Disability Studies

Lisa Abia-Smith

Senior Instructor I
Director of Education/JS Museum of Art
Disability Studies, PPPM
Phone: 541-346-0966
Office: 1430 Johnson Lane
Research Interests: Arts and Healthcare, Marginalized Communities, Art Education, Disabilities Studies, Museum Studies, Arts Management,

Melissa Bowers

Associate Director, Academic Support
Classics, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Comparative Literature, Comparative Literature Journal, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Northwest Indian Language Institute, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-1506
Office: 124 PLC
Office Hours: (if needed, please contact me via email for an appointment, walk-ins are not guaranteed) Mon. -Wed. 8:30 a.m.-Noon and 1- 5 p.m. (118 PLC) 541.346.1506, Thursday and Friday remote 8am-5pm

Katherine Brundan

Senior Instructor I
Comparative Literature, Disability Studies, English, Humanities Program, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-0934
Office: 363 PLC
Research Interests: 19th century European novel, translation studies, philology, history of the novel, the Gothic, gender, technology

Mattie Burkert

Associate Professor
Director, Minor in Digital Humanities; Interim Director, New Media and Culture Certificate
College of Arts and Sciences, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-0272
Office: 235 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 2024: W 10:30am-12:30pm and 1:30-2:30pm (schedule an appointment at https://tinyurl.com/burkert-office-hours)
Research Interests: Cultural Studies, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, Drama and Performance Studies, Film Television and Media Studies, Gender Sexuality Queer and Trans Studies, Renaissance/Early Modern Literary Studies, Restoration and 18th Century Literary Studies

Chad Catron

Instructor, ASL Program
College of Education, Communication Disorders and Sciences, Disability Studies
Office: 253 HEDCO Education Bldg.

Bob Choquette

Senior Instructor II
Graduate Coordinator
Disability Studies, PPPM
Phone: 541-346-3851
Office: 106 Hendricks Hall

José Cortez

Assistant Professor
CLLAS, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English, Latinx
Phone: 541-346-0069
Office: 319 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: MWF 12-12:50pm
Research Interests: Critical Theory, Rhetoric, Latinx Studies

Michelle Dunn

Pro Tem Instructor
Disability Studies

Susan Dunn

Pro Tem Instructor
Disability Studies

Karen Durany

Senior Lecturer I
Communication Disorders and Sciences, Disability Studies
Phone: 541-346-2092
Office: 252 HEDCO Education Bldg

Clare Evans

Associate Professor
Disability Studies, Global Health Program, Sociology
Phone: please use email
Office: 606 PLC
Office Hours: S24: Zoom Only -- Monday 10:30-11:30am, 3:30-4:30pm (email for link/appointment)

Julia Graham

Academic Programs Manager
Classics, College of Arts and Sciences, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Comparative Literature, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English, Folklore Program, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-5062
Office: 118 PLC

Frank James

Instructor
Disability Studies
Office: 124 Lokey Education Bldg

Elisa Jamgochian

Special Education Program Coordinator (K-12)
Disability Studies, Special Education
Phone: 541-346-5185
Office: 362 HEDCO Education Bldg

Christina Lujin

Operations Specialist ASU 3
Classics, Comparative Literature, Comparative Literature Journal, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Northwest Indian Language Institute, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-1327
Office: 311 PLC
Office Hours: PLC: MTW 12:30-4pm, Remote: MTW 7am-11:30am and ThF 7:30am-4pm

Nicole Ngo

Associate Professor
Disability Studies, PPPM
Phone: 541-346-0687
Office: 158 Hendricks Hall
Research Interests: environmental health, air pollution, transportation, urban sustainability

Judith Raiskin

Professor
Disability Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Office Hours: Please email faculty using your UO email account or use Canvas if enrolled in a course with the professor.
Research Interests: Post-colonial literature and cultural studies focusing on gender and comparative feminist theory; Caribbean; Disability Studies; LGBTQ studies; and sexuality.

Camisha Russell

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Director of Graduate Studies for Admissions/Diversity Focus Advisor/MAP Advisor
Disability Studies, Philosophy
Office: 233 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Monday & Friday 11:00-11:50am or by appointment (in person or via Zoom: https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/92382926767)
Research Interests: Critical Philosophy of Race, Ethics (esp. Bioethics), African American Philosophy, Feminist Theory

Susan Sygall

Pro Tem Professor and CEO of Mobility International USA
Disability Studies
Phone: 541-346-2146
Office: 340 Hedco Education Bldg

Brian Trapp

Senior Instructor
Director of Disability Studies; Kidd Creative Writing Workshops Program Director
Creative Writing Program, Disability Studies
Phone: 541-346-0508
Office: 108 Alder Bldg
Office Hours: Spring 24: Mondays 11:30-1 pm, Wednesdays 11:30-1 pm & by appointment
Research Interests: creative writing, disability studies, fiction, creative nonfiction, literary editing, comedy, contemporary literature, history of the novel

Elizabeth (Betsy) Wheeler

Professor
Comics and Cartoon Studies, Disability Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-3929
Office: 238 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: MW 2:30-4pm in person (drop-in or by appt.) or on Zoom by appt. (email for appt.)
Research Interests: Disability Studies, Comics and Cartoon Studies, American Studies, Postmodern and Contemporary Literary Studies, Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity

Mary Wood

Professor
Disability Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-3010
Office: 445 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: R 12:30-2pm in person; W 4-5:30pm on Zoom (ID: 932 4715 9358)
Research Interests: 19th Century American Literary Studies, Autobiography Studies, Feminism Studies Gender and Sexuality Studies, Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity

Kristin Yarris

Associate Professor, Global Studies and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Department Head of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Disability Studies, Global Health Program, Global Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-1363
Office: Hendricks Hall 218A
Office Hours: Sp 2024: Tu 3-4 (Cafe Verso, Knight Library); Th 2-3 (remote, in Teams)
Research Interests: transnational migration, immigrant rights, social movements, mental health, health equity, wellbeing & social care