Latest News

Good news for Prof. Jenna Gibbs


For the academic year of 2015-2016, Prof. Jenna Gibbs will be a post-doctoral fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center. She was selected for this fellowship to begin writing her second book, "Evangelicalism, Slavery, and Empire: the Global Latrobe Family," for which she will be completing the research in Australia, South Africa, and Germany over the summer.

DLOC and Doctoral Candidate Adam M. Silvia Launch New Resource on Haitian History


In 2014, Digital Library of the Caribbean (DLOC) launched “An Island Luminous,” an online resource about Haitian history. Created by Adam M. Silvia, a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at Florida International University, “An Island Luminous” combines rare manuscripts and photos digitally-preserved by libraries and archives in Haiti and the US with commentary by 97 scholars at 75 universities around the world.

Doctoral Candidate Adam Silvia Processes the Bernard Diederich Collection


Processed by Adam M. Silvia, a doctoral candidate and Green Family Fellow in the Department of History Special Collections and University Archives at Florida International University will soon welcome researchers to explore the Bernard Diederich Collection.

Upcoming Events

Essay Competition

03/25/2015 11:00 PM

The Writing in History Program is pleased to announce our inaugural undergraduate student essay competition. We request submissions from History majors that demonstrate critical thinking and effective and innovative use of evidence.

Talking Service: A Great Books discussion series for Veterans

03/31/2015 05:00 PM

You served your country and acquired skills in the military. Now, through discussions about literature, you and other Veterans can help each other relate your experiences to the civilian world and effectively communicate about your service. Prof. Jessica Adler, an expert on the history of the US Veterans' healthcare system, will facilitate. Dinner will be served. Please RSVP to before March 3.

History Happenings

The FIU chapter of Phi Alpha Theta sponsored a trip to the History Miami International Map Fair on February 7, 2015. Click here for photos of their visit.

Prof. Ricardo Salvatore, who joined our faculty in Spring 2014 and offered a graduate seminar on Informal Empires, gave our first Atlantic Symposium discussion of the academic year, supported by Council on Student Organizations. Click here to see his talk.

Famous History Majors
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Read some of our graduate placement successes stories: Graduate Placement

Read stories about the successes of some our terrific recent MAs and PhDs: Graduate Student Successes

Contact Us

Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Deuxieme Maison, Room DM 397
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

Tel: 305-348-2328
Fax: 305-348-3561

For more information about our graduate students, please see the DOHGSA website.