‌Jeffrey P. Brosco, Director, Pediatrics Program; Codirector, Ethics and Medical Humanities Pathway

Dr. Brosco, a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, completed an M.D. as well as a Ph.D. in the history of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.  He served as chief resident after training in pediatrics at the University of Miami/ Jackson Memorial Hospital, and he is board-certified in Pediatrics and in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics



‌Kenneth W. Goodman, Director, Bioethics Program;
Co-Director, UM Ethics Programs; Codirector, Ethics and Medical Humanities Pathway

Kenneth W. Goodman is founder and director of the University of Miami Bioethics Program and its Pan American Bioethics Initiative and co-director of the university’s Ethics Programs, including its Business Ethics Program. The Ethics Programs have been designated a World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Ethics and Global Health Policy, one of six in the world.



‌Sallie Hughes, Associate Professor, School of Communications

Sallie Hughes is an inter-disciplinary communications scholar with a specialization in Latin America, the Caribbean and their Diasporas. She is the co-author of Making a Life in Multi-Ethnic Miami: Immigration and the Rise of a Global City ( in press) and author of Newsrooms in Conflict: Journalism and the Democratization of Mexico (2006). She recently joined the editorial board of the International Journal of Press/Politics. She teaches in the Department of Journalism and Media Management and the Latin American Studies Program.



‌Deborah Schwartz-Kates, Associate Professor and Chair, Musicology

Deborah Schwartz-Kates is associate professor and chair of the Department of Musicology at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. Her research focuses on contemporary Latin American music, ethnomusicology, national identity, and film music. Professor Schwartz-Kates has recently been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Paul Sacher Foundation in Basel, Switzerland.



William D. Walker, Dean & University Librarian Emeritus and Professor of Library

William D. Walker joined the University of Miami in 2003. As the University Librarian, he oversaw the Otto G. Richter Library, the Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library, and the Judi Prokop Newman Information Resource Center. He was responsible for fostering the University Libraries’ role in the teaching and learning enterprise and for building in-depth collections to support teaching, learning, and research.