Laurent DuBois

Laurent Dubois is the author of "Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution," a "Los Angeles Times" Best Book of 2004. The Marcello Lotti Professor of Romance Studies and History at Duke University, Dubois has written on Haiti for the "Los Angeles Times," "The Nation," and the "New Yorker" Web site, among other publications, and is the codirector of the Haiti Lab at the Franklin Humanities Institute. He lives in Durham, North Carolina.