Category: Grant winners

CSWS-funded project takes a close look at traditional Western discourse surrounding female genital cutting

Who Defines “Mutilation”? Challenging Imperialism in the Discourse of Female Genital Cutting
Courtney Smith (back row, center)
by Courtney Smith / From: Feminist Formations / Volume 23, Issue 1, Spring 2011 /pp. 25-46 | 10.1353/ff.2011.0009
See also: global.gender.current » Blog Archive » Unpacking female body “mutilation” in Senegal and the U.S.
Courtney Smith received a CSWS Graduate Student Research Grant […]

CSWS Grant Winner Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

August 22, 2012—Brian Guy is one of seven University of Oregon students awarded a Fulbright scholarship for study abroad. A recipient of a 2012 CSWS Graduate Student Research Grant, Guy is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science. His research focuses on “ Code Violations: Men, Gender Inequality, and the Contentious Politics of […]

Former CSWS Fellowship Winner Barbara Sutton Wins Book Prize

Winner of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society’s (CSWS) 2004 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, Barbara Sutton is now an assistant professor of women’s studies at the University of Albany, SUNY, affiliated with the departments of sociology and Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies. Born and raised in Argentina, Dr. Sutton […]

River in the Sea: Tina Boscha’s novel now available as an e-book

Tina Boscha, instructor of composition in the University of Oregon Department of English, recently took matters into her own hands and self-published her novel as an e-book.
“A few years back, I was a very fortunate recipient of a CSWS Faculty Research Grant (and before, of a CSWS Graduate Research Grant) for my novel River in the […]

Former CSWS Grant Recipient Makes WAVES

Editor’s Update: Homefront Heroines reached its funding goal on June 29
June 2011—Kathleen M. Ryan, Ph.D., received a CSWS graduate student research grant in 2007 while working on her doctorate in the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. Her project, “When Flags Flew High: Propaganda, Memory and Oral History for World War II Female […]

Jane Grant Fellowship Awardee Wins Additional Honors

The Center for the Study of Women in Society honors 2010 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship awardee Ingrid Nelson, geography, who in 2010-11 received these additional awards:

Fulbright Fellowship, Fulbright Commission
Society of Woman Geographers Evelyn L. Pruitt National Fellowship for Dissertation Research