Louis A Perez

Louis A. Perez Jr. is J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History and director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the author of many award-winning books, including"On Becoming Cuban: Identity, Nationality, and Culture" and "To Die in Cuba: Suicide and Society" (both from the University of North Carolina Press).