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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 […]

Easther Chigumira, 2012 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellow to speak at UO

[ August 3, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Condon Hall 260
1321 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Consuming Urban Povery: Twists and Turns in Zimbabwe’s Urban Food System and Food Security — A Case of Epworth
a seminar by Easther Chigumira, Ph.D.
University of Zimbabwe (and UO Geography alumna)
Abstract
Africa is considered the fastest urbanising continent in the world, however, rapid urbanisation is not going hand-in-hand with economic growth and […]

“Our Stories, Our Communities” puts UO’s diversity on display

Source: ‘Our Stories, Our Communities’ puts UO’s diversity on display | Around the O
July 26, 2017—“A continuing online photography exhibit, ‘Our Stories, Our Communities: UO Diversity,’ is giving the campus community an opportunity to reflect on the powerful and unique stories of UO members who come from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences.
“The exhibit celebrates the strengths and […]

New Book by Kristin Yarris: Care Across Generations

Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families by CSWS faculty affiliate Kristin E. Yarris is due out in August from Stanford University Press. An assistant professor in the UO Department of International Studies, Yarris has been an active member of the CSWS Narrative Health and Social Justice Research Interest Group.
From the publisher: “Global […]

New law dean brings 22 years of energy and creativity to UO

Source: New law dean brings 22 years of energy and creativity to UO | Around the O
June 30, 2017—“When Marcilynn Burke, a law professor who also served at the Department of the Interior under President Obama, gave the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture at Lewis and Clark Law School last January, she didn’t begin […]

CSWS Noon Talk: Eileen Otis

[ October 20, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

CSWS awarded Eileen Otis a 2017 CSWS Faculty Research Grant in support of her research on “Women, Wal-Mart and Labor Resistance in China.”

An associate professor in the UO Department of Sociology, she is the author of Markets and Bodies: Women, Service Work and the Making of Inequality in […]