B.A. University of Havana, 2003
M.A. University of Havana, 200
My dissertation, “Envisioning Capitalist Alternatives: The Emergence of Urban Entrepreneurs and the Politics of Influence in Cuba, 1920-1940” investigates the organization of urban entrepreneurs in voluntary associations, such as Rotary Clubs, and their transformation into civic power groups.
Some Notable Publications
- Book Chapter: “District 25: Rotary Clubs and Regional Civic Power in Cuba, 1916-1940,” in State of Ambiguity: Civic Life and Cultural Form in Cuba's First Republic (Durham: Duke University Press, 2014) [PhD dissertation excerpt]
- Book: Sociabilidad y cultura del ocio: Las élites habaneras y sus clubes de recreo, 1902-1930 (Havana: Fundación Fernando Ortiz, 2009)
- History of Latinos in the United States
- Latin America since Independence