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, […]

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 […]

Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Joins ​FIU in Prosecutorial Performance Project

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 2, 2020) – On the one-year anniversary of the launch of its Public Data Dashboard, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO) has joined a network of nationally recognized researchers and prosecutors committed to advancing transparency and accountability through new measures of prosecutorial practices. In keeping with District Attorney Larry Krasner’s commitment to make […]

Carleen Vincent-Robinson AWED Appointment

We are pleased to announce that the Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity (AWED) has appointed Dr. Carleen Vincent-Robinson, Teaching Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, as GSIPA’s Equity Advisor and Faculty Fellow for 2020-2021. Dr. Vincent-Robinson, as part of her duties, will work collaboratively to implement GSIPA’s and the […]

Valerie Patterson named director of African and African Diaspora Studies

It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Valerie Patterson, clinical professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration, has been named director of the African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) at FIU. Dr. Patterson replaces Dr. Percy Hintzen, who has led the program since 2016. The Green School thanks Dr. Hintzen for […]

COVID-19 casts a spotlight on global inequalities

While the global pandemic has had far-reaching effects on most people, the impact on marginalized communities in the U.S. and around the world has been disproportionate – and even more overwhelming, say FIU experts.  “Inequality has been with us for centuries. While there has been considerable progress in certain areas, we still have a really […]

COVID-19 prevention efforts have damaged the economy, say FIU experts

As part of the Dorothea Green Lecture Series and in collaboration with the Steven J. Green School of Public and International Affairs webinar focused on the impacts of the current health and economic crisis on international development throughout the world.