Congratulations to Maria Botero (BA F17)! This fall, Maria will be starting an MA in Strategic Communications, with a concentration on advocacy and social impact, at American University in Washington DC. We wish her the best!
Three History Department faculty have been recognized by the university as Top Scholars. This designation is the result of a competitive process whereby faculty are assessed for academic impact in their respective fields by a committee of their peers. Dr. Bianca Premo won the award in the category of ‘Notable Academic Appointments’ while Drs. Jenna Gibbs and Kenneth Lipartito secured recognition under the category of ‘Major Grants’. Congratulations to all three awardees.
Dr. Jessica Adler, a joint professor in the Department of History and the Robert Stempel College of Public Health, has been awarded a most prestigious NEH grant amounting to more than $90,000 for the development of her public history project "War and Healing: A Century of Veterans’ Reintegration." This is a significant project within the NEH's larger "Dialogues on the Experiences of War" supporting humanities-based programs for military veterans and their families.
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For more information about our graduate students, please see the DOHGSA website.
For undergraduate history majors or minors, working with an academic advisor is an important part of completing your coursework. Please contact Academic Advisor Manuel Niño or Faculty Advisor Judith Mansilla.
You can learn more about advising, including the Advisors' current walk-in hours, at our Advising page.
Please consider donating to the History Department so that we can continue to provide stipends and scholarships to students in need.
The following are funds associated with the History Department:
FIU is partnering with the Historic Hampton House on a two year project which offers graduate students and undergraduates a chance to gain real world skills, serve the community, earn internship credit, and produce a historical exhibit.
During the segregation era, the Hampton House was the premier hotel for African Americans visiting Miami. Unable to stay at the fancy hotels on Miami Beach, where they often performed, great American musicians stayed at the Hampton House during their time in Miami: Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, and other jazz, blues and soul performers.
We are looking for two to three undergraduates and graduate students for internships and class credit, starting this summer and continuing through next year.
For undergraduates and graduate students not on funding, there are also stipends available.
For more information, please contact Prof. Ken Lipartito at email@example.com.
Volume 1, Issue 1 of Yesterday Today, the FIU history department's newsletter, is now available.
Famous History Majors
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Read some of our graduate placement successes stories: Graduate Placement
Read stories about the successes of some of our terrific recent MAs and PhDs: Graduate Student Successes
The FIU Department of History is pleased to announce the