FIU History professor selected as 2021 MAAH Stone Book Award finalist

FIU Assistant Professor of History Dan Royles has been chosen as a 2021 MAAH (Museum of African American History) Stone Book Award finalist, receiving a $10,000 award for his book To Make the Wounded Whole: The African American Struggle against HIV/AIDS. To Make the Wounded Whole offers the first comprehensive history of African American AIDS […]

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 […]

Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Joins ​FIU in Prosecutorial Performance Project

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 2, 2020) – On the one-year anniversary of the launch of its Public Data Dashboard, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO) has joined a network of nationally recognized researchers and prosecutors committed to advancing transparency and accountability through new measures of prosecutorial practices. In keeping with District Attorney Larry Krasner’s commitment to make […]

Gordon Institute signs agreement on cybersecurity research and education with IADB/OAS

IADB Partnership
FIU’s Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy recently entered into a formal agreement with the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB), a part of the Organization of American States, to provide research, education and internship opportunities in cybersecurity for FIU students. The agreement, formally signed by Dean John F. Stack Jr. of the Steven J. Green […]

Gender wage gap persists in Miami-Dade County, report finds

Green School researcher Maria Ilcheva, the assistant director of the Metropolitan Center, wrote an op-ed reflecting on Women’s History Month and the state of gender equality in Miami-Dade County. In this piece, she shares findings from the Metropolitan Center’s 2019 annual report tracking the status of women and the gender wage gap. Read more at […]

Support for the embargo on the rise among Cuban-Americans, reveals FIU Cuba Poll

A strong majority of Cuban-American voters in Miami-Dade County supported Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections, giving Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott a significant boost in tight statewide races. Seventy percent of Cuban-Americans surveyed said they voted for DeSantis and 69 percent said they voted for Scott, according to the 2018 FIU […]

Study Examines What Prosecutors Think About Success, Racial Disparities, and Community Engagement

FIU, in partnership with Loyola University Chicago, is implementing a two-year projectwith four prosecutor’s offices in Chicago, Jacksonville, Milwaukee, and Tampa. The project stems from a growing recognition that prosecutors need to become more data-driven and strategic to ensure effectiveness and fairness. The work will help prosecutors improve data and analytical capacity, develop and implement new performance […]