COVID-19 casts a spotlight on global inequalities

While the global pandemic has had far-reaching effects on most people, the impact on marginalized communities in the U.S. and around the world has been disproportionate – and even more overwhelming, say FIU experts.  “Inequality has been with us for centuries. While there has been considerable progress in certain areas, we still have a really […]

COVID-19 prevention efforts have damaged the economy, say FIU experts

As part of the Dorothea Green Lecture Series and in collaboration with the Steven J. Green School of Public and International Affairs webinar focused on the impacts of the current health and economic crisis on international development throughout the world.

Green School Senior Fellow addresses pandemic in Russia and Turkey

Recently, senior fellow David J. Kramer joined the Institute of Current World Affair’s production The Cable, which addresses threats to democracy in Europe and the transatlantic relationship. The spread of Covid-19 is confronting Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan with unprecedented challenges to their autocratic rule. David Kramer and Soner Cagaptay join Susan […]

History professor Kirsten Wood named new AWED Associate Director

Kirsten Wood, associate professor of history, is the inaugural associate director of the Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity (AWED). AWED aims to achieve and sustain faculty equity and diversity as an essential element of FIU’s academic excellence AWED also houses FIU ADVANCE, the university’s five-year, $3.2 million Institutional Transformation grant awarded in 2016 by the National Science […]

FIU professor elected president of the American Society for Public Administration for a second time

by Alexandria Rodriguez Allan Rosenbaum only third person ever elected to a second term, wants group to advocate for a stronger public sector. FIU Professor Allan Rosenbaum is the third person to ever be elected to a second term as president in the 81-year history of the 8,000 member American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). […]

Green School partnership with FIU at I-75 to foster student success

For years, individual professors and departments within the Green School have offered numerous courses at FIU’s academic center at I-75 in Miramar. But in the spring of 2020, the Green School will launch an innovative partnership with the center dubbed “Green School Tuesdays at I-75.” Spearheaded by the Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies (GSS) […]

Religious Studies professor named to national board

The American Academy of Religion has elected FIU Religious Studies Professor Whitney Bauman to its 2019 Board of Directors. Bauman has been elected Program Unit Director for the AAR, a professional association whose mission is to foster excellence in the study of religion and enhance the public understanding of religion. “The American Academy of Religion, […]