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2019

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Studying Cubans in Germany Diaspora, Fieldwork, and Reflexivity, Cuban Research Institute, Florida International University

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A Phenomenological Study on Self-Efficacy and Self-Regulated Learning Strategies and their Link to Persistence in Hispanic College English Language Learners, Gabriela DeFrancisco

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Analyzing the Association Between Depression and High-Risk Sexual Behavior Among Adult Latina Immigrant Farm Workers in Miami-Dade County, Hyunjean Kim, Yingxin He, Ryan Pham, Gira J. Ravelo, Patria Rojas, Pura Rodríguez de la Vega, Grettel Castro, Noel C. Barengo, Juan M. Acuna, and Elana A. Cyrus

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Impact of Culturally Based Medicine on Patient Decision Making, Dharam Persaud; Sanaz Kashan; Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University; and Tracy Romanello

2018

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Santeria Ritual Sacrificial Practices in Miami, Erhomarhua Afure

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A Corpus-driven Approach toward Teaching Vocabulary and Reading to English Language Learners in U.S.-based K-12 Context through a Mobile App, Seyedjafar Ehsanzadehsorati

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Benchmarking Miami’s Globalization, Richard Florida; Steven Pedigo; and Miami Urban Future Initiative, Florida International University

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The Gendered Long-Term Recovery Priorities of Internally Displaced Persons in Post-Earthquake Haiti, Nicki Fraser

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Jewish Women’s Transracial Epistemological Networks: Representations of Black Women in the African Diaspora, 1930-1980, Abby S. Gondek

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HIV Knowledge, Attitudes, and Sexual Risk Behaviors among Women from Trinidad, Rosemarie Graczkowski

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Inheriting Illegality: Race, Statelessness, and Dominico-Haitian Activism in the Dominican Republic, Jacqueline Lyon

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A Phenomenological Exploration of the Non-Academic Factors that Cuban Female Non-Native English Speakers Perceived to have been Principal Influences on their Successful Attainment of a Baccalaureate Degree in the U.S., Nelson Magana

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Illegal immigration, unemployment, and multiple destinations, Kaz Miyagiwa and Yasuhiro Sato

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Cross-sectional Predictors of HIV Risk among Latino Migrant Workers, Ailin Rodriguez

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An Alternative Narrative of Integration In Germany through an Ethnographic Exploration of Cuban Immigration, Ana M. Rusch

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Three Essays on International Trade and Migration, Yun Wang

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Addressing Alcohol and Marijuana use Disparities among Latino Adolescents, Jessica Weissman

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Transcription Factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) Gene Polymorphisms in Relation to the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in three ethnicities, Ling Xu

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Examining the Cross-cultural Experience of Eight Chinese International EFL Students Studying STEM Disciplines in Doctoral Programs at a Large Public Research University, xiuyuan yang

2017

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A Linguistic Landscape of Two Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Miami, Florida and Fresno, California, Gina Marie Ailanjian

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History, Material Culture, and the Search for the Mythic American Dream in Angie Cruz’s Let it Rain Coffee, Michelle Almonte

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Prevalence and Determinants of Overweight and Obesity in Preschoolers in Miami-Dade County, Catherina Chang

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Parental Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviors about Caries Prevention among Black Preschool Children, Rachel Clarke

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Disparity in Retention in Care and Viral Suppression for Black Caribbean-Born Immigrants Living with HIV in Florida, Elena Cyrus, Christyl Dawson, Kristopher P. Fennie, Diana M. Sheehan, Daniel E. Mauck, Mariana Sanchez, Lorene M. Maddox, and Mary Jo Trepka

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Exploring the Efficacy of Social Media Based HIV Prevention Strategies for Hispanic College Students, Sofia B. Fernandez

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Exploring the Dynamics of Sexuality Conversations between Haitian and Jamaican Parents and Their Adolescents, Kemesha Gabbidon

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Exploring Miamians’ Perceptions of Linguistic Variation In Miami-Dade County and The State Of Florida, Daniel Garzon

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Exploring the Relationship between U.S. Jamaican Immigrants’ Cultural Beliefs and Conflict Management Styles as These Correlations are Related to Their Perceived Job Satisfaction and Job Performance, Keisha S. Grey

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Refugees Welcome: a Multilevel Analysis of Refugee Labor Market Integration in the Swedish Welfare State, Jeffrey D. Maslanik

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Exploring Breast Health Perceptions, Behaviors, and Social Cohesion among Ethnically Diverse Black Women, Sheila Y. McKinney

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An Ethnographic Study of Sectarian Negotiations among Diaspora Jains in the USA, Venu Vrundavan Mehta

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Becoming Bilingual: Examining Teachers' Perceptions and Practices for Achieving Bilingualism and Biliteracy in English and Spanish in a Two-Way Dual Language Bilingual Education Program, Carolyn O'Gorman-Fazzolari

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Spanish Legacies: The Coming of Age of the Second Generation, Alejandro Portes, Lorenzo Cachón Rodríguez, and Richard Tardanico

