Global Studies and Languages Faculty

David Wacks

Professor of Spanish: Department Head, Romance Languages
Medieval Studies, Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-4029
Office: 105C Friendly Hall
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Interests: Medieval Iberian literature and culture, Sephardic studies, Mediterranean Studies

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

Glynne Walley

Associate Professor, Japanese Literature
East Asian Languages
Office: 423 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Tuesdays 4-6 pm

Yugen Wang

Professor, Chinese Literature, Department Head
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-3503
Office: 304 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2024, WED 11-1

Lesley Jo Weaver

Associate Professor; Program Head
Center for Digital Mental Health, Global Health Program
Phone: 541-346-5089
Office: Friendly 105
Office Hours: Spring 2024: by appintment. Make an appointment at
Research Interests: medical anthropology; mental health; race; chronic diseases; food insecurity; health disparities; Brazil; India; USA; global health

Sunhee Woo

Korean language instructor
Renewable non-tenure-track faculty
East Asian Languages, Korean
Phone: 541-346-7166
Office: 308 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Tue,Thur 12:00~1:00 p.m.

Stephen Wooten

Associate Professor
Provost's Teaching Academy Member
Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-5434
Office: 354 PLC
Office Hours: Mondays 2-3:00 pm and Thursdays 9-10 am on Zoom, or by appointment.
Research Interests: Food studies, local-global dynamics, agrarian change, expressive culture

Jean Wu

Senior Instructor II, Chinese Language
Chinese Flagship Academic Director
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-4098
Office: 402 Friendly Hall