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

Members

  • Abigail McEwen, University of Maryland
  • Ada Ferrer, New York University
  • Ailynn Torres Santana, Instituto de Investigación Juan Marinello
  • Alison Fraunhar, Saint Xavier University
  • Christina Abreu, Northern Illinois University
  • Devyn Spence Benson, Davidson College
  • Esteban Morales, Universidad de la Habana
  • Jennifer Lambe, Brown University
  • Julio Antonio Fernández Estrada, Junta Directiva del Centro Cristiano de Reflexión y Diálogo de Cárdenas
  • Lester Tomé, Smith College
  • Luis Miguel García Mora, Fundación MAPFRE
  • Mario González Corzo, Lehman College
  • Mayra Espina, FLACSO, Oficial de Programas de la Cooperación Suiza en Cuba
  • Michael Bustamante, Florida International University
  • Odette Casamayor Cisneros, University of Connecticut
  • Rafael Rojas, División de Historia, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas
  • Ricardo Torres, Universidad de la Habana
  • Robin Moore, University of Texas
  • Tanya Saunders, University of Florida
  • Yoel Cordoví, Instituto de Historia
  • Yvon Grenier, St. Francis Xavier University
  • Zuleica Romay, Casa de las Americas

Former Board Members (2013–2018)

  • 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 Miami
  • 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 Editors

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

Cary Aileen García YeroHarvard University

Managing Editor

Cary Aileen García Yero is a PhD candidate in the history department at Harvard University. She studies the ways in which meanings of Cubanidad were negotiated and contested through artistic practices during the twentieth century in Cuba. She is the Cuba Studies Program Fellow at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. She has taught history courses at Simon Fraser University and the University of the Fraser Valley. Her work has been published in Studies in Latin America Popular Culture and Cuban Studies.

 

Cary Aileen García Yero

Lillian GuerraUniversity of Florida

Book Review Editor

Lillian Guerra is professor of Cuban and Caribbean History at the University of Florida. She is the author of a book of Puerto Rican history, published in 1998, and three books of Cuban history which together span most of the twentieth century. These include The Myth of José Martí: Conflicting Nationalisms in Early Twentieth-Century Cuba (2005), Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption & Resistance, 1959-1971 (2012), a recipient of the 2014 Bryce Wood Book Award, a prize presented by the Latin American Studies Association for the best book across all fields; and most recently, Heroes, Martyrs and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958​​, published by Yale University Press in 2018. Raised in Marion, Kansas by a ciefueguera and pinareño​, Dr. Guerra has researched and deepened family ties to Cuba in more than fifty visits over the last 24 years.

 

Lillian Guerra