Tag: Kemi Balogun

CSWS Research Matters Winter 2017: Kemi Balogun’s book project on beauty diplomacy in Nigeria

Pictured is a Queen Nigeria contestant, who exemplifies the “girl next door” vibe characteristic of this pageant.

2017, Winter: CSWS Research Matters
“Beauty Diplomacy: Culture, Markets, and Politics in the Nigerian Beauty Pageant Industry,” by Oluwakemi M. “Kemi” Balogun, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology
Kemi Balogun writes about her book project, in which she compares the production, symbolism, and political controversies surrounding four pageants to show […]

CSWS faculty affiliate Kemi Balogun awarded a Career Enhancement Fellowship

Kemi Balogun
February 10, 2016—Kemi Balogun has received a six-month 2016 Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (WW). She will join the sixteenth cohort of Career Enhancement Fellows. Dr. Balogun is an assistant professor in the Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology at the University of Oregon. […]