2017 Initiatives

In 2017, UMIA launched important initiatives that focused on 5 areas: Hemispheric Health, Latin American Studies Research, Social Justice, Hemispheric Caribbean Studies, and Gender and Social Development. Each of these areas was led by a University of Miami faculty member, specializing in that field. As part of the insititute, these faculty leads held events, published work and led research that pertains to the insitute.

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A focus on access to health care for all, specifically in the region.
Led by Dr. Sallie Hughes, Senior Faculty Research lead

Led by Dr. Kate Ramsey, Faculty Lead for Hemispheric Caribbean Studies

Led by Dr. Merike Blofield, Faculty Lead for Gender and Social Development Studies

Focused on documenting and linking local particularities of systemic injustice to hemispheric and global patterns