Global Studies and Languages Faculty

Arafaat A. Valiani

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty in the Department of Indigenous, Race and Ethnic Studies and Global Health
Global Health Program, History, IRES
Phone: 541-346-5763
Office: 301 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00pm-3:00pm, Wednesdays 10:30am-noon PDT, and by appt.

Alejandro Vallega

Professor of Philosophy
Committee on Diversity & Inclusiveness
German & Scandinavian, Philosophy
Office: 248 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Wednesday 2:30-4:30
Research Interests: Decolonial epistemology. Continental Philosophy (Deconstruction, Phenomenology, and Hermeneutics); Latin American Thought; Ancient Greek Philosophy. Aesthetic Philosophy. World philosophies.

Jessica Vasquez-Tokos

Director of Undergraduate Studies
IRES, Latin American Studies, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-5165
Office: 715 PLC
Office Hours: SP 2024: By Appt
Research Interests: Family Life Course and Society, Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative Approaches

Claudia Ventura

Senior Instructor II of Italian
Second Year Supervisor
Italian, Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-4039
Office: 216 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Mondays, Fridays and Wednesdays 11-11:45 AM in MCK 175

Yosa Vidal

Instructor of Spanish
Romance Languages, Spanish
Phone: 541-346-4497
Office: 198C Esslinger Hall
Office Hours: T-Th 12:00-12:50
Research Interests: Latin American Literature, Aesthetics and Politics, Comic Studies, Creative Writing.

Matthias Vogel

Senior Instructor II and Language Coordinator
Director of Undergraduate Studies, German and Faculty Fellow, Building C
German & Scandinavian
Phone: 541-337-2634
Office: 208 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Mo/We 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Research Interests: German language, culture, and pedagogy; Globalization and Global Engagement Issues; Study Abroad; Identity Discourses and Multiculturalism; Food Studies; Higher Education Organizational Leadership; Academic Residential Communities and Residential Life