Environmental Studies 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

Adell Amos

Clayton R. Hess Professor of Law
Environmental Studies, Law, Law-JD
Phone: 541-346-3826
Office: 354 Knight Law Center

Lillian Aoki

Assistant Professor
Environmental Studies
Office Hours: Mondays from 3:30-5 pm and by appointment
Research Interests: Coastal ecology, ecological resilience, ecosystem restoration

Margaret C. Boulay

Co-Director, Environmental Leadership Program
ELP Senior Instructor II
Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-5945
Office: 244 Columbia Hall
Office Hours: Wed 3:30-4:30 pm 244 COL, and by appointment

Mark Carey

Professor of Environmental Studies and Geography
Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-8077
Office: 110 Condon Hall
Office Hours: by appointment
Research Interests: environmental history, glaciers and society, climate change, environmental justice, Latin America, the Arctic

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

Lauren Hallett

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology
Biology, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-3346
Office: 220C Pacific Hall
Office Hours: M/W 11am-12:50pm

Leigh Johnson

Associate Professor
Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-2644
Office: 152 Condon Hall
Office Hours: On Sabbatical 2023-2024
Research Interests: Climate change and environmental risk, political ecology, finance, development studies, East Africa, labor, firefighting

Stephanie LeMenager

Barbara and Carlisle Moore Professor of English
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

Melissa Lucash

Research Assistant Professor
Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-4598
Office: 245 Columbia Hall
Office Hours: Mon at 10am, Thur at 9am Columbia 245
Research Interests: forest ecology,climate change, wildfire, spatial modeling,landscape ecology

Kathryn Lynch

Co-Director, Environmental Leadership Program
Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-5070
Office: 140 Columbia Hall
Research Interests: environmental anthropology, environmental education, ethnobotany

Richard Margerum

Professor of Planning, Public Policy, and Management
Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
College of Design, Environmental Studies, PPPM
Phone: 541-346-2526
Office: 107A Lawrence Hall
Research Interests: Collaborative governance, environmental planning and policy, watershed management

Galen Martin

Senior Instructor II of Global and Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies, Food Studies, Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-9178
Office: 346 PLC
Office Hours: Tu 11:30-12:30, Th 4:00-5:00 or F by appointment
Research Interests: global food security, sustainable development, political ecology, conflict resolution, Latin America, Europe

Ronald Mitchell

Professor of Political Science
Climate Studies, Environmental Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4880
Office: 921 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Tuesday & Thursdays 10:00-11:30
Research Interests: Environmental Politics, International Relations

Erin Moore

Professor of Architecture and Environmental Studies
Architecture, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-1439
Office: 477B Lawrence Hall

Nicolae Morar

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy
Director of Graduate Studies ENVS/ Graduate Placement Committee Chair PHIL
Environmental Studies, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5547
Office: 250B Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Thursdays 1-2pm & by appt. (primarily on Zoom, in person only on demand)
Research Interests: Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, 20th Continental Philosophy

Barbara Muraca

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies
Associate Department Head (Philosophy)/Curriculum Committee (Chair)/GTF Appointment Committee
Environmental Studies, Philosophy
Office: 242 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Tuesdays 2:00-3:30pm & upon appointment; for graduate students only (upon email confirmation): Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm
Research Interests: Environmental Philosophy, Process Philosophy sustainability, degrowth, human-nature relationships

Lauren Ponisio

Assistant Professor
Biology, Environmental Studies, Food Studies

Alexandra Rempel

Assistant Professor of Environmental Design
Architecture, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-510-7713
Office: 302 Vocanology
Office Hours: Fall 2023: 1-3pm Fridays in the Science Library Café

Josh Roering

Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-5574
Office: 325C Cascade Hall
Office Hours: Wednesday, 10-11am
Research Interests: geomorphology, surface processes

Kory Russel

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies, Landscape Arch
Office: 215 Lawrence Hall
Research Interests: Water, Sanitation, Container-Based Sanitation, Informal Settlements, Design

Emily Scott

Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies, History Art & Arch
Office: Lawrence 218
Office Hours: Thursdays 11am-1pm in Lawrence 218. Contact instructor for sign-up sheet.
Research Interests: Art, politics, and the environment

Lucas Silva

Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology
Biology, Environmental Studies
Office: 248 Columbia Hall
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:30-3:00pm

Sarah Stapleton

Associate Professor
College of Education, Critical and Sociocultural Studies in Education, Curriculum & Teaching, Curriculum and Teacher Education, Educational Foundations, Environmental Studies, Food Studies
Phone: 541-346-5834
Office: 130C Lokey Education Bldg
Research Interests: climate change education, science and environmental education, food and schools, participatory research

Amanda Stasiewicz

Assistant Professor
Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-5031
Office Hours: Thursdays 10-11:45 Columbia 145B
Research Interests: human dimensions of wildfire, community and organizational adaptation to hazards, cooperative fire risk management, evacuation and alternatives to evacuation, forest and rangeland policy, qualitative and quantitative social science

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

Peter Walker

Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-4541
Office: 100 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Political ecology, environmental politics, climate change adaptation, wildfire, collaborative and community based resource management, land use, American West, Africa

Marsha Weisiger

Associate Professor of History
Julie and Rocky Dixon Chair of U.S. Western History; Co-Director, Center for Environmental Futures
Environmental Studies, History
Phone: 541-346-4824
Office: 381 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Winter 23, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 2:00-3:00 p.m. or via zoom appt
Research Interests: US West, Environmental History, Native Americans

Richard York

Director of Environmental Studies, Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies, SAIL, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-5064
Office: 730 PLC
Office Hours: W24: By appointment
Research Interests: Place and Environment, Population and Ecology, Theory Knowledge Science, Quantitative Approaches