Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Leo Falcon for his award of the 2019 Dissertation Fellowship from the Academy of American Franciscans. This fellowship, amounting to a stipend of $15,000, also carries with it the right of the awarding institution to preempt the publication of Mr. Falcon’s eventual dissertation.
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Morgan Gray for winning the James R. Scobie Award from the Conference on Latin American History which will enable her to carry out dissertation research in Peru over the upcoming summer.
Candidate John Ermer has his opinion piece concerning the deterioration of US-Cuban political relations published in The Washington Post. Click to be taken to article.
In “Michael E. Mendez ’03 reimagines the gas station.” Former FIU undergraduate, Michael Mendez, relates how his degree in History has helped him after graduation, and his entrepreneurial endeavors. Click to see the article.
Many congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Joseph Marin who was one of two winners of the Green School’s Three Minute Thesis Competition! Joseph presented his dissertation research in only 180 seconds before a panel of faculty representing our entire college. He will now represent the Green School and the History Department at the university-wide Three Minute […]
The 2018 Darden Pyron American Cultural History Fellowship, in the amount of $350.00, was awarded to Megan Scallan, in support of her project, “Beyond the Surface: Columbia, Material Culture, and the Consumption of Early American Nationalism, 1800-1875.”
Congratulations to our former undergraduate Charles Jones (2010) who obtained his Ph.D. entitled Conversion and Transformation: Prince Albert’s Programme for a European Monarchical Order from the University of St. Andrews in June 2018
Photograph of thee FIU History PhD students participants at the “New Voices in Cuban Studies” symposiums at Harvard. See news item (11/30/2018) for more details. Works presented Ayinde Madzimoyo, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Florida International University – “Kalunga y El Monte: Mountains, Forests, and Marronage in Nineteenth Century Cuba, 1815-1880” Maite Morales, Ph.D. Candidate in […]
Many congratulations to PhD candidate Ross Nedervelt who won the Charlie Crouch Prize from the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era for his paper “Geopolitical Security, Spheres of Influence, and the Border-Sea in the American Revolution,” presented at the Consortium’s annual conference in Philadelphia last February.
On October 12, 2018, PhD student Trevor Bryant was awarded the inaugural Henry J. Voegtle Fellowship on the History of Florida or Southern U.S., 2018-2019. Mr. Bryant will use the funds of this fellowship to conduct archival research in the Archivo General de Indias in Seville, Spain, to investigate slavery and black society in eighteenth-century Florida. He […]