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Erin Beck’s new book, “How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs”

How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs
by Erin Beck. Duke University Press (May 2017)
Erin Beck is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Oregon, a CSWS faculty affiliate, and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Publisher’s Synopsis
“In How Development Projects Persist Erin Beck examines microfinance NGOs working in Guatemala and problematizes the accepted […]

Stephen Wooten awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award for Sustainability

Stephen Wooten
CSWS offers congratulations to faculty affiliate Stephen Wooten for his teaching award. Dr. Wooten was active in an earlier CSWS research interest group, Food in the Field, which provided some early ground for the development of the Food Studies Program.
Source: Stephen Wooten awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award for Sustainability! | Department of International […]

2017-18 CSWS Research Grant Awardees

“2017-18 CSWS Research Awards: Jane Grant Fellowship, Graduate and Faculty Research Grants, and the Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship”
The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded more than $60,000 in student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2017-18 Academic Year. […]

Inside Higher Ed: Women of color in academe should not feel pressured to overcompensate

Dr. Yvette Alex-Assensoh
March 29, 2017—In academe, many women of color are constantly pressured to overcompensate in ways that are unhealthy for themselves, their careers and their institutions, writes Yvette Alex-Assensoh, UO Vice-President of Equity and Inclusion.
Source: Women of color in academe should not feel pressured to overcompensate (essay)— from Inside Higher Ed

Mai-Lin Cheng Receives Two Research Fellowships

CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng was notified recently of an appointment as an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow at The Huntington for a period of two months.
She also learned that she is the recipient of a UCLA Clark Memorial Library fellowship.
Both awards are for her new book project, “Autotopography: Place and Commonplace in Romanticism and […]