Raymond Laureano-Ortiz

Raymond LAUREANO-ORTIZRaymond Laureano-Ortiz

The CSA wishes to say heartfelt thanks to Raymond Laureano for his years of sterling service as a member of the CSA family in the capacity as EC Council Member and Managing Editor of the CSA Journal. As we bid farewell to Raymond, we wish him all the best in his future endeavours. Raymond is still a proud CSA member.


Raymond LAUREANO-ORTIZ is a Puerto Rico-based engineer, management consultant, and historian with a PhD in Puerto Rico & Caribbean History. His PhD dissertation on the history of Puerto Rico’s international relations in the 1980s and 1990s received an Honorable Mention for the Caribbean Studies Association’s Best Dissertation Award in 2018. His research work has been included in academic publications from Puerto Rico, Haiti, Cuba, Martinique, France, Germany, and Argentina.

He is currently associated as a researcher to the Josef Korbel School of International Studies (University of Denver) and the Greater Caribbean Workgroup at CLACSO (Latin American Council of Social Sciences). He is a faculty member at the Center for Advanced Studies on Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. In addition, he is currently Vice President of the Association of Caribbean Historians and an Executive Council Member for the Caribbean Studies Association. Until recently, he was Chair/President of the UK Society for Caribbean Studies and Secretary of the Puerto Rican Studies Section of the Latin American Studies Association.

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