English Faculty

Stacy Alaimo

Professor of English
Director of Graduate Studies; Core Faculty, Environmental Studies
English, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-1476
Office: 205 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: M 9am-1pm (in person); T 3-5pm (Zoom only, email for appt and link)
Research Interests: Environmental Humanities, Posthumanities/New Materialism, American Studies, Cultural Studies, Literary and Critical Th,Postmodern and Contemporary Literary Studies, Visual Culture, Race, Ethnicity, and Indignity, Gender, Sexuality, Queer and Trans Studies

Faith Barter

Assistant Professor
Black Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-1510
Office: 320 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: TR 4-5pm (in person or Zoom); W 1:30-2:30 (Zoom only). You must sign up at dr-barter.youcanbook.me
Research Interests: African American Literary and Cultural Studies, 19th-Century American Literary Studies, Cultural Studies

Martha Bayless

Professor, English; Program Head, Humanities
Director, Folklore and Public Culture
English, Folklore Program, Food Studies, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies
Phone: 541-346-3930
Office: 344 PLC
Office Hours: Not teaching Spring 2024, available by email every weekday
Research Interests: Folklore, Medieval Studies, Cultural Studies, Food Studies

Carolyn Bergquist

Senior Lecturer
English
Phone: 541-346-2695
Office: 243 PLC
Office Hours: Not teaching Spring 2024, checking email regularly until mid-May

Elizabeth Bohls

Professor
English, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5484
Office: 263 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: MW 12:15-1:45pm & by appt.
Research Interests: Colonial, Settler Colonial, and Postcolonial Studies, Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity, Cultural Studies, Feminism Studies, Restoration and 18th Century Literary Studies, Travel Writing

Tina Boscha

Senior Instructor II
English, Lundquist College of Business, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-0056
Office: Prince Lucien Campbell 236
Office Hours: Spring Term: M 9:30-11:30am via Zoom; 12:45-1:45pm in person

Lara Bovilsky

Associate Professor
College Scholars, English, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-1309
Office: 246 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: M 9:30-11am, R 10-11am & by appt.
Research Interests: Renaissance/Early Modern Literary Studies, Race Ethnicity and Indigeneity, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Poetry and Poetics, Drama and Performance Studies

Marcel Brousseau

Courtesy Assistant Professor
Comics and Cartoon Studies, Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3967
Office: 317 PLC

Kirby Brown

Associate Professor, English
Director, Native American and Studies (NAIS)
English, Native American Studies, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5819
Office: 330 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: M: 2:15-4:15 pm, T: 10-11 am, and by email appt. (or schedule here: https://calendly.com/kirbybrown/officehours)
Research Interests: Native American and Indigenous Literary and Cultural Studies; Race, Ethnicity, & Indigeneity; Cultural Studies; Modernism Studies; Genre Studies

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

Kristy Bryant-Berg

Senior Instructor
Associate Director, Compostion Program
English
Phone: 541-346-3975
Office: 343 PLC
Office Hours: Summer term: WED 9:30-11:00 or by appt. via Zoom

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

Anna Carroll

Senior Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-1518
Office: 301H Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: Spring Term: MWF 11-11:50am & by appt.

Ulrick Casimir

Career Instructor
Clark Honors College, Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3977
Office: 208 Chapman Hall
Office Hours: Thursdays, 11:30 am-3:30 pm via Zoom: https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/93163154880?pwd=Ym50cmg0NDJuMzREbUQwcnN6SzkzQT09

Mai-Lin Cheng

Associate Professor
English
Phone: 541-346-0123
Office: 371 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: Tuesday 1:30-3pm by appt. (email 24 hours in advance for appt.)
Research Interests: 19th Century6 Literary Studies

Stephanie Clark

Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director/Advisor, Medieval Studies Program
English, Medieval Studies
Phone: 541-346-3960
Office: 374 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: M 1:30-4:30pm & by appt.
Research Interests: Medieval Literary and Cultural Studies, Old English, Religion and Mythology, Gift Theory

Suzanne Clark

Professor Emerita
English

Ashley Cordes

Assistant Professor
Indigenous Media Studies in ENVS and ENG
Digital Humanities, English, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-0061
Office: PLC 444
Office Hours: Spring Term: TR 8:30-10am
Research Interests: Media, Indigenous Science and Technology Studies (AI, blockchain, cryptocurrency), Digital Humanities, Environmental/Place-Based Studies, Visual Culture, Critical/Cultural Studies

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

James Crosswhite

Professor
English
Phone: 541-346-3956
Office: 258 PLC
Office Hours: Not teaching Spring 2024, available by email
Research Interests: Environmental Humanities, Literary and Critical Theory, Poetry and Poetics, Rhetoric, Composition, and Composition Pedagogy

Brent Dawson

Assistant Professor
English
Phone: 541-346-3962
Office: 473 PLC
Office Hours: Not teaching Spring 2024, available by email
Research Interests: Drama and Performance Studies, Renaissance/Early Modern Literary Studies

