Category: Research

Two CSWS Faculty Affiliates Named Guggenheim Fellows

Judith S. Eisen
A biology professor and an anthropologist from the University of Oregon with ties to the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society were recently named 2010 Guggenheim Fellows, among 180 artists, scientists and scholars across the United States and Canada to be so honored.
Biologist  Judith S. Eisen formerly served on the […]

Lamia Karim Named CSWS Associate Director

UO Anthropology Professor Does Research on the Lives of Women in Bangladesh
Lamia Karim
On a recent visit to Bangladesh, Lamia Karim sat in the midst of a group of women whose faces and bodies had been scarred by acid and saw not so much the horror and ugliness of the violence they had experienced, but the […]

Gender Differences in First Jobs for New Ph.D.s in Mathematics

“An Update: Are Women Getting All the Jobs?”
by Mary E. Flahive, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University, and Marie A. Vitulli, CSWS faculty affiliate and professor, UO Department of Mathematics
A preprint of this article, submitted to the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, can be viewed on Vitulli’s Women in Math website.
The article begins: “In […]

Bodies in Crisis—new book from CSWS fellowship winner

Sutton, Barbara. 2010. Bodies in Crisis: Culture, Violence, and Women’s Resistance in Neoliberal Argentina (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press).
Bodies in Crisis bookcover
Barbara Sutton received funding from the Center for the Study of Women in Society to pursue the research on which this book is based. Winner of the 2004 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, […]

“Whatever Happened to Zulay?”—a research paper by Sharon R. Sherman

Professor Sharon Sherman shoots documentary footage on location in a small Andean village in Ecuador. Anthropologist Mabel Preloran is on the far left.
Documentary filmmaker Sharon R. Sherman’s paper “Whatever Happened to Zulay?” is now available online in the Winter 2010 issue of CSWS Research Matters.
Argentine filmmaker Jorge Preloran and anthropologist Mabel Preloran made a film […]

Welfare Reform in a Time of Crisis

[ February 9, 2010; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Room, Knight Library
A moderated talk and book celebration with authors
Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, and Jill Weigt

Join CSWS and the UO Department of Sociology in a discussion and celebration of the publication of Stretched Thin: Poor Families, Welfare Workers and Welfare Reform. The event will include 10-minute talks by the three authors, followed by a […]