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Alex Dupuy

John E. Andrus Professor of Sociology, Emeritus

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BA University of Connecticut
MA Brandeis University
MAA Wesleyan University
PHD SUNY at Binghamton

Alex Dupuy

Professor of Sociology Alex Dupuy has published broadly on social, economic, and political developments in Haiti and the Caribbean. He is the author of Haiti in the World Economy: Class, Race, and Underdevelopment Since 1700 (1989); Haiti in the New World Order: The Limits of the Democratic Revolution (1997); The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community, and Haiti (2007); Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens. Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment (2014), and more than three dozen articles in professional journals and anthologies. He appeared several times on the News Hour with Jim Lehrer and on other television programs such as Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN and The Agenda with Steve Parkin on Toronto Public TV. He has also commentated on Haitian affairs on National Public Radio and other local NPR stations in Boston, Baltimore, Los Angeles, and Wisconsin Public Radio; and on the BBC's Caribbean Service, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Late Talk Program, and Radio Jamaica RJR 94 FM. He is particularly interested in issues of Caribbean political economy and social change.

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