Raúl Rodríguez is a professor/researcher and currently Director of the Center for Hemispheric and United States Studies at the University of Havana. Mr. Rodríguez holds a M.A. degree in 20th Century History and International Relations and a Ph.D. in History from the School of History and Social Sciences at the University of Havana and a degree in English from the Higher Institute of Foreign Languages.
At the University of Havana, he teaches introductory and postgraduate courses on U.S. history, and he has co- authored syllabi and taught courses (in English) on Cuban history and the history of U.S.-Cuban relations to U.S. undergraduate students and graduate students from Harvard University, University of North Carolina, American University, Tulane University, University of Alabama and Webster University on semester programs at the University of Havana since 2004.
Mr. Rodriguez has been a visiting scholar and guest lecturer in Canadian, UK, U.S. and Latin American universities since 2002 on topics related to Cuban Foreign Policy and US-Cuba, Canadian-Cuban relations and his most recent publications include: co-Author with Harry Targ, U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Cuba: Traditional Explanations and Levels of Analysis, International Journal of Cuban Studies, London, U.K. Jan-June 2014, U.S. Economic Sanctions on Cuba: An International Ethics Perspective, LASA Forum, Vol. xlvii: issue 2, spring 2016.