College of Arts & Sciences

Louis Herns Marcelin

Assoc. Professor
Associate Dean for Program Development
Director of Global Health Studies


(305) 284-8493
Dr. Marcelin is a sociocultural anthropologist whose research focuses on anthropology of family and kinship in the Americas. His research also examines questions related to health and human security, and the roles of power, violence, and marginalization in society (particularly in Brazil, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and the United States). He...

Douglas O Fuller



(305) 284-6695
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Imelda K Moise

Asst. Professor


Trained as a health geographer, Dr Moise's overarching program of research focuses on families and communities at risk. Her methodological expertise lies in utilizing quantitative and qualitative methods, often employing mixed methods study designs including geospatial analysis to examine the sociocultural and contextual...

Catherine Newell

Asst. Professor


(305) 284-3733
Catherine L. Newell is a scholar of the conjoined histories of religion and science (specifically technology, ecology, and medicine). She is particularly interested in how scientific paradigms frequently owe their genesis to a religious idea or spiritual belief. Her first book, titled Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and the Final...

Kathryn M Nowotny, Ph.D.

Asst. Professor


Bryan Page



(305) 284-6045
Dr. Page specializes in studying the consumption of drugs in urban, street based settings. His 42-year career in the anthropology of drug use has focused on the consequences and impacts of various patterns of legal and illegal drug use in a wide variety of cultural settings. Among his funded projects supported by the National Institute on Drug...

Shouraseni Sen Roy



(305) 284-4820
Professor Sen Roy's research and teaching interests center on Climatology, spatial analysis, and crime patterns. Her work focuses on spatio-temporal patterns of climate processes across various regions, including the Indian subcontinent, South Africa, China, and USA, using advanced geo-statistical techniques to analyze trends in climatic...

Justin B Stoler

Associate Professor


(305) 284-6692
Dr. Stoler's research explores the geographic patterns of urban health disparities and environmental influences on social and behavioral epidemiology. He holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Public Health Sciences, and is an affiliate of the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science & Policy. Dr. Stoler enjoys field work and has...

School of Communication

Jyotika Ramaprasad



(305) 284-3743
Jyotika Ramaprasad is Professor in the School of Communication at the University of Miami. Previously, she has held positions of administrative responsibility as Associate and Interim Dean in Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. While her earlier research focused on newsflow, media representation, and advertising, her recent interests...

School of Medicine

Viviana E Horigian

Associate Professor, Educator Track


(305) 243-4305
Viviana E. Horigian, MD, MHA, is Associate Professor of the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She is currently serving as the Director of Public Health Education and as a director of the Americas Initiative for Public Health Innovation.  She is also the Executive director of the...

David J Lee, Ph.D.



(305) 243-6980
David Lee, Ph.D., has been a faculty member in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine since 1990 where he currently holds the rank of Professor. He also serves as the Chair of Graduate Programs, overseeing MPH, MSPH, and Ph.D. programs in public health, epidemiology, and biostatistics. He...