LACC graduate student Gisela Sarabia attends USAID conference in El Salvador

Gisela Sarabia is a second-year dual degree MA/Ph.D. candidate pursuing her master’s in Latin American & Caribbean Studies at the FIU Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and her Ph.D. in International Relations. Gisela’s master’s degree focus is organized crime, migration, refugees, Mexico, and Central America. This fall (2023), she is writing her master’s […]

In the News: Mihaela Pintea featured in WalletHub

Dr. Mihaela Pintea, Associate Professor of Economics, was featured in WalletHub’s piece about Best and Worst States for Women’s Equality. She discusses how inflation affects the gender pay gap and the factors influencing the United States’ global ranking regarding the gender gap in health and survival.  The news article can be accessed here.

Publication: Hakan Yilmazkuday in the Conversation and Fortune

Dr. Hakan Yilmazkuday, Professor of Economics, has an article published at the Conversation (and republished by Fortune magazine) discussing the implications of the U.S. government debt losing Fitch’s top AAA credit rating. The Conversation article can be accessed here, and the Fortune magazine article can be accessed here.

History alumnus receives prestigious DAAD scholarship to study in Germany

Franco Batista Garcia, who received his BA in history in Spring 2023, has been awarded a prestigious DAAD Scholarship (DAAD-German Academic Exchange Services) to pursue graduate study in Germany. He has been accepted into the Free University of Berlin and Humboldt University of Berlin joint MA in Global History program. “The FIU History Department facilitated […]

White House highlights FIU cybersecurity workforce training program for veterans, first responders

On Monday, the White House highlighted Florida International University’s cybersecurity workforce training program for veterans and first responders under its National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy. FIU is one of the 11 institutions in the CyberSkills2Work coalition, an initiative funded by the National Security Agency (NSA) and mentioned in the new strategy. FIU’s program, led […]

Claudia Suarez named Green School Real Triumphs Graduate for Summer ’23

Real Triumphs Graduates are a diverse group of graduates in background, nationality, interests and ambitions who have accomplished extraordinary things during their time at the university and are shining examples of what makes FIU students so special. A history scholar and performing artist, Claudia Suarez deeply appreciates how the arts reflect and are impacted by […]

Publication: Hakan Yilmazkuday in International Economic Journal and Review of Regional Research

A paper by Hakan Yilmazkuday (Professor of Economics) titled “Unequal Welfare Gains From Trade Across Countries: The Role of Aggregation and Income Elasticities” has been published at International Economic Journal. The publication link is here. Another paper of his, titled “COVID-19 and housing prices: evidence from U.S. county-level data,” has been published at Review of Regional Research. The publication link […]