Alice B. Kelly

Alice B. Kelly

Research Areas

Political Ecology
Criminal Activity in US National Parks
Protected Area Effectiveness

Professional website


Kelly, A.B. and C. Gupta. Accepted. Protected Areas: Offering Security to Whom, When and Where? Environmental Conservation.

Kelly, A.B. and M. Ybarra. Accepted. Introduction to Special Issue: Protected Areas, Conservation and Security. Geoforum.

Kelly, A.B. and N.L. Peluso. 2015. Frontiers of Commodification: State lands and their formalization. Society and Natural Resources. Available Online.

Putzel, L., Kelly, A.B. Cerutti, P.O., and Y. Artati. 2015. Formalization as development in land and natural resource policy. Society and Natural Resources. Available Online.

Kelly, A.B. 2014. The Crumbling Fortress: Territory, Access, and Subjectivity Production in Waza National Park, Northern Cameroon. Antipode: 47(3) 730-747.

Kelly, A.B. and N.M. Kelly. 2014. Validating the Remotely Sensed Geography of Crime. Remote Sensing.

Gupta, C. and A.B. Kelly. 2014. The Social Relations of Fieldwork: Giving Back in a Research Setting. Journal of Research Practice: 10(2).

Kelly, A.B. 2014. Drawing Lines in the Mud: Giving Back (or trying to) in Northern Cameroon. Journal of Research Practice: 10(2).

Kelly, A.B. 2013 “Property and Negotiation in Waza National Park” Land Deal Politics Initiative Working Paper, Transnational Institute Environmental Justice Program.

Fortmann, L., Baker-Medard, M. and A. B. Kelly. 2013. “Connections: The Next Decade of Rural Sociological Research on Natural Resources and the Environment.” Rural America in a Globalizing World. Ransom, E., Jenson, L. and C. Bailey [ed.s]. Morgantown West Virginia: University of West Virginia Press.

Kelly, A.B. 2011. Conservation practice as primitive accumulation. The Journal of Peasant Studies, 38(4), 683–701.
Reprinted in Peluso, N. L. and Christian Lund (Ed.s). 2012. New Frontiers of Land Control. New York: Routledge. Chapter 2.
Reprinted in Journal of Peasant Studies 40: Greening Agrarian Studies Virtual Special Issue, available April 17, 2015.