As a founding member, Dr. Franqui-Rivera is a passionate advocate of NPRA’s mission and helps guide the organization’s vision and strategic direction. He is an Associate Professor of History at Bloomfield College, New Jersey and author of Soldiers of the Nation: Military Service and Modern Puerto Rico, 1868-1952 (Studies in War, Society, and the Military Series). He writes, blogs, and publishes in online magazines about current issues ranging from geopolitics, local and national politics and economics to social and cultural matters.

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