Global Studies and Languages Staff

Melissa Bowers

Associate Director, Academic Support
Interim Business Manager (English, OCIAS, NILI)
Arabic Studies, Classics, Comparative Literature, English, Folklore Program, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Philosophy Department, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-1506
Office: 118 PLC
Office Hours: (if needed, please contact me via email for an appointment, walk-ins are not guaranteed) Mon. -Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-Noon and 1- 5 p.m. (118 PLC) 541.346.1506 and Friday remote 8am-5pm

Annie Christofferson

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

Jennifer Daeges

Undergraduate and Program Coordinator
African Studies, Asian Studies, European Studies, Global Health Program, Global Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, OCIAS, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Office: 114 Friendly
Office Hours: MWRF 8:30am-4:30pm (114 Friendly), T 8am-5pm (Remote)

Kathy Furrer

Graduate Specialist
Arabic Studies
Phone: 541-346-1501
Office: 118 PLC
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:30am-Noon/1-3:30pm in 118 PLC and Friday remote

Ben Hinde

Graduate Programs Coordinator
African Studies, Asian Studies, East Asian Languages, Global Studies, OCIAS, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-5052
Office: 114 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-3pm, Tues-Fri 3-5pm (Remote)| Use link listed below to schedule appointment

Jonathan Knight

Office Coordinator
Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-0951
Office: 114 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: 8-4:30 M-F

Zach Lazar

Office Specialist
Romance Languages

Sabrina Leathers

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

Herlinda Leon

Assistant to Department Head
French, Italian, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program
Phone: 541-346-0951
Office: 102B Friendly Hall

Karen Neal

UG Coordinator
East Asian Languages, German & Scandinavian
Phone: 541-346-4051
Office Hours: M-F: 8:00am - 12:00pm

Tina Rinaldi

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

Lisa Ross

Associate Director
Chinese, East Asian Languages, French, German & Scandinavian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program
Phone: 541-346-4005
Office: 308 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: M-F 8-5

David Schmunk

Accounting Technician
African Studies, Asian Studies, European Studies, Food Studies, Global Health Program, Global Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, OCIAS, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-5053
Office: 175 PLC
Office Hours: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Perri Schodorf

Department Manager
Student Services, Communications and Events
East Asian Languages, German & Scandinavian, Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-4084
Office: 302 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: by appointment

Jeffrey Staiger

Senior Librarian
Specialist in English, French, Italian, Philosophy & Classics
Clark Honors College, 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

Travel and Accounts Coordinator
College of Arts and Sciences, East Asian Languages, Food Studies, Italian, Japanese, Judaic Studies Program, OCIAS, Romance Languages, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Yamada Language Center
Phone: 541-346-4019
Office: 116 Friendly
Office Hours: 9-3 M-F

Sarah Weiner

Undergraduate Coordinator
Scheduling Coordinator, Facilities Manager
Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-4019
Office: 102 Friendly
Research Interests: German language, German lit & cinema, linguistics, European politics, food studies, history, mythology and folklore

Alex Weissenberger

Undergraduate and Office Coordinator
East Asian Languages, French, German & Scandinavian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program
Phone: 541-346-0951
Office: 114 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30
Research Interests: Traveling, Scandinavian Culture, Photography, Hiking