by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Biologist Karen Guillemin named as a fellow in the AAAS
From Around the O — UO biologist Karen Guillemin has been elected as a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, joining 488 other newly elected members recognized for their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
“It is a great honor to be recognized by AAAS, an organization that does […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Camisha Russell named winner of the Baruch A. Brody Award & Lecture in Bioethics
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 […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Ana Lara wins Ruth Benedict Prize
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 […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Laura Pulido finds that a racist past is often left off monuments
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 […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on NYT interviews Escallón about pandemic’s effects on female faculty
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 […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Tara Fickle Wins American Book Award
CSWS faculty affiliate Tara Fickle, associate professor of English, has been named a 2020 American Book Award winner for her first book, The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities (New York University Press).
The book publisher describes The Race Card as follows: “As Pokémon Go reshaped our neighborhood geographies and the human flows […]
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