What influence does Iran have in Africa? Eric Lob, associate professor of FIU Department of Politics and International Relations and board member at the American Institute of Iranian Studies, was a guest on Al Jazeera Channel’s “Inside Story,” which addressed Tehran’s actions to increase trade and economic ties in the continent.
The Treaty of Lausanne, signed in Lausanne, Switzerland, on July 24, 1923, between Turkey and the Allied Powers, replaced the Treaty of Sèvres at the conclusion of the First World War and established the boundaries of the modern Turkish state. The panelists covered a wide range of topics related to the Lausanne Conference, including an overview […]
Franco Batista Garcia, who received his BA in history in Spring 2023, has been awarded a prestigious DAAD Scholarship (DAAD-German Academic Exchange Services) to pursue graduate study in Germany. He has been accepted into the Free University of Berlin and Humboldt University of Berlin joint MA in Global History program. “The FIU History Department facilitated […]
On Monday, the White House highlighted Florida International University’s cybersecurity workforce training program for veterans and first responders under its National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy. FIU is one of the 11 institutions in the CyberSkills2Work coalition, an initiative funded by the National Security Agency (NSA) and mentioned in the new strategy. FIU’s program, led […]
Real Triumphs Graduates are a diverse group of graduates in background, nationality, interests and ambitions who have accomplished extraordinary things during their time at the university and are shining examples of what makes FIU students so special. A history scholar and performing artist, Claudia Suarez deeply appreciates how the arts reflect and are impacted by […]
Real Triumphs Graduates are a diverse group of graduates in background, nationality, interests and ambitions who have accomplished extraordinary things during their time at the university and are shining examples of what makes FIU students so special. Diana Baross, who graduated in Spring ’23 with a BA in Economics, has surmounted challenges that have fueled […]
A paper by Hakan Yilmazkuday (Professor of Economics) titled “Unequal Welfare Gains From Trade Across Countries: The Role of Aggregation and Income Elasticities” has been published at International Economic Journal. The publication link is here. Another paper of his, titled “COVID-19 and housing prices: evidence from U.S. county-level data,” has been published at Review of Regional Research. The publication link […]
Dr. Hakan Yilmazkuday, Professor of Economics, is featured in PolitiFact’s article on migration trends between Florida and California. The news article can be access here.
The Islamic world encompasses nations, societies and cultures throughout nearly every part of the globe. The Mohsin & Fazia Jaffer Center for Muslim World Studies at FIU’s Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs examines the diversity of these dimensions, including a community that is studied at few institutions: the Khōjā community. Since […]
Paper by Mihaela Pintea (Associate Professor of Economics) with Andra Hiriscau (Assistant Teaching Professor at William & Mary, Ph.D. alumni of FIU) titled “Birth order, socioeconomic background and educational attainment” has been published in Education Economics. The paper can be accessed via this link. Highlights: -We examine whether educational attainment is affected by birth order, […]