Ph.D. Candidate Wins SIPA Competition

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 […]

FIU History PhD student participation at Harvard symposium

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 […]

Ph.D. candidate Ross Nedervelt wins prize

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.

Ph.D. Student Trevor Bryant wins inaugural Henry J. Voegtle Fellowship

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 […]

Congratulations to recent Ph.D. Graduate Jordan Malfoy

Jordan Malfoy, who successfully defended her Ph.D. on civil defense preparations in interwar Britain in April 2018, has been appointed as Digital Reference Historian with the Marine Corps History Division in Quantico, VA. She will be responsible for the care, maintenance, digitization, and organization of the Marine Corps’ working files and will be the primary […]

Doctoral Students Received Prestigious Fellowships

From July 16 to July 27 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, doctoral students Mr. Adrian Alzate and Dr. Gloria Lopez participated in the Max Planck Summer Academy for Legal History 2018: The World and the Village, The Global and the Local in Legal History. They were sponsored by the highly prestigious Max Planck Institute for […]