Prof. Baver teaches at The City College of New York, where she has served as Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program. She has written The Political Economy of Colonialism: The State and Industrialization in Puerto Rico. Santa Barbara: Praeger, 1993; co-edited, Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition. Notre Dame: Univ. of Notre Dame Press, 1996; co-edited Beyond Sun and Sand: Caribbean Environmentalisms. New Brunswick: Rutgers, 2006; and, the second edition of Latinos in New York will be published in 2017. Prof. Baver has received numerous CUNY awards, two Fulbrights to Latin America, and a U.S. Department of Education grant to Indonesia.