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Congratulations to Department of History-AADS Associate Professor Hilary Jones on receiving a U.S. Scholar Fulbright Award for the Africa Regional Research Program in Senegal. The award will allow her to conduct fieldwork in Senegal for her book manuscript, “From Senegal to the French Antilles: West Africa and the Making of the French Atlantic World.”

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Congratulations to both Dr. Grace Solis and Dr. Chris Davis on their recent appointments. Dr. Solis has been made a QA Content Manager for Learning Tribes while Dr. Davis starts as a Visiting Instructor of History at Florida Atlantic University.

Congratulations to the following Ph.D. students who each received a Tinker Foundation Field Research Award to carry out dissertation research in the noted countries: Peru, Uruguay, Cuba, Columbia, and Mexico.

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Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Leo Falcon for his award of the 2019 Dissertation Fellowship from the Academy of American Franciscans. This fellowship, amounting to a stipend of $15,000, also carries with it the right of the awarding institution to preempt the publication of Mr. Falcon’s eventual dissertation.

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Morgan Gray for winning the James R. Scobie Award from the Conference on Latin American History which will enable her to carry out dissertation research in Peru over the upcoming summer.

Congratulations to Dr. Premo on the receipt of the 2019 Book Prize in Colonial Latin American Studies by the Latin American Studies Association’s section on colonial studies for her 2017 work "The Enlightenment on Trial".

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Congratulations to Dr. Lipartito on his receipt of a grant from CIFAR, a Canadian NGO. This award is worth $22,000 per year for 5 years to each primary researcher and is intended to stimulate international and interdisciplinary research into socially equitable innovation.

Candidate John Ermer has his opinion piece concerning the deterioration of US-Cuban political relations published in The Washington Post. Click to be taken to article.

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The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Emancipation and Resistance at Yale University has awarded Dr. Jones a one-month residency to assist her research into the illegal slave trade between Senegal and the Caribbean. Additionally, Dr. Jones has been chosen to receive the Council of American Overseas Research Center's National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship. Click for more information.

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Congratulations to Drs. Premo and Adler for their receipt of FIU 'top scholar' awards. Dr. Premo's award comes under the category of "Research and Creative Activities for Established Faculty with Significant Grants (Humanities)" while Dr. Adler's recognizes her "Research and Creative Activities for Junior Faculty with Significant Grants (Humanities)."