Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Sabine Lamour

Sabine Lamour

Visiting Faculty, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Professor of Sociology, Université d'État d'Haïti

Sabine Lamour is a sociologist trained in France and Haiti. Her research and teaching focus on the epistemology of point of view, participatory perspective, grounded theory, materialist feminism, Afro-feminism and decolonial feminism. Since 2018, she has been a professor at the Université d'État d'Haïti (UEH). Her research focuses on gender relations, female migration, Haitian feminist movements, family dynamics in the Caribbean and the Haitian political system. In 2018, she co-edited a book entitled: Déjouer le silence: contre-discours sur les femmes haïtiennes, published by Éditions Remue-Ménage (Montreal). Her current research project explores the philosophical roots of Haitian feminism. Several prestigious academic journals have published her work, including Recherches Féministes, Chemins Critiques and Women, Gender, and Families of Color. Since 2005, she has worked with women's organizations as a feminist activist, independent consultant and trainer in both rural and urban settings. She is the former national coordinator (2017-2022) of the feminist organization SOFA. She is currently working on a monograph entitled The Philosophical Roots of the Haitian Feminist Movement.