Nebraska Authors

Roberto Esquenazi-Mayo

Born 1920-04-22 Havana (CUBA)

Died 2004-12-25
Washington D.C. (USA)

Died of dementia Dec. 25, 2004 at Sibley Memorial Hospital's assisted living facility. He lived in Bethesda.

Places Lived

Havana, CUBA
Boston, MA
New York, NY
Lincoln, NE (1960-1977)
Bethesda, MD

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Romance languages and literature


University of Havana, CUBA
Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree and Ph.D., Columbia University, New York, NY


Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Places Worked

Columbia University, New York, NY
Organization of American States, Cultural Affairs Department, Washington, D.C.
Life en EspaƱol, Founding Editor
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.


Leader of the Institute for International Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Many Military Honors, including the Purple Heart


Memorias de un Estudiante Soldado (Memories of a Student Soldier). 1951.
Esencia de Hispanoamerica. 1969.
Latin American Scholarship Since World War II: Trends in History, Political Science, Literature, Geography, and Economics. 1971.
A Survey of Cuban Revistas, 1902-1958. 1993.

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