Staff Bios

Hugh Thomas, Director

Pofessor Hugh M. Thomas received his B.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University and has taught at the University of Miami since 1988. His research focuses on the history of medieval Europe, particularly England, from the eleventh to the early thirteenth century ... Continued

meg-homerMeg Homer, Assistant Director

Dr. Meg Homer received her B.A. from the University of Richmond, where she studied English and Psychology.  She then earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University, concentrating on clinical practice ... Continued

‌Ony Dunnam de Gonzalez, Conference Coordinator

Ms. Ony Dunnam holds a Bachelor's Degree in Law from the Andres Bello Catholic University (Caracas-Venezuela), and completed various courses and seminars on Entrepreneurial Management and Family Business from the same Institution... Continued


Mihoko Suzuki, Founding Director

Professor 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