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.

Congratulations to FIU Graduate Jeremy Salloum

A warm congratulations to Jeremy Salloum (BA 2012, MA in Public History 2015) on his new position as Educational Curator at History Miami. He joins several fellow FIU history students and graduates already employed by History Miami.

Congratulations to Maria Botero.

Congratulations to Maria Botero (BA F17)! This fall, Maria will be starting an MA in Strategic Communications, with a concentration on advocacy and social impact, at American University in Washington DC. She wrote her Senior Seminar paper on how FIU incorporated LGBT students into its diversity policy, based on research in the university archives. We […]

Congratulations to Ph.D. Student Jordan Malfoy

On Thursday, April 12t,h Ph.D. graduate Jordan Malfoy received the annual departmental best Dissertation award at the Green School of International and Public Affairs ceremony. The Department of History had a bumper crop of six completed Ph.Ds in 2017/18 so Jordan’s achievement is particularly commendable.

Congratulations to new Phi Alpha Theta Inductees

On March 23, 2018, FIU’s chapter of the history honors society Phi Alpha Theta held an end-of-semester party and inducted 10 new members. Our best wishes to Daniel O. Rodriguez, Steven J. Leano, Ceylin J. Arias, Gia Jelatis, Robert Martell, Eduardo Alvarez, Jose Chavez, Chistoph Stotts, Lucia Scatamacchia, and Joseph Perez. For more information on Phi Alpha […]