On Thursday, January 14, 2021, Carlos Laboy Pérez, defended his thesis titled Puerto Rico at the Crossroads: Alterity and Difference in the Caribbean, a translation from English into English of Porto Rico à la croisée des chemins: Altérité et Différence dans les Caraïbes by Françoise Léziart.
The Thesis Committee, formed by Luis A. García Nevares, Ph. D., Alma Simounet Bey, Ph. D., and thesis advisor David Auerbach, Ph. D., awarded his thesis the grade notable.