Articles by: Amy Ellis

LACC at 40: Director Frank Mora on the center’s accomplishments—and the work ahead

LACC at 40: Director Frank Mora on the center’s accomplishments—and the work ahead

Frank O. Mora is the director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and a professor in the […]

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The Patron: Kimberly Green on her work in Haiti and the center that bears her name

The Patron: Kimberly Green on her work in Haiti and the center that bears her name

When Kimberly Green was in first grade, her teacher asked a simple question: What would you do if you were […]

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From left to right: Michael Camilleri of the Inter-American Dialogue; author Raul Stolk; Tamara Taraciuk of Human Rights Watch; Michael Shifter of IAD; and Frank Mora, director of the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center.

Policymakers unveil report on next steps in Venezuela crisis

As the crisis in Venezuela continues to dominate headlines, a team of prominent policy experts from the region recently came […]

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Kenneth Blanco, head of the financial crimes unit of the U.S. Department of the Treasury listens to Brian Fonseca, director of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy during an event on financial crimes in Latin America.

International security experts discuss efforts to fight financial crime in Latin America

Money laundering and financing of terrorist organizations continue to plague the region   When Kenneth A. Blanco first visited FIU […]

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Paula Mora turned her extensive internship experience as an undergraduate in international relations into a first job with the World Bank in Washington, D.C.

Got my first job! Working at the World Bank in D.C.

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first professional job out of college. After years of […]

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History professor Jessica Adler and a group of former service members visited the galleries and library of the Wolfsonian-FIU Museum, where they viewed artwork, propaganda, and other visual arts related to World War I and World War II. Photo credit:  Wolfsonian-FIU Museum

Veterans’ perspectives, and the great task remaining

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

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History alumnus Henry "Hank" Voegtle presents Trevor Bryant, the first recipient of his newly created fellowship, with the award.

Alumnus creates first fellowship endowment in history

Henry “Hank” Voegtle graduated with a history degree in 1974, when FIU only had five history professors. Since then, the […]

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Professor to lead independent electoral observations in Guatemala

Professor to lead independent electoral observations in Guatemala

Former Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera selected to head OAS electoral mission   Former Costa Rican President and FIU […]

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Kate Yglesias Houghton '06 teaches a course with the FIU Honors College, titled: The Cancer Wars.

Tackling cancer in the classroom

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

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The School of International and Public Affairs building boasts South Florida’s largest green roof and and photovoltaic solar panels.

The Humanities Edge awards first research grants to Green School projects

Sociology professor Matthew Marr knows just how critical proximity to social and public health services can be in a neighborhood […]

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Photo courtesy of United Way of West Alabama

Pediatricians should encourage parents to use their home language with their children, says researcher

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

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Green School Senior Fellow David Kramer speaks during State of the World 2019.

State of the World 2019 tackles tough foreign policy issues

As the federal government shutdown dominated news headlines, attendees of State of the World 2019 were treated to an insider’s […]

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Support for the embargo on the rise among Cuban-Americans, reveals FIU Cuba Poll

Support for the embargo on the rise among Cuban-Americans, reveals FIU Cuba Poll

A strong majority of Cuban-American voters in Miami-Dade County supported Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections, giving Florida Gov. Ron […]

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FIU team to study the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico’s health care system

FIU team to study the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico’s health care system

The National Institutes of Health grant will focus on individuals with chronic diseases In September of 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated […]

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The Hon. Maria Elena Torano, a member of the Dean's Advisory Council at the Green School, introduces keynote speaker Anne C. Richard at the Forum on Inclusive Immigration Reform.

No easy answers in U.S. immigration debate

Advocates, scholars and students come together to discuss the future of immigration reform in the U.S. When Anne C. Richard […]

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