UNIF Faculty

UNIF offers unique opportunities for visiting faculty to teach and perform research for a few weeks, a semester or a year. In the past UNIF has welcomed faculty from France, the United States, Cuba, Canada, the Netherlands and Haiti.

Most of UNIF’s current faculty members are Haitian professors, some of whom were educated abroad.

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Wiss Latouche Vice Rector General, University of Fondwa

Wiss Latouche has served as Vice Rector General at the University of Fondwa since 2012. He received his undergraduate degree in agronomy from the Faculté d’Agronomie et de Médecine Vétérinaire de l’Université d’Etat d’Haiti (2007) and his Master of Science degree in Agronomy from the Université de Corse, France (2011).

Latouche has special interests in community development, environmentally sustainable agriculture techniques and food production practices. His research activities include the assessment of systems of water and sanitation in Haiti and the effects of different storage materials on the chemical and physical stability of food products.

Latouche and his family are from the Leogane, Haiti area.

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Thomas Moteler Administrator, University of Fondwa

Thomas Moteler has served as Administrator for the University of Fondwa since the 2004 inauguration. He received his undergraduate degree in economic sciences from the Université d’Etat d’Haiti (2002) and Masters of Finance (2009) and Project Management (2012) from CREFIMA Centre de Recherche en Finance et en Management in Port au Prince. From 2003-2007, Thomas held the position of Administrator of Economic Activities for the Association of Peasants of Fondwa (APF) and in 2012-2013, he served as Project Director for a Caritas Italiana sponsored initiative, Strengthening Economic Activities for APF. In addition to his role as UNIF Administrator, Thomas was named as a professor in the Faculty of Business Management at UNIF in 2012. Thomas is from the Fondwa community.