Affiliated Faculty

Kenneth Broad


(305) 421-4851
Dr. Kenneth Broad is Director of the Leonard and Jayne Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy and Professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at UM's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Additionally, he holds a joint appointment at Columbia University, where he serves as Co-Director of the Center...

Felicia Marie Knaul


Felicia Marie Knaul, BA (International Development, University of Toronto), MA, PhD (Economics, Harvard University), is internationally recognized for her transformative, translational research in global health, health systems, and health economics focused on reducing inequities. Her research has influenced policy and improved the condition of...

Kate Ramsey

Assoc. Professor

(305) 284-5581
Kate Ramsey’s research and teaching interests include the politics of religion, law, and performance in the Caribbean; histories of medicine and healing in the Atlantic world; museums in/and the Caribbean; and Caribbean intellectual history, artistic production, and social movements. Her first book, The Spirits and the Law: Vodou and...

Meryl Shriver-Rice

Director, Education

(305) 284-3365
Dr. Shriver-Rice is the Director of Environmental Media at the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy. As both a visual anthropologist and palaeoethnobotanist, her interdisciplinary background includes dual degrees in Anthropology and Biology, a Master’s degree in Archaeology (University of Nottingham, England), and a Ph.D in...