Category: Awards

CSWS Chooses Two Winners For Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship

Shelley Grosjean
Shelley Annette Grosjean (History) and Sara S. Quinn (Anthropology) are co-winners of the 2010-11 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship.  Following an open competition among University of Oregon undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected the two UO seniors […]

Yvonne Braun Receives Enloe Award

Yvonne Braun with friend and research assistant Ntsoaki Mokose.
Lesotho, a small, resource-poor country surrounded by the Republic of South Africa, is in the midst of one of the largest dam development projects in the world—and tens of thousands of Basotho people are being affected by it.
University of Oregon faculty member Yvonne A. Braun has been […]

CSWS Celebrates Research by Women of Color Faculty

Lynn Fujiwara (left), Dayo Nicole Mitchell, and Russell Tomlin (photo by Jack Liu).
June 4, 2010—Sixteen University of Oregon women of color faculty whose books and journal articles were published in the past two years were honored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society at an event held on the UO campus.
The women […]

Two CSWS Faculty Affiliates Named Guggenheim Fellows

Judith S. Eisen
A biology professor and an anthropologist from the University of Oregon with ties to the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society were recently named 2010 Guggenheim Fellows, among 180 artists, scientists and scholars across the United States and Canada to be so honored.
Biologist  Judith S. Eisen formerly served on the […]

Lynn Stephen Receives Martin Luther King, Jr. Award from UO

Professor Lynn Stephen (photo by Michael McDermott)
January 2010—Lynn Stephen was selected as a winner of the 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award from the University of Oregon for contributions to diversity and equity efforts in the university community. Director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and distinguished professor of Anthropology and […]

CSWS Names Higdon Scholarship Winners

UO Student Awarded the Inaugural Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship
AlexAnn Westlake
Senior AlexAnn Westlake is the first-ever winner of the $1,000 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship.  Following an open competition among UO undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected Westlake […]