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 Political Science from Florida International University, 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). Currently, he writes a weekly column for Libre newspaper titled “Cuba in its historic images.” Daniel is the author of “El Último Constituyente: El desarrollo político de Emilio “Millo” Ochoa” (Aduana Vieja, 2013), “An Instrument of Peace: The Full-Circled Life of Ambassador Guillermo Belt Ramírez” (Lexington Books, 2019), and “PEN Club of Cuban Writers in Exile: Foundation, Struggle and Present” (PEN Club of Cuban Writers in Exile, 2019).