Professor and Director

Dr. Steven Heine
Professor of Religious Studies and History
Office: SIPA 504
Phone: 305-348-1788

Asian Studies Faculty

Asian Studies Staff

  • Maria Sol Echarren, Program Coordinator
  • Amaya Bueno, Program Assistant
  • Jhonatan Baez, Graduate Assistant
  • Britney Fernandez, Graduate Assistant
  • Rachel Levine, Graduate Assistant
  • Daniel Tacker, Graduate Assistant

For Upper Division advising on:

  • majors and tracks
  • minors and certificates
  • coursework, study abroad, internships
  • graduation certification and career planning

Please request an appointment at or 305-348-1914

For Lower Division Advising, especially:

  • university core curriculum requirements
  • transfer credits

Please contact:

Badger L. Embrey, MLS
Academic Advisor
Global and Sociocultural Studies/Asian Studies
Office: SIPA 302
Walk-In Appointments: T - W 9:00am-12:00pm
Office Hours: M - Th 9:00-11:30am - 2:00-4:00pm

(Preferred method of contact is via Dashboard)

Community Organizations

  • Asian-American Advisory Board, Miami-Dade County
  • Charles Wei-hsun Fu Foundation
  • China Latin America Trade Center
  • Chinese Language Teacher's Association of Florida
  • Consulate General of Japan in Miami
  • Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Miami
  • Thai-American Association of South Florida
  • Organization of Chinese Americans, South Florida Chapter
  • Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
  • Norton Museum of Art
  • Southeast U.S. Japan