Category: Honors

Panel at Sydney conference will honor CSWS founder Joan Acker

Two University of Oregon professors will participate this week in a conference panel in Sydney, Australia, that honors the memory of CSWS founder and long-time director Joan Acker. The panel, titled  “Traveling with Joan: A Panel of Global Feminist Scholarship in Honor of Joan Acker,” will take place on the final day of the 10th Biennial Gender, Work & […]

Charise Cheney among trio honored for teaching excellence with annual Tykeson Awards

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Charise Cheney and two other faculty honored for excellence in teaching.
From Around the O: Three faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences have been recognized for excellence in teaching as recipients of this year’s Tykeson Teaching Awards.
This year’s award winners are Charise Cheney, associate professor of […]

UO biologist Judith Eisen elected into elite American academy

From Around the O: Judith Eisen honored
April 20, 2018—UO biologist Judith Eisen is best known to the world as a pioneer in using zebrafish as a model to study the nervous system.
On campus, in addition to her research, she played a lead role in establishing the Science Literacy Program and has influenced how faculty members […]

Amanda Wojick’s “The space is always” to be exhibited in the Governor’s Office April 9 – May 31

April 9, 2018, Salem, Oregon – Eugene artist Amanda Wojick will exhibit “The space is always” in the Governor’s Office of the Capitol Building in Salem from April 9 to May 31, 2018.
Wojick’s work explores a collision of abstraction and everyday life. Using layered texture, vibrant colors and irregular shapes, she weaves together elements of […]

Judith Eisen Named AAAS Fellow

Judith Eisen
November 20, 2018—CSWS faculty affiliate Judith Eisen is among six University of Oregon professors named as fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, among 390 other newly elected members. UO’s five other AAAS fellows and their areas of research are Alice Barkan, biology; Bruce Blonigen, economics; Julie Haack, chemistry and biochemistry; […]

Lamia Karim receives Wenner-Gren Foundation research grant

CSWS faculty affiliate Lamia Karim, an associate professor in the University of Oregon Department of Anthropology, received a Post-Ph.D. Research Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research to conduct ethnographic research on post-industrial workers in the global apparel industry in Bangladesh.
Her project is entitled “After Work: Life in the Shadows of Capital in Bangladesh.”
Professor […]