Month: March 2015

UO Law Professor Michelle McKinley Awarded a 2015 Fulbright Fellowship

Michelle McKinley
March 31, 2015—Michelle McKinley, an associate professor in the University of Oregon School of Law and a long-time faculty affiliate and board member of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, has been named a 2015 Fulbright Fellow. This prestigious fellowship will support the expansion of McKinley’s work on Hispanic urban […]

Bread 101 Wins a 2015 Pedagogy Award

Jennifer Burns Bright
The five-member teaching team for “Bread 101,” an interdisciplinary Clark Honors College class taught during the 2013-14 Academic Year, has won the 2015 Pedagogy Award from the national food studies organization, the Association for the Study of Food in Society. The committee cited the team’s innovative approach to teaching food.
The team was made […]

2015-16 CSWS Jane Grant Fellowship and Graduate and Faculty Grant Awardees

March 19, 2015—The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded about $111,000 in graduate student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2015-16 Academic Year.  The funded scholars come from across the university, representing a number of departments in the College […]

Tuan to become education dean at the University of Washington

Mia Tuan
Editor’s Note: Mia Tuan has been both a CSWS faculty affiliate and a CSWS Women of Color Project affiliate.
Article Source: Tuan to become education dean at the University of Washington | Around the O
March 23, 2015—Today, the University of Washington announced that Mia Tuan has been hired as dean of the College of Education. […]

Former Jane Grant winner publishes anthology on Irish Women Dramatists

In the mid-1980s, CSWS awarded Eileen Kearney the Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship to help with her doctoral work and research on the 1930s Irish playwright, Teresa Deevy. She received her doctorate in theatre arts in 1986 and has subsequently taught theatre all over the country. She now teaches part-time at the University of Colorado Denver and […]

CSWS Research Matters Winter 2015: Yvonne Braun, “Networking for Women’s Rights: Transnational Feminist Organizing in Southern Africa”

Winter 2015 CSWS Research Matters:
“Networking for Women’s Rights: Transnational Feminist Organizing in Southern Africa,” by Yvonne A. Braun, Director of African Studies; Associate Professor, University of Oregon, Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and International Studies
This CSWS-supported study examines the communication network of more than 100 women’s rights and advocacy organizations in southern Africa. […]