Founded in 1992 at The City College of New York, the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York is the first and only university-based research institute in the United States devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent.
Anthony Stevens-Acevedo, M.A.
CUNY Dominican Studies Institute
Anthony Stevens-Acevedo is assistant director and founding member of the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York (CUNY DSI) at The City College of New York. He is a founding member of the Council of Dominican Educators, the Dominican Studies Association, and a Foreign Corresponding Member of the Dominican Academy of History (Dominican Republic).
Stevens-Acevedo is a historian and focuses his research on the early colonial history of the Dominican Republic. He is the lead investigator in CUNY DSI's Dominican colonial research projects.
Prior to joining CUNY DSI, Stevens-Acevedo taught Social Studies for more than a decade at Gregorio Luperón High School and Theodore Roosevelt High School, both in New York City. He has a long history of community activism in Washington Heights, the heart of the Dominican community in New York City.
Stevens-Acevedo has an M.A. in History from The City College of New York, CUNY, and a B.A. in History of the Americas from the University of Seville, Spain.
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CUNY DSI is a member since 1998 of
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