Frenand Léger is a native of Haiti who has taught Haitian-Creole and French studies at the college/university level for 15 years. He has also collaborated in major research projects on Haiti. He is currently a full-time faculty member in the Department of French at Carleton University, Ottawa Canada. Before joining Carleton in 2016, he taught French and Haitian Creole at Indiana University while completing his M.A. in applied linguistics. In 2016, he received his Ph.D. in French literature at the University of Toronto where he also taught a number of French language and literature courses.