Author: alicee

Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met

Editor’s Note: Erin Beck is a long-time CSWS affiliate and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Source: Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met | Around the O
August 7, 2017—UO political scientist Erin Beck thinks development organizations aren’t asking the right questions if they want to truly understand what the money […]

Conversations in the Round House: Roots, Roads, and Remembrances | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Source: Conversations in the Round House: Roots, Roads, and Remembrances | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

 August 16, 2017 to February 11, 2018

This academic year, all UO first-year students received Louise Erdrich’s novel The Round House; faculty are using the book in courses across campus for undergraduate and graduate students. Last year, more than sixty classes […]

Writing space for CSWS faculty affiliates now available

Don’t forget! CSWS has air-conditioned space to offer our faculty affiliates for their writing projects on these hot summer days. Pictured here, Kemi Balogun (WGS / Sociology) and Habib Iddrisu (Ethnomusicology and Dance) hard at work on their book projects in one of our CSWS meeting rooms. For information about available slots, contact office manager […]

Dena Zaldúa Frazier | Equity and Inclusion

CSWS operations manager Dena Zaldúa Frazier is one of about two dozen campus figures featured in a continuing online photography exhibit, “Our Stories, Our Communities: UO Diversity,” a project of the Division of Equity and Inclusion.
Our Stories, Our Communities: UO Diversity
Source: Dena Zaldúa Frazier | Equity and Inclusion
Operations Manager for the Center for the Study of […]

Karen Ford named interim dean for Clark Honors College

Source: Provost announces interim dean for Clark Honors College | Around the O
August 7, 2017—“Karen Ford, divisional dean for humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, will serve in a dual role for the next year after accepting the interim deanship in the Clark Honors College.
“‘This is an exciting time for our honors college,’ […]

Tenure & promotion news

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Congratulations to members of the CSWS community who earned promotions effective 2017-18 AY.
Among those moving into full professor status are Krista Chronister in counseling psychology, CSWS director Michelle McKinley in law, Kate Mondloch in the history of art and architecture, and Erin McKenna in philosophy.
Audrey Lucero in education studies, Michael Najjar in theatre arts, Atika […]