Alejandro de la Fuente

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.