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 […]

History doctoral candidate receives Eliana Rivero Scholarship from the Cuban Research Institute

Congratulations to doctoral candidate Leo Falcon for receiving the Cuban Research Institute’s Eliana Rivero Scholarship to enable him to carry out research in Cuba in furtherance of his research project entitled “Manufacturing Sin: Francisco Carranco and the Establishment of the Inquisition in Cuba and the Caribbean, 1595–1614.” Leo earned his M.A. in Latin American and […]

Congratulations to our Ph.D Graduates

Back Row (Advisors): Dr. Kirsten Wood, Dr. Gwyn Davies, Dr. Okezi Otovo, Dr. Jenna Gibbs, and Dr. Kenneth Lipartito Front Row (Ph.D Graduates): Dr. Rene Silva, Dr. Jordan Malfoy, Dr.Jessica Allison, and Dr. Sven Kube Back Row: Dr. Victor Uribe, Dr. Kenneth Lipartito, Dr. Jenna Gibbs, Dr. Gwyn Davies, Dr. Dan Royles, Sven Kube Front Row: Dr. […]

Congratulations to Rosabel Gomez

Congratulations to Rosabel Gomez (F16) on her admission to the University of Washington’s Master’s Degree program in Museum Studies. Rose already has an impressive list of museum credentials, with experiences including a commercial art gallery, an internship with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, The History of Diving Museum in the Keys, and recently […]

Ph.D. Student Receives Travel Scholarship

Ph.D. Candidate Maite Morales has received the Eliana Rivero Research Scholarship from FIU’s Cuban Research Institute to support research towards her dissertation entitled “Communal Desires: Cuban Consumption and Nostalgia, 1972-Present.”

Writing in History Contest Winners Announcement

The History Department is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s undergraduate ‘Writing in History’ winners. First place: Frisia Corrales; Second place: Paul Branccacio; Third place: Ali Bhatti. For more information, click on the link below.