Adrián López-Denis is a historian of science, medicine, and technology born and educated in Cuba, where he studied Biology and Library Sciences as an undergraduate. Before coming to the United States he earned a Master’s in Economics with a focus on International Development from Carleton University and a Master’s in Latin American Studies from the University of Havana. After completing his Ph.D. in History at UCLA, he was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities at Brown University, an Assistant Professor of Caribbean History and Culture at the University of Delaware, and a Lecturer on Latin American Studies at Princeton University. He has taught courses on the anthropology and sociology of global health at Northwestern University and at The College of New Jersey. His research interests include the history of science and technology in the Atlantic world, the development of the Cuban healthcare system, the relationship between Latin America and the United States, and the connections between innovation and globalization.