Erin Cloninger is a Duke University honors student pursuing a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations and Latin American Affairs. Erin has studied under Dr. Jean Casimir, former Haitian ambassador to the United States, and served as the Foreign Aid and Haiti Intern for the International Rescue Committee in the summer of 2010. She is currently writing an undergraduate thesis on disaster-induced migration with Haiti as a case study, and assists the Duke Haiti Lab in research related to women’s rights. She plans to graduate in May 2011.