Ph.D. Student wins Competitive Fellowship

Richard Denis has been awarded a Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowship from the Cuban Heritage Collection at the University of Miami enabling him to pursue research towards his dissertation on the role of print media in Cuba from 1902-1969.

Graduating Ph.D student secures postdoc

Congratulations to graduating Ph.D. Felix Jean-Louis who has secured a competitive postdoctoral archival residency at the W.E.B. Du Bois Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. During his residency, Jean-Louis plans to research the Pan African Congresses of the 1920s held in Paris, London, Brussels, Lisbon, and Harlem, under the direction of W.E.BDu Bois. Building upon his dissertation research, […]

Dr. Lipartito secures Fulbright Fellowship

Dr. Kenneth Lipartito has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research and engage in ancillary teaching at the University of Toronto for academic year 2020/21.

Dr. Capo joins the National Historic Landmarks Committee

The National Parks Advisory Board has appointed Dr. Julio Capo Jr. to a four-year term on its National Historic Landmarks Committee which assesses applications nominating sites to join the register of designated places under this status. This appointment recognizes Dr. Capo’s national prominence in the field of public history.

Department receives two top rankings

The Department of History has been awarded two entries in the Guide to Online Schools 2020 Best Value Colleges assessment. We are ranked #9 nationally for ‘Best Online Masters in History’ and #13 for ‘Most Affordable Bachelor’s History Degrees’. These awards are based on a combination of data from tuition rates and pay scales to […]

Archivos: An Open Seminar

The Department of History hosted a successful and well-attended symposium entitled “Archivos: An Open Seminar” with the participation of several distinguished speakers on March 9th 2018. Video coverage of the event can be accessed at Note: non-FIU users will need to register.

New Fellowship Fund in honor of Dr. Morcillo

The purpose of the Aurora Morcillo Memorial Fellowship To promote graduate-level study of women and gender in Spanish history. The Fellowship supports research travel to Spain for graduate students studying women and gender issues, with preference given to students wishing to study at the Instituto de la Mujer at the University of Granada. The Fellowship […]

Opening for Two Postdocs in History

TheDepartment of History is pleased to announce a new competition for two (2) Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions open to all FIU History PhDs graduating in the two previous academic years, to begin Fall 2020.

Undergraduate accepted to summer research program

Congratulations to Daniela Gutierrez, who has been accepted to the University of Georgia’s History Summer Fellows Institute. Gutierrez is one of eight students who will spend a month at the University of Georgia immersing themselves in historical research through this fully-funded program.

Ph.D. Graduate secures Tenure-Track Position

Congratulations to Dr. Micah Oelze for his appointment as an assistant professor at Adelphi University, Long Island. Dr. Oelze is a graduate of our Ph.D. program and was also a visiting assistant professor in the Department for academic year 2018/19.