President Donald Trump on Friday announced he will reinstate tough restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and American companies looking to do business there, reversing course on former President Barack Obama's efforts to normalize relations with the island nation.
- Ph.D, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
- M.A., Johns Hopkins School of Advanced Studies
- B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
Julia Sweig, whose scholarship and policy innovation on Cuba helped lay the groundwork for President Obama’s current policy initiative, is the award-winning author of several books, including “Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know,” and “Inside the Cuban Revolution: Fidel Castro and the Urban Underground.” She has also authored numerous other publications and policy reports on Cuba, U.S.-Cuban relations, Brazil as an emerging global player, Latin America and American foreign policy.
- Latin America
- Public Policy in Brazil
- U.S./Latin America Relations
- Latino Public Policy