20th Century US & the Caribbean
Ana Calderón is a PhD candidate in the History Department studying 20th Century US and the Caribbean. Her research explores the relationship between empire, development and welfare by focusing on Puerto Rico during the War on Poverty and Great Society. She earned her BA in History from Rutgers University and also spent several years as a graduate student in her native San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Ana is also a former co-coordinator for the International History Workshop. Her research has been supported by Yale’s MacMillan Center and International Security Studies. Students interested in learning about the program and Yale are welcomed to contact her.