Gariot Pierre Louima is a writer and educator with experience in recruitment, enrollment management, fundraising, and marketing communications. He served in multiple capacities at Goddard College, most recently as the dean of enrollment and external affairs. Previous to that experience he was the chief communications officer and founding coordinator of the Writing Institute at Antioch College, an editorial director at Miami Dade College, and an editor and publicist at Nova Southeastern University. Gariot taught writing at Antioch College, Broward College, and Florida Career College. His short stories have been published in the journals The Caribbean Writer, carte blanche, Tupelo Quarterly, Crossing Borders, and Obsidian: Literature in the African Diaspora, and in the anthology So Spoke the Earth. His critical essay, “Finding Identity in the Space between Haiti and the U.S.,” appeared in Representations of Internarrative Identity (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015). He began his career as a journalist and reported for The Palm Beach Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, and (New Orleans) Times Picayune.
PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies (Humanities & Culture), Union Institute & University
MFA in Writing and Literature (Fiction), Bennington College Writing Seminars
MS in Management (Leadership), Nova Southeastern University
BS in Communication (Journalism and Creative Writing), University of Miami