Courtney Smith, 2007 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellow

Courtney Smith (back row, center) in the small town where she conducted much of her research while supported by CSWS funding.

Courtney P. Smith taught in the UO Department of Political Science, and then at Hunter College of the City University of New York in the Women and Gender Studies Program. In 2014, she is an associate at Opus Search Partners in Portland, OR.

Her dissertation can be accessed through the University of Oregon’s Scholars Bank.

See more about Courtney’s research at:

See also: “Who Defines ‘Mutilation’? Challenging Imperialism in the Discourse of Female Genital Cutting” (Feminist Formations, Volume 23, Issue 1, Spring 2011, pp. 25-46)