DLI Staff

Rik A Bair

Director, Distance Learning Institute


Allen Hall
5050 Brunson Dr
His educational background is a master's in education specializing in curriculum and instructional technology earned through the Grand Canyon University of Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Bair also earned a PhD of education specializing in instructional design for online learning through Capella University of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Professor Bair...

Luis Enrique Alvarado Ramos

Asst. Director, Distance Learning Institute


Allen Hall
5050 Brunson Dr
I'm passionate about education and the access it provides to students to better their lives. I have been able to leverage my love for education and technology within the field of instructional design. My expertise includes the areas of emerging technology, learning theories, instructional design models, user experience, and the...

Ron Rodriguez

Academic Educational Technologist


(305) 284-3331 x1114
Allen Hall
5050 Brunson Dr
My name is Ron Rodriguez and I was born in Miami, Florida. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Florida and I will be earning my Master’s Degree in Educational Technology from Florida Gulf Coast University in July 2018.  I have a passion for education and how technology enhances the learning...

Byron Maldonado

Sr. Program Coordinator


(305) 284-8218 x1137
Allen Hall
5050 Brunson Dr
Room 212.03
The University of Miami has been my home for the past 11 years. Here at DLI I do photography, videos. I love technology and DLI is the perfect combination to do what I love to do.