May 28, 2015—Sandra Morgen, a former, long-time director of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, was honored with a 2015 Outstanding Career Award by the Office of the Vice President for Research & Innovation. The award is given to tenured faculty members at the associate or full professor rank with […]
Published on May 20, 2015
Novella Carpenter, a writer and urban farmer in Oakland, California. Her memoir Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer was published in 2009. Carpenter was a keynote author in “Our Daily Bread: Women’s Stories of Food and Resilience,” the 4th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writer’s Symposium, held May 7th to […]
Published on May 15, 2015
Diana Abu-Jaber, author of four novels Arabian Jazz, Crescent, Origin, and Birds of Paradise; as well as a memoir The Language of Baklava. Abu-Jaber was a keynote author in “Our Daily Bread: Women’s Stories of Food and Resilience,” the 4th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writer’s Symposium, held May 7th to 9th, […]
Source: New book by philosophy professor Naomi Zack tackles black rights | Around the O
CSWS faculty affiliate Naomi Zack’s newest book, White Privilege and Black Rights: The Injustice of U.S. Police Racial Profiling and Homicide, was published in April 2015 by Rowman & Littlefield.
“Examining racial profiling in American policing, Naomi Zack argues against white […]
Editor’s Note: Karen Ford is a CSWS faculty affiliate.
May 18, 2015—“A professor of English and associate dean of humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, Karen Ford specializes in the teaching of poetry. Ford places high demands on her students’ abilities as readers and analysts, always inspiring them to dig deeper and learn […]
Editor’s Note: Judith Eisen is a CSWS faculty affiliate.
May 18, 2015—“A professor in the Department of Biology, Judith Eisen has played a leading role in establishing and co-directing the Science Literacy Program.
“The program is a major influence on how faculty teach in biology, chemistry and biochemistry, physics, geological sciences and human physiology. SLP-affiliated courses […]