Dr. Hilary Jones receives prestigious Fellowships

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Emancipation and Resistance at Yale University has awarded Dr. Jones a one-month residency for October 1-31, 2019 to assist her research into the illegal slave trade between Senegal and the Caribbean. Additionally, Dr. Jones has been chosen to receive the Council of American Overseas Research Center’s National Endowment for […]

Drs. Bianca Premo and Jessica Adler receive FIU awards

Congratulations to Drs. Premo and Adler for their receipt of FIU ‘top scholar’ awards. Dr. Premo’s award comes under the category of “Research and Creative Activities for Established Faculty with Significant Grants (Humanities)” while Dr. Adler’s recognizes her “Research and Creative Activities for Junior Faculty with Significant Grants (Humanities).”

Dr. Premo receives book prize

Dr. Premo’s book Enlightenment on Trial (Oxford, 2017) has received the 2018 Southern Historical Association Murdo McLeod Prize for best book in the fields of Latin American, Caribbean, American Borderlands and Frontier or Atlantic World history.

Dr. Sven Kube Selected for AHA Luncheon Panel

The Business History Conference has invited Dr. Sven Kube, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History, to participate in its Luncheon Panel at the American Historical Association’s Annual Meeting 2019 in Chicago, the theme for which is “Loyalty and Disloyalty.”

Professor Otovo’s work featured in inaugural online review.

Professor Okezi Otovo’s monograph “Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850-1945” has been featured as the inaugural monograph for the Featured Book section of the new Society for the new History of Children and Youth website. The feature contains a book review and an audio interview with Dr. Otovo. […]

Congratulations to Dr. Bianca Premo for receiving the Bandelier/Lavrin Prize for Best Book

Our warmest congratulations to Dr. Bianca Premo for receiving a prize for her book, Enlightenment on Trial. Dr. Premo received the Bandelier/Lavrin Prize for best book on colonial Latin America from the Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American History. Click to see the picture of distinguished historian Asunción Lavrin holding the plaque.

Dr.Bianca Premo features in University of Miami Symposium

FIU’s Dr. Bianca Premo will be speaking at the “LANGUAGE & DEMOCRACY: an interdisciplinary symposium at the University of Miami” which aims to convene scholars and students from the humanities, social sciences, and law to examine how the fact of linguistic diversity challenges, enriches, empowers, and endangers democratic projects and processes across diverse temporal and […]

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 […]