Cuba Council

Cuba Council
 
Charge:
 

FIU’s Cuba Council is charged by the President and the Provost to provide guidance to the university in its engagement with Cuba. It will foster policies and procedures that facilitate and coordinate scholarly engagement with Cuba by its faculty, staff, and students. This engagement will be guided by the principle of academic freedom, align with FIU’s mission, and be in accordance with applicable laws.

Chair:
  • Meredith Newman, Vice Provost, Faculty & Global Affairs

Membership:

  • Jose Aldrich, Acting Dean, College of Business
  • Isis Carbajal De Garcia, Senior University Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
  • Jorge Duany, Director, Cuban Research Institute, Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs
  • Jim Fourqurean, Director, Marine Education and Research Initiative, School of Environment, Arts & Society, College of Arts, Sciences & Education
  • Javier Francisco-Ortega, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts, Sciences & Education
  • Jeff Gonzalez, Associate Dean Planning & Administration, Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs
  • Sergio Gonzalez-Arias, Chair, Department of Neuroscience, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Sandy Gonzalez-Levy, Sr. Vice President, External Relations
  • Guillermo Grenier, Professor, Global and Sociocultural Studies, Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs
  • Tomás Guilarte, Dean, Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
  • Mike Hampton, Dean, School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Frank Mora, Director, Latin American and Caribbean Center, Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs
  • Luis Salas, Assoc. Vice President, Office of Research and Economic Development
  • Rita Teutonico, Executive Associate Director, School of Environment, Arts & Society, College of Arts, Sciences & Education
Contact:
  • Birgitta Rausch-Montoto, Director, Office of Faculty & Global Affairs
  • Tel.: (305)348-3763 | Email: gmontoto@fiu.edu