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Name: Baloyra, Enrique (1942-1997)
Fuller Form: Baloyra Herp, Enrique


Historical Note:

Dr. Enrique Baloyra was born in Cuba in 1942 and exiled to Miami in 1961 at the age of 19. After living in the United States for ten years, he received a PhD in political science from the University of Florida in 1971. He taught in his discipline at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and eventually took a position as associate dean of the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Miami, where he worked until his death in 1997.

Aside from being an accomplished political scientist and Latin Americanist, Baloyra was dedicated to Cuban issues, acting as a founder of the Cuban Committee for Democracy and the Centro de la Democracia Cubana. He served as president of the Coordinadora Social Demócrata and was a member of the Instituto de Estudios Cubanos.

Sources: http://www.jstor.org/stable/166426?seq=1
Note Author: Amanda Moreno






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