Global Thinking Podcast – Robert Fatton Jr. (Part 2)

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In this week’s Thinking Global Podcast, Professor Robert Fatton Jr. talks to Kieran⁠⁠⁠@kieranjomeara⁠⁠⁠) and Edward (Edward Curry 5) about international politics in Haiti and the Caribbean. In the second of this two-part series, Professor Fatton speaks with his team about Haiti’s position on the “periphery” of the global economic system, humanitarian intervention, the Caribbean Community, and more.

Robert Fatton Jr. Julia A. Cooper Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs, Department of Political Science, University of Virginia@Virginia FollowHe also served as Chair of the Political Science Department from 1997 to 2004 and Associate Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Virginia from 2010 to 2012. He is the author of several books and numerous scholarly articles. His publications include: South African Black Consciousness (1986); The Birth of Liberal Democracy: Senegal’s Passive Revolution, 1975-1985 (1987); Predatory Dominance: State and Civil Society in Africa (1992); Haiti’s Plundered Republic: The Unending Transition to Democracy (2002); The roots of Haiti’s tyranny (2007); Haiti: Trapped on the Outer Rim (2014); The Mask of Exceptionalism: Unmasking Haitian and American National Narratives (2021). He received the Haitian Studies Association Award of Excellence in 2011 for “nearly a quarter century of commitment and contributions to the emerging field of Haitian studies.”

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