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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.

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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.

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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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Congratulations to Daniela Gutierrez, who has been accepted to the University of Georgia's History Summer Fellows Institute. Gutierrez is one of eight students who will spend a month at the University of Georgia immersing themselves in historical research through this fully-funded program.

Congratulations to Dr. Micah Oelze for his appointment as an assistant professor at Adelphi University, Long Island. Dr. Oelze is a graduate of our Ph.D. program and was also a visiting assistant professor in the Department for academic year 2018/19.

Congratulations to Dr. Christine Ardalan on being the recipient of the Florida Historical Society's Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore award for her book "Public Health Nursing in Jim Crow Florida." This is a major accomplishment.

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On Thursday Feb 20th, Dr. Gwyn Davies will deliver the Annual Feinstone Lecture on the Archaeology of Israel at the University of Missouri, Kansas City on behalf of the Archaeological Institute of America. This is the second time that Dr. Davies has been selected to deliver this national lecture and will also be his second named lectureship this academic year.

The Department of History undergrad fellowships to support talented and ambitious undergraduate students have been extended to Friday March 6, 2020. Click for more information.

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Dr. Bianca Premo is the guest Blogger for the Legal History Blog for the month of January. She is responsible for seven separate blogs in a series entitled 'Paperless Law and Extrajudicial Legality'. Two of the blogs have been written in conjunction with Dr. Judith Mansilla and a third has Ph.D. candidate John Ermer as a joint author. For more details click the attached.

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Florida International University’s Department of History Graduate Student Association (DOHGSA) is pleased to announce their 20th annual Graduate Student Conference on Friday, April 3, 2020 on the Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC) of Florida International University in Miami, Florida. The conference will feature a mixed format that includes panels and workshops.

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