Anthropology Faculty

Scott Blumenthal

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-9181
Office: 374 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Appointment by email request

Erica Bornstein

Phone: 541-346-9638
Office: 272 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Thursday 3-5pm
Research Interests: Nonprofits and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), voluntary sector regulation, philanthropy, humanitarianism, human rights, economic development and religion, political and legal anthropology, institutional ethnography, Southern Africa, South Asia.

Alison Carter

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-5037
Office: 255 Condon Hall
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Interests: Southeast Asian Archaeology, Compositional analysis of artifacts, bead studies

L. Zachary DuBois

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-5110
Office: 356 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Tuesday 10-12 via zoom and in Condon 375 and by appointment.

Stephen Dueppen

Associate Professor
Anthropology, Food Studies, Medieval Studies
Phone: 541-346-5525
Office: 252 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Tues/Thurs from 11:30-12:30, and by appointment.

Maria Fernanda Escallón

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-5042
Office: 357 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Fridays 11-1 via zoom

Scott Fitzpatrick

Associate Director for Research and Collections, Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Anthropology, Asian Studies
Phone: 541-346-9380
Office: 272 Condon Hall
Office Hours:

Stephen Frost

African Studies, Anthropology
Phone: 541-346-5161
Office: 353 Condon Hall
Office Hours: MW 10:30 am - 12:00 pm in 353 Condon for Spring term

Lamia Karim

Professor & Department Head
Anthropology, Asian Studies, Comparative Literature, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5095
Office: 375 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Thursday from 3-4 and by appointment
Research Interests: women, work, neoliberalism, state, and Islam

Gyoung-Ah Lee

Director of Graduate Studies
Anthropology, Asian Studies, Food Studies
Phone: 541-346-5077
Office: 254 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Thur 2-4pm
Research Interests: Environmental archaeology, paleoethnobotany, ethnobotany, origins of agriculture, East Asian archaeology

Leah Lowthorp

Assistant Professor
Anthropology, Folklore Program
Phone: 541-346-5101
Office: 321 Condon Hall
Office Hours: On Leave through March 2023

Katelyn McDonough

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-9639
Office: 253 Condon Hall
Office Hours: By appointment

Gabe Sanchez

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-9640
Office: 274 Condon Hall
Office Hours: 12-1 pm on Tuesday and Thursday and by appointment.

Michelle Scalise Sugiyama

Senior Instructor I
Phone: 541-346-5142
Office: 273 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Tues 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and by appointment.
Research Interests: Evolution of cultural transmission, social learning, and symbolic behavior; evolutionary psychology; hunter-gatherers; oral tradition; traditional ecological knowledge; play; warfare

Philip W. Scher

Divisional Dean for Social Sciences; Director, Latin American Studies Program
Professor of Anthropology and Folklore
Anthropology, Latin American Studies, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5104
Office: 401 Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: Email for appointment

Josh Snodgrass

Core Faculty, Global Health Program
Anthropology, Food Studies
Phone: 541-346-4823
Office: 354 Condon Hall

Lynn Stephen

Philip H. Knight Chair, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Anthropology
Graduate Faculty in Ethnic Studies, Participating Faculty in Latin American Studies, Women's and Gender Studies
Anthropology, CLLAS, Food Studies, IRES, Latin American Studies, Latinx, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5168
Office: 316 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2023, Tuesdays 1:30 -3:30 or by appointment in CON 316. Please email me at if you want an appointment for meeting on zoom. I have some Thursday afternoons available from 1:30 - 2:30.
Research Interests: Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Migration, Indigenous Peoples, Americas, Legal Pluralism, Social Memory, Testimony, Gender Violence

Kirstin Sterner

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-8614
Office: 352 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Tuesdays 12pm to 1:30pm and by appointment in Condon 352 for Spring term

Lawrence Sugiyama

Phone: none
Office: 329 Condon Hall
Office Hours:

Nelson Ting

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Phone: 541-346-8878
Office: 302B Condon Hall

Larry Ulibarri

Senor Instructor I
Phone: 541-346-8188
Office: 373 Condon Hall
Office Hours: by appointment (in-person or remotely)

Frances White

Faculty Curator of Biological Collections, Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Phone: 541-346-5278
Office: 302C Condon Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Thursday 1 pm to 3 pm (Zoom)
Research Interests: Primate behavioral ecology, primate evolution