Rachel Eccleston

Career Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-1532
Office: 301A Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: Spring Term: TR 2-3:30pm
Research Interests: Early Modern Literature; Martyrdom & Resurrection; Divinatory Poetics

Sophie Ell

Career Instructor
English
Office: 301-B TYKE
Office Hours: Spring Term: MWF 12-1pm

Yewulsew Endalew

Instructor of Composition
College of Arts and Sciences, English
Phone: 541-346-0934
Office: 310 Villard Hall
Office Hours: T 1:30-4:30
Research Interests: Nile-Basin Literature, African studies, hydro-politics, hydro-poetics, eco-poetics, decolonial poetics, Literary criticism, history & philosophy in literature, folklore, translation studies, Ethiopian Studies

Marilyn Farwell

Professor Emerita
English
Phone: 541-346-3979
Office: 1286 University of Oregon
Office Hours:

Karen J. Ford

Professor
English
Phone: 541-346-3902
Office: 401 Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: By appt. through Jules Jones (julesj@uoregon.edu)edu

Alisa Freedman

Professor, Japanese Literature, Cultural Studies, and Gender
Editor-in-Chief, U.S.-Japan Women's Journal
Asian Studies, Comics and Cartoon Studies, East Asian Languages, English, Translation Studies
Phone: 541-979-7794
Office: 404 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Fridays, 10:30-12:00 on Zoom (Please email for an appointment.)
Research Interests: Modern Japanese literature, popular culture, youth culture, visual media, digital culture, urban studies, and gender

John Gage

Professor Emeritus
English
Phone: 541-346-3922
Office: 301K Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: By appointment

Cassandra Galentine

Career Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-1496
Office: 335 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: WF 10-11:30am
Research Interests: Women's Working-Class Literature, Multiethnic U.S. Literature, Environmental Justice, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Moe Gámez

English Graduate Student / GE
English
Phone: 541-346-3921
Office: PLC 211
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Wednesdays 9am-12pm & by appointment
Research Interests: Latinx literature & cultural production, queer and trans of color studies, environmental justice

Miriam Gershow

Senior Instructor II
English, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-0051
Office: 237 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: W 1-2:30pm, F 11am-12:30pm (Zoom link: https://uoregon.zoom.us/my/mgershow)

Molly Hatay

Career Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-5428
Office: PLC 266
Office Hours: Spring Term: MW 10-11:30am
Research Interests: Jewish American literature, food studies, and medical humanities

Salvador Herrera

Assistant Professor
English

Helen Huang

Career Instructor
Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-1542
Office: 301C Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: Summer term: By appointment (please email me to Zoom chat)

Mat Johnson

Professor
The Philip H. Knight Chair of the Humanities
Comics and Cartoon Studies, Creative Writing Program, English
Phone: 541-346-0547
Office: 207 Alder Bldg.
Office Hours: Not teaching Spring 2024

Kathleen Karlyn

Professor Emerita
English
Phone: 541-346-1526
Office: 519 PLC
Office Hours:

Heidi Kaufman

Associate Professor
English
Phone: 541-346-3932
Office: 327 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: F 10am-1pm & by appt.

Kate Kelp-Stebbins

Associate Professor
Comics and Cartoon Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-1520
Office: 333 PLC
Office Hours: Summer term: Thursday 12-3pm via Zoom
Research Interests: Colonial, Settler Colonial, and Postcolonial Studies, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Digital Humanities, Feminism Studies, Film, Television, and Media Studies, Postmodern and Contemporary Literary Studies, Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity

Addy Koneval

Career Instructor
English
Office: TYK 301K
Office Hours: Spring Term: In person MW 10:30am-12pm; Online R 2-3:30pm

Anna Kovalchuk

Career Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-1532
Office: 301A Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: Spring Term: TR 12-1:30pm
Research Interests: national narratives, comparative and world literature, Cossack history, Ukrainian and Russian literature

C. Anne Laskaya

Associate Professor
English, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies
Phone: 541-346-1517
Office: 357 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: Via Zoom M 12-12:30pm, R 2:30-4pm & by appt.
Research Interests: Feminism Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Medieval Literary and Cultural Studies, Rhetoric, Composition, and Composition Pedagogy

Stephanie LeMenager

Professor of English, Faculty Affiliate in Environmental Studies
Barbara and Carlisle Moore Professor 2014-2024
English, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-3966
Office: 457 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: M 3-4:30pm & by appt.
Research Interests: 19th Century American Literary Studies, Environmental Humanities, Postmodern and Contemporary Literary Studies

Julia Lesage

Professor Emerita
English
Phone: 541-346-3979
Office: 1286 University of Oregon
Office Hours:

Allison McGuffie

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

Quinn Miller

Associate Professor
Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3978
Office: 447 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: T 12-1pm, R 10am-12pm

Sarah Preston

Career Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-1520
Office: 210 PLC
Office Hours: Summer term: WED 1pm-3pm; THUR 10:30am – 11:30am, or by appt (on Zoom).

