July 16, 2018—Lynn Stephen and Erin Beck, two members of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group whose research on gender violence in Guatemala and the U.S. is on a yearly basis of support from CSWS, are among those whose research will receive 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards from the Office of the Vice President for […]
Editor’s Note: Erin Beck is a long-time CSWS affiliate and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Source: Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met | Around the O
August 7, 2017—UO political scientist Erin Beck thinks development organizations aren’t asking the right questions if they want to truly understand what the money […]
How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs
by Erin Beck. Duke University Press (May 2017)
Erin Beck is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Oregon, a CSWS faculty affiliate, and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
“In How Development Projects Persist Erin Beck examines microfinance NGOs working in Guatemala and problematizes the accepted […]
CSWS offers congratulations to faculty affiliate Stephen Wooten for his teaching award. Dr. Wooten was active in an earlier CSWS research interest group, Food in the Field, which provided some early ground for the development of the Food Studies Program.
Source: Stephen Wooten awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award for Sustainability! | Department of International […]
Roundtable will address immigrant and refugee rights issues | Around the O
April 10, 2017 (From Around the O) — With plight of immigrants and refugees an issue of rising concern, the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society will host a roundtable bringing together academic experts and Oregon-based immigration lawyers.
The discussion, “Achieving Justice: […]
2017, Winter: CSWS Research Matters
“Beauty Diplomacy: Culture, Markets, and Politics in the Nigerian Beauty Pageant Industry,” by Oluwakemi M. “Kemi” Balogun, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology
Kemi Balogun writes about her book project, in which she compares the production, symbolism, and political controversies surrounding four pageants to show […]