Notes on Contributors

Al Campbell is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Utah, and a longtime member of the Steering Committee of the Union for Radical Political Economics. His research interests are the nature of contemporary capitalism and more human-centered alternatives. His most recent book is the edited volume Cuban Economists on the Cuban Economy (2013).

Emilio Duharte Díaz is a professor and researcher in political science and applied ethics at the University of Havana. He is the editor or principal author of four books, including Teoría y Procesos políticos contemporáneos (2 vols., 2014), and co-author of three others. He has been a visiting lecturer in the US, the UK, Russia, Ukraine, Mexico, Honduras, Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, and South Korea.

Jesús Pastor García Brigos is a Senior Researcher at the Instituto de Filosofia in Havana. He is the author of over 100 articles and six books on political aspects of socialist construction in Cuba, on which he has also lectured in several European and Latin American countries. He has been a member of the Municipal Assembly of his home district for almost 25 years, and a member of the Provincial Assembly of the City of Havana for 9 years.

Julio César Guanche Zaldívar has been a professor at the University of Havana and has directed various national publications. He worked for several years with the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema. He is the author of five books, as well as many book-chapters, on 20th-century Cuban history and politics.

Jill Hamberg is an urban planner who has written extensively on housing and urban planning in Cuba.

Gerald Meyer is the author of Vito Marcantonio: Radical Politician, 1902-1954 and of some eighty articles/reviews on a wide range of subjects including the Left and cultural minorities. He co-edited The Lost World of Italian American Radicalism. He was a founding faculty member of Hostos Community College (CUNY), where he currently teaches part-time. He became active on the Left in the 1950s. He is co-chair of the Vito Marcantonio Forum.

Merijn Oudenampsen is a PhD candidate in the Department of Culture Studies, Tilburg University, Netherlands.

Ronald Paul is Professor of Literatures in English at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. His books include The Other Half: British Working-Class Stories, Unruly Nations: A People's History of Britain, and Dissonant Voices: Literature and Society in Britain from Chaucer to Today. His most recent articles deal with the radical writings of Idris Davies, B.S. Johnson, John Sommerfield, Jack London, and Sylvia Townsend-Warner.

Daniel Rafuls Pineda is a professor of social and political theory at the University of Havana. His articles -- most recently focusing on formal vs. real power -- have appeared in Temas and in the Revista de la Universidad de la Habana.

Peter Roman is professor of political science and Coordinator of the Social Sciences Unit at Hostos Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY). He is also on the faculty of the CUNY Graduate Center and a member of the editorial board of Socialism and Democracy.

Darko Suvin, writer, scholar, critic and poet, born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia, has taught in Europe and North America. He was Professor of English and Comparative Literature at McGill University, was editor of two scholarly journals, wrote 21 books and many articles on Comparative Literature and Dramaturgy, Theory of Culture, Utopian and Science Fiction, and Political Epistemology; and published three volumes of poetry. In the last years he has been writing mainly on Yugoslavia and communism, including his Memoirs of a Young Communist.