Category: People

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]