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Illinois ConnectionMaría de Los Angeles Torres is director and professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationIn addition to being the director and professor of Latin American and Latin studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Maria is a co-Principal Investigator for another on Youth Politics in the Age of Globalization, and was Co-Pi for a National Science Research Foundation Project: Civic Engagement in Three Latino Neighborhoods.
*''In the Land of Mirrors: Cuban Exile Politics in the United States '', University of Michigan Press, 2001*''The Lost Apple: Operation Pedro Pan, Cuban Children in the U.S., and the Promise of a Better Future '', Beacon Press, 2004*''Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas'', University of Illinois Press, 2013 - written with Irene Rizzini and Norma Del Rio