Kevin DeJesus

Assistant Professor,  College of Arts & Sciences

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Today’s world is full of complex international relations and conflicts. My areas of expertise include such topics as middle eastern conflicts, U.S.-Russian relations, ISIS, terrorism, political violence and the humanitarian impacts of violently contentious politics.”


Kevin DeJesus’, Ph.D., extensive studies relative to critical human, historical, literary and political geographies provide expertise for conflict overseas and U.S.-foreign relations.

DeJesus has also traveled to Iraq and Gaza to gain a firsthand account of the turmoil in each region. He has contributed to local Rhode Island TV news and radio coverage of terrorism and international conflict.

Areas of Expertise

  • Geography
  • ISIS
  • Middle Eastern culture

Radio Appearances

  • July 2017: Mosul and ISIS; Death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, AM630/99.7F, Steve Klamkin and WPRO Saturday Morning News
  • June 2017: Recent trip to Kurdistan, Iraq; terror attacks in the UK; British election, AM630/99.7FM, Steve Klamkin and the WPRO Saturday Morning News
  • April 2017: U.S. airstrikes in Syria and the global response, AM630/99.7FM, The Dan Yorke Show
  • March 2017: Possible Russian involvement in U.S. election, AM630/99.7FM, Steve Klamkin and WPRO Saturday Morning News