Dr. Catherine Mas Publishes New Book

Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Mas, who this week has published her monograph Culture in the Clinic: Miami and the Making of Modern Medicine. The book traces the explosion of alternative forms of health care in Miami following the 1959 Cuban Revolution, as Cuban refugees sought out help from not just licensed doctors, but local clínicas, quasi-legal storefront […]

History Faculty are FIU Top Scholars!

Each year, FIU recognizes the outstanding, valuable contributions faculty make to the university and academic communities. The award honors full-time faculty and administrators whose work demonstrates impact in the areas of research, creative activities, teaching and mentorship. This year, FIU History faculty were named as 6 of the 34 total faculty members selected to receive […]

Adjunct wins Teaching Award in Japan

Waseda University, Tokyo, one of the most prestigious institutions in Japan, has selected Dr. Marcela Lopez Bravo for the 11th eTeaching Award Grand Prize in recognition of her effective online teaching. Dr. Lopez Bravo has also won several awards for her online instruction here at FIU.

Dr. Mansilla wins CLASP Award

Dr. Judith Mansilla is the recipient of the 9th Annual Junior Faculty Teaching Award from the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs.  This award recognizes excellence in teaching designated Latin American Studies courses including less commonly taught language courses and indigenous language courses with content on Latin American civilization, culture, history, and social sciences.

Dr. Capo appointed to Advisory Committee

The newest addition to the Smithsonian’s family, the National Museum of the American Latino (NMAL), which is in its developmental phase, has added Dr. Julio Capo to its Scholarly Advisory Committee. Dr. Capo will be participating alongside his colleagues in the review of the museum’s collection, vision, research initiatives, exhibition plans, higher education programs etc in a […]

Professor Adler lands NIH Grant

Dr. Jessica Adler has secured a three-year National Institutes of Health grant in the sum of $150,000 to pursue her next book project entitled: Minimal Standards of Adequacy: A History of Health Care in US Prisons.

Ph.D. alumnus secures tenure-track position

Dr. Chris Davis (2018) has been appointed as a tenure-track assistant professor in African American History at Adelphi University, NY where he joins another alumnus, Dr. Micah Oelze.  Dr. Davis had been a postdoctoral fellow and adjunct instructor in the department after the completion of his Ph.D.

Adjunct publishes article in leading journal

Dr. Sven Kube, an adjunct and Ph.D. alumnus has had his article “Shop of the Pops: Socialist Consumers, Capitalist Performers, and the Record Market That United Them” published in the October 2021 issue of The Journal of Popular Culture  (Vol. 54 No. 5).

Faculty collaborate with City of Pompano Beach

Drs. Otovo and Capo (alongside the Green Library’s Vicki Silvera) have secured a grant from the City of Pompano Beach to provide consultancy services regarding African American History and the role of the Blanche Ely House Museum in particular. Hopefully this will be the first stage in a long and fruitful collaboration that will give public […]

Adjunct wins Oral History Prize

Roberto Fernandez, adjunct professor, is the recipient of the 2021 Martha Ross Teaching Award from the Oral History Association.  This prize is awarded annually to a school teacher who has incorporated “the practice of oral history in the classroom in an exemplary way”.