Jean Eddy Saint Paul, Professor of Sociology. PhD in Sociology at El Colegio de México. Conducted theoretical and applied research in Haiti and Mexico. Published several books, articles, and contributions dealing with civil society, political sociology of the Haitian state and ruling class; the intersection between politics and religion. Works published in international academic and commercial publishers. Member of the National System of Scholars at the National Council of Science and Technology, in Mexico. Visiting Fellow in Paris and former Visiting Scholar at the Woodson Institute for AA & AS – University of Virginia.