February 10, 2016—Kemi Balogun has received a six-month 2016 Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (WW). She will join the sixteenth cohort of Career Enhancement Fellows. Dr. Balogun is an assistant professor in the Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology at the University of Oregon. She is a faculty affiliate of the Center for the Study of Women in Society and the coordinator of the CSWS Gender in Africa and the African Diaspora Research Interest Group.
This half-year fellowship provides faculty members with support to pursue the scholarly research and writing essential to attaining tenure. It will allow Prof. Balogun to identify an established scholar in her field who will serve as her mentor and will join her in participating in the Career Enhancement Retreat on August 14–17, 2016.