Hakan Yilmazkuday interviewed by FIU News

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.

Modern Languages Professor Andrea Fanta headed to Colombia on a Fulbright scholarship

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 […]

Professor Aderinto receives Dan David Prize, the world’s largest prize for history scholarship

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 […]

FIU Celebrates Women’s History Month – Valerie Patterson

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 […]

A Professor Brings Feminist Activists from Around the World to FIU to Share Successful Strategies

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 […]

Duolingo Haitian Creole Awarded Silver Recognition at 2023 Anthem Awards

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 […]

Advancing Protection of Transboundary Biocultural Riverscapes in the Amazon

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 […]

Researchers Study Florida Teens’ Exposure to Adverse Childhood Experiences

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 […]