AADS is home to a diverse and talented group of faculty members, staff, students, and alumni. Our core and affiliated faculty comprise a distinct group of globally-oriented scholars with specializations that range from the humanities and social sciences to environmental studies, law and social justice, health sciences, education, public administration and international business. Their areas of research cover North America, Africa, Latin America, The Caribbean, Europe, The Middle East, and Asia.

Our graduate students are among FIU’s most accomplished, and go on to pursue a range of interesting careers or to pursue study at the PhD level have been admitted in a number of PhD programs including those at Princeton University, U.C. Berkeley, U.T. Austin, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Indiana University in Bloomington, and Howard University and in the excellent PhD programs offered at FIU.