Adrián López Denis

Brown University

Adrián López Denis is a Postdoctoral Fellow in international humanities at the Cogut Center for the Humanities, 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. He has lectured widely and published a variety of articles in English and Spanish.

López Denis’s 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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