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General Information

Name:  Mark Overmyer-Velazquez  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: July 22, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mark Overmyer-Velazquez is an associate professor of history and director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Connectitcut. He has also been a contributor to many scholarly journals and was the editor of ''Latino America: A State-by-State Encyclopedia''.

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Best Book Prize, New England council on Latin American Studies in 2007 for

Visions of the Emerald City

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