David Tezil, Associate Instructor, Haitian Creole
David is a native of Haiti and Haitian Creole instructor at Indiana University. Born in Port-au-Prince, not only has David been serving and supporting humanitarian efforts in Haiti, but also, he is conducting research on various linguistic areas related to language, literacy, bilingualism, and sustainable development as he continues to advocate for policy changes. David has also worked with the Haitian communities in South Florida as an interpreter and language facilitator for the Department of Multicultural Education of Palm Beach School District I, and contributed to the implementation of bilingual and multicultural learning materials for Haitian speaking students as well as adult literacy programs. He is currently completing a doctoral degree in linguistics at Indiana University.