Category: Academic

Julie Voelker-Morris awarded Williams Fellowship for commitment to undergraduate education

June 6, 2017—CSWS faculty affiliate Julie Voelker-Morris is one of two UO faculty members selected to receive 2017-18 Williams Fellowships for commitment to undergraduate education.
From Around the O:
Julie Voelker-Morris
“Voelker-Morris, a senior instructor of the Arts and Administration Program in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, is known for continuously striving to improve student learning […]

Leslie Steeves wins Teresa Award

Leslie Steeves
May 30, 2017—Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate H. Leslie Steeves, who recently received the International Communication Association’s Teresa Award for the Advancement of Feminist Scholarship.
Dr. Steeves is a professor and senior associate dean, academic affairs, in the UO School of Journalism and Communication. She is also the director of SOJC’s Media in Ghana program.
From the […]

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 […]

UO professor Lynn Stephen to lead world Latin America scholars association

Editor’s Note: Lynn Stephen is a member of the CSWS Advisory Board and a former associate director of CSWS. She is the founding director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, which was incubated at CSWS.
March 31, 2017 (from Around the O) — “UO anthropology professor Lynn Stephen, an internationally known Latin America […]