Michelle Chase received her doctorate from the history department of
New York University. Her dissertation, “A Conflicted Liberation: The
Gender Politics of the Cuban Revolution, 1952–1962,” explores the role of
women and gender in the insurrection, revolution, and counterrevolution.
Jeffrey L. Gould is the James H. Rudy Professor of History at Indiana Uni-
versity, Bloomington, and the author of To Lead as Equals: Rural Protest and
Peasant Consciousness in Chinandega, Nicaragua, 1912–1979 (1990), To Die in
This Way: Nicaraguan Indians and the Myth of Mestizaje, 1880–1965 (1998),
and with Aldo Lauria-Santiago, To Rise in Darkness: Revolution, Repression,
and Memory in El Salvador, 1920–1932 (2008).
Greg Grandin is a professor of history at New York University. He is the
author and editor of a number of books, including The Last Colonial Mas-
sacre: Latin America in the Cold War (2004) and The Blood of Guatemala: A
History of Race and Nation (2000), which won the Latin American Studies
Bryce Wood Award. His most recent book, Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of
Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City (2009) was a finalist for a National Book
Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Pulitzer Prize. He is a
member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Lillian Guerra is an associate professor of Caribbean history at the Univer-
sity of Florida, Gainesville. She is the author of two books, Popular Expres-
sion and National Identity in Puerto Rico (1998) and The Myth of José Martí:
Conflicting Nationalisms in Early Twentieth-Century Cuba (2005).