Daniel I. Pedreira was born in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Political Science at Florida International University. Previously, he received a Master’s degree in Peace Operations from George Mason University and a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies from the University of Miami. From 2007 through 2013, Daniel served as a Congressional Aide to Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, then Chairwoman of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Since 2003, Daniel has devoted his time to researching and studying Cuba’s political history, focusing on the republican era (1902-1959). His historical and contemporary articles have been published in several U.S. newspapers. Currently, he writes a weekly column for Libre newspaper titled “Cuba in its historic images,” in addition to articles for Herencia and Ideal magazines. Daniel is also the host of La Universidad del Aire, a weekly radio show on WRMI-AM in Miami. He is a member of the PEN Club of Cuban Writers in Exile and of the Association for the Study of the Cuba Economy. In 2013 he published his first book, El Último Constituyente: El desarrollo político de Emilio “Millo” Ochoa (Aduana Vieja).