Dr. Hakan Yilmazkuday, Professor of Economics, was interviewed by FIU News for the newly introduced FIU Discovery. FIU Discovery, is a search portal that connects researchers within the university and across the world, and provides an integrated view of FIU faculty’s works, findings, digital research profiles and accomplishments. The interview link is here.
Dr. Andrea Fanta, associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages in the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs at Florida International University, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award that will take her to the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia during the upcoming 2023-24 academic school year. Dr. Fanta […]
Dr. Saheed Aderinto, professor of History and African and African Diaspora Studies in the Green School of International & Public Affairs at Florida International University, has been awarded the prestigious Dan David Prize, a major international award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the study of history and includes $300,000, the world’s largest cash prize in […]
Valerie Patterson rode an innate drive to succeed academically to heights she never imagined and has since come full circle to positively affect the lives and careers of thousands. Raised in Coconut Grove, she attended segregated elementary and junior high schools where teachers whose names she still recalls pushed her to excel. Thrilled that FIU opened in time […]
While studying gender equality movements around the world, Dr. Susanne Zwingel was struck by how feminist activists have improved the lives of women. “But not only women,” she said. “Their visions of inclusion, justice, and sustainability have made a difference in many lives.” Dr. Zwingel, associate professor of Politics and International Relations in the Steven […]
Paper by Abu S. Shonchoy, Moogdho M. Mahzab, Towhid I. Mahmood and Manhal Ali titled “Data Driven Contagion Risk Management in Low-Income Countries using Machine Learning Applications with COVID-19 in South Asia” has been published at Nature Scientific Reports. The working paper version is available here.
The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) is pleased to announce that Nicolas André and Nyya Flores Toussaint, creators of the Duolingo Haitian Creole course, have been recognized at the 2023 Annual Anthems Award. The Anthem Awards celebrates purpose and mission-driven work from people, companies and organizations worldwide across seven core causes: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Education, Art and Culture; Health; Human and Civil […]
We are pleased to announce support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for a new, 3-year effort to advance the protection of a transboundary biocultural riverscape (rivers, wetlands, and linked forest ecosystems) over an area of 4 million hectares in the Western Amazon. This effort unites several parts of Florida International University: College of […]
A new study, released by a research team organized by a professor at FIU’s Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs, has found that among Florida youth, Native American girls are most likely to be exposed to abuse, neglect, and household challenges. The study offers new insights into which groups of Florida teens […]