Louie Dean Valencia-García is an Assistant Professor of History at Texas State University. Prior to joining Texas State, he served as a Lecturer on History and Literature at Harvard University. He studies modern European, Spanish, and Transatlantic history, studying urban spaces, youth and queer culture, fascism, anarchism, exile and displacement, and technology. Dr. Valencia-García currently serves on the Research Editorial Committee for EuropeNow, the new monthly journal of Council for European Studies at Columbia University. He holds both a Ph.D. and M.A. in Early and Late Modern European History from Fordham University in New York City. He has been an Andrew W. Mellon Predoctoral Fellow, a United States Library of Congress Swann Fellow, a Santander Universities Fellow, and has received numerous other prizes and fellowships.