Category: Academic

Barnes receives inaugural CSWS Graduate Writing Fellowship for research on police brutality

photo: Melissa Barnes

The CSWS Advisory Board has approved a new Graduate Writing Fellowship for doctoral students who are in the early stages of dissertation writing. The intent of the fellowship is to provide a summer writing stipend to top finalists for the Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship.

“We receive so many meritorious applications for the Jane Grant […]

CSWS launches the Campaign for Caregivers

By Michelle McKinley, CSWS Director

In December, 2006, I accepted a tenure track position at the University of Oregon. I was a single mother with a tribe of young kids. I was broke, having gone through a bitter and expensive custody battle with my ex-husband who resisted my taking our children permanently out of state. I […]

Braun and Raiskin earn mentorship awards for work with students

Photo: Students working on archival research projects in the UO Library’s special collections.

Editor’s Note: This article was published in Around the O on June 5, 2020. Yvonne Braun and Judith Raiskin are CSWS faculty affiliates.

Great research is not limited to eureka moments, and inspiring such research isn’t done only by scientists in a laboratory. That’s […]

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 […]