Marifeli Pérez-Stable

Marifeli Pérez-Stable

Marifeli Pérez-Stable, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Sociology in the Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies at Florida International University.

Dr. Pérez-Stable is a Senior Non-Resident Fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue in Washington, D.C. She is the author of The Cuban Revolution: Origins, Course, and Legacy (Oxford University Press, third edition, 2012) and The United States and Cuba: Intimate Enemies (Routledge, 2011). She is also the editor of Looking Forward: Comparative Perspectives on Cuba's Transition (University of Notre Dame Press, 2007). In 2001-2003, she chaired the task force on "Memory, Truth, and Justice" which issued the report, Cuban National Reconciliation. From 2004 to 2009, she served as Vice President for Democratic Governance at the Inter-American Dialogue. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an associate of COMEXI, the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations.

Her column on Latin American topics appeared every other Thursday in the Miami Herald. Her opinion pieces have also appeared in El País, the Financial Times, La Vanguardia, El Clarín, Excelsior, El Nuevo Herald, and The Nation. She is an editorial contributor to the Real Instituto Elcano and Infolatam.


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