Three years ago, professor Jennifer Freyd sued the University of Oregon for violating federal law by paying her less than her male colleagues in the Psychology Department. In May 2019, a federal judge granted the University’s request to dismiss the case without trial.
Freyd’s request for a jury trial was heard recently by the Ninth […]
How has the COVID-19 crisis impacted research productivity?
A recent story in The Guardian explores how female academics are struggling to keep up with teaching and care-giving responsibilities during lockdown. According to the report, women in higher education say that prioritizing their students’ and family’s needs during this crisis has meant allowing research projects, article […]
CSWS congratulates three faculty affiliates who have won the UO’s prestigious Distinguished Teaching Awards. The awards are presented every spring to faculty members who are nominated by the campus community based on their demonstration of exceptional teaching that is inclusive, engaged and research-led.
Michael Hames-Garcia, Indigenous, Race and Ethnic Studies, received the Herman Faculty Achievement Award […]
On April 22, the Caribbean Women Healers: Decolonizing Knowledge in AfroIndigenous Traditions Digital Humanities Project launched the first phase of their website to an enthusiastic online audience. The project’s social media reached around 5,000 people in one day and RSVPs to the Zoom launched after only five days of publicity were in the hundreds […]
University of Oregon psychology professor Jennifer Freyd has launched a new research and educational organization dedicated to institutional transparency and equity. The non-profit organization is called the Center for Institutional Courage.
According to the organization’s website, institutional courage is “an institution’s commitment to seek the truth and engage in moral action, despite unpleasantness, risk, and […]
CSWS is now collecting materials for our 2020 edition of the Annual Review.
Each issue features a selection of new books by faculty who research women and gender. We are especially interested in books by those who have received CSWS research grants to support their research.
If you are a CSWS faculty affiliate and your book (or […]