Global Studies and Languages Faculty

David Wacks

Professor of Spanish: Department Head, Romance Languages
Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-4029
Office: 105C Friendly Hall
Office Hours: By appointment https://tinyurl.com/yfw9rr35
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

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

Peter A. Warnek

Associate Professor of Philosophy
German & Scandinavian, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5542
Office: 246 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Tuesdays, 2-3 pm; Thursdays, 11 am -12 pm.
Research Interests: Ancient Philosophy, 19th-20th Century Continental Philosophy, Kant, Philosophy of Nature, Myth, Tragedy, History of Philosophy

Julie Weise

Associate Professor, Department of History
History, IRES, Latin American Studies, Latinx
Phone: 541-346-4833
Office: 353 McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Identity, Citizenship, Migration, Race, and Nations in the Americas and the world through the lens of history.

Peter Wetherwax

Faculty, Retired
Biology, Latin American Studies
Phone: 541-346-4514
Office: 73A Klamath Hall

Juan Eduardo Wolf

Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology
Director of Latin American Studies; Coordinator, UO World Music Series & Ethnomusicology
Latin American Studies, Music, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-2852
Office: 126 Frohnmayer Music Bldg
Research Interests: Latin America, decolonial thought, ethnography, folkloristics

Lisa Wolverton

Professor
Clark Honors College, History, Medieval Studies, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-6158
Office: 325 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: MTuWTh 9:50-10:20 in Chapman 105; M 3-5 pm in Chapman 128

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