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 […]
In 2022, the FIU History Graduate Program rose not just a few places in the national rankings of public university history programs, but two dozen: from 88th to 64th in the nation in just a single year! We are proud to offer graduate students such a strong program in history, and thankful for the students that make […]
MusicID, the world’s online database for those who are doing research on music and the recording industry, has awarded FIU PhD Sven Kube its 2022 Digital Research Fellowship for his project “Computerwelt: Charting the Digital Revolution in Popular Music.”
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.
Jairo Ledesma has been appointed as the Charles A. and Carrie Mastronardi Endowed Teaching Chair in the History Department at Miami-Dade College, Homestead Campus and Richard Denis has won a competitive Goizueta Graduate Research Fellowship from the University of Miami Libraries Cuban Heritage Collection.
Hayley Serpa, a major player in FIU’s nationally-ranked #3 Model UN team, has gained further recognition by being selected as a delegate to the North American College All-Star Model UN team. This honor is all the more remarkable given that this year’s competition was the first in-person UN conference event that Hayley had participated in!
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.
Johnny-Irizarry Rojas has been selected to participate in the 2022 Crossing Latinidades Summer Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Maureen Thompson won funding for, and a place in, the Business History Conference’s Doctoral Colloquium in Mexico City and will also participate in the Oak Spring Garden Foundation’s 2022 Interdisciplinary Residency this summer. Richard Denis won […]
The current cycle has proved very fruitful for a number of our graduate students with four successful applications for Tinker research travel awards. Gremaud Angee will be visiting the Catholic Pontifical University of Sao Paulo to research Brazilian Catholic Youth Movements; Valentina Verbal will travel to the Historical Archive of the Archbishopric of Santiago, Chile to research family matters […]
Yanelis Suarez has been accepted to Western Michigan University’s Medieval Studies program with full funding in Fall 2022. This is one of the top Medieval Studies MA programs in the country and she will be joining Sabrina Fernandez, also an FIU alum, who will be entering her second year in the program.