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Student Needs and Academic Success


While we’ve always known that our students struggled to balance their work in the classroom with their obligations beyond school—paying bills, caring for family, making sure that housing and medical needs are met—we’ve become more focused on the direct impact that these outside-the-classroom needs have on academic success.

Congratulations to Maria Masellis, BA S'17 in History and Social Studies Education


Beginning on January 9, Maria became a full time teacher at MLC Preparatory Academy, a private high school specializing in small class sizes. She will be teaching electives in Geography and Latin American Studies as she finishes her degree here at FIU. Huge congratulations to Maria as she makes a career of doing what she is passionate about!

Dr. Jessica Adler publishes op-ed in The Hill


Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Adler on the publication of her opinion essay regarding the recent nomination of David Shulkin as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Click on the link above to read it.

Upcoming Events

Phi Alpha Theta welcome back reception

01/20/2017 02:30 PM

Phi Alpha Theta encourages all students to join us for our Welcome Back beginning-of-semester event. All are welcome to drop by when you can and stay as long as you like! Food and drinks will be provided. Sponsored by CSO & PAT.

Faculty Series Lecture: Timothy Huebner

01/25/2017 11:00 AM

Dr. Timothy Heubner will give his lecture "Presidential Leadership in a Nation Divided: Lincoln, the Constitution, and the Civil War", which examines Abraham Lincoln's leadership during the Civil War. Click to learn more.

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.


For undergraduate history majors or minors, working with an academic advisor is an important part of completing your coursework. Please contact Academic Advisor Keaton Lora or Faculty Advisor Shane Landrum.

You can learn more about advising, including the Advisors' current walk-in hours, at our Advising page.

History Happenings

Prof. Kenneth Lipartito's recent article in the American Historical Review, "Reassembling the Economic: New Departures in Historical Materialism," is available for free access at this link.

Famous History Majors
Click to see. You might be surprised.

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