Haitian Studies Association

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Kiran Jayaram Jayaram

University of South Florida - Assistant Professor

Email: kjayaram@usf.edu
Open to talking with: Anyone, Educators (K-12), General Public, Government Officials, Journalists, Non-Profit Organizations, Policymakers, Scholars, Students (K-12), Students (College), Activists, Artists


Kiran Jayaram is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of South Florida. From 2014-2017, he held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Université d'Etat d'Haïti (Faculté d'Ethnologie). He specializes in an anthropology of political economy, mobility, and education. Kiran has taught university-level courses in the US, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. His work has appeared in several articles and book chapters, as well as two co-edited volumes, Keywords of Mobility (2016/2018) and Transnational Hispaniola (2018).