Category: Faculty affiliates

UO biologist Judith Eisen elected into elite American academy

From Around the O: Judith Eisen honored
April 20, 2018—UO biologist Judith Eisen is best known to the world as a pioneer in using zebrafish as a model to study the nervous system.
On campus, in addition to her research, she played a lead role in establishing the Science Literacy Program and has influenced how faculty members […]

“Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance”—a new book by Stephanie Teves

Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance, by Stephanie “Lani” Teves (University of North Carolina Press, April 2018, 240 pages).
Just out from the University of North Carolina Press, Stephanie Teves’s new book, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance. Lani Teves is an assistant professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon. A CSWS faculty […]

OVPRI 2018-19 Faculty Research Award recipients include numerous CSWS faculty affiliates & grant awardees

Congratulations to the many CSWS faculty affiliates named as recipients of 2018-19 OVPRI Faculty Research Awards. These include Mary Wood (English), Kristin Yarris (International Studies), Lynn Stephen (Anthropology), Laura Pulido (Ethnic Studies), Kate Mondloch (History of Art & Architecture), Ernesto Martinez (Ethnic Studies), Ana-Maurine Lara (Anthropology), Alai-Reyes Santos (Ethnic Studies), Mai-Lin Cheng (Clark Honors College), […]

New book from Erin McKenna

Livestock: Food, Fiber, and Friends
a new book from Erin McKenna, Professor, UO Department of Philosophy
Erin McKenna’s new book, Livestock: Food, Fiber, and Friends, has been
published by the University of Georgia Press.
Erin McKenna
Description from the publisher’s website:
“Most livestock in the United States currently live in cramped and unhealthy confinement, have few stable social relationships with humans […]

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 […]

Ana-Maurine Lara’s poetry book a finalist for Lambda Literary Award

March 6, 2018—Kohnjehr Woman, a book of poetry by Ana-Maurine Lara, has been nominated as a finalist for the 30th Annual Lambda Literary Awards.
Lara, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate, is an award-winning poet and fiction writer whose novels include Erzulie’s Skirt (RedBone Press 2006) and […]