Mark Schuller Anthropologist Working in Haiti; Professor of NGOs

Mark Schuller is Associate Professor of Anthropology and NGO Leadership Development at Northern Illinois University and affiliate at the Faculté d’Ethnologie, l’Université d’État d’Haïti. Supported by the National Science Foundation Senior and CAREER Grant, Bellagio Center, and others, Schuller’s research on NGOs, globalization, disasters, and gender in Haiti has been published in two dozen book chapters and peer-reviewed articles as well as public media. He is the author or co-editor of seven books, including Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti, Killing with Kindness: Haiti, International Aid, and NGOs (winner, Margaret Mead Award), and Tectonic Shifts: Haiti Since the Earthquake. He is co-director / co-producer of documentary Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy. Schuller is co-editor of Berghahn Books’ Catastrophes in Context: a Series in Engaged Social Science on Disasters and University of Alabama Press’ NGOgraphies: a Series of Ethnographic Reflections of NGOs. He is board chair of the Lambi Fund of Haiti and active in several solidarity efforts.

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