Jorge L. Chinea
Jorge L. Chinea specializes in the social and economic history of colonial Latin America, with particular emphasis in European colonialism, commercial agriculture, forced labor regimes, and coerced and free immigration during the 18th and 19th centuries. He also has a secondary interest in Latino/a studies as it relates to Latin American immigration to — and the formation of Hispanic diasporic communities in — the United States. He is the academic director of Wayne State's Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies and a professor of history.
He is a nationally recognized expert in the areas of:
- African Diaspora
- Latin American history
Selected media clips:
- CBS Detroit: Mayor: Trump's executive order does not apply to Detroit
- Royal Oak Tribune: The end of DACA program for undocumented youth: 'I even have trouble sleeping'
- The Guardian: Puerto Ricans living in Detroit: A view to two crises highlights 'powerlessness'
- Radio Francia International: Comienza la Batalla de Detroit
View his complete faculty profile here.