Tonya ST. JULIEN Biography

Tonya is a history PhD student at Florida International University. As a recipient of the Posse Foundation Full-Tuition Leadership and Merit Based Scholarship, she completed her B.A. in Anthropology at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. She obtained her M.A. in African and African Diaspora Studies from Florida International University. For her doctoral work, Tonya investigates cultural representations of Haitian peasant culture from the Golden Age of Haitian tourism in the twentieth century. She is a McNair Graduate Fellow.

Ms. St. Julien will work at the Ministry of Interior and Local Communities.