Jennifer Lambe Named Senior Managing Editor at DR


With the new season of Dissertation Reviews up and running, it is my great pleasure to share exciting and important news with the DR community.

Jennifer Lambe, our talented and tireless Managing Editor and Field Editor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, has accepted our invitation to become a Senior Managing Editor here at Dissertation Reviews. She will be working with fellow Senior Managing Editor, Leon Rocha, as well as the entire editorial committee and participants of the project, to steward the continued growth of Dissertation Reviews. We are delighted to begin this new working relationship with Jennifer – the future is bright.

To learn more about the entire Dissertation Reviews Editorial Committee, please visit this page.

– Tom Mullaney, Editor-in-Chief



Jennifer Lambe is Assistant Professor of Latin American and Caribbean History at Brown University, and received her PhD from Yale University. Her current book project, Madhouse: Cuban History from the Margins, traces the history of mental illness and mental healing in Cuba from the colonial period through 1980. The project traces the history of the Mazorra Mental Hospital, the only public psychiatric facility in Cuba until the 1959 Revolution and an iconic site of political intervention and social reform. Jennifer has published in Cuba: People, Culture, History (ed. Alan West-Durán, 2011) and Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe.


Image: Celebration of Light, Brazil. Photograph by Eviatar Bach. Wikimedia Commons.

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