Several Latin American scholars denounced the State Department’s travel advisory as a ploy to undo the last vestiges of the Obama administration’s rapprochement with Cuba. “The fact remains that Cuba is the safest place in Latin America for foreigners to visit,” said Cuban expert Professor Eric Zolov.
Medical and humanitarian aid for Puerto Rico is being organized on Long Island by major health centers including Stony Brook Medicine with doctors and nurses volunteering to go to the storm-devastated U.S. territory.
A team of students and faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School recently received a $488,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their project, The Ph.D. Career Ladder Program (PCLP): A Grassroots Approach to Career Development.
Stony Brook Medicine presents legendary television personality Joan Lunden as this year’s keynote speaker, discussing “How to Be the CEO of Your Own Health" as well as seminars about health topics that concern women most.
Eric Zolov is a specialist in Latin American history, with research interests focused on the interplay between culture, politics, and international relations in twentieth-century Latin America, with a particular emphasis on the Cold War period. His research seeks to make connections between ideological articulations, consumptive practices, and broadly defined notions of power. He is co-editor of a documentary collection on US-Latin America relations, and has a particular expertise in Mexico, the subject of his next book.