Eusebio Mujal-León

Eusebio Mujal-León is a professor and former Chair of the Department of Government at Georgetown University and is also director of the Cuba XXI Project. Professor Mujal-León received his B.A. in History (1971) and his J.D. in Law (1974) from the Catholic University of America and his Ph.D. in Political Science (1980) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is co-Director of the M.A. in Development Management that Georgetown University jointly conducts with the Universidad Nacional de San Martin (Argentina) and is Director of the M.A. in Public Management at the Universidad Catolica de Cordoba (Argentina).

A specialist in European and Latin American politics, he has written numerous articles and is the author and editor of several books. Among these, Communism and Political Change in Spain (1983), Spain at the Polls — The General Elections of 1997, 1979, and 1982 (1985), European Socialism and the Conflict in Central America (1989), The USSR and Latin America (1989),The Cuban University under the Revolution (1989) and Die Sozialistische Internationale in den 80er Jahren (1995). Most recently, he has written on Cuban politics, including an article entitled “Charismatic Post-Totalitarianism — The Castro Regime in Comparative Perspective” (published in Problems of Post-Communism) and another work entitled “Is Castroism a Political Religion?” which is will be published next year. He is currently at work on two projects, the first about the prospects for regime change in Cuba, the other on the domestic and external determinants of Spanish foreign policy.

Professor Mujal-León was awarded the title of Caballero in the Order of Isabel la Católica in 1990. He has also been a Visiting Fellow at the Center of International Studies of Princeton University (1984-86) and a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution (1989-90). Professor Mujal-León has held a Fulbright Fellowship at the University of Madrid (1994), and he has lectured and taught courses on democratization, US foreign policy process, globalization and its political implications for US-Latin American relations at numerous universities in Latin America and Europe.

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