MMUF PhD Lillian Guerra wins Guggenheim Fellowship

April 14, 2014

MMUF PhD Lillian Guerra (Dartmouth '92) has received one of 178 fellowships awarded by the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for 2014. Dr. Guerra, who is Professor of Cuban and Caribbean History at the University of Florida, was selected as an MMUF fellow at Dartmouth College and earned her PhD in history from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2000, following which she taught at Bates College and Yale University. She is the author of three books: Popular Expression and National Identity in Puerto Rico (1998), The Myth of José Martí: Conflicting Nationalisms in Early Twentieth-Century Cuba (2005), and Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption and Resistance, 1959-1971 (2012), with a fourth volume, Cartografía Corporal, a collection of short stories, forthcoming from Yale University Press. Warm congratulations to Dr. Guerra from all of us at MMUF!