History illuminates the past and informs the present

At the Department of History, we provide our students with an understanding of the processes that shape today's world. Our faculty, engaged in cutting-edge research in a wide range of specializations, are excited to introduce the latest theories and methods that will encourage your learning experience. Whether as an undergraduate major or as a graduate veteran, we are invested in your education and your success.


Learn about the exciting lineup of upcoming history courses. Get a sneak peek by watching course trailers for a better idea of which classes to enroll in and see real research and academic work made by students like you.


For undergraduate history majors or minors, working with an academic advisor is an important part of completing your coursework. They can help you make decisions and get the support you need. Also, learn about the many university resources available to you at any time.


Get specialized tutoring in historical writing and digital research, available for students taking undergraduate history courses. The tutoring program is a core part of our Postdoctoral Program which emphasizes teaching both in-person and online.


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Employment opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working with us.

Whenever employment opportunities occur in the Department, details will be posted here.

The Department of History at Florida International University invites applications for an
associate or full professor of modern (19th and 20th century) African history. This is a joint
appointment in the Department of History and the Program in African and African Diaspora
Studies. The successful candidate will contribute a transnational and interdisciplinary
perspective to the Department and Program, maintain a strong research profile and
international reputation, and demonstrate a commitment to graduate mentorship. All regional
specializations and topics of study will be considered. We strongly encourage historically
underrepresented minorities and people with experience in teaching diverse student
populations to apply.




FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For more information on working at FIU, please see the university's Faculty Careers database.

Donate to the Department

Whether you're an alumnus or a history lover, supporting the Department of History shows your commitment to the study and helps students in need. Donate now to our discretionary fund or one of our fellowships and scholarships.