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Profile profile for RodriguezMR

Manuel R. Rodriguez

Curator

Ph. D. in History, Temple University

Research Specialties: 
  • Military History
  • Cultural Studies
Role in Museum: 

Research and Collections Management providing a broader view of military history from a cultural perspective and its impact in civil rights and political processes focusing but not only in Latinx and U.S. territorial societies.

Projects: 
  • Body Injuries and combat memory in Latino Veteran education
  • Cold War Representation in U.S. Territories
  • Collective Care: Responding to COVID 19 in Puerto Rico
Professional Affiliations: 
  • American Historical Association