Asian Studies Staff

  • Dr. Maria Sol Echarren, Assistant Director
  • Jhonatan Baez, Program Assistant
  • Nyrah Fisher, Graduate Assistant
  • Kylie Henry, Graduate Assistant
  • Alexandria Preda, Graduate Assistant
  • Vanessa Ruano, Graduate Assistant
  • Chiara Soccio, 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. Asian Studies majors (excluding 2nd majors, minors, and certificate students) can also reach Claudia Lau, Academic Advisor for SIPA:

For Lower Division Advising, especially:

  • university core curriculum requirements
  • transfer credits

Please contact:

Claudia Lau, Academic Advisor
Asian Studies
Office: SIPA-II 252

Please email to set up an appointment

(Preferred method of contact is via Dashboard)

For Asian Studies majors only (not including 2nd majors, minors, and certificate students). All other students must contact Asian Studies directly for advising (see above).