2015 Affiliate Publications

We include here books and documentaries by faculty affiliates, particularly ones that relate to our mission: generating, supporting and disseminating research on women and gender. Many of these projects received CSWS funding.


writepathThe Write Path: Essays on the art of writing and the joy of reading
by Lauren Kessler
Monroe Press
September 2015
156 pages


Lauren Kessler is a professor in the UO School of Journalism and Communication and a member of the CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium advisory group.



JFR-UNESCO-SpinOff-Cover-Mockup-IUPress-V2UNESCO on the Ground: Local Perspectives on Intangible Cultural Heritage
co-edited by Michael Dylan Foster and Lisa Gilman
Indiana University Press
September 2015

Publisher’s Synopsis

Lisa Gilman is director of the Folklore Program, associate professor, Department of English (Folklore), and a CSWS faculty affiliate. This book grew out of preliminary research she did during the summer of 2010 partly funded by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant. Though the book is not explicitly about gender, much of her research on this topic is grounded in a feminist perspective and examines gender.


Sad-Happiness-DVD-front-coverSad Happiness: Cinthya’s Transborder Journey

Directed by Lynn Stephen
Produced by Sonia De La Cruz and Lynn Stephen
Creative Commons
TRT: 39 minutes.

Publisher’s Synopsis

Lynn Stephen, professor, UO Department of Anthropology, is a CSWS faculty affiliate. The development of this documentary was supported in part by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant.


Zack bookcoverWhite Privilege and Black Rights: The Injustice of U.S. Police Racial Profiling and Homicide
by Naomi Zack
Rowman & Littlefield
April 2015
154 pp

Publisher’s Synopsis

Naomi Zack, professor, UO Department of Philosophy, is a CSWS faculty affiliate.




1442250348Infinite Awareness: The Awakening of a Scientific Mind
by Marjorie Woollacott
Rowman & Littlefield
October 2015
300 pp

Publisher’s Synopsis

Marjorie Woollacott, UO Department of Human Physiology, is a member of the CSWS Healing Arts RIG.