BROOKLYN, NY — Jean Eddy Saint Paul, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Leveraging more than three decades of excellence in political sociology and Haitian studies, Dr. Saint Paul has earned distinction as a professor with Brooklyn College of CUNY. Since 2016, he has focused his efforts on researching and teaching courses in political sociology, social policy, social theory, sociology of religion, and Haitian studies. Additionally, the current Brooklyn College Sociology Professor has served as the founding director of the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute of Brooklyn College (2016-2020), and has been a valued member of the National Council for Science and Technology (Conacyt in Spanish), the Haitian Studies Association, and the Latin American Studies Association, among other professional organizations.
Prior to his current role, Dr. Saint Paul began his international career as a research associate for the Centro de Estudios Internacionales of El Colegio de México in 2008 and became a project investigator for The Interdisciplinary Program of Studies on Religion of Colegio Mexiquense in 2009. Afterwards, he distinguished himself as one of the Best Visiting Professors at the Jesuit Universidad Iberocamericana where he taught Comparative Politics for the PhD Program in Political and Social Sciences, and Political Theory for the Masters Program in Sociology. Following this period, from 2010-2016, he served as a professor and researcher for Universidad de Guanajuato where he co-founded the PhD Program in Law, Politics, and Government.
Among his professional accomplishments, he is proud to have received many citations and recognitions for his work, including his induction as Haitian Roundtable 1804 Changemaker, an Education Leadership Award from the Haitian Medical Association Abroad (AMHE), and his Congressional Recognition for outstanding service to the community. His greatest satisfaction is to be found in his service to the community. Professor Saint Paul is constantly asked to write letters of recommendations on behalf of both students and colleagues.
A passionate Professor, Dr. Saint Paul is an inspiration for the various generations of students he has taught. On May 18, 2022, one of his students in Contemporary Social Theory, wrote in an email- “Hello Professor, I hope everything is going well. Thank you for another wonderful semester, and for passing on your knowledge for us to become better prepared in facing real-world experiences. Thank you for all the effort and support you give to me and other students making the college experience especially during these troubling times feel comfortable. I will keep in contact when I need advising, have a great summer!” Currently, this student is accepted with a full scholarship into a prestigious PhD program in sociology.
Over the course of his career, Professor Saint Paul has contributed a wealth of written work to his field, more exactly the publication of 55 scientific publications that include two books, book chapters and journal articles. His newest groundbreaking article titled, “Understanding Haiti Through the Power of the Social Forces in Interaction” was published by the prestigious Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (GJIA), a bi-annual peer-reviewed academic journal covering international affairs.
Prior to embarking on his professional journey, Dr. Saint Paul earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Université d’État d’Haïti in 2000. Following this achievement, he attained a master’s degree in Latin American studies from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Columbia in 2002. He then gained a Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology from El Colegio de México in 2008. Well-qualified in his field, he holds a Diplôme Supérieur in library science from Université Antilles-Guyane in Pointe-à-Pitre, Martinique, and a Diplomado in cultural studies from Instituto Pensar de la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.
Dr. Saint Paul is one of the few Haitian intellectuals who has worked as a visiting professor at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) and is the first and only Haitian to be accepted and complete graduate studies in the department of political science and international relations at the Jesuit Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. He is also the first and only Haitian to have completed a Doctor of Philosophy in the sociology program at El Colegio de México since the foundation of the institution in 1940. Within the coming years, Dr. Saint Paul intends to finish and publish two new books on the political culture of the Haitian ruling class, and civil society and politics of memory. He also plans to establish his own platform to have better connections beyond academia.
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