School of Global Studies and Languages

Cynthia Vakareliyska

Professor Emerita
Linguistics, Medieval Studies, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-5922
Office: 275 Straub Hall

Salma Valadez-Marquez

Graduate Employee, PhD Candidate
Folklore Program, Romance Languages
Research Interests: Náhuatl foodways, Mexican storytelling traditions and Indigeneity

Arafaat A. Valiani

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty in the Department of Indigenous, Race and Ethnic Studies and Global Health
Global Health Program, History, IRES
Phone: 541-346-5763
Office: 301 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00pm-3:00pm, Wednesdays 10:30am-noon PDT, and by appt.

Alejandro Vallega

Professor of Philosophy
Committee on Diversity & Inclusiveness
German & Scandinavian, Philosophy
Office: 248 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Wednesday 2:30-4:30
Research Interests: Decolonial epistemology. Continental Philosophy (Deconstruction, Phenomenology, and Hermeneutics); Latin American Thought; Ancient Greek Philosophy. Aesthetic Philosophy. World philosophies.

Katie VanOort

Masters Student and Graduate Employee
French, Romance Languages
Office: Friendly 30
Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:30 am - 12:30 pm and Fridays 10:00-11:00 am
Research Interests: French Feminism, Second Language Acquisition, Effect of Musical/Ear Training on Language Learning

Jessica Vasquez-Tokos

Director of Undergraduate Studies
IRES, Latin American Studies, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-5165
Office: 715 PLC
Office Hours: SP 2024: By Appt
Research Interests: Family Life Course and Society, Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative Approaches

Claudia Ventura

Senior Instructor II of Italian
Second Year Supervisor
Italian, Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-4039
Office: 216 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Mondays, Fridays and Wednesdays 11-11:45 AM in MCK 175

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

Yosa Vidal

Instructor of Spanish
Romance Languages, Spanish
Phone: 541-346-4497
Office: Friendly Hall 102A
Office Hours: T-Th 12:00-12:50
Research Interests: Latin American Literature, Aesthetics and Politics, Comic Studies, Creative Writing.

Matthias Vogel

Senior Instructor II and Language Coordinator
Director of Undergraduate Studies, German and Faculty Fellow, Building C
German & Scandinavian
Phone: 541-337-2634
Office: 208 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Mo/We 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Research Interests: German language, culture, and pedagogy; Globalization and Global Engagement Issues; Study Abroad; Identity Discourses and Multiculturalism; Food Studies; Higher Education Organizational Leadership; Academic Residential Communities and Residential Life