“Les vaines douleures d’une mère haïtienne…“ – J. Kyll
Sophonie Milande Joseph is an urban planner and applied researcher. I enjoy conducting applied, mixed-methods research and ethnographic exploration of targeted beneficiaries lived experiences to develop policy recommendations for improved practice.
“There is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” – Virginia Woolf
My embodied, ethnographic research seeks to demonstrate transnational and multilingual planners’ experience of the social world and how it matters who works on cross-cultural planning theory and practice as all transnational, researcher-practitioners are not, in effect, interchangeable. I aim to complete my dissertation, Planning in Haiti, in order to achieve these scholar-activist goals.
“It’s easier to build strong children, then repair broken men” -Frederick Douglass
I am a social scientist with experience serving marginalized and diverse populations. I seek to contribute my mixed-methods, research and leadership skills in a learning environment. Practical competencies include planning, policy & applied research.