History Students Win Prestigious Awards

FIU recently recognized History students at both the graduate and undergraduate level for their outstanding work at the university. Sophomore history major and a member of the FIU Army ROTC Sabian Lopez was an inaugural recipient of the Robert Henry Stovall Military Scholarship, created to recognize students “whose journeys have been influenced by their military experiences.” You […]

Dr. Uribe-Uran publishes new co-edited volume

Congratulations to Dr. Victor Uribe-Uran, who recently published a volume he co-edited with M.C. Mirow entitled A Companion to Latin American Legal History. The Companion to Latin American History collects the work of leading experts in the field to create a single-source state-of-the-art overview of the diverse historical trends and new areas of interest in the […]

Undergraduate Fellowship Applications Open

The History Department is happy to announce a call for applications for two undergraduate fellowships: Chair’s Undergraduate Scholarship Secure $200 to subsidize travel to a conference, workshop or other academic event in History or a related discipline. Please see the flyer below for more information (open image in new tab). History Launching FellowshipSecure $200 to […]

History Student Honored as Real Triumphs Graduate

A history scholar and performing artist, Claudia Suarez deeply appreciates how the arts reflect and are impacted by society. Drawing upon her personal experience as a ballet dancer who sought political asylum at 16 in the U.S. from her native Venezuela, she is conducting research on the use of art and artists by governments, particularly […]

Alfredo Escudero Awarded 2023 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship

The History Department is proud to announce that Alfredo Escudero has been awarded a 2023 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship.  This new program supports doctoral students in the humanities and interpretive social sciences as they pursue bold and innovative approaches to dissertation research. The fellowships are designed to intervene at the formative stage of dissertation development and promote research […]

Dr. Saheed Aderinto Wins the Prestigious Dan David Prize

In February, FIU History Professor Saheed Aderinto was awarded the prestigious Dan David Prize, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the study of history and includes $300,000, the world’s largest cash prize in the field. The selection committee lauded Aderinto “for situating African history at the cutting edge of diverse literatures in the history of sexuality, […]

PhD student publishes in HAHR

Congratulations to FIU History PhD candidate Alfredo Escudero, who has published an article in the Hispanic American Historical Review, the top Latin American History journal in the US. “The New Age of Andeans: Chronological Age, Indigenous Labor, and the Making of Spanish Colonial Rule” explores how Spanish colonialism shaped the notion of the cycle of life among […]

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 […]