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Works of Radical Imagination

Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Trained as a Roman historian at Princeton (AB), Oxford (MPhil), and Stanford (PhD), Dan-el Padilla Peralta is Assistant Professor of Classics at Princeton University. He is affiliated with Princeton's Program in Latino Studies and was recently named a Faculty Fellow in Service and Civic Engagement. His 2015 memoir Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League (Penguin) received an Alex Award from the American Library Association. Dan-el is now writing a second book on the religious world of the Roman Middle Republic.