Awards and Publications Week of February 13, 2017

Oumar Ba (PhD, Political Science) successfully defended his dissertation, “Outsourcing Justice: Africa and the Politics of the International Criminal Court.” Terje Ostebo, Director of the Center for Global Islamic Studies and Associate Professor in Religion and the Center for African Studies, wrote an op-ed in the Sunday edition (2/12) of the Gainesville Sun, titled, “Trump’s Muslim Ban […]

UF Receives Simon Award

Gainesville, FL – March 13, 2018- NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, announced today that the University of Florida has been selected as one of five institutions to receive the 2018 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization. The award will be formally presented during International Education Week on November 13 in Washington D.C. UF […]

Ryan Z. Good Awarded Grant at American Association of Geographers Conference

Ryan Z. Good (Ph.D. Candidate, Geography) was awarded a travel grant from the Urban Geography Specialty Group for his work in Tanzania at the recent American Association of Geographers conference. At the same meeting, Ryan was named a finalist for the Landscape Specialty Group’s best presentation award for his dissertation work on urban environmental change around Lake […]

Ben Soares Receives Luce Award

Beginning in 2018, Benjamin Soares will direct a three-year multi-disciplinary project, “Islam and Africa in Global Context,” funded through a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation’s Initiative on Religion in International Affairs to the University of Florida. The project will be carried out by the Center for Global Islamic Studies in conjunction with the Center […]