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Eight Women Professors Honored With Prestigious Awards

Eight Women Professors Honored With Prestigious Awards

The eight women faculty members who received awards are Prerna Dua, Vicky Kalogera, Anna C. Balazs, Allison Doupe, Brenda Major, Lindsey Aloia, Janice Naegele, and Ann Wolbert Burgess.

Two Women Professors Named Chair of Their Academic Departments

Two Women Professors Named Chair of Their Academic Departments

Rachel A. Segalman was appointed chair of the department of chemical engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Anna Zajicek was named chair of the department of sociology and criminal justice at the University of Arkansas.

Three Women Scholars Names to Dean Positions

Three Women Scholars Names to Dean Positions

The new deans are Mary Betsy Brenner at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Kathrin Engisch at Wright State University in Ohio, and Ellen Davis at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina.

Five Women Scholars Selected for Honors From National Associations

Five Women Scholars Selected for Honors From National Associations

The honorees are Elizabeth Belding of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Yolanda T. Moses of the University of California, Riverside, Isis Carbajal de Garcia of Florida International University, Elena T. Carbone of the University of Massachusetts, and Lynda Bonewald from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Two Scholars of Women's History Share the 2015 Lambda Literary Award

Two Scholars of Women’s History Share the 2015 Lambda Literary Award

Susan Freeman, chair of the department of gender and women’s studies at Western Michigan University, and Leila J. Rupp, professor of feminist studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, were honored for the best book of the year relating to LGBT studies.

New Administrative Posts for 22 Women at U.S. Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for 22 Women at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Four Women Scholars Presented With Notable Awards

Four Women Scholars Presented With Notable Awards

The honorees are Songi Han of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Marti Rice of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Kim LaScola Needy of the University of Arkansas and Kellie Grasman of the Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Honors and Awards for Four Women Scholars

Honors and Awards for Four Women Scholars

The honorees are Pamela Shoemaker of Syracuse University, Heather Knutson of the California Institute of Technology, Barbara Voorhies of the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Janet Fink of the University of Massachusetts.

Honors and Awards for Seven Women From the Academic World

Honors and Awards for Seven Women From the Academic World

The honorees are Lisa Feigenson of Johns Hopkins, Hilary Close of the University of Hawaii, Bess Pierce of Virginia Tech, Aida Hurtado of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Jann Warren-FIndley of Arizona State, Rosie Phillips Bingham of the University of Memphis, and Amelia Jones of the University of Southern California.

Six Women Scholars Honored With Major Awards

Six Women Scholars Honored With Major Awards

The honorees are Ruth Murray-Clay at the University of California, Santa Barbara, the late Anna Cienciala at the University of Kansas, Dorothy Roberts at the University of Pennsylvania, Toni Morrison of Princeton University, K. Paige Carmichael of the University of Georgia, and Susan Kidwell of the University of Chicago.

University Study Finds Both Men and Women Value Relationships Based on Equality

University Study Finds Both Men and Women Value Relationships Based on Equality

A new study by researchers at the University of Texas and the University of California, Santa Barbara, finds that a majority of young men and women would prefer a relationship in which all work and family responsibilities were shared equally.

Shana Redmonds Is the First Holder of a Professorship Honoring Civil Rights Activist Ella Baker

Shana Redmonds Is the First Holder of a Professorship Honoring Civil Rights Activist Ella Baker

The University of California, Santa Barbara, has established a visiting professorship to honor Ella Baker, a founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and its network of Freedom Schools. Shana Redmond of the University of Southern California will be the first holder of the post.

Two Women Psychologists Honored for Paper Written a Quarter Century Ago

Two Women Psychologists Honored for Paper Written a Quarter Century Ago

In 1989 Jennifer Crocker, now of Ohio State University, and Brenda Major, now at the University of California, Santa Barbara, co-authored a paper on social stigma and self-esteem. Since then, the work has been cited more than 3,500 times by authors of other published works over the past quarter century.

