Category: Academic

Research productivity and gender in the time of COVID

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 […]

Gash, Raiskin and Hames-Garcia receive 2020 Distinguished Teaching Awards

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 […]

News, awards, book and film publications needed for 2020 CSWS Annual Review

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 […]

DEI, CoDaC offer resources, remote services to faculty

On April 21, vice president for equity and inclusion Yvette Alex-Assensoh sent a letter of gratitude to all University of Oregon faculty members. The message outlined invisible challenges around equity and inclusion that our students are facing and listed some guidance and resources for teaching, urging faculty to show kindness and compassion to their students […]

Karen Guillemin named to national academy

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published April 24, 2020, in Around the O. Karen Guillemin is a CSWS Faculty Affiliate.

UO biologist Karen Guillemin, an internationally renowned pioneer who developed a zebrafish model to examine how animals coexist with their microbial residents and the role bacteria play in development and disease, has been elected to […]

Goodman receives NHC fellowship

Bryna Goodman

Professor Bryna Goodman, history, has been awarded a residential fellowship grant from the National Humanities Center (NHC) in North Carolina for her book project, Finance and Fortune: Economics, Calculation, and the Fate of the Chinese Republic.

The book project explores ideas of economics and the imagination of China as a republic. The research examines understandings […]