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Associations of HIV Risk Behaviors among Older Latinas and their Adult Daughters, Gira J. Ravelo

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Health Outcomes of Hispanic Parents Caring for Children with Disabilities, Nelson Sanchez

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Theory of Gender and Power: Intimate Partner Violence, HIV Status and Sexual Risk Behaviors in Haitian Women, Anshul Saxena

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the European Union: A Case Study of Germany and Hungary, Simone-Ariane Schelb

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Black–White and Country of Birth Disparities in Retention in HIV Care and Viral Suppression among Latinos with HIV in Florida, 2015, Diana M. Sheehan, Daniel E. Mauck, Kristopher P. Feenie, Elana A. Cyrus, Lorene M. Maddox, Spencer Lieb, and Mary Jo Trepka

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HIV Risk Behaviors, Previous HIV Testing and Positivity among Hispanic Women Tested for HIV in Florida, 2012, Janelle Taveras

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Border Crossings and Transnational Movements in Sandra Cisneros’ Spatial Narratives Offer Alternatives to Dominant Discourse, Raquel D. Vallecillo

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Social Networks, Health & Hispanic Gay Men Living in South Florida, Victor Christian Vila

2016

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Efficacy and Implementation of Automated Essay Scoring Software in Instruction of Literacies to High Level ELLs, Aaron J. Alvero

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Entrenching African Pentecostalism in the United States of America: A Study of a Ghanaian Founded Charismatic Church in South Florida, Raymond K. Awadzi

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Predictors of English Reading Comprehension and Performance in College-level Composition among Generation 1.5 Students, Ildiko Barsony

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Meaning Negotiated Through Independently-Written Summaries and Oral Academic Conversations: Enhancing Comprehension of Science Text by Ninth-Grade, English Learners, Edward C. Burke

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Recent Changes in U.S.-Cuba Relations, Jorge Duany

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(Un)Making the Food Desert: Food, Race, and Redevelopment in Miami's Overtown Community, William Hall

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The Relationship Between Undergraduate Hispanic Students' Choice of Living Arrangements and Retention, Academic Achievement and Graduation at a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Lynn N. Hendricks

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Using Culturally Responsive Teaching with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with Specific Learning Disabilities to Increase Performance in Algebra I, Lorena R. Munoz

Differences in Disruptive Behavior Problems, Negative Parent-Child Interactions, and Parental Distress in Immigrant Children and Non-Immigrants in South Florida, Francisco Ramos

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The Relationship of the Parental Involvement of Latino Immigrant Parents of Middle School Students and Student Academic Achievement, Cory R. Rodriguez

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The Sound of Silence: Ideology of National Identity and Racial Inequality in Contemporary Curaçao, Angela E. Roe

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Sociocultural Determinants of Risky Sexual Behaviors among Adult Latinas: A Longitudinal Study of a Community-Based Sample, Patria Rojas, Hui Huang, Tan Li, Gira J. Ravelo, Mariana Sanchez, Christyl Dawson, Judith Brook, Mariano Kanamori, and Mario De La Rosa

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Drinking and Driving among Recent Latino Immigrants: The Impact of Neighborhoods and Social Support, Mariana Sanchez, Eduardo Romano, Christyl Dawson, Hui Huang, Alicia Sneij, Elena Cyrus, Patria Rojas, Miguel Angel Cano, Judith Brook, and Mario De La Rosa

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Strategic Communications to Prevent HIV Infections among Black and Hispanic Young Adults, Elena Sebekos

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Neighborhood-level Determinants of Delayed HIV Diagnosis and Survival among HIV-positive Latinos, Florida 2000-2011, Diana M. Sheehan

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Neighborhood Latino ethnic density and mortality among HIV- positive Latinos by birth country/region, Florida, 2005–2008, Diana M. Sheehan, Mary Jo Trepka, Kristopher P. Feenie, Frank R. Dillon, Purnima Madhivanan, and Lorene M. Maddox

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A Descriptive Case Study Examining the Perceptions of Haitian American Parents and the Perceptions of their Children’s Teachers on the Parents’ Involvement in a Structured Parent Intervention Program, Kristina M. Taylor

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Co-occurring Health Risks Among Middle Aged Hispanic Men Who Have Sex With Men (HMSM) in South Florida, Beatriz Valdes

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Racial/ethnic disparities in annual mammogram compliance among households in Little Haiti, Miami-Dade County, Florida, Meredith Leigh Wilcox, Juan Manuel Acuna, Melissa Ward-Peterson, Abdullah Alzayed, Mushref Alghamdi, and Sami Aldaham

2015

Immigrant Domestic Workers in South Florida, Raquel Baker

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Perceiving Spanish in Miami: The Interaction of Dialect and National Labeling, Salvatore Callesano

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English Language Learners: A Correlational Study of the Relationship Between A Proficiency Level Assessment and End of Course Test Scores at one Georgia High School, Jacqueline Caroline Ellis

