Opinion | U.S. sanctions hurt our national interests — and the Venezuelan people

Green School Professors Brian Fonseca and Eduardo Gamarra recently published this op-ed in The Miami Herald. The article has been reprinted below. Now that President Biden has announced a ban on imports of Russian oil, the United States should reevaluate sanctions against Venezuela, double down on targeted sanctions against individuals and reverse broader sanctions that hurt our national interests […]

Opinion | Macho, macho man: Russia’s politics of manhood drive Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Green School Professor Rebecca Friedman recently published this op-ed in The Miami Herald. The article has been reprinted below. In the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ruthless push into Ukraine is often understood in the simple terms of reductionist history: Just another Russian strongman with dreams of expanding the empire. But surely the images of thousands of […]

Opinion | Putin’s not the only one to blame for Russia’s murderous war in Ukraine

Green School Professor Allan Rosenbaum recently published this op-ed in The Miami Herald. The article has been reprinted below. With just a few words, “The fight is here; I need ammunition, not a ride,” Ukraine’s democratically elected President Volodymyr Zelensky, became the most inspirational, not to mention courageous, national wartime leader since Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt. […]

Consul General of Japan presents check to Japanese program

FIU’s Japanese language program has received a prestigious salary assistance grant from the Japan Foundation. On Dec. 1, the new Consul General of Japan in Miami, Kazuhiro Nakai, presented the check to FIU officials in a reception at the Green Library attended by students and faculty from the Japan program, which is housed in the […]

FIU Green School brings together international Jain scholars for historic academic conference

The Second International Conference on Science and Jain Philosophy (ICSJP) was held from 19-22 March 2021 via Zoom and streamed on Facebook Live attracting more than 10,000 delegates from 27 countries including the USA, UK, India, Tanzania, Canada, Russia. It included 45 paper presentations, a book launch and panel discussion.

2021’s Most & Least Federally Dependent States

SIPA Professor Allan Rosenbaum recently interviewed by major national media outlet. A national media organization, WalletHub, which provides expert opinion on matters of current governmental and political concern to business leaders across the country recently featured the views on intergovernmental relations in the United States of SIPA Distinguished University Professor Allan Rosenbaum. Given the series […]

A Way Forward for Venezuela: Gordon Institute Director Brian Fonseca testifies before House Foreign Affairs Committee

On March 3, 2021, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy Director Brian Fonseca testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and International Economic Policy Subcommittee in a hearing titled "A Way Forward for Venezuela."