Miguel A. Cruz Díaz was born and raised in the city of Arecibo, on the northern coast of the island of Puerto Rico. He earned a bachelor’s degree in European History from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras campus, and a master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from New York University. Miguel has taught as an assistant instructor at Indiana University and has worked as an assistant editor for the Diplomatic History journal and as a graduate assistant/outreach coordinator for the Institute for European Studies. Miguel will be serving as an assistant editor for the American Historical Review journal starting this coming fall semester. A doctoral candidate, Miguel is currently in the process of writing his dissertation on anarchist anti-fascist international networks.