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Claire Antone Payton

Claire Antone Payton is a scholar of the Caribbean specializing in urban history, memory, and natural disaster. She received her Ph.D. in History from Duke University in 2018 and a Masters in History and French Studies from New York University in 2012. In 2010, she created the Haiti Memory Project, an oral history initiative that documented first-person testimonies of the deadly Port-au-Prince earthquake and life in its aftermath.