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Hadassah St. Hubert, Ph.D

CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow at dLOC

Hadassah St. Hubert, Ph.D. is currently the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Latin American and Caribbean Studies with the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) at Florida International University. She received Ph.D. in History from the University of Miami and her dissertation, Visions of a Modern Nation: Haiti at the World’s fairs, focuses on Haiti’s participation in World’s Fairs and Expositions in the twentieth century. Hadassah served as the Assistant Editor for Haiti: An Island Luminous, a site dedicated entirely to Haitian history and Haitian studies. An Island Luminous pairs books, manuscripts, newspapers, and photos digitized by libraries and archives in Haiti and the United States with commentary by more than 100 authors at 75 universities around the world.  As a Postdoctoral Fellow with dLOC, she will lead programming and digitization efforts in collaboration with dLOC’s partner, L’Institut de Sauvegarde du Patrimoine National (ISPAN). In this cooperative project, she will provide training and expert technical assistance to ISPAN in its digitization efforts. In addition, she will increase access to and preserve Haitian information resources at ISPAN by digitizing archives, mapping sites, and making the archive available in English, French, and Haitian Creole.