Author: Gina Athena Ulysse

Gina Athena Ulysse is Associate Professor of African-American Studies, Anthropology and Feminist Gender and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. A poet as well as performance artist, she has toured colleges and universities with her one-woman show “Because when God is too Busy: Haiti, me & THE WORLD.” The Haitian-born Ulysse has been blogging on Huffington Post since January. Visit her website at

Haiti’s Future: Repeating Disasters

[1] My first response to seeing a series of pictures of the decimated Port-Au-Prince after the January 12th earthquake was “How will they build factories now?”1 Prior to that date many of us concerned with the desperate state of things in Haiti had been focused on the man-made disaster that was currently in the making […]