Cuba-Europe Rela­tions Today

October 9, 2003 - 4:00 PM

Joaquín Roy
Jean Mon­net Pro­fes­sor
Direc­tor Euro­pean Union Cen­ter, Uni­ver­sity of Miami

Joaquín Roy (Lic. Law, Uni­ver­sity of Barcelona, 1996; Ph.D, George­town Uni­ver­sity, 1973), is Jean Mon­net pro­fes­sor of Euro­pean Inte­gra­tion at the School of Inter­na­tional Stud­ies, direc­tor of the Euro­pean Union Cen­ter, and Senior Research Asso­ciate of the North-South Cen­ter, of the Uni­ver­sity of Miami. He was pre­vi­ously on the fac­ulty of the School of Inter­na­tional Stud­ies of the Johns Hop­kins Uni­ver­sity and Emory Uni­ver­sity. His research and teach­ing areas are the Euro­pean Union, his­tory of polit­i­cal ideas, Latin Amer­i­can thought, intel­lec­tual his­tory and lit­er­a­ture, con­tem­po­rary ide­olo­gies, regional inte­gra­tion, tran­si­tions to democ­racy, and human rights poli­cies. Cuba, Argentina, Spain, Cen­tral Amer­ica, and European-Latin Amer­i­can rela­tions are among his regional inter­ests. His over 200 arti­cles and reviews have been pub­lished in “Revista Iberoamer­i­cana,” “Jour­nal of Inter-American Stud­ies,” “Revista Española de Dere­cho Comu­ni­tario,” “Revista de Estu­dios Inter­na­cionales,” “Afers Inter­na­cionals,” “Política Exte­rior,” “Rela­ciones Inter­na­cionales,” and “The Euro­pean Union Review.”
Among his 25 books are: Cuba y España: rela­ciones y per­cep­ciones (Madrid BCC, 1988), El pen­samiento demócrata cris­tiano (Madrid ICI, 1991), The Recon­struc­tion of Cen­tral Amer­ica: the Role of the Euro­pean Com­mu­nity (North-South Cen­ter, 1991), The Ibero-American Space/ El Espa­cio Iberoamer­i­cano (U.Miami/ Uni­ver­sity of Barcelona, 1996), Memo­rias de mi juven­tud en Cuba durante la guerra sep­a­ratista (Barcelona: Penín­sula, 1999), La siem­pre fiel: un siglo de rela­ciones hispano-cubanas (1898–1998) (Uni­ver­sity of Madrid, 1999), and Cuba, the U.S. and the Helms-Burton Doc­trine (Uni­ver­sity of Florida Press, 2000).