Category: News

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 […]

Caribbean Women Healers project completes first phase

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 […]

Freyd launches the Center for Institutional Courage

Jennifer Freyd

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 […]

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 […]