Cuban Studies

Cuban Studies

Praise for Cuban Studies

A new editorial team led by Alejandro de la Fuente draws on scholarship from Cuba and around the world to make this multidisciplinary journal a must-read for those looking beyond the headlines for a deeper understanding of the rapid changes taking place on the island.

Foreign Affairs

Series Editor: Alejandro de la Fuente, Harvard University
Managing Editor: Cary Aileen García Yero, Harvard University
Book Review Editor: Lillian Guerra, University of Florida

Advisory Board

Senior Honorary Members

  • Carmelo Mesa-Lago, Founding Editor, University of Pittsburgh
  • Lisandro Pérez, City University of New York
  • Louis A. Pérez, Jr., University of North Carolina
  • Jorge Pérez López
  • Enrico Mario Santí, University of Kentucky


  • Manuel Barcia, University of Leeds
  • Velia Cecilia Bobes, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Mexico
  • Armando Chaguaceda, Universidad de Guanajuato
  • Jorge Duany, Florida International University
  • Maria Estorino, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Omar Everleny Pérez, Universidad de la Habana
  • Julio César Guanche, Universidad de la Habana
  • Katrin Hansing, City University of New York
  • Marial Iglesias, Harvard University
  • Jill Lane, New York University
  • Arturo López Levy, University of Denver
  • Lillian Manzor, University of Miami
  • Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz, Stanford University
  • Consuelo Naranjo Orovio, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
  • Iván de la Nuez, Fundación Periodismo Plural
  • Andrea O’Reilly Herrera, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Silvia Pedraza, University of Michigan
  • Maria de los Angeles Torres, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Eduardo Torres Cuevas, Casa de Altos Estudios Fernando Ortiz
  • Pavel Vidal Alejandro, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
  • Esther Whitfield, Brown University

Series Editor

Alejandro de la FuenteHarvard University

A historian of Latin America and the Caribbean who specializes in the study of comparative slavery and race relations, Alejandro de la Fuente is the Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics and professor of African and African American studies. He also is the director of the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He is the author of Havana and the Atlantic in the Sixteenth Century and of A Nation for All: Race, Inequality, and Politics in Twentieth-Century Cuba, as well as the editor of Queloides: Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art and Grupo Antillano: The Art of Afro-Cuba.

Alejandro de la Fuente