For five summers, I've traveled to camps throughout Haiti to volunteer and assess the impact of participation on identity. The results of my research are detailed in my Ph.D. dissertation, "Playing Haitian: Musical Negotiations of Nation, Genre, and Self."
Want to know more? Check out this article that I wrote for the Journal of Haitian Studies, titled (Re)membering Haiti through Mizik Klasik. Can't get past the pay wall? Check out my research blog, What Haiti Looks Like.