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Reinaldo Román

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Associate Professor, History

Reinaldo L. Román is the author of Governing Spirits: Miracles and Spectacles in Twentieth-Century Cuba and Puerto Rico (UNC Press, 2007). He has published articles and book chapters in The Oxford Handbook of Latin American History, Journal of Religions in AfricaCentro, and Caribbean Studies. Román is currently working on a monograph titled Cuban Genesis that explores the history of espiritismo in late-colonial and republican Cuba. His article "Espiritismo and Urban Planning: Envisioning Regeneration in Havana and Oriente after 1898"  appeared in The Oxford Research Enclyclopedia of Latin American History in September 2016.

Selected Publications:

Roman, Reinaldo. Governing Spirits: Religion, Miracles, And Spectacles In Cuba And Puerto Rico, 1898-1956. University of North Carolina Press, 2007. Web.

Of note:

Parks-Heggoy Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching, UGA History Department, 2013

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