Month: March 2010

Gender Differences in First Jobs for New Ph.D.s in Mathematics

“An Update: Are Women Getting All the Jobs?”
by Mary E. Flahive, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University, and Marie A. Vitulli, CSWS faculty affiliate and professor, UO Department of Mathematics
A preprint of this article, submitted to the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, can be viewed on Vitulli’s Women in Math website.
The article begins: “In […]

Bodies in Crisis—new book from CSWS fellowship winner

Sutton, Barbara. 2010. Bodies in Crisis: Culture, Violence, and Women’s Resistance in Neoliberal Argentina (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press).
Bodies in Crisis bookcover
Barbara Sutton received funding from the Center for the Study of Women in Society to pursue the research on which this book is based. Winner of the 2004 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, […]

News: Local | “Students examine nature of beauty” | The Register-Guard | Eugene, Oregon

News: Local | “Students examine nature of beauty” | The Register-Guard | Eugene, Oregon.
Click on the above link to read an article about a Women’s History Month presentation in a Eugene School District 4J middle school by UO graduate student Mickey Stellavato.  The talk was sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women […]

UO Graduate Co-authors Book on Women in Mathematics

Pioneering Women in American Mathematics: The Pre-1940 PhD’s (American Mathematical Society and London Mathematical Society 2009) by Judy Green and Jeanne LaDuke.
Pioneering Women book cover
Co-author Jeanne LaDuke received her Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Oregon in 1969.
From the publisher: “More than 14 percent of the PhD’s awarded in the United States during the […]

CSWS Celebrates Women’s History Month with Presentations at Local Schools

Michele Aichele
The Center for the Study of Women in Society is playing an active community role in celebrating Women’s History Month this March by sending UO graduate students and professors into Eugene School District 4J classrooms through its Road Scholars Program. The scholars will speak to the 2010 theme of the National Women’s History Project, […]