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Erin Beck wins book award for her research on Guatemalan NGOs

Pictured is Erin Beck.

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Erin Beck, whose book, How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs, was selected as co-winner of the Book Award of the Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association.
Professor Beck was recently promoted to associate professor in the UO Department of Political Science.
Beck is co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research […]

Erin Beck’s new book, “How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs”

Pictured is Erin Beck.

How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs
by Erin Beck. Duke University Press (May 2017)
Erin Beck is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Oregon, a CSWS faculty affiliate, and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Publisher’s Synopsis
“In How Development Projects Persist Erin Beck examines microfinance NGOs working in Guatemala and problematizes the accepted […]

Increasing the Visibility of Your Humanities or Social Science Research

[ June 3, 2016; 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Come learn how to increase the visibility of your humanities and social science work among academic and non-academic audiences from a panel of experts including the University of Oregon’s Lauren Kessler (School of Journalism and Communication), Nicole Dahmen (School of Journalism and Communication), Molly Blancett from UO Media Relations, Jennifer […]

Irma Velásquez, “Activism and Social Change in Postwar Guatemala”

Pictured is Irma Velasquez.

[ May 11, 2016; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Global Scholars Hall
Room 123 (Great Room)
Poster PDF

Irma Velásquez, “Activism and Social Change in Postwar Guatemala.”

Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj will speak about activism and social change in postwar Guatemala in a talk at the Global Scholars Hall at 5 pm on May 11.

Irma Velásquez is a journalist, social anthropologist, and international spokeswoman who has been at […]

Jessaca Leinaweaver: “Collaborative Research on Children, Caregiving, and Migration in Peru”

[ May 14, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Graduate Student Lounge
Susan Campbell Hall
1431 Johnson Lane
A Public Talk
Jessaca Leinaweaver conducts research in cultural anthropology and anthropological demography within Peru and the Peruvian diaspora. She has published on informal child fostering in the urban Andes, aging in Andean Peru, and transnational adoption and migration from Peru to Spain. She is an associate professor of anthropology […]