Advisory Council

Advisory Council Members - as of August 2015

  • Chair and GIF Director Dennis Wiedman, Associate Professor, FIU. Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • First Vice Chair Maria-Luisa Veisaga (Quechua) Senior Teaching Lab Specialist. FIU. School of Integrated Science and Humanity.
  • Second Vice Chair Rubi Hurtado, (Xauxa-Quechua) FIU Alumni, Kuyayky Foundation.
  • Vanessa Leon (GSS Doctoral Student) Student Club President – FIU Global Indigenous Group
  • Ana Bidegain, Professor, FIU. Religious Studies.
  • Jeannette Cruz (Taino) Associate Director, FIU Office of Multicultural Programs and Services
  • Houston Cypress, (Miccosukee) Miccosukee Tribe of Florida
  • Juliet Erazo, Associate Professor, FIU. Global and Sociocultural Studies
  • Mary Lou Pfeiffer, Senior Lecturer, FIU Honors College
  • Jim Riach, Senior Lecturer, FIU Dept. Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Van Samuels, (Choctaw) Seminole Tribe of Florida
  • Lee Tiger, (Miccosukee) Miccosukee Tribe of Florida