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Decolonizing Gender Roles in Pacific Women's Writing


Dr. Michaela Moura-Kocoglu, postdoctoral associate for the Center for the Women's and Gender Studies, has had her article published by the Oxford University Press under Contemporary Women's Writing.

Florida International Researcher Wins Award from Latino Aging Research Resource Center


Dr. Gladys Ibañez, assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Florida International University’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, is one of four researchers in the country to receive funding from University of California at Davis’ Latino Aging Research Resource Center (LARRC) for its 2017-2018 pilot program.

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia


Weeks spent more than 30 years as a neuroscientist with FIU, joining the faculty in 1986. She served as director of QBIC — Quantifying Biology in the Classroom — an in-depth biological sciences program and was an affiliate faculty member of what would become the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies.

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Women Faculty in STEM Initiative Meeting

09/26/2017 12:30 PM

Join us for lunch and networking at our 2nd Women Faculty in STEM Initiative meeting! Please RSVP at

Florida March For Black Women

09/30/2017 01:00 PM

The Center for Women’s and Gender Studies is providing transportation to and from the March for Black Women (at the Women’s Detention Center) for FIU students and faculty. Please sign up at: Ticket is $5.00 per person – includes roundtrip and a t-shirt. Space is limited. No refunds. Meet by GC Bus Stop, MMC Campus, 11200 SW 8th St.

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