Global Studies and Languages Staff

Ray Balstad

Graduate Program Coordinator
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, 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

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
African Studies, Asian Studies, East Asian Languages, European Studies, Food Studies, French, German & Scandinavian, Global Studies, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program
Phone: 541-346-2047
Office: 114 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: MTWRF 8:30am-4:30pm [Remote Fridays]

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, German & Scandinavian, Global Health Program, 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 Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Italian, Japanese, 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, 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

Heidi Gese

Undergraduate Support Specialist ASU#3
Arabic Studies, Classics, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-9766
Office: 311 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Mon. & Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm remote and via email, Tues - Thurs. 8:30am-12:00pm and 12:30pm-4:30pm in 311 SC

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

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, 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

Jordan Morris

Office Generalist, ASU 1
African Studies, Arabic Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese, College of Arts and Sciences, East Asian Languages, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Food Studies, French, General Social Sciences, Geography, German & Scandinavian, Global Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African 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: 541-346-2579
Office: FR 107
Office Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p

McRae Naayers

Faculty Support Coordinator
African Studies, Asian Studies, East Asian Languages, European Studies, Food Studies, German & Scandinavian, Global Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, Modern Hebrew Language, Northwest Indian Language Institute, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Yamada Language Center
Phone: 5413460171
Office: Friendly 107
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-5:00

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

Intercultural Experience and Career Readiness Coordinator, 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, 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, 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 Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Italian, Japanese, 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

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

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 Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Italian, Japanese, 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, 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