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Grad student researching role of women as guerillas


Battles, revolts and guerillas are often associated with men. But, women across the globe have played significant roles in wars, rebellions and politics. They don’t always get included in the history books, though. Vierelina Fernandez is out to change that. A graduate student earning a joint master’s degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and a Ph.D. in international relations, Fernandez is researching how women in guerillas across Latin America act as political agents.

International relations graduate program named among the best in U.S.


Based on its faculty expertise, contributions to research and many joint degree options, FIU’s master’s in international relations has been named “Best in State for 2018.” The ranking, published by, notes that the list includes “some of the most influential IR programs in the world.” FIU is listed among top programs such as those at Stanford, Yale, Georgetown and Columbia universities.

Green School faculty members recognized for leading some of FIU's emerging preeminent programs


Frank Mora, the director of our Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and Randy Pestana, who co-founded Cybersecurity@FIU, were among university faculty members recognized for working hard to get their programs designated as FIU Preeminent and Emerging Preeminent Programs. Congratulations! Click the link above to learn more about these programs and the celebration.

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Historically rich and engrossing, this book by Lisandro Pérez analyzes the major forces that shaped the Cuban community in New York, but also tells the stories of individuals and families that made up the fabric of a little-known immigrant world that represents the origins of the city's dynamic Latino presence.

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