English Faculty

Stacy Alaimo

Professor of English
Director of Graduate Studies; Core Faculty, Environmental Studies
English
Phone: 541-346-1476
Office: 205 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Mon 1-3pm, Tue 3-4pm on Zoom (email for appointment)
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
English
Phone: 541-346-1510
Office: 320 PLC
Office Hours: Winter term: Tues 9am-12pm via Zoom
Research Interests: African American Literary and Cultural Studies, 19th-Century American Literary Studies, Cultural Studies

Martha Bayless

Professor, English
Director, Folklore and Public Culture
English, Food Studies, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies
Phone: 541-346-3930
Office: 344 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Online by appointment only; contact via email
Research Interests: Folklore, Medieval Studies, Cultural Studies, Food Studies

Carolyn Bergquist

Senior Lecturer
English
Phone: 541-346-2695
Office: 243 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Wed 11am-2pm via Zoom and by appointment (Zoom Link: https://uoregon.zoom.us/my/bergquist)

Elizabeth Bohls

Professor
English, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5484
Office: 263 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Wed 12-3pm and by appointment
Research Interests: Colonial, Settler Colonial, and Postcolonial Studies, Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity, Cultural Studies, Feminism Studies, Restoration and 18th Century Literary Studies, Travel Writing

James Boren

Professor Emeritus
English
Office Hours:

Tina Boscha

Senior Instructor II
English, Lundquist College of Business, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-0056
Office: 236 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Tue 9-10:30am via Zoom; Wed 10:15-11:45am

Lara Bovilsky

Associate Professor
College Scholars, English, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-1309
Office: 246 PLC
Office Hours: On sabbatical and checking email intermittently Winter Term. Please email me to schedule a meeting.
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 Studies
English, IRES, Native American Studies, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5819
Office: 330 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Tue 4-5pm, Wed 11am-1pm and by appointment (schedule appt. at: https://calendly.com/kirbybrown/15min?month=2023-01)
Research Interests: Native American and Indigenous Literary and Cultural Studies; Race, Ethnicity, & Indigeneity; Cultural Studies; Modernism Studies;

Katherine Brundan

Senior Instructor I
Comparative Literature, English, Humanities Program, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-0934
Office: 218 Villard Hall
Office Hours: Not teaching in ENG this term
Research Interests: 19th century European novel, translation studies, philology, history of the novel, the Gothic, gender, technology

Jason Bryant

Pro tem Instructor
English
Office: University of Oregon
Office Hours: Fall term: MON 11:00-1:00 & WED 12:00-1:00

Kristy Bryant-Berg

Senior Instructor
Associate Director, Compostion Program
English
Phone: 541-346-3975
Office: 343 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Tue 1:30-2:30pm, Wed 11am-1 pm via Zoom

Mattie Burkert

Assistant Professor
Director, Minor in Digital Humanities
College of Arts and Sciences, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-0272
Office: 235 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Thu 12:30-3:30pm (appt encouraged; in-person; via Zoom by request)
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: Winter Term: Mon/Wed/Fri 9:30-10:30am

Ulrick Casimir

Career Instructor
Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3977
Office: 223 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Mon 12-3pm 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: Winter Term: Tue/Wed 10-11:30 via Zoom
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: Winter Term: Mon/Wed 1:30-3pm, Zoom by appointment
Research Interests: Medieval Literary and Cultural Studies, Religion and Mythology, Gift Theory

Kara Clevinger

Senior Instructor
Assistant Department Head
English
Phone: 541-346-1514
Office: 266 PLC
Office Hours: Winter term: Fri 10-11:30am, 1:30-3pm (in-person or Zoom), and by appt.

