Congrats to Green School Professors Mark Padilla, Nelson Varas-Diaz and Kevin Grove on earning a $423,555 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico's health care system.
Kimberly Green Latin American And Caribbean Center and Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs announce the Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships.
The InterAsia Program of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) has announced its 2018 cohort of Transregional Research Junior Scholar fellows. The program awarded 16 fellowships to scholars working on innovative transregional and transnational research projects that transform conventional understandings of Asia and cross traditional area studies boundaries [....].
Congratulations to newly hooded PhD graduates from the Department of Global and Sociocultural Department.
Is resilience simply a fad, or is it a new way of thinking about human–environment relations, and the governance of these relations, that has real staying power? Is resilience a dangerous, depoliticizing concept that neuters incipient political activity, or the key to more empowering, emancipatory, and participatory forms of environmental management? Resilience offers an advanced introduction to these debates. It provides students with a detailed review of how the concept emerged from a[...]
The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs celebrated its best and brightest undergraduate and graduate students from each department on April 12, 2018. Green School faculty nominated students who exemplified the highest standards of academic and service excellence. Graduate students were selected for Best Thesis and Best Dissertation. An additional award was given for excellence in the Model UN Program.
Mayurakshi Chaudhuri (PhD 2014) who is an assistant professor of social sciences and humanities at the Indian Institute of Technology-Jodhpur (one of a few elite national universities devoted to STEM there), has been asked by the Indian national broadcast company (Doordarshan) to teach “Gender & Society” to a national audience using the Direct to Home (DTH) project. She will broadcast the course on Doordarshan's Channel 16 for Humanities and Social Sciences and Management. This is a project of
Professor Matthew Marr’s article entitled “Gentrification, Housing Situation, and Uncertainty: The “Cries” of Kamagasaki Residents about Nishinari Tokku Kousou and Neighborhood Change” was recently published as the lead article in the Japanese language journal “Space, Society, and Geographical Thought.”
Professor Sarah Mahler Edits Special Issue of the journal of Latino Studies on Latino diversity. Special Issue: Monolith or Mosaic? Miami's twenty-first-century Latin@ dynamics.
Congratulations to GSS Professor, Dr. Nelson Varas-Diaz, whose co-edited section in the new issue of "Metal Music Studies" came out today! Check out all of the articles for contributions from Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Peru, and be sure to see his article,"Metal in Latin America".