Adviser: Louis A. Pérez, Jr.

Graduate Email: maikelfb@live.unc.edu

Education

B.A. University of Havana, 2003
M.A. University of Havana, 2005
PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2019
PhD dissertation: "Envisioning Capitalist Alternatives: Business Leaders and the Politics of Influence in Cuba, 1920-1940"

Research Interests

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.