Department receives two top rankings

The Department of History has been awarded two entries in the Guide to Online Schools 2020 Best Value Colleges assessment. We are ranked #9 nationally for ‘Best Online Masters in History’ and #13 for ‘Most Affordable Bachelor’s History Degrees’. These awards are based on a combination of data from tuition rates and pay scales to […]

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 […]

FIU Oversees NEH-funded Program for Miami Military Veterans

War and Healing, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities Dialogues on the Experience of War initiative, overseen by Florida International University (FIU), and supported by the Wolfsonian-FIU Museum the Combat Hippies the Florida State University Institute for World War II and the Human Experience and the Miami Vet Center of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has three primary goals. First, it will enable […]

Three History Professors Receive Top Scholar Awards

Three History Department faculty have been recognized by the university as Top Scholars. This designation is the result of a competitive process whereby faculty are assessed for academic impact in their respective fields by a committee of their peers. Dr. Bianca Premo won the award in the category of ‘Notable Academic Appointments’ while Drs. Jenna […]

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 […]

New Fully Online History BA

The History Department and FIU Online are pleased to announce the launch of a new fully online BA degree. Students can now register for classes under this new, convenient option that allows them to obtain their History degree in a way that fits in with the hectic pace of modern life. Please click for more […]

FIU History Newsletter: Yesterday, Today no. 2 (2017-18)

The FIU History Department is pleased to announce the digital release of the FIU History Newsletter’s second volume: Yesterday Today. Physical copies to follow at a later date. Please click for more information.

History Department Professors Honored at the Provost’s Book Recognition Event

On Thursday March 22nd 2018, several of the History Department faculty were honored at the Provost’s book recognition event, an annual celebration of the achievements of recent faculty authors. On this occasion, Drs. Jessica Adler, Bianca Premo and Chantalle Verna, received acknowledgment. See details of their books under the ‘Academic’ tab on this website!

FIU grads head off to Top Law Schools

The history department would like to congratulate three of our BA grads who will head off to law school in the fall. Richard Delgado (BA S17) will be attending FIU Law, Alessandra Siblesz (BA F16) will start at the University of Florida, Sophia Gonzalez (BA S17) will start at the University of Michigan, and David […]