Ashley Cordes

Assistant Professor
Indigenous Studies in ENVS and ENG
Digital Humanities, English, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-0061
Office: PLC 444
Office Hours: Winter Term: 2:30-4pm
Research Interests: Media, Indigenous Studies, Digital Humanities, Visual Culture, Environmental Humanities, Critical/Cultural Studies

José Cortez

Assistant Professor
CLLAS, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English, Latinx
Phone: 541-346-0069
Office: 319 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Tue/Thu 3-4pm
Research Interests: Critical Theory, Rhetoric, Latinx Studies

James Crosswhite

Professor
Comparative Literature, English
Phone: 541-346-3956
Office: 258 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Mon/Wed/Fri 12-1:30pm
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: Winter Term: Tue 2-5pm
Research Interests: Drama and Performance Studies, Renaissance/Early Modern Literary Studies

James Earl

Professor Emeritus
English Department
English
Office Hours:

Rachel Eccleston

Career Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-1532
Office: 301A Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: Winter Term: Mon/Wed 3-4:30pm and by appt.
Research Interests: Early Modern Literature; Martyrdom & Resurrection; Divinatory Poetics

Sophie Ell

Pro tem Instructor
English
Office: 301-B TYKE
Office Hours: Winter Term: Mon/Wed/Fri 12-1pm and by appt.

Marilyn Farwell

Professor Emerita
English
Office Hours:

Tara Fickle

Associate Professor, English Department
Comics and Cartoon Studies, Digital Humanities, English, IRES
Phone: 541-346-3979
Office: 372 PLC
Office Hours: Not teaching in ENG department Winter term
Research Interests: Asian American Literaray and Cultural Studies, American Studies, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Cultural Studies, Digital Humanies, Film, Television and Media Studies, Literary and Critical Theory, Race, Ethnicity and Indigeneity, Visual Culture

Karen J. Ford

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

John Gage

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

Miriam Gershow

Senior Instructor II
English, Judaic Studies Program, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-0051
Office: 237 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Zoom only; Wed 1-2:30pm, Fri 11-12:30pm

Helen Huang

Career Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-1542
Office: 301C Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: Winter Term: Tue/Thu 2-3:30pm online

Mat Johnson

Professor
Comics and Cartoon Studies, Creative Writing Program, English
Phone: 541-346-0547
Office: 207 Alder Bldg.
Office Hours: Not teaching in ENG department Winter term

Kathleen Karlyn

Professor Emerita
English
Office Hours:

Kate Kelp-Stebbins

Assistant Professor
Comics and Cartoon Studies, Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-1520
Office: 333 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Mon 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

Anna Kovalchuk

Career Instructor
Comparative Literature, English
Phone: 541-346-1532
Office: 301A Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: On leave, checking email intermittently
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: Winter Term: Zoom only, Tue 2:30-3:30, Thu 2:30-4:30 and by appt
Research Interests: Feminism Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Medieval Literary and Cultural Studies, Rhetoric, Composition, and Composition Pedagogy

Stephanie LeMenager

Barbara and Carlisle Moore Professor of English
English, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-3966
Office: 457 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Thu 3-5pm and by appt.
Research Interests: 19th Century American Literary Studies, Environmental Humanities, Postmodern and Contemporary Literary Studies

Julia Lesage

Professor Emerita
English
Office Hours:

Allison McGuffie

Career Instructor
African Studies, Cinema Studies Program, Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3965
Office: 329 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Mon/Wed 12-1pm (email for appt.)

Quinn Miller

Associate Professor
Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3978
Office: 447 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Tue 8-9am, Thu 8-9am and 4-5pm

Brendan O'Kelly

Senior Instructor
Comics and Cartoon Studies, Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-5935
Office: 206 PLC
Office Hours: On leave Winter 2023; no office hours
Research Interests: 20th/21st Century American, British, and Irish Fiction; Critical and Visual Theory; Film Studies; Comics Studies; Digital Humanities

Paul Peppis

Professor
Director, Oregon Humanities Center
Comics and Cartoon Studies, Comparative Literature, English
Phone: 541-346-7017
Office: 154 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Wed 12-3pm via Zoom, in-person by appt.
Research Interests: Comics and Cartoon Studies, Cultural Studies, Irish Literary Studies, Modernism Studies, Poetry and Poetics, Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity, The Novel

Forest Pyle

Professor
Comics and Cartoon Studies, Comparative Literature, English
Phone: 541-346-3928
Office: 270 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Mon/Wed/Fri 3-4pm
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: On sabbatical and checking email intermittently Winter Term
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

