Category: Honors

Tara Fickle Wins American Book Award

Tara Fickle
CSWS faculty affiliate Tara Fickle, associate professor of English, has been named a 2020 American Book Award winner for her first book, The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities (New York University Press).
The book publisher describes The Race Card as follows: “As Pokémon Go reshaped our neighborhood geographies and the human flows […]

Karen Guillemin named to national academy

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published April 24, 2020, in Around the O. Karen Guillemin is a CSWS Faculty Affiliate.

UO biologist Karen Guillemin, an internationally renowned pioneer who developed a zebrafish model to examine how animals coexist with their microbial residents and the role bacteria play in development and disease, has been elected to […]

Laura Pulido is the newest recipient of a Collins Chair

From Around the O — Laura Pulido, a professor in two UO departments who has had a wide-ranging influence on campus and beyond, has been named a Collins Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Collins gift specifies that the
recipient of the endowed chair be an outstanding scholar in the […]

UO psychology faculty members earn national awards

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Editor’s Note: Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliates Krista Chronister, Ellen Hawley McWhirter, and Linda Forrest.

From Around the O, Aug. 22 – Krista Chronister, Ellen Hawley McWhirter and Linda Forrest have been recognized by the American Psychological Association.

Forrest, UO professor emerita and former associate director for faculty outreach at the UO’s Center on Diversity and Community, received the ethics […]

Priscilla Ovalle named 2019 President-Elect for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies

CSWS joins the Department of Cinema Studies in congratulating Priscilla Peña Ovalle, Cinema Studies associate professor and department head, as the 2019 President-Elect for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to promoting a broad understanding of film, television, and related media through research and teaching grounded in the […]

Mathematics professor emerita Marie Vitulli continues to distinguish herself

Marie Vitulli, professor emerita of mathematics, was honored in January as a Fellow of the Association for Women in Mathematics, during the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore. The AWM Fellows Program was established “to recognize individuals who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the support and advancement of women in the mathematical sciences, consistent with […]