History professor Kirsten Wood named new AWED Associate Director

Kirsten Wood, associate professor of history, is the inaugural associate director of the Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity (AWED). AWED aims to achieve and sustain faculty equity and diversity as an essential element of FIU’s academic excellence AWED also houses FIU ADVANCE, the university’s five-year, $3.2 million Institutional Transformation grant awarded in 2016 by the National Science […]

Religious Studies professor named to national board

The American Academy of Religion has elected FIU Religious Studies Professor Whitney Bauman to its 2019 Board of Directors. Bauman has been elected Program Unit Director for the AAR, a professional association whose mission is to foster excellence in the study of religion and enhance the public understanding of religion. “The American Academy of Religion, […]

2021’s Most & Least Federally Dependent States

SIPA Professor Allan Rosenbaum recently interviewed by major national media outlet. A national media organization, WalletHub, which provides expert opinion on matters of current governmental and political concern to business leaders across the country recently featured the views on intergovernmental relations in the United States of SIPA Distinguished University Professor Allan Rosenbaum. Given the series […]

Can More U.S. Money Really Help Central America’s Northern Triangle?

By President Luis Guillermo Solís This article was original published by Americas Quarterly. Listen to a conversation with President Luis Guillermo Solís on The Americas Quarterly Podcast During his 2020 campaign, Joe Biden pledged to develop a comprehensive rescue plan for Central America’s Northern Triangle (Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras). President Biden, who knows Latin and […]

A Way Forward for Venezuela: Gordon Institute Director Brian Fonseca testifies before House Foreign Affairs Committee

On March 3, 2021, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy Director Brian Fonseca testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and International Economic Policy Subcommittee. The hearing, titled “A Way Forward for Venezuela,” focused on the humanitarian, diplomatic, and national security challenges facing the Biden Administration with Venezuela. “The […]

Green School announces two fellowship opportunities

Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs 2021-2022 Dorothea Green Fellowship Award The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 competition for research awards for tenured faculty members at the Associate and Full levels in Green School departments and programs. Faculty meeting these eligibility criteria are […]

FIU founding professor of anthropology to teach Hallucinogens and Culture online in Spring

Due to the psychedelic renaissance, the psychotherapeutic uses of psychedelics are widely known, especially for their clinically-proven ability to treat a variety of mental illnesses including addiction, depression, anxiety among terminally ill patients, and PTSD among war vets and first responders. Because of this resurgence of interest in the medical and scientific applications of psychedelics, […]

Green School Senior Fellow David J. Kramer joins talk on Kremlin disinformation campaigns

On September 18, 2020, Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs Senior Fellow David J. Kramer joined the Central and Eastern European Coalition (CEEC) in a virtual policy discussion on “Resilience and Russian Interference: Neutralizing the Kremlin’s Campaign to Dismantle Democracy,” hosted by the Joint Baltic American National Committee, Inc. The topics addressed […]