Category: CSWS Staff

Scholar V Varun Chaudhry joins the CSWS staff as research assistant

CSWS welcomes scholar V Varun Chaudhry to the staff as pro tem research assistant.
Chaudhry is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University. His work focuses on the institutionalization of “transgender” in nonprofit and funding agencies through ethnographic research in Philadelphia, PA.
V Varun Chaudhry
V’s research has been generously supported by the Social […]

Upcoming showcase features Michelle McKinley and other Williams Fund Fellows

[ November 7, 2018; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union
Crater Lake North

Williams Fund Showcase will share innovations in teaching

from Around the O / October, 26, 2018—Every year, the Williams Fund recognizes faculty members from across campus for their insightful approaches to undergraduate teaching.

An upcoming showcase will feature a panel of Williams Fund fellows and instructional grant recipients who will share insights and […]

Michelle McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” now out in paperback

Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700
by Michelle A. McKinley, Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon
Cambridge University Press (Paperback, 2018)
Part of Studies in Legal History
Recently released in paperback, Fractional Freedoms is CSWS director Michelle McKinley’s award-winning book on urban slavery in colonial Latin America. Fractional Freedoms is the winner of the […]

Panel at Sydney conference will honor CSWS founder Joan Acker

Two University of Oregon professors will participate this week in a conference panel in Sydney, Australia, that honors the memory of CSWS founder and long-time director Joan Acker. The panel, titled  “Traveling with Joan: A Panel of Global Feminist Scholarship in Honor of Joan Acker,” will take place on the final day of the 10th Biennial Gender, Work & […]

CSWS director Michelle McKinley named Williams Fellow with two other faculty

Three University of Oregon faculty members have been awarded 2018-19 Williams Fellowships
Around the O, March 30, 2018—Anita Chari, Claudia Holguin and Michelle McKinley were honored by the Williams Council for their dedication and commitment to innovative undergraduate education.
Chari is an associate professor of political science. She is a political theorist with a commitment to innovative […]

President Schill’s 2017 State of the University Address lifts up CSWS leaders & affiliates

October 6, 2017—In his State of the University address, UO President Michael Schill talked about coming together in a shared sense of purpose.
CSWS proudly notes President Schill’s generous remarks that highlighted the research, teaching, and creative work of many CSWS leaders and faculty affiliates. These include CSWS director Michelle McKinley, CSWS Advisory Board member Gabriela […]