Cinema Studies

Peter Alilunas

Assoc. Prof and Assoc. Dept. Head, Dept. of Cinema Studies
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-2004
Office: 105 PLC
Research Interests: Sexuality, gender, pornography, adult film history, technology, regulation, censorship, exhibition, spectatorship

Michael Allan

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
Program Faculty in Cinema Studies; Program Faculty in Arabic; Program Faculty in Middle East Studies; Program Faculty in Comic Studies
Cinema Studies Program, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Comparative Literature, Middle East and North African Studies
Office: 358 PLC
Office Hours: By Appointment
Research Interests: World literature (Francophone, Arabic), Film and visual culture, Postcolonial studies, Literary theory

Donella-Elizabeth Alston Cleveland

Faculty Support Specialist, Academic Support Unit 5
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-0901
Office: 275 McKenzie

Michael Aronson

Associate Professor
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-3927
Office: 101 PLC
Research Interests: Early and transitional cinema (particularly the 1910s), exhibition and moviegoing culture, and lots of digital stuff

Mike Bray

Career Instructor
Art, Cinema Studies Program
Office: Millrace 2
Research Interests: Art and Technology

Jennifer Chaney

Operations Assistant
Front of House Marketing, Theatre Arts
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-9779
Office: 017 Miller Theatre Complex

Holly Christensen

Executive Support Coordinator
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, CLLAS, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-0235

Emily J. Cornell

Graduate Program Specialist
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-8293
Office: 201 McKenzie Hall

Cia Crowe

Office Generalist
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, CLLAS, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-2305
Office: 275 McKenzie Hall

Rosie Dillon

Executive Support Specialist
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-1405
Office: 275 McKenzie Hall

Michele Drake

ASU5 Accounting Technician
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-1378

Sangita Gopal

Associate Professor of English
Cinema Studies Program, Comparative Literature
Phone: 541-346-5524
Office: 103 PLC
Research Interests: Postcolonial Theory and Literature, South Asian Visual and Cultural Studies

Erin Hanna

Associate Professor of Cinema Studies
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-2084
Office: 106 PLC
Research Interests: Overlaps and interactions between the media industries & fans, the San Diego Comic-Con, media industry promotion, histories of fandom & popular culture, Canadian film & TV, media industry studies, fan studies, television studies, & feminist media studies

Masami Kawai

Assistant Professor
Asst Professor of Cinema Studies
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-8141
Office: 254 PLC
Research Interests: Directing, Screenwriting, Producing, and Independent Filmmaking

Dong Hoon Kim

Associate Professor of Cinema Studies
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-4108
Office: 104 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 24: Fridays 1-2:30p.m. or by appointment

Finn Kovall

Graduate Programs Assistant
Cinema Studies Program, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-0192
Office: 201 McKenzie Hall

Gabriela Martínez

Department Head of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Professor
Cinema Studies Program, CLLAS, Latin American Studies, SOJC, SOJC-Journalism, SOJC-Journalism Master's, SOJC-Media Studies Master's, SOJC-Media Studies PhD, SOJC-Media Studies Undergrad, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-1997
Office: 315 Hendricks Hall
Office Hours: Please email faculty using your UO email account or use Canvas if enrolled in a course with the professor.
Research Interests: Areas of Media Studies and Journalism

Kevin E. May

Instructor
Instructor
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-8296
Office: 259 Knight Library
Office Hours: Spring 23, Thursdays 2-3pm or by appointment

Allison McGuffie

Career Instructor
African Studies, Cinema Studies Program, Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3965
Office: 329 PLC

Fela McWhorter

Operations Manager, Academic Support Unit 5
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, CLLAS, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-5902
Office: 275B McKenzie Hall

Tom Mertes

Academic Programs Manager
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-1060
Office: 273A McKenzie Hall

HyeRyoung Ok

Instructor
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-7644
Office: 245 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 24: Tuesdays 11-1pm

Priscilla Peña Ovalle

Associate Professor
Associate Director, Cinema Studies
Cinema Studies Program, Comics and Cartoon Studies, IRES
Phone: 541-346-0060
Office: 315 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: By Appointment
Research Interests: Media Studies, Race/Ethnicity, Dance, Mainstream Popular Culture, Media Hairstyles

Alissa Phillips

Career Instructor, Narrative (Fiction) Production
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 310-490-5589
Office: 261 Knight Library

Lauren C. Pinchin

Associate Director, ASU5
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, CLLAS, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-4806
Office: 275B McKenzie Hall

Ari Purnama

Assistant Professor
Cinema Studies Program
Office: 265 PLC
Office Hours: Wednesdays 12-2pm

Philip W. Scher

Department Head, Cinema Studies
Professor of Anthropology and Folklore
Anthropology, Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-5104
Office: 322 Fenton Hall
Office Hours: Email for appointment

André Sirois

Senior Career Instructor 1
Multimedia Supervisor
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-8844
Office: 263 Knight Library
Research Interests: Intellectual Property Law, Subcultural Studies, Pop Culture, and Hip Hop Studies

Daniel Gómez Steinhart

Associate Professor
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-2360
Office: 102 PLC
Research Interests: Global Hollywood history, production studies, film aesthetics, US independent film, and contemporary global art cinema

Leticia Stival

Events and Communications Coordinator
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, CLLAS, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-0188
Office: 201 McKenzie Hall

Janet Wasko

Professor and Emeritus Knight Chair in Communication Research
Affiliated Faculty, New Media & Culture Program
Cinema Studies Program, SOJC, SOJC-Media Studies Master's, SOJC-Media Studies PhD, SOJC-Media Studies Undergrad
Phone: 541-346-4174
Office: 208 Allen Hall

Kendall Wilber

Academic Programs Assistant
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Office: 201 McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Frogs, Irish folk songs, animation, and cheesecake.

Colin Williamson

Assistant Professor
Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-1333
Office: 271 PLC
Research Interests: Animation, special effects & nontheatrical film; early cinema’s place in int'l histories of art, science & tech; history of film theory, representations of the landscape in American cinema, media archaeology, & experimental uses of film & media archives

Alohi Wright

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, CLLAS, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-9736
Office: 201B McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Coonhounds, butter mochi, decorating for the holidays, remembering what life was like when I had hobbies, thinking about reading all the books on my nightstand, and Schitt's Creek.

Michelle Wright

Media Coordinator
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, CLLAS, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-8261
Office: 275 McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Graphic design; communications; website, newsletter, and social media content and updates