Andy Rathmann

Pro tem Instructor
English
Office Hours: Winter Term: Tue/Thu 1:30-5pm

Stephen Rust

Senior Instructor
Digital Humanities, English, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-0058
Office: 239 PLC
Office Hours: Tue/Thu 11:30-1pm via Zoom

Ben Saunders

Professor
Director, Comics and Cartoon Studies Minor
College Scholars, Comics and Cartoon Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-0062
Office: 273 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Wed 12-3pm via Zoom
Research Interests: Renaissance/Early Modern Poetry and Drama, Literary and Critical Theory (esp. Poetry and Poetics, Queer Theory, Genre Theory), Genre Fictions (esp. Crime Fiction and Science Fiction), Comics Studies (esp. Superhero Studies)

Gordon Sayre

Professor
Comparative Literature, English, Translation Studies
Phone: 541-346-1313
Office: 472 PLC
Office Hours: On sabbatical 2022-23
Research Interests: 19th Century American Literary Studies, Autobiography Studies, Colonial, Settler Colonial, and Postcolonial Studies, Early American Literary Studies, Environmental Humanities, Literatures of the Americas, Race, Ethnicity and Idigeneity

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: Winter Term: Tue 3-4pm; Wed 11-12pm; Fri 3-4pm via Zoom (https://uoregon.zoom.us/my/emilysimnitt)
Research Interests: digital rhetoric, civic engagement, first year writing

Bjorn Smars

Senior Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-3977
Office: 223 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Tue/Thu 10-11:30am via Zoom

Bennet Smith

Pro tem Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-1518
Office: 301-H TYKE
Office Hours: Winter Term: Mon/Wed/Fri 2-3pm

Helen Southworth

Professor
Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3940
Office: 275 PLC
Office Hours: Fall term: W 12-2 via Zoom & by appt.
Research Interests: Autobiography Studies, Digital Humanities, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender, Sexuality, Queer, and Trans Studies, The Novel, Visual Culture, Modernism Studies

Thomas C. Tasker

Senior Instructor I
Senior Instructor I
American English Institute, English
Phone: 541-346-3945
Office: 301-K TYKE
Office Hours: Winter Term: Wed 12-4pm

Courtney Thorsson

Associate Professor
English
Phone: 541-346-1473
Office: 244 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Email for appt. in person or via Zoom
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: Winter Term: Mon 3-5pm via Zoom (ID: 967 8951 2202), Tue/Thu 4-5pm and by appt.

Eleanor Wakefield

Career Instructor
English
Phone: 541-346-0055
Office: 301B Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: Winter Term: Mon 10-11:30am via Zoom, Wed 10:15-11:45 in-person and by appt.

Sarah D. Wald

Associate Professor, Environmental Studies & English
Director of Graduate Admissions for English
English, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-1613
Office: 443 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Thu 12:30-3:30pm in-person or via Zoom (sign-up: https://goo.gl/ZUocxh)
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

Associate Professor
Director, Disability Studies Minor
Comics and Cartoon Studies, Disability Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-3929
Office: 238 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Tue 2:30-4pm (in-person), Wed 10:30-12pm via Zoom and virtually by appt (email)
Research Interests: American Studies, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Disability Studies, Modernism Studies, Postmodern and Contemporary Literary Studies, Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity

Jenée Wilde

Senior Instructor of English
CSWS Dissemination Specialist
English
Phone: 541-346-1051
Office: 331 PLC
Office Hours: On sabbatical 2022-23; email for appt.
Research Interests: gender and sexuality studies, queer studies, science fiction, folklore, popular culture, creative nonfiction writing

John Witte

Senior Instructor Emeritus
English
Office Hours: Checking email intermittently

Daniel Wojcik

Professor
English
Phone: 541-346-3946
Office: 463 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: Mon/Thu 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: Winter Term: Wed 1-2:30pm, Thu 2-3:30pm via Zoom
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: Winter Term: Tue 9-12pm via Zoom (https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/5324035464?pwd=V29wYUZvdWpERzlUV1BFWkNuSnVIQT09)and by appt. (in-person available if needed)