Lana Wylie

Associate professor and Cuba expert

Lana Wylie received her doctorate in political science from University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2003. She held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale University in 2003-2004. She is now associate professor of political science at McMaster University. Wylie's research focuses on Canadian and American foreign policy, Latin American and Caribbean politics with an emphasis on Cuba, and international relations. Her books include Our Place in the Sun: Canada and Cuba in the Castro Era (with Robert Wright, University of Toronto Press, 2009), Perceptions of Cuba:Canadian and American Policies in Comparative Perspective (University of Toronto Press, 2010), Canadian Foreign Policy in Critical Perspective (with J. Marshall Beier, Oxford University Press, 2010), and Other Diplomacies, Other Ties: Cuba and Canada in the Shadow of the US (with Luis René Fernández Tabío and Cynthia Wright, University of Toronto Press, 2018).

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Dark days for Canada-Cuba relations

Dark days for Canada-Cuba relations

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June 13, 2019

There has been a long friendship between Ottawa and Havana. But, as Lana Wylie writes, a perfect storm has been brewing to reverse decades of cooperative trade, travel and politics.