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Department receives two top rankings

03/20/2020

The Department of History has been awarded two entries in the Guide to Online Schools 2020 Best Value Colleges assessment. We are ranked #9 nationally for ‘Best Online Masters in History’ and #13 for ‘Most Affordable Bachelor’s History Degrees’. These awards are based on a combination of data from tuition rates and pay scales to show the return on investment for our students ten years after graduation.

New Fellowship Fund in honor of Dr. Morcillo

03/17/2020

The Department of History is pleased to announce the establishment of a new Fellowship fund dedicated to Dr. Aurora Morcillo with the object of supporting Graduate student travel to Spain for the purpose of carrying out research in the field of Spanish gender history, a subject in which Dr. Morcillo was a pre-eminent scholar. The Department would welcome contributions towards this new fellowship fund in honor of our late colleague who is sorely missed. Click for further details.

Opening for Two Postdocs in History

03/12/2020

TheDepartment of History is pleased to announce a new competition for two (2) Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions open to all FIU History PhDs graduating in the two previous academic years, to begin Fall 2020. Please click for more details and on how to apply.

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Advising

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. If you are a fully online student, please contact Online Academic Advisor Ms. Cindy Reyes.

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

Donate Now

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:

Aurora Morcillo Memorial Fellowship

Department of History Advancement Fund

The Cook Scholarship Fund for Research on the Iberian Colonial Atlantic World

The Darden Pyron Scholarship Fund [on modern American cultural, southern, and queer history]

History Happenings

Humanities Edge project in Key West

A Mellon Foundation Humanities Edge project, brings together FIU Faculty and Undergraduates with Miami-Dade College Faculty and Undergraduates to explore research in the humanities and to excite students about what the humanities has to offer. Dr. Kenneth Lipartito and MDC faculty (and FIU Ph.D student) Jairo Ledesma, have led a team of four undergraduates to uncover the hidden history of Free Black people in Florida during the days of slavery. The result of their research in Key West is encapsulated in the attached video:

"Case #3"


For more information, please contact Prof. Ken Lipartito at lipark@fiu.edu.

Newsletter

The FIU Department of History is pleased to announce the Volume 1, Issue 2 of Yesterday Today, the FIU history department's newsletter, is now available.

You can read Issue 1 of Yesterday Today here.

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

For ‘Digital History’ and the Department's Digital History and Tutoring click here.

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

Job Opportunities

Applications are solicited for the newly authorized search for a Digital Instructor position in the Department of History. For more details please refer to the attachment.

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

*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.

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