People

‌Departmental Chair

Alexis Piquero

Professor
CHAIR OF SOCIOLOGY
Arts & Sciences Distinguished Scholar

axp1954@miami.edu

(305) 284-4220
Alex R. Piquero is Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology & Criminology and Arts & Sciences Distinguished Scholar the University of Miami and Professor of Criminology at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He was Co-Editor of the Journal of Quantitative Criminology from 2008 to 2013 and currently serves as Editor of...

People

Olena Antonaccio

Professor
Director of Criminology and Criminal Justice MS/Certificate Program

oantonaccio@miami.edu

(305) 284-2075
Olena Antonaccio is a professor at the Department of Sociology and Criminology. Her areas of specialty are crime, social control, and sociological theory. Her research interests include empirical tests and the development of theories of crime and victimization and their application to various problem areas such as cybersecurity, particularly...

Jomills Henry Braddock, II

Professor

braddock@miami.edu

(305) 284-6113

Marvin Phillip Dawkins

Professor

mdawkins@miami.edu

(305) 284-6127
Editorial Board, Journal of Race and Policy, 2004 -  Faculty Advisor, FEF Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 2002 -  Editorial Board, Negro Education Review, 1996 - 

Roger G. Dunham

Professor

rgdunham@miami.edu

(305) 284-6170

Robert J Johnson

Professor

rjohnson@miami.edu

(305) 284-4973

Nicole Leeper Piquero

Professor
Associate Dean for Program Development

nxl491@miami.edu

(305) 284-6172
Nicole Leeper Piquero is a Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Miami. She received her Ph.D. as well as her M.A. and B.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland. Professor Piquero has published over 95 peer-reviewed articles in the areas of...

John W Murphy

Professor

j.murphy@miami.edu

(305) 284-6157
John W. Murphy is a Professor of Sociology. He received his PhD from Ohio State University. Although he is a theorist/social philosopher, he has worked for years on community-based health projects both domestically and internationally. His most recent social project relates to participatory budgeting and the community organizing efforts related...

Amie L Nielsen

Assoc. Professor

nielsen@miami.edu

(305) 284-6158

Kathryn M Nowotny, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

kmn72@miami.edu

(305) 284-6154
Dr. Kathryn Nowotny is Associate Professor of Medical Sociology at the University of Miami where she directs the Miami Health & Justice Lab (www.miamihealthjustice.com). Her research uses both quantitative and qualitative methods to examine the multilevel factors that create increased risk for poor health among justice-involved people and...

Nick Petersen

Associate Professor

nxp161@miami.edu


Alexis Piquero

Professor
CHAIR OF SOCIOLOGY
Arts & Sciences Distinguished Scholar

axp1954@miami.edu

(305) 284-4220
Alex R. Piquero is Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology & Criminology and Arts & Sciences Distinguished Scholar the University of Miami and Professor of Criminology at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He was Co-Editor of the Journal of Quantitative Criminology from 2008 to 2013 and currently serves as Editor of...

Alejandro Portes

Research Professor

a.portes@miami.edu

(305) 284-6126
Alejandro Portes teaches across the University of Miami at the School of Law, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Sociology. Before joining the University of Miami, Alejandro Portes was the Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology and director of the Center for Migration and Development at Princeton...

Margarita Rodriguez

Lecturer

margarita.rodriguez@miami.edu

(305) 284-6039
Margarita Rodriguez, Ph.D. is Lecturer at the Department of Sociology and Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, University of Miami. Her extensive teaching portfolio includes a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses. She has taught Introduction to Sociology; International Migration; International...

Jan Sokol-Katz

Senior Lecturer
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Faculty Advisor

jsokol@miami.edu

(305) 284-6762
Jan Sokol-Katz is Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies of the Department of Sociology and Criminology. Dr. Sokol-Katz is a Faculty Advisor of undergraduates, the Department’s Alpha Kappa Delta and Alpha Phi Sigma honor society chapters, and of the Sociology and Criminology Club and recovery: Collegiate Recovery student...

Ellen S. Venzer

Lecturer: Judge in Residence

e.venzer@miami.edu

(305) 284-3111

George Wilson

Professor

gwilson1@miami.edu

(305) 284-6156
Co-Editor Social Currents, 2018-2021  Deputy Editor, Social Currents, 2015 - present Editorial Board, Research in the Sociology of Work, 2015 - present Editorial Board, Sage Open Review, 2015 - present

Secondary Appointments

Julio Frenk

President

president@miami.edu

(305) 284-5155
A fourth-generation physician whose paternal grandparents fled Germany in the early 1930s to build a new life in Mexico, Julio Frenk catalyzed his deep gratitude for the kindness of strangers into a lifelong mission to improve the health, education, and well-being of people around the world. Dr. Frenk became the sixth...

Bryan Page

Professor

bryan.page@miami.edu

(305) 284-6045
Dr. Page specializes in studying the consumption of drugs in urban, street based settings. His 42-year career in the anthropology of drug use has focused on the consequences and impacts of various patterns of legal and illegal drug use in a wide variety of cultural settings. Among his funded projects supported by the National Institute on Drug...

Robert E. Rosen

Professor of Law

r.rosen@miami.edu

(305) 284-4801
Robert E. Rosen, professor of law, earned an A.B. from Harvard College in 1974, an M.A. in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1977, a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1979, and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1984. He joined the faculty in 1984. During the 1987-88 academic year,...