CSWS Welcomes New Director & New Operations Manager

Michelle McKinley (left) & Dena Zaldúa / photo by Alice Evans

Michelle McKinley (left) & Dena Zaldúa / photo by Alice Evans
June 27, 2016—The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon welcomes two new leaders to its staff effective July 1, 2016.
Law professor Michelle McKinley has been appointed as the next director of CSWS. Dena Zaldúa was hired for the […]

In Memory of Joan Acker: 1924 – 2016

Joan Acker

Joan Acker
Memorial Service: Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, Gerlinger Lounge, UO campus –details will be posted closer to the date.
June 22, 2016—CSWS received word of the passing of feminist scholar Joan Acker, a leader of the original group that established a center to study women at the University of Oregon. Born in 1924, she joined the […]

Two long-time CSWS faculty affiliates receive Faculty Excellence Awards 

Courtney Thorsson

June 10, 2016—Long-time CSWS faculty affiliates Lisa Gilman and Courtney Thorsson are among 15 recipients of the 2016-17 Faculty Excellence Award. The Faculty Excellence Award is granted through the UO Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs.
The award —“designed to further the university’s commitment to improving its academic quality and reputation by recognizing, supporting and […]

Five projects receive 2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants

Researcher Lynn Stephen speaks at a seminar in Guatemala in 2015.

“2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants”
Researcher Lynn Stephen speaks at a seminar in Guatemala in 2015.
A research project that focuses on gender justice in Guatemala is among several collaborative projects recently awarded funding by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. This dramatic project combines research with activism and immediately draws […]