de la Fuente, Alejandro M. 1963-
de la FUENTE, Alejandro M. 1963-
Born January 20, 1963, in Havana, Cuba; naturalized U.S. citizen; son of José and Sara (García) de la Fuente; married Patricia González (a counselor); children: Isabel. Education: University of Havana, law degree, 1985; University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D., 1996.
University of South Florida, Tampa, assistant professor of history, 1996-2000; University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, associate professor of history, 2002—.
Rockefeller Foundation fellow at University of Florida, 1996; grants, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 1998, and U.S. Institute of Peace, 1999; fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities, 2002.
A Nation for All: Race, Inequality, and Politics in Twentieth-Century Cuba, University of North Carolina Press (Chapel Hill, NC), 2001.
Contributor to periodicals, including Latin American Research Review, Latin American Perspectives, International Labor and Working Class History, Colonial Latin American Review, European Review of Latin American Studies, America Negra, Revista de Indias, Encuentro, Revista Española de Antropología Americana, and Asclepio.
de la Fuente's book has also been published in Spanish.
WORK IN PROGRESS:
Research for two books tentatively titled Havana and the Atlantic, 1550-1610 and Slavery and the Law in Cuba.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Hispanic American Historical Review, May, 2002, Aline Helg, review of A Nation for All: Race, Inequality, and Politics in Twentieth-Century Cuba, p. 386.