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The Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Cardiovascular Risk Factors among Minorities with Type 2 Diabetes, Joel Exebio

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Undergraduate Students’ Perceptions of Study Abroad and Their Level of Achievement of Global Learning Outcomes, Claudia Grigorescu

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The Gambia's Tourism Sexual Economy, Mariama jaiteh

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The Gambia's Tourism Sexual Economy, Mariama jaiteh

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Vowels in the 305: A First Pass at Miami Latino English, Lydda Lopez

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A Cross-Generational Analysis of Spanish-to-English Lexico-Semantic Phenomena in Emerging Miami English, Kristen Mullen

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The Influence of Parental Aggression and Cultural Gender Role Beliefs on Hispanic College Women's Experiences with Psychological Aggression, Laura A. Oramas

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Black–White Latino Racial Disparities in HIV Survival, Florida, 2000–2011, Diana M. Sheehan, Mary Jo Trepka, Kristopher P. Feenie, Guillermo Prado, Miguel Angel Cano, and Lorene M. Maddox

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Individual and neighborhood predictors of mortality among HIV-positive Latinos with history of injection drug use, Florida, 2000–2011, Diana M. Sheehan, Mary Jo Trepka, Kristopher P. Feenie, Guillermo Prado, Purnima Madhivanan, Frank R. Dillon, and Lorene Maddox

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On the Threshold of Paradise and Present: Memory in Contemporary Cuban – American Literature, Adrian Suarez Ávila

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On the Threshold of Paradise and Present: Memory in Contemporary Cuban‐American Literature, Adrian Suarez Ávila

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Factors Affecting Compliance With Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Households Residing in the Largely Haitian Community of Little Haiti, Miami-Dade County, Florida, Meredith Leigh Wilcox, Juan M. Acuna, Pura Rodríguez de la Vega, Grettel Castro, and Purnima Madhivanan

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African American and Afro-Caribbean American Men’s Prostate Health Knowledge and Beliefs, Cora Yoose

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The Linguistic Market of Codeswitching in U.S. Latino Literature, Marilyn Zeledon

2014

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Death Rituals in the New Diaspora: Funerals in the Lives of Ghanaians in South Florida, Evelyn E. Arhin-Sam

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Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor-γ Coactivator 1-α (PPARGC1A) Genetic Associations with Type 2 Diabetes in Three Ethnicities, Amanpreet K. Cheema

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To Adjust or Not to Adjust? A Seminar on the Cuban Adjustment Act, Cuban Research Institute, Florida International University

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The Response to an ESL Population Boom in the Beaufort County, South Carolina School System: A Case Study, Amanda G. de Varona

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Latino Urban Ethnography and the Work of Elena Padilla, Jorge Duany

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Essays on Migration: Nexus with Policy, Trade, and Development, Michael Good

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2014 FIU Cuba Poll: How Cuban Americans in Miami View U.S. Policies Toward Cuba, Guillermo Grenier, Hugh Gladwin, and Cuban Research Institute

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Cuba Poll 2014 : Full Survey Results, Guillermo J. Grenier, Hugh Gladwin, and Cuban Research Institute

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Images and Perceptions of Muslims and Arabs in Korean Popular Culture and Society, Maria M. Jamass

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Harlemites, Haitians and the Black International: 1915-1934, Felix Jean-Louis III

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Identity, Purpose, and Well-Being Among Emerging Adult Hispanic Women, Vanessa L. Madrazo

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Newcomer status as a protective factor among Hispanic migrant workers for HIV risk, H. Virginia McCoy, Nancy Shehadeh, Muni Rubens, and Christi M. Navarro

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Ethnic and American Identity Development: A Developmental Systems Approach, Alan Meca

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Racialized Sexualities within the Romance Tour Industry: the Influence of Affect and Emotion Upon Transnational Hierarchies of Desire, Julia H. Meszaros

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Crossing Boundaries to Education: Haitian Transnational Families and the Quest to Raise the Family Up, Tekla Nicholas

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Santeria as an Informal Psychosocial Support Among Latinas Living with Cancer, Adelaida M. Rosario

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Obesity, Cardiovascular Risk Factors, and Weight Loss in a Population of Adult Mexican Americans, Janisse Rosario

Con la Mocha al Cuello: The Emergence and Negotiation of Afro-Chinese Religion in Cuba, Martin Tsang

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Understanding Immigrants' Travel Behavior in Florida: Neighborhood Effects and Behavioral Assimilation, Nishat Zaman

2013

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Segmented Occupational Mobility: The Case of Non-EU Immigrants in Spain, Maria Aysa-Lastra and Lorenzo Cachon

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Social Capital, HIV Risk Behavior and Substance Use among Recent Latino Immigrants in South Florida, Elena Cyrus

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Italianità on Tour: From the Mediterranean to Southeast Florida, 1896-1939, Antonietta Di Pietro

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A Relationship Between the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test 2.0 Mathematics Scores and Racial and Ethnic Concentrations when Considering Socio-Economic Status, ESOL Student Population, Marilys Galindo