Mariola Espinosa is a historian of medicine and public health in the Caribbean. Her 2009 book, Epidemic Invasions: Yellow Fever and the Limits of Cuban Independence, 1878-1930, was awarded the 2007 Jack D. Pressman-Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Development Award of the American Association for the History of Medicine. In 2010 she was recognized as the 2010 Virginia and Derrick Sherman Emerging Scholar. She is currently working on a book project that looks into medical understandings of fever in the British, French, Spanish, and U.S. Caribbean empires.
Personal Website: http://myweb.uiowa.edu/mespinosa/