- Gabriel Aleman Rodriguez
- Adjunct Instructor
- Department: Center for Latin American Studies
- Research Interests: His academic interests have orbited around Intellectual History, Latin American and Caribbean Political Thought, and its relationship with US imperialism at the beginning of the 20th century. He has worked on the nationalist discourse and the construction of nation-states in the same geographic-cultural context. During the last three years, he has been interested in Economic History and History of Economic Thought to analyze the evolution of monopolistic-financial capital in the Caribbean and the political-economic domination resulting from the Debt regimes imposed to the countries of the region. He also has extended to a contemporary analysis on political-economy, technocratic culture, neoliberalism, and the idea of “Crisis” in a triangular comparative between Latin America (including the Caribbean), the United States, and Europe.
- Email Address: Gabriel.aleman1@Rutgers.edu
- Background: Ph.D. in Culture and Society with a concentration in Latin-American History from the University of Barcelona, a Master’s degree in Latin-American Studies from the University of Barcelona, University Autonomic of Barcelona and Pompeu Fabra University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences with a concentration in Ibero-American Studies from the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo. He has taught Social Sciences, History, and Latin American Studies at the University of Puerto Rico in Río Piedras and Arecibo, where he also directs the Center for Ibero-American Studies.
- Courses taught at Rutgers: Latin American Studies: An Introduction (interdisciplinary, core course)