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. 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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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).
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 […]
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”.
Dr. Dan Royles and his team have won a contract worth $180,000 awarded by the National Park Service to carry out a 2.5 year historical context study on the subject of ‘Violence against people of African descent in the United States and its territories from 1500 to the present day’. This research effort will include […]