Dr. Jeb Sprague-Silgado is in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of the forthcoming book Globalizing the Caribbean (contracted with:  Temple University Press, 2019) and Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti (Monthly Review Press, 2012).  In addition, he has authored and co-authored a number of articles, and is the editor of Globalization and Transnational Capitalism in Asia and Oceania (Routledge, 2016).  He is a founding member of the Network for Critical Studies of Global Capitalism (NCSGC) and has taught sociology in North America, the Caribbean, and East Asia. View his academic website at: