History alumnus receives prestigious DAAD scholarship to study in Germany

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 […]

Claudia Suarez named Green School Real Triumphs Graduate for Summer ’23

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 […]

Green School faculty receive awards for teaching excellence

Students are a university’s reason for being – and four faculty in the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs were recently honored for the excellent teaching they deliver. The FIU Office of Faculty Leadership and Success recently announced the inaugural Rewarding Excellence in Teaching Incentives (RETI) award recipients, including these Green School […]

Professor Aderinto receives Dan David Prize, the world’s largest prize for history scholarship

Dr. Saheed Aderinto, professor of History and African and African Diaspora Studies in the Green School of International & Public Affairs at Florida International University, has been awarded the prestigious Dan David Prize, a major international award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the study of history and includes $300,000, the world’s largest cash prize in […]

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 […]

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 […]