Panelists will discuss the historical and political context in Haiti, the current political and humanitarian situation, as well as pathways forward.
Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, Ph.D. Professor of History, California State University San Marcos
Jean Eddy Saint Paul, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, former Founding Director of the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Louino ‘Robi’ Robillard, Co-founder of Konbit Soley Leve movement; Konbit Bibliyotek Site Soley; the Cite Soleil Peace Prize; Pak Nan Ginen; and Konbit San Pou San and Program Director of Future Generations Haiti and Rasin Devlopman
Cécile Accilien, Ph.D. Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor of African And African Diaspora Studies
Emmanuela Douyon, Founder of POLICITÉ and leader of Nou Pap Dòmi and Petrochallenger
Moderator: Prof. Diego Abente Brun, Director, Latin American and Hemispheric Studies Program, GWU
Discussant: Maryam Zarnegar Deloffre, Associate Professor of International Affairs and Director of the Humanitarian Action Initiative, GWU