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Saturday, February 25 at 10:00 AM

"Revolution around the Corner : Voices from the Puerto Rican Socialist Party in the US "

Dr. Andrés Torres

  • Dr. Andrés Torres joined Lehman College in 2010 as a Distinguished Lecturer. Previously he was a Professor at the University of Massachusetts in Boston.

  • He received his Ph.D. in economics from the New School for Social Research and his M.A. in economics from N.Y.U.  His undergraduate alma mater is Manhattan College.  

  • During his academic career Dr. Torres has taught in the fields of Puerto Rican/Latino Studies, Labor Studies, Urban Studies, and Economics. 

  • He is the author and editor of several books covering topics in Puerto Rican and Latino Studies. He also authored "Signing in Puerto Rican", a memoir of growing up in a deaf migrant family.

  • He has written extensively on economic and socio-political trends among the various demographic groups that comprise the U.S. economy and society.

  • A main theme running through his work is the persistence of racial/ethnic disparities, their sources and potential remedies.

  • Since his youth he has been an activist for various social and economic justice causes. Presently he advocates for the decolonization of Puerto Rico, and is involved with Radical Elders ( 

  • He and his wife, Carmen Vivian Rivera, have two adult children and five grandchildren.

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For assistance, please call Carol at 917-344-0798

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