Category: Academic

Kristin Yarris Publishes “Care Across Generations Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families”

Assistant Professor of International Studies Kristin E. Yarris has just published her book, Care Across Generations, with Stanford University Press.
Global inequalities make it difficult for parents in developing nations to provide for their children. Some determine that migration in search of higher wages is their only hope. Many studies have looked at how migration transforms […]

Tracey Tsugawa named as new director of UO’s affirmative action office

Source: University welcomes new director of affirmative action office | Around the O

Tracey Tsugawa, currently the Title IX officer at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will be the new director of the UO’s Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity. She is expected to start remotely Oct. 1 and will be on campus by […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]