Forest Pyle

Professor
Comics and Cartoon Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-3928
Office: 270 PLC
Research Interests: 19th Century British Literary Studies, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Literary and Critical Theory, Poetry and Poetics, Postmodern and Contemporary Literary Studies, Visual Culture

Mark Quigley

Associate Professor
English
Phone: 541-346-1340
Office: 324 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: W 10:30am-1:30pm via Zoom (ID: 470-446-9397) & by appt.
Research Interests: Colonial, Settler Colonial, and Postcolonial Studies, Irish Literary Studies, Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity, Modernism Studies, Literary and Critical Theory, The Novel, Poetry and Poetics, Postmodern and Contemporary Literary Studies, Cultural Studies

Indy Recker

Career Instructor
English
Office: TYKE 301C
Office Hours: Spring Term: MF 11am-12pm, T 10am-12pm (Zoom), W 1-4pm

Stephen Rust

Senior Instructor
Digital Humanities, English, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-0058
Office: 239 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: TR 10-11:30am Zoom only (email for link)

Ben Saunders

Professor
Director, Comics and Cartoon Studies Minor
Comics and Cartoon Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-0062
Office: 273 PLC
Office Hours: Not teaching Spring 2024, no office hours
Research Interests: Early Modern Poetry and Drama, Comics Studies, Anglo-American Poetry and Poetics, Critical Theory (Marxism, Queer Theory, Genre Theory), Genre Fictions (Crime, Horror, and Science Fiction)

Gordon Sayre

Professor
English, Folklore Program
Phone: 541-346-1313
Office: 472 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: M 2-3:30pm, R 10:30am-12pm
Research Interests: Folkore, Environmental Humanities, Colonial American Literature, Automobility and Car Cultures, Indigenous Studies

Emily Simnitt

Senior Instructor
Interim Director Compositon Program; Director, WSCR Minor
Digital Humanities, English, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-3517
Office: 301E Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: Spring Term: In person T 3-4pm, W 11am-12pm; Zoom F 3-4pm
Research Interests: digital rhetoric, civic engagement, first year writing

Bjorn Smars

Senior Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-3977
Office: 223 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: MW in person 11:30am-1pm; on Zoom by appt.

Bennet Smith

Career Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-1518
Office: 301-H TYKE
Office Hours: Spring Term: TR 12-1:30pm

Helen Southworth

Professor
Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3940
Office: 275 PLC
Office Hours: Not teaching Spring 2024
Research Interests: Autobiography Studies, Digital Humanities, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender, Sexuality, Queer, and Trans Studies, The Novel, Visual Culture, Modernism Studies

Laurel Sturgis O'Coyne

Instructor of Composition
English
Phone: 541-346-0934
Office: 310 Villard Hall
Office Hours: Not teaching in ENG Spring 2024
Research Interests: Hemispheric American literatures, Eco-criticism and environmental literatures, Indigenous studies, translation studies, women and gender studies, post-colonial theory and literatures, food studies, memory and temporality.

Thomas C. Tasker

Senior Instructor I
Senior Instructor I
American English Institute, English
Phone: 541-346-3945
Office: 301K Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: Spring Term: TR 3:30-5pm

Courtney Thorsson

Professor, English
Faculty Fellow, Clark Honors College
Clark Honors College, English
Phone: 541-346-1473
Office: 244 PLC
Research Interests: African American Literary and Cultural Studies

Corbett Upton

Senior Instructor
Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
English
Phone: 541-346-3961
Office: 375 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: T 1-3pm (in office), R 1-3pm (on Zoom, ID: 967 8951 2202) & by appt.

Eleanor Wakefield

Career Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-0055
Office: 301B Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: Spring Term: M 1-2pm, R 1-3pm, & by appt.

Sarah D. Wald

Associate Professor, Environmental Studies & English
Director of Graduate Admissions for English
English, Environmental Studies, Food Studies, IRES, Latinx
Phone: 541-346-1613
Office: 443 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: Wednesday, 12:30pm-2:30pm PLC 443
Research Interests: Environmental Justice, Environmental Humanities, Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies, Latinx Literary and Cultural Studies, Food Studies, Farmworker Justice, Immigration/Migration, 20/21st Century US Literature, American Studies

Mark Whalan

Professor
Head of English, Horn Endowed Professor
English
Phone: 541-346-3926
Office: 207 PLC
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Interests: African American Literary Studies, American Studies, Modernism Studies, Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity

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

Jenée Wilde

Senior Instructor of English
CSWS Dissemination Specialist
English
Phone: 541-346-8033
Office: 331 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: TR 11:30am-1pm or by appt.
Research Interests: gender and sexuality studies, queer studies, science fiction, folklore, popular culture, creative nonfiction writing

John Witte

Senior Instructor Emeritus
English
Phone: 541-346-5935
Office: 206 PLC
Office Hours: Checking email intermittently

Daniel Wojcik

Professor
English
Phone: 541-346-3946
Office: 463 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: MR 12-1:30pm
Research Interests: Cultural Studies, Folklore Studies, Religion & Mythology

Henry Wonham

Professor
English
Phone: 541-346-3266
Office: 436 Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: No office hours; available by email

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

Ana Zalyubovskiy

Career Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-1528
Office: 219 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: W 9-10am, R 9am-1pm & 3-4pm