Eight Women Named Dean at Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Eight Women Named Dean at Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

The eight women who were recently appointed to positions as deans are Beryl McEwen, Caroline Rivera, Merith Cosden, Andrea E. Evans, Terri Camesano, Donna J. Wagner, Arletha McSwain, and Linda Malone-Cohen.

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of appointments of women to high-level administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

The First Ph.D. in Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara

The First Ph.D. in Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara

The feminist studies program at the University of California, Santa Barbara has about 80 undergraduate students, but Dr. Thompson is the first recipient of a degree from the doctoral program that was established five years ago. She will now be a postdoctoral fellow at Rice University.

Only One Woman Among the New Members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Only One Woman Among the New Members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Ann Hamilton is a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Art at Ohio State University. She has been on the faculty at Ohio State since 2001. From 1985 to 1991, she taught on the faculty of the University of California, Santa Barbara.

University of California at Santa Barbara Receives Archives of Artist Favianna Rodriguez

University of California at Santa Barbara Receives Archives of Artist Favianna Rodriguez

The Oakland-based artist known for her social activism, has donated an archive that consists of 31 art prints. Additional prints, sketches, correspondence, photographs, videos, and other documents will be added to the archive in the future.

University of California Santa Barbara Scholar Wins Award for Book on North Korea

University of California Santa Barbara Scholar Wins Award for Book on North Korea

Suk-Young Kim, a professor of theater arts at the University of California at Santa Barbara, has won the James Palais Book Prize from the Association for Asian Studies.

Ten Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The ten women in new posts are Cindy Glavas, Charmaine Hack, Linda A.D. Bub, Ingrid Stolzel, Laurie Koehler, Lori Hendricks, Karen Clarke, Jennifer Paustenbaugh, Pam Peter and Marcy Carsey.

University Study Examines Women's Appetite for Competitiveness

University Study Examines Women’s Appetite for Competitiveness

A unique study by researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara used an analysis of entrants into a local road race to see if women were as competitive as men. They hoped to extrapolate the results to learn why women are not well represented among the top echelon of corporate officers.

English Scholar at UC Santa Barbara Wins Book Prize From the Modern Language Association

English Scholar at UC Santa Barbara Wins Book Prize From the Modern Language Association

Stephanie L. Batiste, an associate professor of English and Black studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara, has been named as the winner of the William Sanders Scarborough Prize.

Two Women Scholars Share the Sara A. Whaley Book Prize

Two Women Scholars Share the Sara A. Whaley Book Prize

The winning book is authored by Eileen Boris, Hull Professor and chair of feminist studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara and Jennifer Klein, a professor of history at Yale University.

Six Women Scholars Win Awards

Six Women Scholars Win Awards

The honorees of Ashley Crumbley, Patsy Dickinson, Carla Johnson, Mary Frances Nettles, Linda Putnam, and Cathy N. Davidson.

Seven Women Academics Win Book Awards

Seven Women Academics Win Book Awards

The honorees are Jorie Graham, Jennifer Klein, Eileen Boris, Barbara Ann Naddeo, Wendy Kohli, Arlene Keeling, and Barbara Mann Wall.

University of California Santa Barbara Professor Wins Book Award

University of California Santa Barbara Professor Wins Book Award

Suzanne Jill Levine has been selected to receive the 2012 Literary Award for Translation from PEN Center USA.

Economist Examines the Trend in the Gender Wage Gap

Economist Examines the Trend in the Gender Wage Gap

Catherine Weinberger of the University of California at Santa Barbara finds that the gender wage gap doesn’t increase over time.

Seven Women Scholars Named Fellows of the Association for Computer Machinery

Seven Women Scholars Named Fellows of the Association for Computer Machinery

These women are some of the leading thinkers and practitioners in computer science and engineering.

Honors for Eight Academic Women

Honors for Eight Academic Women

Here is news of awards and honors bestowed on eight women professors, authors, administrators, or philanthropists.