The Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant
The Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek scholars trained in Sociology, Anthropology, or related disciplines with a focus on international migration. We would be particularly interested in applicants whose work also addresses issues of gender and/or indigenous peoples. Applicants should have an innovative research program and a commitment to outstanding teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate[...]
Drs. Guillermo J. Grenier and Hugh Gladwin conducted the 13th FIU Cuba Poll in November, 2018 and found that early waves of Cuban American migrants are retrenching into more hardline attitudes towards U.S./Cuba policy while the community as a whole continues to support some of the engagement policies initiated by Obama. The results of the Poll will be released on Thursday, January 10 at the State of the World Conference sponsored by the Green School of International and Public Affairs.
GSS Professor, Dr. Nelson Varas-Diaz was recently interviewed by Metal Hammer magazine in the U.K. This is one of the most influential metal magazines in Europe. Please click on title for article link.
Thanks to all of those who were able to join us for the 2nd annual SAGGSA & GSS End of year party and awards ceremony. 3 GSS undergraduate students and 4 retiring faculty members were recognized for their service and achievements.
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.