Jean Stubbs

Professor Jean Stubbs is co-director of the Commodities of Empire project; Associate Fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies (School of Advanced Study, University of London), and the Institute for the Americas (University College London); and Professor Emerita of London Metropolitan University, where she directed the Caribbean Studies Centre. She is a member of the Academy of History of Cuba and has published widely on Cuba, her specialist interests spanning tobacco, labour, gender, race and migration. She is currently working on two books, one provisionally titled The Havana Cigar Universe: Transnational Migration and Commodity Production, 1818-2017 and the other, Nation-Branding and the New Cuban Diasporas in Canada and Western Europe.