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Georges Fouron

Georges Fouron

Department of Africana Studies
Faculty Director, International Studies LLC
EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University

Georges Eugene Fouron, a native of Haiti, is Professor of Education and Social Sciences at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He graduated from the University of Haiti in International Affairs in 1969, obtained a Diploma in International Relations from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad in 1970, and an Ed.D from Teachers College, Columbia University in 1985.

His research endeavors focus is transnationalism and its effects as experienced by Haitians in Haiti and those of the Haitian Diaspora. He has published many peer reviewed articles in scholarly journals such as: Identities, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Comparative Urban and Community Research, the American Ethnologist, and many more. His latest book, authored with Nina Glick Schiller, Georges Woke up Laughing: Long-Distance Nationalism and the Search for Home, was published by Duke University Press in 2001. His latest manuscripts that are ready for review are: Living in Distant Proximities as Outsiders Within, New York's Haitian Transmigrants Articulate Their Long-Distance Nation-Building Designs for Haiti and Haiti's Migratory Streams at the Crossroads of Global Capitalism and the Politics of Competing Empires.

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