Alain Gilles

Researcher

Alain Gilles
Email: ag952@columbia.edu
Mobile phone: +509 401-6212

Research Interests

Since September 2007 engaged as a researcher on the PRIO project 'Conflict Prevention in a DDR Context in Haiti'.
The project is financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
This project has its focus on local capacities for the prevention of violence in Haiti. The objective is to identify models of conflict prevention rooted in Haitian traditions or adaptable to the Haitian context, currently dominated by a large international demobilization, disarmament and reintegration (DDR)operation.

Background

Alain Gilles (Ph.D. in Sociology, Columbia), University College professor  and  currently vice-president in charge of academics at the university of Quisqueya, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Gilles has also taught in Canada, and  has collaborated with journals such as Amérique Latine (Paris), Reveu Canadienne des etudes lation-americaines et caraïbe (Canada), Collectifs Paroles (Canada) and the Journal of International Affairs.


Events

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Publications

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Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Hauge, Wenche Iren; Rachelle Doucet & Alain Gilles (2015) Building peace from below - the potential of local models of conflict prevention in Haiti, Conflict, Security & Development 15(3): 259–282.
Hauge, Wenche Iren;Doucet, Rachelle; & Gilles, Alain (2008) Conflict Prevention in a DDR Context in Haiti .

PRIO Paper

Gilles, Alain (2012) The Social Bond, Conflict and Violence in Haiti, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Gilles, Alain (2012) Lien Social, conflit et violence en Haïti [The Social Bond, Conflict and Violence in Haiti], PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.

Report - Other

Hauge, Wenche Iren; Alain Gilles; & Rachelle Doucet (2014) Conflict Prevention and Conflict Management in Haiti: Insight from Marginalized Communities. Phase III, A Report to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Oslo: CERDECS/PRIO.
Hauge, Wenche Iren; Alain Gilles; & Rachelle Doucet (2012) Conflict Prevention and Conflict management in Haiti: Insight from Marginalized Communities. Phase IIPRIO Oslo: Port-Au-Prince: Centre D’Études Et De Recherche Sur Le Développement Des Cultures Et Des Sociétés (CERDECS) and Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
Gilles, Alain (2012) Lien social, conflit et violence en Haïti: Une étude dans la région du Sud’Est: Centre D’Études Et De Recherche Sur Le Développement Des Cultures Et Des Sociétés (CERDECS) and Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
Gilles, Alain (2012) Lien social, conflit et violence en Haïti: Une étude dans la region du Sud.: Port-Au-Prince: Centre D’Études Et De Recherche Sur Le Développement Des Cultures Et Des Sociétés (CERDECS) and Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
Gilles, Alain (2008) État, Conflit et Violence en Haiti [State, Conflict and Violence in Haiti]: .