Grant Awardees

Between 1984 – 2016, CSWS awarded more than $2.16 million dollars in faculty and graduate student research grants for projects related to women and gender. These grants include the Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, Faculty Research Grants, Graduate Student Research Grants, and funds from the Giustina Endowment for Research on Women in the Northwest.

Jane Grant Fellows

For information about the Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship

CSWS Annual Review research articles and other outcomes

Christina Faiver-Serna, 2020, Department of Geography, “Geographies of Environmental Racism and the M(other)work of Promotoras de Salud.

Celeste Reeb, 2019, Department of English, “Closed Captioning: Reading Between the Lines.”

Laura Strait, 2018, Media Studies, School of Journalism and Communication, “Occupying a Third Place: Pro-Life Feminism, Legible Politics, and the Edge of Women’s Liberation.”

Yi Yu, 2017, Department of Geography: “Institutional Mother, Professional Caregivers: Biopolitics of Affective Labor in Chinese State-owned Social Welfare Institutions.”

Baran Germen, 2016, Department of Comparative Literature. “Melodramatics of Turkish Modernity: Narratives of Gendered Victimhood, Affect, and Politics.”

Iván Sandoval-Cervantes, 2015, Department of Anthropology, “The Intersections of Transnational and Internal Indigenous Migration: Gender, Kinship, and Care.”

Jenée Wilde, 2014, Department of English (Folklore); “Speculative Fictions, Bisexual Lives: Changing Frameworks of Non-Binary Desire.”

Miriam Abelson, 2013, Department of Sociology; “Transgender Experiences and Transmasculinities in Three U.S. Regions.”

Easther Chigumira, 2012, Department of Geography; “Re-peasantization under the Fast Track Land Reform Program: Implications for Gender, Livelihoods and the Natural Environment, Sanyati District, Zimbabwe.”

Meagan Evans, 2011, Department of English; “Sounding Silence: Twentieth-Century Feminist Poetic Innovation.”

Ingrid L. Nelson, 2010, Department of Geography; “Gender Equity and Sustainable Rural Development in Zambezia, Mozambique.”

Jennifer Erickson, 2009, Department of Anthropology; “Gendered Citizenship and the State in a Neoliberal Era: Refugees and Social Service Organizations in Fargo, North Dakota.”

Alison Altstatt, 2008, School of Music and Dance, “The Music and Liturgy of Kloster Preetz: Ritual Practice in a North German Women’s Community, 1350-1550.”

Courtney P. Smith, 2007, Department of Political Science, “Politics of the Marked Body: An Examination of Female Genital Cutting and Breast Implantation.”

Mandolin R. Brassaw, 2006, Department of English; “Divine Heresy: Feminist Revisions of Sacred Texts.”

Hee-Jung Serenity Joo, 2005, Department of Comparative Literature, “Speculative Fiction and the Spectacle of Race: The Nation as Utopian Be/longing in the 20th Century Asian-American and African-American Futurist Narratives.”