Affiliated Faculty

Our Affiliated Faculty

Traci A Ardren


(305) 284-4912
Traci is an anthropological archaeologist interested in New World prehistoric cultures. Her research focuses on issues of identity and other forms of symbolic representation in the archaeological record, especially the ways in which differences are explained through gender. Current preoccupations include the role of cuisine in identity formation...

Dexter E Callender, Jr.

Assoc. Professor

(305) 284-3695
Dexter E. Callender, Jr. , has taught at the University of Miami since 1995 and is the author of Adam in Myth and History (Harvard Semitic Studies, Eisenbrauns, 2001). A recipient of the 2000 Provost's Excellence in Teaching Award, he was also named "Professor of the Year" by the Pan-Hellenic Association in 2001. With research...

Simon J Evnine

Director of Graduate Studies

(305) 284-4757
My most recent book is Making Objects and Events: A Hylomorphic Theory of Artifacts, Actions, and Organisms (OUP) and I continue to be interested in metaphysics, artifacts, and social ontology. I am currently working on a cross-genre book to be called A Certain Gesture: Evnine’s Batman Meme Project and Its Parerga!. The work will have...

William Scott Green


(305) 284-4733
William Scott Green, Professor of Religious Studies, Fain Family Endowed Chair in Judaic Studies. William Green has written widely on ancient Judaism, the study of religion, and higher education. He has held fellowships and grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Andrew Mellon...

Maria Galli Stampino

Dean of Undergraduate Affairs

(305) 284-2006
Dr. Maria Galli Stampino holds a Laurea degree in modern foreign languages from the Catholic University of Milan, an MA in American Studies from the University of Kansas, and a PhD in Italian and Comparative Literature from Stanford University.She joined UM in 1996 as an Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate with tenure in 2003 and to...