Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs to Host Inaugural Conference on Global Decline in Democracy

Democracy has never felt more fragile. Even in countries with a longstanding history of democratic values, there are forces at work eroding the free arena that is so fundamental to a democratic society. That’s why the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs is hosting its inaugural Miami Conference on Global Democracy on […]

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 […]

Award: Sheng Guo

Sheng Guo was awarded a 2022-2023 Green School Research and Teaching Enhancement Award. Made possible and awarded by the SIPA, the award will be used to support a teaching faculty member’s research or teaching enhancement efforts.

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 […]

Film by Green School Doctoral Student to Premiere at Miami Film Festival

“Havana Stories,” the latest film by FIU doctoral student Eliecer Jiménez Almeida, will have its world premiere at the 40th Annual Miami Film Festival. Jiménez Almeida, a student in the Department of Modern Languages in the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, was invited to compete for the prestigious annual Knight Made in MIA Feature Film […]

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 […]

Southern Japan Seminar 2023 | After the Abe Assassination: Tracking Religion in Japan

On February 2, 2023, Asian Studies Program held the first part of the Southern Japan Seminar featuring Dr. Levi McLaughlin from North Carolina State University. In his talk, titled “After the Abe Assassination: Tracking Religion in Japan,” Dr. McLaughlin discussed the turmoil following the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, contextualizing popular and political […]

Fall 2023 | Master of Arts in Asian Studies

The M.A. in Asian Studies (MAAS) is an interdisciplinary program designed for students who wish to pursue advanced studies of historical and contemporary trends. The degree provides students with a strong foundation in the traditional cultures and modern socio-economic societies of Asia, with an emphasis on East Asia. Click here to learn more!

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 […]