Camisha Russell, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy and a co-editor of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, has been named as the winner of the 2020-2021 Baruch A. Brody Award & Lecture in Bioethics by the Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Houston Methodist, and the Rice […]
Assistant Professor Ana-Maurine Lara, women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, has been awarded the Ruth Benedict Prize of the Association for Queer Anthropology, a section of the American Anthropological Association for her book Queer Freedom: Black Sovereignty (SUNY Press 2020), out this month. Congratulations to Ana!
The citation reads: In Queer Freedom: Black SovereiIgnty, Lara offers a […]
From Around the O, Oct. 20, 2020 — As monuments across the country are torn down to protest their connection to white supremacy, UO professor Laura Pulido argues that dismantling such structures is an important, but insufficient, step toward achieving racial justice.
And the newest research project by the ethnic studies professor and geographer offers […]
From Around the O, Oct. 27, 2020 — To help meet the challenges of a global pandemic, the UO’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History is unveiling its first fully online exhibit, “Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years – The Eugene Story.”
The digital exhibit mirrors the brick-and-mortar version the museum opened last fall in […]
From Around the O, Oct. 12, 2020 — Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announced the launch of a series of initiatives to combat racism and enhance inclusion on campus, including the creation of a new research and policy center focused on racial disparities and resilience.
A new racial dispariies intiative at the UO will […]
Maria Fernanda Escallón
Maria Fernanda Escallón, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon and mother to a 3-year-old daughter, is featured in an Oct. 6 New York Times story about how the pandemic is impacting women in academia who already faced obstacles on the path to advancing their research and careers.
After the pandemic […]