John Gutierrez, Trustee
John A. Gutiérrez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY. He is a historian of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean islands, he specializes in the history of Cuba and specifically the history of health, medicine and disease during the early twentieth century. He earned his undergraduate degree at Vassar College and his doctorate at the Graduate Center/CUNY, where he was the recipient of a Ralph Bunche Dissertation Fellowship.
Before joining the faculty at John Jay, Dr. Gutiérrez was an Associate at the MirRam Group specializing in communications, policy analysis, and fundraising. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Friends of the New Jersey Hispanic Research and Information Center at the Newark Public Library. He joined the Board of Trustees of the Amber Charter School in 2015. He lives in Montclair, NJ with his wife and two sons.