Category: Academic

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 […]

An Interview with CSWS Director Michael Hames-García

Michael Hames-García / photo by Ernesto Javier Martínez
Editor’s Note: This is a full-length version of the interview that appears in shorter form in the 2014 CSWS Annual Review.
By Jenée Wilde, PhD Candidate, UO Department of English (Folklore)
Michael Hames-García is a professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at University of Oregon. Originally from Portland, he […]

President Coltrane moves ahead on senate recommendations

Interim UO President Scott Coltrane
President Coltrane moves ahead on senate recommendations | Around the O.
September 24, 2014—“Interim UO President Scott Coltrane will establish a $15,000 emergency fund and take other steps toward quickly putting into place the recommendations of a UO Senate task force on sexual misconduct.
“In a message sent to members of the task […]

Michael Hames-García Assumes Post as Director of CSWS

Michael Hames-García / photo by Ernesto Javier Martínez
July 1, 2014—The Center for the Study of Women in Society welcomes Michael Hames-García as the new director of CSWS, effective July 1, 2014.
Professor Hames-García joined the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Oregon in 2005. His research and teaching interests include Chicana/o, U.S. Latina/o, and […]

Carol Stabile Completes Her Term as Director, CSWS

Carol Stabile
July 1, 2014—Carol Stabile, professor, University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication and Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, has completed her six-year term as director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society.
Now on sabbatical, she is working on her book project, “Pink Channels: Women and the Broadcast Blacklist.” Professor […]