Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Marky Jean-Pierre

Visiting Assistant Professor- French and Italian

Contact Info

  • Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, Literacy and Culture, 2011
  • M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst, French and Francophone Studies, 2011
  • M.A., University of Massachusetts Boston, Applied Linguistics, 2005
  • B.A., University of Massachusetts Boston, Psychology, 2003
  • B.S., State University of Haiti, Psychology, 1995
Academic Experience
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2014-
  • Visiting Lecturer, Westfield State University, 2011-2014
  • Lecturer, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010-2013
  • Instructor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2005-2011
  • Adjunct Professor, Holyoke Community College, Hollyoke MA

Research & Teaching Specializations: Francophone Caribbean Literature; 20th Century French Literature; Language Ideology; Haitian Language, Culture, and History; Language Instruction; Contemporary Literary Theory; Post-colonial Theory

Related Experience
  • Consultant, United Nations, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1996-1998
  • Research, Haitian Institute of Childhood, 1993-1995
  • President of Board of Directors, Honor for Haiti Foundation (FONHOH), 2005-
  • USAID / RTI. Consultant and Language and Literacy Advisor, 2013-2014
  • Grant to develop online Hatian Creole courses, Tulane University
  • Fullbright Scholarship, France
  • UMass School of Education Dissertation Diversity Award
  • UMass School of Education Grant for computer literacy summer classes in Haiti
  • Haitian Creole
  • French
  • Spanish
Selected Publications
  • 2016. Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context: The Case of Haiti. Routledge, UK.
  • 2016. ‘€œKesyon Lang nan Ansèyman Siperyè nan Peyi Ayiti‘€. Haiti Perspectives, Vol 5(2).
  • 2013. “The Challenge and Promise of Multilingualism in the Caribbean: Focus on Haiti.” Bilingual Education and Language Policy in the Global South. Routledge, UK.
  • 2013. Pwoblem lang instriksyon an n Ayiti: Yon etid etnografik sou lang ask edikasyon an n Ayiyu. In Govain Renaud.
  • 2013. Developing Proficiency in English as a Foreign Language by Integrating Content and Language Learning in a High School in France: Implications for Plurilingualism.
  • 2010. Language and Learning in Haiti. Paper presented at the 2010 Comparative and International Education Society, Chicago, IL.
  • 2010. “Education in Haiti in the Aftermath of the 2010 Earthquake.” Haiti’s Recovery: Educational Perspectives, Possibilities, and Opportunities for Engagement. Chicago, IL.

Recently-taught Latin American-Related Courses: Intermediate Haitian Creole; French Media and Oral Performance; Advanced Haitian Creole.

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