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:

  • Michael Bustamante, Assistant Professor, History, Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs
  • Maria Carla Chicuén, Executive Director, CasaCuba
  • George Corton, Associate Vice President, Development, FIU Foundation
  • Jorge Duany, Director, Cuban Research Institute, Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs
  • Jim Fourqurean, Director, Center for Coastal Oceans Research, Institute for Water and Environment, School of Environment, Arts & Society, College of Arts, Sciences & Education
  • Javier Francisco-Ortega, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts, Sciences & Education
  • José Gabilondo, Professor, College of Law
  • Jeff Gonzalez, Associate Dean, Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs
  • Sergio Gonzalez-Arias, Executive Associate Dean & 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
  • Manuel Lasaga, Clinical Professor, Finance, College of Business
  • Marilys Nepomechie, Associate Dean, College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts
  • 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:
  • Lukas Danner, Faculty Administrator, Faculty & Global Affairs, Office of the Provost
  • Tel.: (305)348-8267 | Email: ldanner@fiu.edu