My research is located at the nexus of critical development studies, feminist theory, and political economy with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. I bring these theoretical perspectives to my work on the economic restructuring of export industries, the gender and racial politics of labor, and, more recently, agro-food systems and development policy.
Werner, M. Global Displacements: The making of uneven development in the Caribbean. Antipode Book Series. Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.
Werner, M. Coloniality and the Contours of Global Production in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, 2011.
Werner, M. Contesting power/knowledge in Economic Geography: Learning from Latin America and the Caribbean. Invited contribution in New Companion to Economic Geography. Peck, J, Sheppard E, and T Barnes, Malden, MA: Blackwell.
Bair, J. and M. Werner. Introductory Essay -- Losing our Chains: Rethinking Commodities through Disarticulations. Environment and Planning A.
Bair, J and M Werner. The Place of Disarticulations: Global Commodity Production in La Laguna, Mexico. Environment and Planning A.
Mullings, B, Werner, M and L Peake. 2010. Fear and Loathing in Haiti: Race and the Politics of Humanitarian Dispossession. Acme: An internal E-journal for critical geographies 9(3): 282-300.
Werner, M. 2010. Embodied Negotiations: Identity, Space and Livelihood after Trade Zones in the Dominican Republic. Gender, Place and Culture 17(6): 725-741.
Werner, M and J Bair. 2009. After Sweatshops? Apparel politics in the circum-Caribbean. NACLA: Report on the Americas July/August: 6-10.
Traub-Werner, M. 2008. La globalización, el libre comercio, y la frontera haitiano-dominicano. Ciudades y Fronteras: Aproximaciones críticas a los complejos urbanos transfronterizos. Dilla, H, editor.Santo Domingo: Manatí. 205-230.
Traub-Werner, M. 2007. Free Trade: A Governmentality Approach. Environment and Planning A 39(6): 1441-1456.