US-Cuban Educational Exchanges and the Culture of Peace

Sharing a second article I co-authored published in the “Forum on International Education” that examined how US students studying in Cuba helped promote a culture of peace. I do believe that in gradual ways having exchanges between students and faculty in the two countries helped contribute in some small way to the diplomatic opening finally […]

International Education Flows between the United States and Cuba (1959-2005)

As a way of celebrating the recent changes in US policy towards Cuba, I am sharing my research article published in the Journal of Cuban Studies, Vol, 37.  This article drew upon my experiences and research into US-Cuban relations, and the role that educational exchanges played in it.  Key people in both Cuban and the […]

“The Cuban Connection” – Chapter from my novel “The Spirits of Jade” (2011, Carnelian Press)

-Chapter 30 from “The Spirits of Jade,” Skye Stephenson – The Cuban Connection Barbara did manage to convince Jade to go to the art exhibit on 23rd Street.  What had done the trick was when Jade learned that the exhibit was at the Center for Cuban Studies.  According to Barbara, several of the top painters […]