The CSWE Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education annually names a feminist scholarship honoree and awardee who have advanced feminist knowledge as it pertains to social work theory, research, practice, policy and education.
2013 Feminist Scholarship Honoree: Sadye L.M. Logan
The 2013 Feminist Scholarship Honoree is Sadye L.M. Logan. She is professor of social work, former Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Professor and founder and director of the Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Institute for Peace and Social Justice at the University of South Carolina College of Social Work. She is also a member of Women and Social Work, Inc., which sponsors the Journal Affilia and an associate editor of the NASW Encyclopedia of Social Work Online. She has served as a member and chair of CSWE Council on Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Diversity, and as a member of the Commission on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work and the Commission for Diversity and Social and Economic Justice. Her most recent books are Mental Health Care in the African American Community (Haworth Press, 2007) and The Spirit of an Activist: The Life and Work of Isaiah DeQuincey Newman (University of South Carolina Press, 2014).
2013 Feminist Scholarship Award Recipient: Candace Christensen
The 2013 Feminist Scholarship Award winner is Candace Christensen for her paper, Engaging Theatre for Social Change to Address Sexual Violence on College Campuses: A Qualitative Investigation. This 2013 APM accepted paper will be presented on Friday, November 1, 2013, from 3:15 pm–4:45 pm in Fleur-de-Lis A (Hilton Anatole Hotel).
Dr. Christensen is an assistant professor of social work at Idaho State University. Her research focuses on gender-based violence (GBV) prevention with rural communities. She is working on three research projects: 1) what parents teach children about gender, sexuality, and violence and how this prevents or perpetuates GBV, 2) what adolescents learn from parents about GBV prevention, and 3) a community-based participatory research project with Native American women focusing on GBV prevention. She specializes in community-based research and feminist research methods.