Global Studies and Languages Staff

Aneesh Aneesh

Executive Director, School of Global Studies and Languages
Global Studies
Office: 114 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: Globalization, technology, labor, migration, citizenship, theory

Ray Balstad

Graduate Program Coordinator
African Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese, College of Arts and Sciences, East Asian Languages, European Studies, Food Studies, French, German & Scandinavian, Global Studies, Italian, Japanese, Judaic Studies Program, Korean, Middle East and North African Studies, OCIAS, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program, Yamada Language Center
Phone: 541-346-2703
Office: 114D Friendly Hall
Office Hours: MTWRF 8:30am - 4:30pm
Research Interests: French, Film, Comics, Foreign Language Acquisition, Botany

Fatima Benhabyb Secrest

Undergraduate Coordinator
Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-2047
Office: 114 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Melissa Bowers

Associate Director, Academic Support
Arabic Studies, Classics, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Comparative Literature, Comparative Literature Journal, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Northwest Indian Language Institute, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-1506
Office: 124 PLC
Office Hours: (if needed, please contact me via email for an appointment, walk-ins are not guaranteed) Mon. -Wed. 8:30 a.m.-Noon and 1- 5 p.m. (118 PLC) 541.346.1506, Thursday and Friday remote 8am-5pm

Annie Christofferson

Undergraduate & Program Coordinator
French, Global Studies, Italian, Judaic Studies Program, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Spanish
Phone: 541-346-0746
Office: Friendly 114

Olivia Denton

Faculty Support Coordinator
ASU 1 - School of Global Studies and Languages
African Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese, East Asian Languages, Food Studies, French, German & Scandinavian, Global Health Program, Global Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Italian, Japanese, Judaic Studies Program, Korean, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, Modern Hebrew Language, Northwest Indian Language Institute, OCIAS, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program, Yamada Language Center
Phone: 541-346-1385
Office: 107 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: MTWTF 9:00-5:00

Brita Ellis

Academic Programs Manager
African Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese, College of Arts and Sciences, East Asian Languages, Food Studies, French, German & Scandinavian, Global Studies, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Middle East and North African Studies, OCIAS, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish
Phone: 541-346-9782
Office: Friendly 114E

Jade Fraley

Academic and Operations Coordinator, ASU #3
Arabic Studies, Classics, Comparative Literature, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-0934
Office: 118 PLC
Office Hours: M/T/Th 8:30-3:30 (in person)| W 8:30-12:00 (in person) 1:00-4:30 (remote) | F 8:00-4:30 (remote)
Research Interests: B.A. Communication Disorders & Sciences, Lover of Theatre Arts & Dogs

Julia Graham

Academic Programs Manager
Arabic Studies, Classics, College of Arts and Sciences, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Comparative Literature, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English, Folklore Program, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-5062
Office: 118 PLC

Michelle Hefner

Admin Program Assistant
Yamada Language Center
Phone: 541-346-2189
Office: 160 McKenzie Hall

Anna Hindley

Executive Support Coordinator, ASU 3
Arabic Studies, Classics, Comparative Literature, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies
Phone: 5413462356
Office: 338 PLC

Jonathan Knight

Operations Coordinator
African Studies, Asian Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, East Asian Languages, European Studies, Food Studies, German & Scandinavian, Global Health Program, Global Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Italian, Japanese, Judaic Studies Program, Korean, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, Native American Studies, Northwest Indian Language Institute, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program, Yamada Language Center
Phone: 541-346-0951
Office: 114 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: 8-4:30 M-F

Sabrina Leathers

Faculty Support Specialist and Reception
Latin American Studies
Phone: 541-346-3832
Office: 220G Knight Law Center

Christina Lujin

Operations Specialist ASU 3
Arabic Studies, Classics, Comparative Literature, Comparative Literature Journal, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Northwest Indian Language Institute, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-1327
Office: 311 PLC
Office Hours: PLC: MTW 12:30-4pm, Remote: MTW 7am-11:30am and ThF 7:30am-4pm

