Articles by Damion Blake

Jamaica Observer publishes Blake’s commentary on culture and violence in Jamaica

October 7, 2022

Blake, an associate professor in the Department of Political Science & Policy Studies shares his research and analysis on violence in the Jamaica Observer newspaper. The article is entitled, Gangster's Paradise? Culture and the cost of violence in Jamaica. The article explores how a sub-culture of violence is gripping parts of the island triggering annual increases in gun crimes and homicides.

Jessica Carew and Damion Blake present at Duke Conference

April 8, 2016

Jessica Carew, assistant professor of political science, and Damion Blake, lecturer in political science & policy studies, presented at the Duke Conference on Race and Post Secondary Education on April 1-2, 2016.