Mariola Espinosa PhD

Associate Professor (Adjunct) in the History of Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Anthropology & Culture

History of Medicine: Espinosa Lab


  • AB, Princeton University, 1996
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Epidemic Invasions: Yellow Fever and the Limits of Cuban Independence, 1878-1930, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. Project awarded the 2007 Jack D. Pressman-Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Development Award by the American Association for the History of Medicine.
  • “A Fever For Empire: U.S. Disease Eradication in Cuba As Colonial Public Health,” in Alfred W. McCoy and Francisco Scarano, ed., Colonial Crucible: Empire in the Making of the Modern U.S. State, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009.
  • “The Invincible Generals: Disease and the Fight for Empire in Cuba, 1868 to 1898,” in Poonam Bala, ed., Biomedicine as a Contested Site: Some Revelations in Imperial Context, Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield (Lexington Books), 2009.



Latest News


Edit Profile