Juan Carlos Espinosa
Juan Carlos Espinosa, Ph.D., is Dean and Fellow of The Honors College at Florida International University.
Dr. Espinosa is a political scientist with degrees from the University of Miami and Florida State University. His main research interests include the arts and political expression, culture and collective identity, and Cuban political culture. Dr. Espinosa has taught Honors College courses at every level, most recently leading the restructuring of the first year curriculum. As dean, he oversees the Advanced Research and Creativity in Honors program, curriculum, external affairs, communications (including the Honors College website and national award-winning Honors College magazine, Summa cum Laude), and the Vietnam-Cambodia Study Abroad Program. He serves on several university-wide committees, including the Council on Mentored Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities, the University-Wide Scholarship Committee, and FIU Humanities Center Working Group. Dr. Espinosa was inducted into the Order of the Torch in 2010. He also teaches in the First Year and Second Year seminars at the Honors College.
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