Three CSWS faculty affiliates win Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards

June 19, 2018—Three CSWS faculty affiliates are among the 15 UO faculty members selected for the prestigious Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards for 2018-19, which were announced this week by UO Provost Jayanth Banavar.
The three scholars are:

Judith Eisen, professor, biology
Ernesto Martinez, associate professor, ethnic studies
Rocio Zambrana, associate professor, philosophy

Ernesto Martinez is a current member of […]

Erin Beck wins book award for her research on Guatemalan NGOs

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Erin Beck, whose book, How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs, was selected as co-winner of the Book Award of the Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association.
Professor Beck was recently promoted to associate professor in the UO Department of Political Science.
Beck is co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research […]

Reimagining Sustainability • IAMCR 2018 – University of Oregon

CSWS Advisory Board member Gabriela Martínez is one of the co-organizers of this important media conference.
The 44th Annual International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Conference at the University of Oregon will take place from June 20-24, 2018.The conference theme is “Reimagining Sustainability: Communication and Media Research in a Changing World,” which will not […]

CSWS Advisory Board member publishes article on the Trump administration’s immigration policy

Editor’s Note: Dyana Mason is a member of the CSWS Advisory Board.
Around the O / Professor publishes article on president’s immigration policy
June 15, 2018—Dyana Mason, an assistant professor of planning, public policy and management, recently authored an article for The Conversation on the Trump administration’s effect on immigrant children.
The article focuses on the financial and […]

Panel at Sydney conference will honor CSWS founder Joan Acker

Two University of Oregon professors will participate this week in a conference panel in Sydney, Australia, that honors the memory of CSWS founder and long-time director Joan Acker. The panel, titled  “Traveling with Joan: A Panel of Global Feminist Scholarship in Honor of Joan Acker,” will take place on the final day of the 10th Biennial Gender, Work & […]

Unrest in the Aisles, an OQ story about the research of Eileen Otis

Editor’s Note: Through CSWS Faculty Research Grants, CSWS has supported the research of faculty affiliate Eileen Otis.
From Oregon Quarterly—The first time UO sociologist Eileen Otis walked into a Walmart, she was far from home—Kunming, China, to be exact. She was immediately struck by how greatly the Chinese version of the massive retailer differed from […]