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Among those presenting are Drs. Lynn Stephen, Sandra Morgen, Carol Silverman, Kristin Yarris, Geraldine Moreno, and Aletta Biersack, as well as graduate students Samantha King and Angela Montague
Samantha will participate in the workshop “The Anthropology of Becoming” and will also present her paper “Gender, Food Security, and Alternative Economic Networks in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Eastern Caribbean” as part of the Society for Economic Anthropology’s panel on New and Emerging Markets, Social Relations, and Inequality.
Phil Scher was recently named as the University of Oregon David M. and Nancy L. Petrone Faculty Scholar. This appointment, which last three years, is awarded to University faculty in recognition of excellence in research, teaching, and continued commitment to service. In selecting Phil for this honor, the award recognizes the high quality of Phil’s scholarship, excellent teaching, and continued commitment to service to the Department of Anthropology and his contribution to the university community. Congratulations, Phil!
Carol Silverman is the recipient of a Fund for Faculty Excellence Award (one of 14 awarded across campus). This brings the number of Faculty Excellence Awards to 3 in Anthropology (Carol joins Madonna Moss and Josh Snodgrass as awardees). Congratulations Carol!
Josh Snodgrass is featured in a Teaching Effectiveness Program blog post about innovations in General Education. His remarks were delivered at the TEP “Best of UO General Education” event May 17, 2013. Read about his ideas, as well an those by Judith Eisen, Lisa Freinkel, and Ian McNeely here: http://tepblog.uoregon.edu/blog/index.php/uo-faculty-define-the-best-of-gen-ed/#more-1396
Three Anthropology faculty members have received Rippey Innovative Teaching Awards for Freshman Interest Groups associated with large general education classes in Fall 2013 and Fall 2014. Diane Baxter’s is for “Global Oregon” (with Shaul Cohen, Geography), Josh Snodgrass’ is for “Students without Borders” (on global health, with psychologist Jeff Measelle), and Frances White’s is for “Animal Behavior” field trips (with biologist Debbie Schelnoff). Congratulations to all!
Stephen Wooten is a recipient of a 2013 Summer Stipend for Humanities and Creative Arts Faculty of $5000 for Celebrating Ciwara: New Global Constituencies for Bamana Expressive Culture. These grants are funded by University of Oregon Provost Jim Bean and College of Arts and Sciences Dean Scott Coltrane. Congratulations Stephen!
Congratulations to Lamia Karim, Nelson Ting and William Ayres, recipients of Faculty Research Awards from the Office of Research, Innovation and Graduate Education. The following are the titles of each of their projects: Karim (“Feminism Untangled: Democracy, Religion and Legal Reform in Bangladesh”), Ting (“Enabling Population Genomics Across a Primate Community”), and Ayres (“Statuary and Archaeology on Easter Island (Rapa Nui), East Polynesia”)
Congratulations to Josh Snodgrass who will be recognized in the Celebrating Champions Event at UO’s football game this Saturday against Arizona. Snodgrass is the 2012-2013 Tom and Carol Williams Fellow for excellence in undergraduate education and also won a faculty excellence award in 2012. Click here for more information.
Josh Snodgrass has received two prestigious UO awards: The Fund for Faculty Excellence Award (only 1 of 13 from the UO) and the Williams Fellowship for Excellence in Undergraduate Education.