School of Global Studies and Languages

Oluwakemi "Kemi" Balogun

Associate Professor
Director of African Studies
African Studies, Black Studies, IRES, Sociology, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-0558
Office: 311 Hendricks Hall
Office Hours: Winter 23, Monday noon-1:00 p.m., Wednesday 12:30-1:30 p.m. and by appointment on zoom
Research Interests: Globalization, Nationalism, Culture, Race/Ethnicity, Immigration, Embodiment, Africana Studies

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

Omar Barahona Barahona

Graduate Employee, PhD Student
Romance Languages, Spanish
Office: Friendly 27
Office Hours: Wed 2:00-4:00 PM or by appointment

Judith Baskin

Philip H. Knight Professor Emerita in Humanities
Judaic Studies Program, Middle East and North African Studies, Religious Studies

Magela Baudoin Teran

Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Candidate
Romance Languages
Phone: 541-852-5628
Office: 192K Esslinger Hall
Research Interests: Latin American literature from the mid-20th to the 21st centuries, Writing as Creative Laboratories, Aesthetic and Political Performances, Auto-fiction in Modern Literature, Women and Gender Studies, Decolonial Studies.

Diane Baxter

Senior Lecturer 1
Pro Tem Instructor
Law, Middle East and North African Studies
Phone: none
Office: none
Office Hours:

Martha Bayless

Professor, English; Program Head, Humanities
Director, Folklore and Public Culture
English, Folklore Program, Food Studies, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies
Phone: 541-346-3930
Office: 344 PLC
Office Hours: Winter Term: By appt. only
Research Interests: Folklore, Medieval Studies, Cultural Studies, Food Studies

Erin Beck

Associate Professor
CLLAS, Latin American Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4483
Office: 914 PLC
Office Hours: S24: Wednesday 3:00-6:00 via zoom (email for appointment)
Research Interests: Latin American Politics, Development, Gender, NGOs, Microfinance, Collective Action

Mathilde Bégu

Career Instructor of French and 2nd-year French Language Program Supervisor
French, Romance Languages
Phone: Teams
Office: 201 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Thursday 2:30-4:30pm
Research Interests: Teaching French as a second language, Teaching francophone literature, Ecofeminism, Decolonial literature

Fatima Benhabyb Secrest

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

Elliot Berkman

Professor; Divisional Associate Dean, Natural Sciences
CTN Co-Director
Center for Translational Neuroscience, Food Studies, Neuroscience, Psychology, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-4909
Office: 332 LISB
Research Interests: Social/Personality, Translational Neuroscience, Self-Regulation, Goals, Motivation

Aurélie Bertin

Graduate Student
Romance Languages
Office: 30 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: Teaching French and Pedagogy, Language Teachings Studies, Linguistics, Cinema Studies, Translation Studies, 17th century French literature.

Aidana Bolatbekkyzy

PhD candidate
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-4084
Office: Friendly Hall 114
Research Interests: confinement literature

B Mokaya Bosire

Senior Instructor
African Studies, Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3916
Office: 377 Straub Hall
Office Hours: Mon/Wed 3:30p-4:30p or by appt.
Research Interests: Swahili, Sheng, African languages & Urban vernaculars

Jack Boss

Professor of Music Theory and Composition
German & Scandinavian, Music
Phone: 541-346-5654
Office: 208 Frohnmayer Music Bldg
Research Interests: Music Theory, Music Composition, Music Scholarly Areas

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: 118 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

Lindsay Frederick Braun

Associate Professor
African Studies, History
Phone: 541-346-4838
Office: 365 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: On sabbatical, AY 2023-2024. By appt only.
Research Interests: Southern Africa 1750-1950, East Africa 1850-1960, Comparative Colonialism, Environmental History, History of Science and Technology (esp. geography)

Yvonne Braun

Department Head, Global Studies and Member, Provost's Teaching Academy
Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-5752
Office: 118 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Thursday 11:00-12:45 (by appt)
Research Interests: gender, intersectionality, social inequality, international development, environmental justice, globalization, infrastructural politics, energy politics, social movements, feminist political ecology

Lucien Brown

Associate Professor, Korean Linguistics
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-4103
Office: 425 Friendly Hall

Carrie Brown Reiily

Spanish Instructor
Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-4207
Office: 20 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Thursday 11:30 - 1 pm YLC 175 MCK

Alfredo Burlando

Associate Professor
Co-Director of Master's Studies
African Studies, Economics
Phone: 541-346-1351
Office: 513 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Monday 9:30 - 11:00
Research Interests: Development economics, economics of corruption, savings strategies in developing countries, health and fertility