I have published widely and given numerous talks on Haitian history, politics, and culture. Select publications are available here and a complete list is available on my CV.
ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
"Becoming a Force in the Zone: Hedonopolitics, Masculinity, and the Quest for Respect on Haiti’s Streets." Cultural Anthropology, 2014
Supplemental media and author interview available here.
"Unmaking the State in 'Occupied' Haiti." PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, 2012
Supplemental media available here.
"To Defend or Develop? On the Politics of Engagement Among Local Organizations, Before and After the Earthquake." Journal of Haitian Studies, 2012
"On Rituals of Governance: A Research Note on the Performative Logic of Sovereignty, Sparked by the Contemporary Practices of Bann a Pye [street bands] in Bel Air, Haiti." Journal of Haitian Studies, 2009
"Hero, Eulogist, Trickster, and Critic: Ritual and Crisis in Post-Katrina Mardi Gras." Seeking Higher Ground: The Race, Public Policy, and Hurricane Katrina Crisis Reader, Manning Marable and Kristen Clarke, eds., 2007
PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL WORK
"On Accidental Recoveries and Predictable Disasters". In Cultural Anthropology Episcopes, 2013
"MINUSTAH." In An Island Luminous, Digital Library of the Caribbean, 1st ed., s.v. Gainesville: University of Florida Digital Collections, 2012
"State Bricolage." In Social Text Periscope: Ayiti Kraze/Haiti in Fragments, 2010
"Haiti, Now and Next: State Bricolage." In Social Science Research Council Essay Forums, 2010