Dr. Clouser is a cultural geographer whose research interests lie at the intersection of critical development theory, postcolonialism, and the geographies of emotion and affect. Her work examines humanitarianism and development in post-conflict Latin America, with a particular focus on Indigenous communities in Guatemala. She holds a PhD in Geography from Indiana University as well as an MA in Earth Science and a BA in Telecommunications from Ball State University.
Clouser, R. (2020). Development and denial: Guatemalan post-genocide development narratives. Geoforum, 117: 93-102.
Clouser, R., Méndez, Y. & Finn, J. (2020). Cities of Middle America. In S.D. Brunn, D.J. Zeigler, M. Hays-Mitchell, & J. Graybill (Eds.), Cities of the World, 7th edition (pp. 97-137). Rowman & Littlefield.
Zeigler & J. Graybill (Eds.), Cities of the World, 7th edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Clouser, R. (2019). Security, development and fear in Guatemala: Enduring ties and lasting consequences. Geographical Review, 109 (3): 382-398.
Rickly, J. & Clouser, R. (2019). Research Note: Spectacle and adventure philanthropy. Annals of Tourism Research, 77: 158-160.
Clouser, R. (2018). Reality and rumour: the grey areas of development work in Guatemala. Third World Quarterly, 39(4): 769-785.
Clouser, R. (2016). Nexus of emotional and development geographies. Geography Compass, 10(8): 321-332.
Clouser, R. (2014). Facing fear: The importance of engaging with fear in development literature. Progress in Development Studies, 14(2): 131-146.
Clouser, R. (2009). Remnants of terror: Landscapes of fear in post-conflict Guatemala. Journal of Latin American Geography, 8(2): 7-22.