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Frank F. Taylor

associate professor

Frank F. Taylor

Telephone: (617) 552-3239

Office Location: Stokes Hall, Room S395



Docteur des sciences politiques, Université de Genève, 1976

Fields of Interest

Economic, social, political, and diplomatic history of the Caribbean; history of the African diaspora; Black social and political thought

Academic Profile

Professor Taylor taught for thirteen years at the University of the West Indies and served on all three campuses — Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad. In the United States, he taught for the 1989-90 academic year at James Madison College (Michigan State University) and from 1990 to 1993 at Hamilton College.

Representative Publications

  • "Whose World Order? Cuba vs. Pax Americana in the Persian Gulf," in Socialism and Democracy (1996)
  • To Hell with Paradise: A History of the Jamaican Tourist Industry(1993)
  • "Cuba's Relations with the Soviet Union since October, 1962: A Retrospect," in Boletín de estudios latinoamericanos y del Caribe (1989)
  • "Revolution, Race and Some Aspects of Cuba's Foreign Relations since 1959," in Cuban Studies/Estudios Cubanos, 18 (1988)
  • "Peacekeeping in 'Paradise': The Arming of the Eastern Caribbean," in TransAfrica Forum (1986)