Alfonso W. Quiroz "has collaborated in the Cuba Project/Bildner Center as organizer and speaker in several international conferences sponsored by the Bildner Center at the Graduate Center. Professor Quiroz is co-editor, with Mauricio Font, and co-author of two books resulting from these conferences, Cuban Counterpoints: The Legacy of Fernando Ortiz (2005) and The Cuban Republic and José Martí: Reception and Use of a National Symbol (2006). He is working on a book on Cuban reformism and civil society during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. A former fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Washington, DC (2002-2003) he is now completing a book project on the history of corruption in Peru. Professor Quiroz, curator of two exhibitions on the war of 1898, teaches at Baruch College and the Graduate Center's Ph.D. Program in History and is the author of several books, chapters, and articles on Peruvian financial history and Cuban socioeconomic history."