Hugh Thomas, Director

Professor 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

christina-larsonChristina Larson, Assistant Director

Dr. Christina Larson was named Assistant Director at the Center for the Humanities in September 2021. As someone who has studied humanities-related disciplines and who is passionate about scholarship and learning, she was delighted to assume this role at the University of Miami ... 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




UGrow Fellow and Student Assistants

UGrow Fellow: Claire Richie

Claire Richie is a third-year PhD student in the English Department and the 2022-2023 UGrow Fellow at the UM Center for Humanities. She received her BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her MA from King’s College London... Continued.

Student Assistants: Lyric Johnson and Craig Scully-Clemmons