Category: People

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; […]

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 […]

2018-19 CSWS Research Awards: Jane Grant Fellowship, Graduate and Faculty Research Grants

April 9, 2018—The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded more than $67,000 in graduate student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2018-19 academic year. The research being funded includes projects focused in Senegal, Ghana, the Caribbean, and across the […]

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 […]