Eric Zolov is Associate Professor in the Department of History at Stony Brook University. Zolov's expertise is in Modern Latin America, U.S.-Latin American Relations, Popular Culture, Global 1960s - including U.S. relations with Cuba.
Zolov is the author of Refried Elvis: The Rise of the Mexican Counterculture (1999) and co-editor of Fragments of a Golden Age: The Politics of Popular Culture in Mexico Since 1940 (2001); Rockin’ Las Américas: The Global Politics of Rock in Latin/o America (2004); and Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History (2000; 2010). Currently he is working on a book manuscript, “The Last Good Neighbor: Mexico in the Global Sixties” (Duke University Press).
Read his piece "ZOLOV ON CUBA REFORMS IN HUFFPO" at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eric-zolov/lets-revisit-helmsburton_b_6488476.html