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writer , History educator

Luis Martinez-Fernandez, Cuban, American history educator, writer. Recipient fellowship Pew Evangelical Scholars Program, 1994-1995.

Background

Martinez-Fernandez, Luis was born on January 14, 1960 in Havana, Cuba. Came to the United States, 1986. Son of Celestino and Luisa (Fernández).

Education

Bachelor in History, University Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, 1982. Master of Arts in History, University Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Duke University, 1990.

Career

Assistant professor, Augusta (Georgia) College, 1990-1992; assistant professor, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1992-1994; assistant to associate professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1994; chair department Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1998.

Connections

Married Margaret A. Fernández. Children: Andrés, Luis A.

father:
Celestino Martinez-Fernandez

mother:
Luisa (Fernández) Martinez-Fernandez

spouse:
Margaret A. Fernández

child:
Andrés Martinez-Fernandez

child:
Luis A. Martinez-Fernandez