Harry Franqui

Harry Franqui Rivera studies the experience of the Puerto Ricans in the U.S. military, focusing on the 20th century and, among other interests, addresses the issues of nation building, national identities, citizenship, military institutions and imperial-colonial relations. Dr. Franqui-Rivera also researches and writes on the experience of Puerto Ricans during the Korean War, the socio-economic impact of the G.I. Bill in Puerto Rico and among the emigrants, the condition of the Puerto Rican veteran and the linkages between military service, manhood, race and decolonization in Puerto Rican history. He is a research associate at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro).


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Centro Voices (ISSN: 2379-3864).
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