Category: Faculty affiliates

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 […]

Three CSWS faculty affiliates receive Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards

June 9, 2017—CSWS faculty affiliates Kari Norgaard (sociology), Beata Stawarska (philosophy), and Gyoung-Ah Lee (anthropology) are among 16 recipients of UO’s 2017-18 Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards, announced June 9 by Provost Scott Coltrane.
Beata Stawarska
From Around the O: “Established in 2006 with the generous support of Lorry Lokey, the Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards aims […]

Monique Balbuena: Book award shines a light on the diversity of Jewish culture

Editor’s Note: Monique Balbuena is a CSWS faculty affiliate.
June 7, 2017—“University of Oregon Clark Honors College professor Monique Balbuena was recognized by the Jewish Book Council for her most recent work,  Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora.
“Balbuena’s book was a finalist in the category of Sephardic culture for the National Jewish Book […]

Gina Herrmann receives both an NEH grant and a UO Excellence Award for mentorship

June 6, 2017—In a ceremony on the UO campus on Tuesday, the UO Graduate School awarded Gina Herrmann its Excellence Award for Outstanding Mentorship in Graduate Studies. Herrmann, a CSWS faculty affiliate, is an associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Romance Languages. This award goes to “honor faculty and staff who provide the […]

Julie Voelker-Morris awarded Williams Fellowship for commitment to undergraduate education

June 6, 2017—UO faculty affiliate Julie Voelker-Morris is one of two UO faculty members selected to receive 2017-18 Williams Fellowships for commitment to undergraduate education.
From Around the O:
Julie Voelker-Morris
“Voelker-Morris, a senior instructor of the Arts and Administration Program in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, is known for continuously striving to improve student learning […]

Leslie Steeves wins Teresa Award

Leslie Steeves
May 30, 2017—Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate H. Leslie Steeves, who recently received the International Communication Association’s Teresa Award for the Advancement of Feminist Scholarship.
Dr. Steeves is a professor and senior associate dean, academic affairs, in the UO School of Journalism and Communication. She is also the director of SOJC’s Media in Ghana program.
From the […]