Carlo H. Charles is a 2019 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar, currently completing a joint doctoral degree in sociology at McMaster University in Canada and geography at the CNRS-LC2S, Université des Antilles, France. His Ph.D. research looks at the interplay between migration, sexuality, and social liberalism among Haitian immigrants in Canada, the United States, and France.
As a migration scholar, his research has appeared in Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees and the Journal of Loss and Trauma. As an active contributor to knowledge dissemination to audiences beyond academia, his research has appeared in The Conversation Canada, National Post, The Globe and Mail, Medium, Caracas Chronicles, and LERRN.
He is the Chair of the Sociology Graduate Caucus at McMaster University. He is a Session Organizer for the Race and Ethnicity Research Cluster and a member of the Anti-Black Racism Subcommittee at the Canadian Sociological Association. He is also an Advisor on the Francophone Affairs Advisory Committee at the City of Toronto.