Jorge Roa y Reyes

Jorge Roa y Reyes

Fellow: Awarded 1931

Field of Study: Economic History

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 03-19-1888

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1931–32:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1931

Appointed from Cuba:

ROA Y REYES, JORGE:  Appointed to make the studies of the economic relations of the United States and Latin American republics, chiefly at Columbia University; tenure, twelve months from July 20, 1931.

Born March 19, 1888, in Havana, Cuba. Education:  Instituto de Artes y Letras, Islas Canarias, 1898–1901; Escuela de Artes e Industrias, Cuba, 1901–08.

Professor of Domestic and International Trade and Tariffs, 1927–28, Professor of Statistics, 1928—, University of Havana.

Publications:  En el Surco de Dos Razas, 1924; Curso de Estadistica, 1929; La Influencia de la Cultura en la Independencia de Cuba, 1930.  Contributor to the Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences. Translator and editor of Five Lectures by Professor Edwin R. A. Seligman; Fundamental Problems in Hispanic-America by the same author; The One and the Many, and Other Essays, by Dr. Nicolas Murray Butler; Political Tendencies in the United States by the same author. Writer on economics and international affairs, Diario de la Marina, 1920–30.