Dr. Kenneth Lipartito and Dr. Victor Uribe to be recognized as FIU Top Scholars

Lipartito is being honored in the category of Established Faculty with Significant Grants (Humanities) (2016-2017). The list of his grants includes the Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant (Overtown's Black Police Precinct and Museum); NEH Next Generation PhD Planning Grant; City of Miami Beach's Digital Archive Project; and a Knight Foundation Challenge Grant (Historical Hampton House- Development of a Museum and Historical Exhibit/Education Program).

Dr. Uribe is being recognized in the category of Award-winning Publications since his book Fatal Love: Spousal Homicide, Law and Punishment in the late Colonial Spanish Atlantic (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016), received the SHA's Murdo Macleod Prize as best book in the fields of Latin America, Caribbean, American Borderlands, and Frontier or Atlantic World history, and also received two honorable mentions in other prize competitions.

They will be formally recognized at a reception at the Ronald W. Reagan Presidential House on April 26, 2017.

Each College can only nominate up to three candidates in each of the various categories. History is unquestionably a truly distinguished unit within S.J Green-SIPA.