Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado

Assistant Provost of Undergraduate Education
Director of the Office of Academic Enhancement
Senior Residential Faculty

(305) 284-9782
Locator Code:
Ashe Administration Building 1252 Memorial Dr
Room 510
Coral Gables, Florida 33146-2509
Office of Academic EnhancementPentland House1238 Dickinson Drive, Suite #130Coral Gables, Florida 33146


About Michelle

Dr. Michelle Maldonado is Professor of Religious Studies, Assistant Provost of Undergraduate Education and Director of the Office of Academic Enhancement at the University of Miami. She received her Ph.D. in Systematic and Philosophical Theology at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California in 2001. Her research and teaching interests include Latino/a, Latin American, and Feminist Theologies, as well as inter-disciplinary work in Afro-Caribbean Studies. She is the author of multiple books including Sor Juana: Beauty and Justice in the Americas (Orbis Books, 2003), Afro-Cuban Theology: Religion, Race, Culture and Identity (University Press of Florida, 2006), Caribbean Religious History (co-authored with Ennis Edmonds, NYU Press, 2010), and A Critical Introduction to Religion in the Americas: Bridging the Liberation Theology and Religious Studies Divide. (NYU Press, 2014). She has been a professor at the University for ten years and serves as a residential faculty member in one of the first-year buildings. Through her work in the Office of Academic Enhancement Dr. Maldonado focuses on academic advocacy.