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Robert Maguire

Robert Maguire has previously been asked to share his ideas with Haitian leaders, the US Congress and the Haiti Donor Group. He is fluent in Creole and has visited Haiti over 100 times since he first visited in 1974. He has gone in the capacity of a U.S. government official with the Inter-American foundation and the Department of State, as a scholar and researcher, and always as a friend to Haiti and its people. From 1994–2001, Maguire served as the Coordinator of the Georgetown University Haiti Program, supported by the Ford Foundation, and in December 2001, was awarded a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to continue his policy-related work on Haiti. He became the Director of Programs in International Affairs at Trinity in September 2000.

Trinity University, Washington D.C. and US Institute of Peace

Robert Maguire has previously been asked to share his ideas with Haitian leaders, the US Congress and the Haiti Donor Group. He is fluent in Creole and has visited Haiti over 100 times since he first visited in 1974. He has gone in the capacity of a U.S. government official with the Inter-American foundation and the Department of State, as a scholar and researcher, and always as a friend to Haiti and its people. From 1994–2001, Maguire served as the Coordinator of the Georgetown University Haiti Program, supported by the Ford Foundation, and in December 2001, was awarded a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to continue his policy-related work on Haiti. He became the Director of Programs in International Affairs at Trinity in September 2000.

Events with this presenter

Headline and Cultural Forums

Building Haiti Back Better

Robert Maguire

Robert Maguire explains how the flight back to rural villages of a quarter of a million Port au Prince residents be leveraged to build rural infrastructure and reverse urban migration. Read More ››



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