Jean Casimir teaches at the Université d’État d’Haïti (UEH) in the Faculté des Sciences Humaines. He began his career as a teacher and a scholar at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). He also taught as a visiting professor at Stanford University and Duke University in the United States and at the University of the West Indies, Mona in Jamaica. He served as a UN officer for the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean between 1975 and 1988 and as Ambassador to the United States and the Organization of American States between 1991 and 1997. He is the author of several works, including La Culture Opprimée (1981), Haïti et ses elites, l’interminable dialogue de sourds (2009), and La Caraïbe, une et divisible (1991).