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 student receives U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

The following was originally posted on the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program website. Chirine Yamout, a graduate student and international relations major from Florida International University has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese during the summer of 2021. The U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program […]

FIU Model UN wins Harvard National Model UN Conference, ranks third in North America

The Florida International University Model United Nation’s (MUN) Team wins the Harvard National Model United Nations Conference, ranked third in North America Despite the pandemic and a challenging virtual environment, the FIU MUN team competed successfully among many of the most competitive universities in North America, competing in nine simulations during the Spring 2021 semester. The […]

FIU names Agatha Caraballo inaugural director of Ferré Institute for Civic Leadership

FIU has named Agatha Caraballo director of the newly launched Maurice A. Ferré Institute for Civic Leadership at the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs.   The Ferré Institute, created with a $2 million gift from the Maurice A. Ferré Foundation, will honor the legacy of the former Miami mayor and address critical matters of preparing diverse leadership for public […]

Professor Will Lead World’s Largest Public Administration Professional Association

At the conclusion of its eighty-third annual conference last week, Allan Rosenbaum, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration, assumed the Presidency of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) for the next two years.Rosenbaum, who first served as President of ASPA six years ago, becomes the third person in the organization’s […]

FIU Green School brings together international Jain scholars for historic academic conference

The Second International Conference on Science and Jain Philosophy (ICSJP) was held from 19-22 March 2021 via Zoom and streamed on Facebook Live attracting more than 10,000 delegates from 27 countries including the USA, UK, India, Tanzania, Canada, Russia. It included 45 paper presentations, a book launch and panel discussion.

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 […]