Xavier Ramos is from Long Island, NY and an alumnus of the University of South Florida, where he completed his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications. During his undergraduate tenure, Xavier was recognized as a James A. Clendinen Journalism Fellow by the USF School of Mass Communications for his work in critical writing and journalism studies. He has worked in various media roles with PBS television, The Tampa Bay Times, Sun-Sentinel, and The Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg, Florida. As a television news producer in Central and South Florida, Xavier was responsible for the research, writing, and creative storytelling behind newscasts. Xavier returned to USF as Admissions Recruiter/Advisor for graduate programs, and joined the Chemistry Department in 2016. Out of the office, he enjoys Tampa Bay’s budding arts and foodie spots.
Xavier currently advises students in the Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry B.S., Chemistry B.A., Chemistry B.A. Biochemistry emphasis, and Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences majors.