Category: Academic

Ellen Herman named new Faculty Codirector of the Wayne Morse Center

Editor’s Note: Professor Ellen Herman is a long-time CSWS faculty affiliate.
Ellen Herman
June 1, 2015—The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce that Professor Ellen Herman will be the new Faculty Codirector of the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. Professor Herman is currently Chair of the Department of History and will begin her […]

UO Today #595 guest: Michael Hames-García

Watch this videotaped interview with the director of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS). Michael Hames-García, professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies, talks about his role as the first male director of CSWS. In addition he discusses his research on race and incarceration in the U.S., gender and sexuality, and theories […]

NEW Leadership Oregon program for women students

The Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University would like to invite the women of University of Oregon to participate in our NEW Leadership Oregon program.
NEW Leadership™ Oregon (NLO) is the award-winning women’s leadership development program housed at the Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University. Open to all […]

Panel linked to CSWS-funded survey proposes UO sexual violence office

October 23, 2014
Eugene, OR—A task force charged with studying sexual assault prevention methods at the University of Oregon recommended the creation of a single office on campus for sexual and gender violence. This was among 23 recommendations presented on October 22 to the University of Oregon Senate by the task force co-chairwoman, Carol Stabile, […]

Three CSWS affiliates receive UO Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards

Three CSWS faculty affiliates have been named recipients of the University of Oregon Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards for AY 2014-15. They are among 13 UO faculty members chosen for this award.
The three are CSWS advisory board member Elizabeth Reis, professor and head, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies; Lynn Stephen, professor, Department of Anthropology, […]

The Truly Diverse Faculty: New Dialogues in American Higher Education, a new book coedited by Ernesto Martínez

The Truly Diverse Faculty: New Dialogues in American Higher Education
coedited by Stephanie Fryberg and Ernesto Javier Martínez (Palgrave MacMillan, October 2014, 320 pp)
Publisher’s synopsis
“Many universities in the twenty-first century claim ‘diversity’ as a core value, but fall short in transforming institutional practices. The disparity between what universities claim as a value and what they accomplish […]