Maria de Los Angeles Torres

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General Information

Name: Maria de Los Angeles Torres

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born:


Website: www.uic.edu/las/latamst/directory/torres.shtml

Email: torresma@uic.edu


Illinois Connection

María de Los Angeles Torres is director and professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to being the director and professor of Latin American and Latin studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Maria is a co-Principal Investigator for another on Youth Politics in the Age of Globalization, and was Co-Pi for a National Science Research Foundation Project: Civic Engagement in Three Latino Neighborhoods.

Published Works

  • In the Land of Mirrors: Cuban Exile Politics in the United States , University of Michigan Press, 2001
  • The Lost Apple: Operation Pedro Pan, Cuban Children in the U.S., and the Promise of a Better Future , Beacon Press, 2004
  • Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas, University of Illinois Press, 2013 - written with Irene Rizzini and Norma Del Rio

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

In the Land of Mirrors: Cuban Exile Politics in the United States

ISBN: 0472087886
Release Date: 2001-02-20

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The Lost Apple: Operation Pedro Pan, Cuban Children in the U.S., and the Promise of a Better Future

ISBN: 080700233X
Release Date: 2004-08-15

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Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

ISBN: 0252079205
Release Date: 2013-07-23

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Maria at: torresma@uic.edu

External Links

Maria de Los Angeles Torres on WorldCat

Maria de Los Angeles Torres on Amazon

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