University at Buffalo, Assistant Professor of History, 2009- Present
University at Buffalo, Associate Director, Caribbean Studies Program 2009-Present
Loyola Marymount University, Assistant Professor of History, 2007-2009
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, June 2007
M.A., History, University of California, Berkeley, May 2002
B.A. (Honors), History, Yale University, June 1999
Review, Louis Perez Jr., To Die in Cuba: Suicide and Society, Social History, Volume 31, Number 3, August 2006.
Article, "Latin America and the Question of Cuban Independence" (Currently under review)
Book Manuscript, Cuban Émigrés, Mexican Politics and the "Cuban Question," 1895-1902 (Currently being revised for publication)
New Faculty Seminar Series, Humanities Institute, University at Buffalo, February 2010
Title: "From Exile to Odyssey: The Incredible Journey of Ignacio Martín Arbona y Domínguez"
Atlantic Studies Workshop, Cultures and Texts, University at Buffalo, November 2009
Title: "Latin America and the Question of Cuban Independence"
Instituto de Historia, February, 2005(Havana, Cuba)
Title: "Historias Enterlazadas: El movimiento de inmigrantes e ideas entre México y Cuba de finales del siglo XIX a principios del XX"
Presentations: Latin American Studies Association conference, October 2010 (Toronto, Canada). Panel Organizer: New Approaches to circum-Caribbean History (roundtable)
Latin American Studies Association conference, June 2009 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Title:"Homeward-Bound in the circum-Caribbean: Cuban Exiles in the Age of Independence"
American Historical Association conference, January 2009 (New York City, USA)
Title: "Manuel Márquez Sterling and the Mexican Revolution"
Conference on Latin American History, January 2008 (Washington D.C.)
Commentator: Indigenous Struggles for Land and Liberty over time and Borders: Mexico (Chiapas), Brazil (Amazonia), Argentina (Patagonia)
Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies, November 2007 (Claremont, CA)
Title: "El Continente Americano: Mexican Student Journalists and Cuba"
Latin American Studies Association conference, September 2007 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Panel Organizer: Between and Beyond Nation: Popular Political Participation in a Transnational Perspective. Presenter: Title: "Dolores y Yara: The Building of Mexican-Cuban Solidarity, 1895-1898"
Latin American Studies Association conference, March 2006 (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Title:"Debating Mexico’s Liberal Tradition:
Pofirian Politics and the Question of Cuban Independence, 1895-1898"
Tepotzlan Institute for Transnational History of the Americas, July 2004 (Tepotzlan, Mexico)
Title: " ‘Viva Cuba Libre:’ Mexicans, Cubans and Spaniards and the Cuban Question in Mexico"
51st International Conference of Americanists, July 2003 (Santiago, Chile)
Title: "Crossing the Gulf: Cuban Expatriates in Mexico, 1895-1898"
Faculty Diversity Program Fellowship, SUNY, 2009-2012
Henry Morse Stephens Memorial Traveling Fellowship, UC Berkeley, 2004-2005
Henry Morse Stephens Memorial Traveling Fellowship, UB Berkeley, 2003-2004
Eugene Cota Robles Fellowship, awarded 2000
HIS 560/CRC500:Caribbean History (graduate)
HIS 506: North and South Atlantic Core (graduate)
HIS 426: Modern Latin America (undergraduate)
HIS 420: Beyond Paradise: The Making of the Modern Caribbean (undergraduate)
Executive Committee, Department of History (2009-2010)
Admissions Committee, Caribbean Studies Program (2009-2010)
Caribbean Studies Advisory Board (2009-2010)
Activities: Founding member and co-coordinator of the Trans-Americas Research Working Group.
Affiliations: American Historical Association Conference on Latin American History
Latin American Studies Association
Caribbean Studies Association
Languages: Spanish (Native Fluency)
English (Native Fluency)
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