Employee awards, honors and accolades for fall term 2021

Nov. 15 – Ana-Maurine Lara, associate professor of anthropology, has won the 2021 Gregory Bateson Book Prize from the Society for Cultural Anthropology for her book “Queer Freedom: Black Sovereignty.” The award recognizes “rich ethnographic analysis that engages the most current thinking across the arts and sciences.”

Sept. 27 – An article by Mike Harms, associate professor of biochemistry, molecular biology and biophysics was recently featured in the publication GENETICS. “Ensemble epistasis: thermodynamic origins of nonadditivity between mutations,” was investigated by Harms, Anneliese Morrison, a UO graduate researcher, and Daria Wonderlick, a UO undergraduate researcher.

Each term Around the O Workplace will recognize awards, honors and other professional recognition of University of Oregon faculty, staff, and graduate employees. Submissions should be