Alan A. Aja
Puerto Rican and Latino Studies
Location: 1208 Boylan Hall
Alan A. Aja is an assistant professor and deputy chair in the Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies. His latest publications include a collaborative piece with Miranda Martinez in Latino/a Research Review (Fall 2012) and an essay in Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society (Fall 2012). Before academia, Aja worked as a labor organizer with the Texas State Employees Union, an environmental education researcher in Cuba, a human rights organizer with Amnesty International-Argentina and a participation coordinator at a refugee hostel in London. He is currently working on a book project on Afro-Cuban immigration experiences in South Florida.