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 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 […]