Renata Keller

Renata Keller is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Reno, who focuses on the Cold War in Latin America and international history. Her first book, Mexico’s Cold War: Cuba, the United States, and the Legacy of the Mexican Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2015) was awarded SECOLAS’s Alfred B. Thomas Book Prize and honorable mentions for RMCLAS’s Thomas McGann and Michael C. Meyer Prizes. Her second book, tentatively titled Ground Zero: The Cuban Missile Crisis in Latin America, is a hemispheric history of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Her articles include pieces in The Journal of Latin American StudiesThe Latin American Research ReviewDiplomatic History and Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanosand her research has received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Fulbright Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, the Philanthropic Educational Organization, the Kluge Center at the U.S. Library of Congress, the American Philosophical Society and other institutions.