Robbie Marshall

Graduate Coordinator | ASU 1
African Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese, College of Arts and Sciences, East Asian Languages, Food Studies, French, German & Scandinavian, Global Studies, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Middle East and North African Studies, OCIAS, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program
Phone: 541-346-0195
Office: 114D | Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Monday - Friday | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm | Thursdays Virtual

Karen Neal

UG Coordinator
Asian Studies, East Asian Languages, German & Scandinavian, Romance Languages, School of Global Studies and Languages
Phone: 541-346-4051
Office: 114 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: M-F: 8:00am - 12:00pm

Melissa Palma

Academic Programs Manager, School of Global Studies and Languages
College of Arts and Sciences ASU 1
African Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese, East Asian Languages, European Studies, Food Studies, French, German & Scandinavian, Global Health Program, Global Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Italian, Japanese, Judaic Studies Program, Korean, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, Modern Hebrew Language, Northwest Indian Language Institute, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Yamada Language Center
Phone: 541-346-9780

Tina Rinaldi

Director of Donor Relations, Office of Development
College of Design, Food Studies
Phone: 541-346-3989
Office: 107B Lawrence Hall

Andrea Romero Dugarte

Executive Support Coordinator
African Studies, Asian Studies, East Asian Languages, European Studies, Food Studies, German & Scandinavian, Global Health Program, Global Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Judaic Studies Program, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, Modern Hebrew Language, Northwest Indian Language Institute, Romance Languages, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Yamada Language Center
Phone: 541-346-4007
Office: Friendly Hall 114

Lisa Ross

Associate Director
African Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese, East Asian Languages, Food Studies, French, German & Scandinavian, Global Health Program, Global Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Italian, Japanese, Judaic Studies Program, Korean, Middle East and North African Studies, Modern Hebrew Language, Northwest Indian Language Institute, OCIAS, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program, Yamada Language Center
Phone: 541-346-4005
Office: 107 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: M-F 8-5

David Schmunk

Interim Faculy Support Coordinator, ASU #3
Arabic Studies, Classics, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-5053
Office: PLC 311
Office Hours: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Jeffrey Staiger

Senior Librarian
Specialist in English, French, Italian, Philosophy & Classics
Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-1897
Office: 291J Knight Library
Office Hours: <a href="https://uoregon.libcal.com/appointments/jstaiger">Schedule an appointment <a>
Research Interests: Libraries and Literary Culture; The History of the Book; Scholarly Communication; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Theory

Leslie Steeves

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor
African Studies, SOJC, SOJC-Media Studies Master's, SOJC-Media Studies PhD
Phone: 541-346-3751
Office: 209 Allen Hall

Marci Viano-Davis

Operations Manager
ASU 1 - School of Global Studies and Languages
College of Arts and Sciences, East Asian Languages, Food Studies, German & Scandinavian, Global Health Program, Global Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Italian, Japanese, Judaic Studies Program, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, Northwest Indian Language Institute, OCIAS, Romance Languages, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program, Yamada Language Center
Phone: 541-346-4019
Office: 116 Friendly
Office Hours: 9-3 M-F

Alex Weissenberger

Undergraduate and Office Coordinator
East Asian Languages, German & Scandinavian, Japanese, Korean
Phone: 541-346-0951
Office: 114 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30
Research Interests: Traveling, Scandinavian Culture, Photography, Hiking

David Yorgesen

Operations Manager, ASU 3
Arabic Studies, Classics, Comparative Literature, Comparative Literature Journal, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-1539
Office: 338 PLC
Office Hours: In the office: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday - Wednesday. Remote office: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm, Thursday. 7:30 am – 4 pm, Friday

Kiana Youssefzadeh Clementi

PhD candidate
Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-3479
Office: CMAE, 135 Oregon Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2022: Tuesday and Thursday 11:00AM-12:00PM
Research Interests: Postcolonial studies, African & Asian Diaspora, National identities, Feminist Theory, Comic Studies, Children and political violence, French cinema, Muslim feminism, Laïcité