Daniel P. Erikson
The Cuba Wars:
Fidel Castro, the United States, and the Next Revolution
Bloomsbury Press, 2008
Daniel P. Erikson is Senior Advisor for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
He has published more than forty articles on topics in hemispheric affairs in publications including The Brown Journal of World Affairs, Current History, The Fletcher Forum, Hemisphere, Journal of Democracy, The Latin America Advisor, the Los Angeles Times, the Miami Herald, Military Review, The National Interest, the Washington Post, and World Policy Journal. He is the co-editor of Transforming Socialist Economies: Lessons for Cuba and Beyond (Palgrave MacMillan, 2005), and is frequently cited by the U.S. and international press, having appeared as a guest analyst on ABC, Politics Live,the BBC, Bloomberg Television, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CNN, CNN en Espanol, National Public Radio, and Voice of America. He is fluent in Spanish and has traveled and lectured widely through Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe.
His past positions include Senior Associate for US Policy at the Inter-American Dialogue, Research Associate at Harvard Business School in Boston, MA and Fulbright-Garcia Robles Fellow for U.S.-Mexican Business in Monterrey, Mexico. He holds an M.A. in Public Policy from Harvard University and a B.A. from Brown University.