Category: Faculty affiliates

Three CSWS faculty affiliates win Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards

June 19, 2018—Three CSWS faculty affiliates are among the 15 UO faculty members selected for the prestigious Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards for 2018-19, which were announced this week by UO Provost Jayanth Banavar.
The three scholars are:

Judith Eisen, professor, biology
Ernesto Martinez, associate professor, ethnic studies
Rocio Zambrana, associate professor, philosophy

Rocio Zambrana / photo by Alice Evans.
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Erin Beck wins book award for her research on Guatemalan NGOs

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Erin Beck, whose book, How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs, was selected as co-winner of the Book Award of the Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association.
Professor Beck was recently promoted to associate professor in the UO Department of Political Science.
Beck is co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research […]

Unrest in the Aisles, an OQ story about the research of Eileen Otis

Editor’s Note: Through CSWS Faculty Research Grants, CSWS has supported the research of faculty affiliate Eileen Otis.
From Oregon Quarterly—The first time UO sociologist Eileen Otis walked into a Walmart, she was far from home—Kunming, China, to be exact. She was immediately struck by how greatly the Chinese version of the massive retailer differed from […]

Alisa Freedman TEDx Talk: “Female Exchange Students during the Postwar Era”

 

June 1, 2018—Alisa Freedman, back from a sabbatical year doing research in Japan, recently gave a TEDx talk about her CSWS-supported research on Japanese women who studied in the U.S. from 1949-1966. Freedman teaches Japanese literature & film in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, and is newly promoted to full professor.

 


2018 Faculty Promotions & Tenure

The University of Oregon is putting on the 2018 Faculty Promotion Celebration on Tuesday, June 5, to honor all faculty who were promoted and/or received tenure during academic year 2018.  Congratulations to all those being honored.
We would like to especially acknowledge former CSWS associate director Gabriela Martinez, who was promoted to full professor in the […]

Frances White & Monique Balbuena named as University Senate 2018 award recipients

May 31, 2018—Two long-time CSWS faculty affiliates—Frances J. White and Monique R, Balbuena—are among six UO faculty & staff named as 2018 award recipients by the the University Senate.
The Wayne T. Westling Award went to Frances J. White, professor and department head, anthropology; senator; member of the Senate Executive Committee; co-chair of the Academic Council; […]