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 […]

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 […]

Green School Senior Fellow addresses pandemic in Russia and Turkey

Recently, senior fellow David J. Kramer joined the Institute of Current World Affair’s production The Cable, which addresses threats to democracy in Europe and the transatlantic relationship. The spread of Covid-19 is confronting Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan with unprecedented challenges to their autocratic rule. David Kramer and Soner Cagaptay join Susan […]

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 […]