodies online: Viagra, YouTube, and the politics of publicized sexualities. Gender, Place, and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography, 22(4): 474-493.

Del Casino, V.J., Jr., M. Butterworth, and G. Davis (2014) The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 14, Issue 7, Pages 546 - 547, July, doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(14)70802-3 (copy of the paper is here).
 

Caputi, M. and V.J. Del Casino Jr. (eds) (2013) Derrida and the Future of the Liberal Arts: Professions of Faith. London: Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy

Del Casino, V.J., Jr. (2012) Drugs, sex, and the geographies of sexual health in Thailand, Southeast Asia. Social and Cultural Geography 13 (2): DOI 10.1080/14649365.2012.655776.

Del Casino, V.J., Jr., M. Thomas, P. Cloke, and R. Panelli, eds. (2011) A Companion to Social Geography. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Jocoy, C.L. and V.J. Del Casino Jr. (2010) Homelessness, travel behavior, and the politics of transportation mobilities in Long Beach, California. Environment and Planning A, 42: 1943-1963.

Del Casino, V.J., Jr. (2010) Living with and experiencing (dis)ease. In Brown, T., McLafferty, S., and Moon, G. (eds) A Companion to Health and Medical Geography, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 188-204.

Dorn, M.L., C.C. Keirns, and V.J. Del Casino Jr. (2010) Doubting dualisms. In Brown, T., McLafferty, S., and Moon, G. (eds) A Companion to Health and Medical Geography, Chichester: Blackwell, pp. 55-78.

Del Casino, V.J., Jr. (2009) Social Geography: A Critical Introduction. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Del Casino, V.J., Jr. and C.L. Jocoy (2008) Neoliberal subjectivities, the ‘new’ homeless, and struggles over spaces in/of the city. Antipode: A Journal of Radical Geography, 40 (2): 192-199.

Del Casino, V.J., Jr. (2007) Flaccid theories and the geographies of sexual health in the age of Viagra. Health and Place 13 (4): 904-911.

Del Casino, V.J., Jr. and S.P. Marston (2006) Social geography in the U.S.: everywhere and nowhere. Social and Cultural Geography 7 (6): 995-1009.  

 
 
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Contact Information

Vincent J. Del Casino, Jr.
Professor
Telephone: 520-621-6688
Office: Administration 401

Degree(s)

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Geography, 2000

M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Geography, 1995

B.A., International Relations and East Asian Studies, Bucknell University, 1990

Courses Taught

GEOG/LAS/MENA 251, World Regions: Comparative and Global Perspectives

GEOG 696B, Seminar in Cultural Geography (Health, Biopolitics, and the Body)

GEOG 658, Seminar in Critical Research Methods

GEOG 698, History of Geographic Thought