Category: Awards

Honoring Excellence in Research and Teaching

The Center for the Study of Women in Society offers congratulations to our CSWS Affiliates in the University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences who have won research,  teaching, or community outreach awards from March 2010 through February 15, 2011. Recipients were honored February 15, 2011 at a reception in their honor in Gerlinger […]

Three CSWS Associates Receive 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards

January 2011—Michael Hames-Garcia, professor and head of the Ethnic Studies Department; Janis Weeks, professor of biology; and Tina Gutierez-Schmich, a professional development specialist in the Center on Diversity and Community, are among the winners of the 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards at the University of Oregon. All three are associated with the Center for […]

CSWS Chooses Two Winners For Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship

Shelley Grosjean
Shelley Annette Grosjean (History) and Sara S. Quinn (Anthropology) are co-winners of the 2010-11 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship.  Following an open competition among University of Oregon undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected the two UO seniors […]

Yvonne Braun Receives Enloe Award

Yvonne Braun with friend and research assistant Ntsoaki Mokose.
Lesotho, a small, resource-poor country surrounded by the Republic of South Africa, is in the midst of one of the largest dam development projects in the world—and tens of thousands of Basotho people are being affected by it.
University of Oregon faculty member Yvonne A. Braun has been […]

CSWS Celebrates Research by Women of Color Faculty

Lynn Fujiwara (left), Dayo Nicole Mitchell, and Russell Tomlin (photo by Jack Liu).
June 4, 2010—Sixteen University of Oregon women of color faculty whose books and journal articles were published in the past two years were honored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society at an event held on the UO campus.
The women […]

Two CSWS Faculty Affiliates Named Guggenheim Fellows

Judith S. Eisen
A biology professor and an anthropologist from the University of Oregon with ties to the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society were recently named 2010 Guggenheim Fellows, among 180 artists, scientists and scholars across the United States and Canada to be so honored.
Biologist  Judith S. Eisen formerly served on the […]