Mihoko Suzuki, Director

Mihoko Suzuki earned her A.B. in an interdisciplinary major, History and Literature, in the College Scholar Program at Cornell University and her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Yale University. Her scholarship focuses on Renaissance and early modern literature and ... Continued

Kyle Siebrecht, Associate Director

Kyle Siebrecht became the Associate Director of the Center for the Humanities at the University of Miami in January 2009. She received the Master of Music degree in musicology in May 2008 from the University of Miami. In 2002 she was the recipient of ... Continued

Alisa Be - winner for the 2017 David John Ruggiero AwardAlisa Bé, Program Coordinator

Alisa Bé completed her PhD in English at the University of Miami in 2016. She specializes in nineteenth-century British literature and culture. She received her BA in English and International Relations from Flinders University in Australia, MA in English Language and Literature from Pusan National University in South Korea, and... Continued

Zureyka Carsi, Administrative Assistant

Miami native and University of Miami alumna, Zureyka Carsi graduated in December of 2008 with a BFA in Graphic Design and a minor in Photography. While studying at UM, her various artworks were featured annually at the Student Exhibition Shows from... Continued

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‌Amanda Vargas, Secretary

Amanda Vargas grew up on a military base in North Carolina, but her roots go back to Baumholder, Germany and upstate New York. She is a recent graduate of Miami international University of Art Design (2014), where she majored in Photography... Continued

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‌ Hunter Carpenter, Student Assistant

Hunter Carpenter was born in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Sarasota, Florida when he was five years old. Growing up, Hunter found writing stories and volunteering to be two of his greatest passions.... Continued

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Delaney Jacoway, Student Assistant

Delaney Jacoway was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee and is a member of the University of Miami Class of 2020. Delaney’s love for the humanities has led her to major in... Continued

‌‌‌Demaree Rios, Student Assistant

Demaree Rios was born in Whittier, California and was raised in the states of both California and Texas. She is part of the University of Miami graduating class of 2019 majoring in Anthropology... Continued

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Peter Winans, born and raised in Connecticut, is a member of the University of Miami Class of 2020. He is majoring in finance in the School of Business and is... Continued