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Adrián López Denis

Brown University

Adrián López Denis is a At the time of filming, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in international humanities at the Cogut Center for the Humanities at Brown University. His primary field of specialization is the cultural and social history of the Spanish Caribbean, with a focus on disease, medicine, and society. López Denis is a Cuban-born scholar, and earned a BA in biology as well as a BA in library science focusing on the study of colonial scientific journals. He also completed an MA in economics, with a concentration in international development, as well as an MA in Latin American studies, with a focus on the comparative study of popular religions. He received his PhD in history at UCLA and has lectured widely and published a variety of articles in English and Spanish.

His videos are used in these Choices Program curriculum units:
History, Revolution, and Reform: New Directions for Cuba
Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate
Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies

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