Anita M. Weiss
Professor and Head
Department of International Studies
(541) 346-3245
aweiss@uoregon.edu

Recent Fellowships and Awards
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Co-Principal Investigator (PI) of the UO-Karakorum International University (KIU) University Partnership grant, for $1 million from the U.S. Department of State, September 1, 2013 – December 31, 2016
*Faculty Excellence Award ($25,000), Provost’s office, University of Oregon, Spring 2013
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Residency at the Rockefeller Center in Bellagio, Italy, February 21-March 21, 2013, to work on book manuscript Interpreting Islam, Modernity and Women’s Rights in Pakistan See video
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Co-author on behalf of the American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS), “Reviving American Scholarship in Pakistan 2010-2011” for $772,030 from the U.S. Embassy, Islamabad (vetted through Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and U.S. State Dept), received February 2010
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Wulf Professorship, Oregon Humanities Center, University of Oregon, 2006-2007, for support of new course Islam and Global Forces2013
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International Studies Association Travel Award Grant to support participation in the ISA Annual Meeting in Honolulu, HI, February 2005
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CSWS grant, to support research in Pakistan August-October 2004 on a project entitled “An Islamist Victory in NWFP, Pakistan: a Defeat for Women’s Rights?”
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Freeman Foundation grant and CAPS grant, to support research in Pakistan Fall 2003 on a project entitled ‘An Islamist Victory in NWFP, Pakistan: a Defeat for Human Rights?’
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The American Sociological Association Travel Award Grant (0209367) supported by the National Science Foundation, to support participation in the XV World Congress of the International Sociological Association, Brisbane, Australia, July 2002
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Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS), University of Oregon, to support participation in the XV World Congress of the International Sociological Association, Brisbane, Australia, July 2002
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University of Oregon, Martin Luther King Award, for promoting awareness of alternative views on events occurring in the wake of September 11 th, January 24, 2002
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University of Oregon Faculty Summer Study Award, to conduct follow-up research in Malaysia and Pakistan for project “Interpreting Islam, Modernity, and Women’s Rights: Implementing CEDAW in Pakistan, Tunisia and Malaysia,” Summer 2001
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Freeman Foundation grant, to expand CAORC project now entitled A Interpreting Islam, Modernity, and Women’s Rights: Implementing CEDAW in Pakistan, Tunisia and Malaysia @ to support research in Malaysia (Summer 2000)


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