Category: Awards

2018-19 CSWS Research Awards: Jane Grant Fellowship, Graduate and Faculty Research Grants

April 9, 2018—The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded more than $67,000 in graduate student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2018-19 academic year. The research being funded includes projects focused in Senegal, Ghana, the Caribbean, and across the […]

CSWS director Michelle McKinley named Williams Fellow with two other faculty

Three University of Oregon faculty members have been awarded 2018-19 Williams Fellowships
Around the O, March 30, 2018—Anita Chari, Claudia Holguin and Michelle McKinley were honored by the Williams Council for their dedication and commitment to innovative undergraduate education.
Chari is an associate professor of political science. She is a political theorist with a commitment to innovative […]

Provost awards new Knight Chair to professor of anthropology Lynn Stephen

From Around the O
March 22, 2018—UO anthropology professor Lynn Stephen, a renowned scholar of Latin American studies, has been awarded a prestigious Philip H. Knight Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Stephen is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences as well as a member of the graduate faculty in ethnic studies. She is also […]

Ana-Maurine Lara’s poetry book a finalist for Lambda Literary Award

March 6, 2018—Kohnjehr Woman, a book of poetry by Ana-Maurine Lara, has been nominated as a finalist for the 30th Annual Lambda Literary Awards.
Lara, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate, is an award-winning poet and fiction writer whose novels include Erzulie’s Skirt (RedBone Press 2006) and […]

2017 CSWS Annual Review now available online

Publishing for the first time via Issuu.com, CSWS is proud to share with you our 2017 CSWS Annual Review, which includes an interview with the inimitable Cherríe Moraga, a review of last year’s main events, articles about CSWS-supported research written by faculty and graduate students, news of honors and awards among our faculty affiliates, and […]

Anita Weiss receives large grant for research on countering violent extremism in Pakistan

June 12, 2017—CSWS faculty affiliate Anita M. Weiss recently received a Harry Frank Guggenheim Research Award in the amount of $34,000 to support research for her book project Countering Violent Extremism in Pakistan: Local Actions, Local Voices. The research will be conducted September 2017 – March 2018.
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation “supports research and programs […]