Category: Research Matters

CSWS Research Matters Fall 2014: Theresa May, “The Women and Rivers Project”

Fall 2014 CSWS Research Matters:
“The Women and Rivers Project” by Theresa May, Associate Professor, University of Oregon Department of Theatre Arts
A CSWS faculty research grant supports Theresa May’s collaborative creative project on women and rivers, which explores the relationships—both historic and contemporary—of women in the Pacific Northwest to the many rivers of our region. The […]

CSWS Research Matters Spring 2014: Erin Beck

Spring 2014 CSWS Research Matters:
“In Guatemala: Everyday Practices and Experiences of Development through Women’s Eyes,” by Erin Beck, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon Department of Political Science
Political science professor Erin Beck’s ethnographic study of women in Guatemala who are enrolled in programs of non-governmental organizations with contrasting styles shows that “development is an emergent process […]

UO study: Abusive relationships damage girls’ educational pursuits

UO study: Abusive relationships damage girls’ educational pursuits | Around the O.
CSWS faculty affiliate Krista M. Chronister, associate professor in the UO Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services in the College of Education, led this study. Chronister’s research has been supported previously by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant.

“I have come to my garden”: Ancient Jewish Constructions of Space and Gender—by Deborah Green

Winter 2014, CSWS Research Matters: “I have come to my garden”: Ancient Jewish Constructions of Space and Gender—by Deborah Green, Greenberg Associate Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature, Department of Religious Studies; Director, Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies.
Religious studies professor Deborah Green uses a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Tintoretto to explore […]

Fall 2013 Research Matters: Eileen Otis on “Worlds of Work in Walmart, China”

Sociology professor Eileen Otis writes about how migrants from rural areas navigate China’s new urban class system in the latest issue of Research Matters, a publication of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. Otis’s paper, “Worlds of Work in Walmart, China,” discusses her experiences interviewing migrant workers in China during her […]

Supported by a CSWS Faculty Grant, a new journal article by Ellen McWhirter: Latina Adolescents’ Plans, Barriers, and Supports

Ellen Hawley McWhirter is the Ann Swindells Professor of Counseling Psychology; Director of Training, Counseling Psychology Program. The following article, published in 2013, is the result of a research project made possible by a grant from the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. See also a related article in the Winter 2009 […]