Research Associate, Committee on Global Thought

Darlene Dubuisson is a Research Associate for the CGT Signature Research Project “Youth in a Changing World.”  She is a Ph.D. Candidate in the joint Applied Anthropology program at Columbia University. Her research interests include transnationalism, migration, intellectualism, and the intergenerational transfer of knowledge. Her dissertation research is on the reintegration of academic/intellectual diaspora returnees to Haiti, as well as, the new generation of Haitian university students, artists, activists, and scholars, as they try to carve new intellectual spaces and engage in the global knowledge economy through transnational collaboration, media, and technology.

Darlene holds adjunct teaching appointments at The City University of New York and the State University of Haiti. She has earned a Bachelor’s in English Literature from Boston University and an M.A. in International Educational Development from Columbia University, Teachers College.