Miguel Ángel Centeno is a professor of sociology and international affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of several works on Cuba and has also written widely on Latin America.
Armando Chaguaceda Noriega, a political scientist and historian, is a professor at CLACSO Virtual Campus, a member of Cátedra Haydeé Santamaría and Asociación Hermanos Saiz (Cuba), and a Ph.D. candidate at the Universidad Veracruzana.
Sujatha Fernandes is an assistant professor of sociology at Queens College, CUNY, and an expert on gender, race and class, as well as state-society relations, in Latin America and the Caribbean. She is the author of Cuba Represent! Cuban Arts, State Power, and the Making of New Revolutionary Cultures.
Eric Hershberg is director of the Latin American Studies program and professor of political science at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, and a former SSRC program director.
Lisandro Pérez is a professor of sociology at Florida International University in Miami. He is the founder and former director of FIU’s Cuban Research Institute.
Louis A Pérez, Jr. is J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History and director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas at the University of North Carolina.
Nelson P. Valdés is a professor of sociology at the University of New Mexico. He emigrated to the United States from Cuba in the early 1960s and has published extensively on the Cuban Revolution and on Cuba’s political culture.