Congratulations to FIU Graduate Jeremy Salloum

A warm congratulations to Jeremy Salloum (BA 2012, MA in Public History 2015) on his new position as Educational Curator at History Miami. He joins several fellow FIU history students and graduates already employed by History Miami.

Congratulations to Maria Botero.

Congratulations to Maria Botero (BA F17)! This fall, Maria will be starting an MA in Strategic Communications, with a concentration on advocacy and social impact, at American University in Washington DC. She wrote her Senior Seminar paper on how FIU incorporated LGBT students into its diversity policy, based on research in the university archives. We […]

Three History Professors Receive Top Scholar Awards

Three History Department faculty have been recognized by the university as Top Scholars. This designation is the result of a competitive process whereby faculty are assessed for academic impact in their respective fields by a committee of their peers. Dr. Bianca Premo won the award in the category of ‘Notable Academic Appointments’ while Drs. Jenna […]

Professor awarded prestigious NEH Grant

Dr. Jessica Adler, a joint professor in the Department of History and the Robert Stempel College of Public Health, has been awarded a most prestigious NEH grant amounting to more than $90,000 for the development of her public history project “War and Healing: A Century of Veterans’ Reintegration.” This is a significant project within the […]

Congratulations to Ph.D. Student Jordan Malfoy

On Thursday, April 12t,h Ph.D. graduate Jordan Malfoy received the annual departmental best Dissertation award at the Green School of International and Public Affairs ceremony. The Department of History had a bumper crop of six completed Ph.Ds in 2017/18 so Jordan’s achievement is particularly commendable.

Congratulations to new Phi Alpha Theta Inductees

On March 23, 2018, FIU’s chapter of the history honors society Phi Alpha Theta held an end-of-semester party and inducted 10 new members. Our best wishes to Daniel O. Rodriguez, Steven J. Leano, Ceylin J. Arias, Gia Jelatis, Robert Martell, Eduardo Alvarez, Jose Chavez, Chistoph Stotts, Lucia Scatamacchia, and Joseph Perez. For more information on Phi Alpha […]

Writing in History 2017– 2018 Undergraduate Essay Contest

The Writing in History Undergraduate Essay Contest is designed to recognize the quality research and scholarly writing of students in history courses at Florida International University.Any current undergraduate at Florida International University is eligible to submit a piece of historical scholarship written during the 2017-8 academic year. We encourage original research, either built on primary sources or […]

New Fully Online History BA

The History Department and FIU Online are pleased to announce the launch of a new fully online BA degree. Students can now register for classes under this new, convenient option that allows them to obtain their History degree in a way that fits in with the hectic pace of modern life. Please click for more […]

FIU History Newsletter: Yesterday, Today no. 2 (2017-18)

The FIU History Department is pleased to announce the digital release of the FIU History Newsletter’s second volume: Yesterday Today. Physical copies to follow at a later date. Please click for more information.