Global Studies

Aneesh Aneesh

Executive Director, School of Global Studies and Languages
Global Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages

Carolina Arredondo Sanchez Lira

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Global Studies
Office: PLC 316
Office Hours: Monday 12:30 - 1:30
Research Interests: Latin America, Public Health, STI/HIV Prevention, Harm Reduction, Migration, Border issues, social movements

Yvonne Braun

Department Head, Global Studies and Member, Provost's Teaching Academy
Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-5752
Office: 318 PLC Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2022: Tuesday 1:00-3:00
Research Interests: gender, intersectionality, social inequality, international development, environmental justice, globalization, infrastructural politics, energy politics, social movements, feminist political ecology

Kathie Carpenter

Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-3898
Office: 356 PLC
Office Hours: Thursday 1-3 PM or contact by email:
Research Interests: Childhood in cross-cultural perspective, Children's museums, Southeast Asia

Hannah Cutting-Jones

Director of Food Studies
Food Studies, Global Studies, History
Phone: 530-327-8479
Office: 315 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Thursdays, 10-12

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)

Dennis Galvan

Dean and Vice Provost, Division of Global Engagement
African Studies, Global Studies, Political Science, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5851
Office: 310 Oregon Hall
Research Interests: culture and development, culturally sustainable development, identity and community, political legitimation, multiple forms of modernity, primary field work in West Africa, secondary field work in Indonesia

Veronica Garcia

Graduate Student and Employee
Global Studies
Office: PLC 304
Research Interests: health care, public health, migration, Latin America, Indigenous

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

Derrick Hindery, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Global Studies
UO Study Abroad Programs Committee Member; Provost’s Teaching Academy Member
Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-6106
Office: 345 PLC
Office Hours: by appointment by Zoom at Please sign up to meet here:
Research Interests: Neoliberal and "post-neoliberal" models of economic "development" on communities and environment in Latin America and the U.S. Sustainable community projects in Indigenous territories in Bolivia (e.g. collectives producing medicinal oils and handicrafts)

Will Johnson

Adjunct Instructor
Assistant Vice Provost for International Affairs
Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-4713
Office: 300W Oregon Hall
Office Hours: Winter 2018: Thursdays 5-360pm or by appointment
Research Interests: Human Rights; Transitional justice and post-conflict peace building; corruption; international development

Jonathan Knight

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

Galen Martin

Senior Instructor II of Global and Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies, Food Studies, Global Studies, Latin American Studies, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-9178
Office: 346 PLC
Office Hours: Sabbatical Leave F22-W23
Research Interests: global food security, sustainable development, political ecology, conflict resolution, Latin America, Europe

Joel Matheson

Global Studies
Office: PLC 323

David Meek

Assistant Professor
Asian Studies, Food Studies, Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-5128
Office: Virtual
Office Hours: Not on campus Fall 22; available for virtual meetings; please contact at
Research Interests: Political ecology, social movements, popular education, food sovereignty

Gabe Paquette

Professor of History
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Global Studies, History
Phone: 541-346-2163
Office: 305 McKenzie Hall

Sanaz Riahi

Global Studies
Phone: 4582101194
Office: PLC 316
Office Hours: 12-1.30 pm Thursdays, 9-10.30 Am Fridays
Research Interests: Global mental health, depression, suicide

Joanna Schlegelmilch

Global Studies
Office: PLC 314
Office Hours: Wednesday 3:30-5

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

Lesley Jo Weaver

Associate Professor
Global Health Program, Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-5089
Office: PLC 358
Office Hours: Winter 2023: 10:30-11:30 AM Tu/Wed/Thr in PLC 358 or via Zoom. Please make an appointment for a time slot in this window at
Research Interests: medical anthropology; mental health; race; chronic diseases; food insecurity; health disparities; Brazil; India; USA; global health

Anita Weiss

Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-3245
Office: 307 PLC
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-3 pm & by appointment
Research Interests: Pakistan: development, women's rights, political Islam

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 pm, or by appointment.
Research Interests: Food studies, local-global dynamics, agrarian change, expressive culture

Kristin Yarris

Associate Professor, Global Studies
Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-1363
Office: 313 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: 1:30-3pm PST Tuesdays *in Teams*
Research Interests: global health, global mental health, transnational migration, social and cultural dimensions of health, migrants and refugees, Nicaragua, Mexico, Latin America