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Dr. Kristi Kenyon's Publications


Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2017. Resilience and Contagion: Invoking Human Rights in African HIV Advocacy. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press. ISBN: 9780773550995 (paperback)


Kenyon, Kristi Heather, Regiane Garcia, Ada Chukwudozie. 2024. “Client health is part of my job:” A Qualitative Study of Attitudes and Experiences of Legal Personnel in British Columbia’s Downtown Community Court.” Journal of Community Safety and Well-Being 9(2): 109-113. https://www.journalcswb.ca/index.php/cswb/article/view/372 (Social Innovation Narrative)

Kwarteng, Alexander, Kristi Heather Kenyon, Samuel Opoku-Asiedu, Garcia A. Regiane, Priscilla Kini, Efiba Senkyire Kwarteng, and Emmanuel Kobla Atsu Amewu. 2023.  “Knowledge and Perceptions of Lymphatic filariasis patients in selected hotspot endemic communities in southern Ghana” PLOS Global Public Health 3(10): e0002476. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0002476

Kenyon, Kristi Heather and Tshepo Madlingozi. 2022. "‘Rainbow is not the new black’: #FeesMustFall and the demythication of South Africa’s liberation narrative." Third World Quarterly 32(2): 494-512 DOI: 10.1080/01436597.2021.2014314.

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2020. “Disrupting Structures of Power In and Through Academic Writing” In: Symposium on Brooke Ackerly's Just Responsibility: A Human Rights Theory of Global Justice.  Journal of Global Ethics 16(1): 95-98.

Garcia, Regiane, Kristi Heather Kenyon, Claire Brolan, Juliana Coughlin and Daniel Guedes. 2019. “Court as a Health Intervention: A Qualitative Analysis of Vancouver’s Downtown Community Court and Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals.” Globalization and Health 15(80). 

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2019. “Health Advocacy on the Margins: Human Rights as a Tool for HIV prevention among LGBTI communities in Botswana.”  Journal of Contemporary African Studies 37(2-3): 257-273.

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2019. "Viewing International Concepts through Local Eyes: Activist Understandings of Human Rights in Botswana and South Africa" The International Journal of Human Rights  23(9): 1395-1421.

Kenyon, Kristi Heather, Lisa Forman and, Claire Brolan. 2018. “Editorial: Deepening the Relationship between Human Rights and the Social Determinants of Health: A Focus on Indivisibility and Power” in Health and Human Rights: An International Journal  20(2): 1-10.

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2017. “Bringing the Field into the Classroom: Methods and Experiential Learning in the ‘Politics of Development.’” Politics 37(1): 97-112.

Kenyon, Kristi Heather and Regiane Garcia. 2016. “Exploring Human Rights-Based Activism as a Social Determinant of Health: Insights from Brazil and South Africa.” Journal of Human Rights Practice 8(2): 198-218.

Kenyon, Kristi, Hélène Frohard-Dourlent, and Wendy D. Roth. 2012. “Falling between the Cracks: Ambiguities of International Student Status in Canada.” Canadian Journal of Higher Education 42(1): 1-24.

Kenyon, Kristi. 2005. “Routine Testing for HIV: the View from Botswana.” In: “Roundtable on Scaling Up HIV Testing.” Health & Human Rights: An International Journal 8 (2): 21-23.


McMillan, Colleen, Alexander Kwarteng, Kristi Heather Kenyon and Mary Asirifi. 2023. “Transnational Research Contexts Examining Researcher Positionality - Understanding Self as a First Step to Transnational Research” in The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Participatory Inquiry, Eds. Meagan Call-Cummings, Melissa Hauber-Özer, and Giovanni Dazzo.

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2023. “I want my name:” Autonomy, Protection and Attribution in Research Interviews with 'Vulnerable' Populations.” Messy Ethics in Human Rights Work. Lara Rosenoff Gauvin, Maritza Felices-Luna, Christina Clark-Kazak, Shayna Plaut and Neil Bilotta. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press).  

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2023. “Relishing the Roots: The Promise and Peril of Decentralizing Human Rights Discourse,” In Human Rights at the Intersections: Transformation through Local, global and Cosmopolitan Challenges. Eds. Anthony Tirado Chase, Pardis Mahdavi, Hussein Banai and Sofia Gruskin. (New York: Bloomsbury Academic), 23-32.

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2021 “Power and Politics in the Unexpected,” In Teaching International Relations in a Time of Disruption. Eds. Heather Smith and David Hornsby. (New York: Palgrave MacMillan), 103-116.

Kenyon, Kristi Heather, Juliana Coughlin and David Bosc. 2021 “‘‘Born Free’: it’s cute, but it’s a lie”: #FeesMustFall and Youth Counter-Narratives of Continuity in South African History,” In Young People and Youth Culture in Africa. Ed Paul Ugor. (Rochester, N.Y.: University of Rochester Press), 352–384. 

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2021. “Questioning in the Classroom: Challenging the Status Quo in an Era of Flux,” In Teaching and Learning in a Time of Disruption. Eds. Heather Smith and David Hornsby. (London: Palgrave Pivot), 103-116.

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2015. “Localizing the Global/Globalizing the Local: Reconciling Botho and Human Rights in Botswana,” in Social Practice of Human Rights, ed. Joel Pruce. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan), 101-120.

Kenyon, Kristi. 2012. “Reasons for Rights: A Qualitative Approach to Rights Use Among HIV Advocacy Groups,” in Beyond the law: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Human Rights, ed. Frans Viljoen (Pretoria, South Africa: Pretoria University Law Press), 67- 94.


Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2022. “LGBT Rights in Botswana: What is the City of Gaborone’s role?” Training Case Study for Municipal Officials and Facilitator’s Guide. Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy. https://icld.se/en/publications/learning-case-sexual-orientation-and-human-rights-in-botswana-the-city-of-gaborones-role/

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2022. “Securing the Right to Housing and Services in eThekwini’s Informal Settlements.” Training Case Study for Municipal Officials and Facilitator’s Guide. Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy. https://icld.se/en/publications/learning-case-securing-the-right-to-housing-and-services-in-ethekwinis-informal-settlements/ 

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2022. “Cape Town’s Quest for Accessible Transportation.” Training Case Study for Municipal Officials and Facilitator’s Guide. Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy. https://icld.se/en/publications/learning-case-cape-towns-quest-for-accessible-transportation/

Kenyon, Kristi Heather. 2021. “Policy Brief 12: Human Rights in Gaborone and Johannesburg: Finding Meaning in Context”  Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy. https://icld.se/publikationer/kristi-heather-kenyon-2021-human-rights-in-gaborone-and-johannesburg-finding-meaning-in-local-context/  

Boland, R., Kenyon, K., Spratt, S., Stegling, S., Upadhyay, S., Wills, C.  2006. Health Care Staff Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Confidentiality of HIV Test Results in Botswana. Prepared for the United States Agency for International Development by POLICY Project and the Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS.

Botswana Network on Ethics Law and HIV/AIDS. 2005. Human Rights and HIV: A Manual for Action, Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS, Gaborone, Botswana.  [Editor, project coordinator, lead author, wrote the following modules: “Human Rights, HIV & AIDS,” “Testing for HIV,” “Confidentiality & HIV/AIDS,” “Women, HIV/AIDS & Human Rights,” “Men, HIV/AIDS & Human Rights,” “Research & HIV/AIDS”].