School of Global Studies and Languages

David Wacks

Professor of Spanish: Department Head, Romance Languages
Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-4029
Office: 105C Friendly Hall
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Interests: Medieval Iberian literature and culture, Sephardic studies, Mediterranean Studies

Sarah D. Wald

Associate Professor, Environmental Studies & English
Director of Graduate Admissions for English
English, Environmental Studies, Food Studies, IRES, Latinx
Phone: 541-346-1613
Office: 443 PLC
Office Hours: By appt. only
Research Interests: Environmental Justice, Environmental Humanities, Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies, Latinx Literary and Cultural Studies, Food Studies, Farmworker Justice, Immigration/Migration, 20/21st Century US Literature, American Studies

Lindsey Waldrop

Graduate Student
East Asian Languages
Office: Friendly Hall 27
Research Interests: Late-imperial Chinese Literature

Glynne Walley

Associate Professor, Japanese Literature
East Asian Languages
Office: 423 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Xiaoyu Wang

PhD candidate
Japanese GE
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-4656
Office: UO Annex, Ste 3
Research Interests: Okinawan literature, minority literature, Japanese television drama

Yugen Wang

Professor, Chinese Literature, Department Head
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-3503
Office: 304 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023, WED 11-1

Peter A. Warnek

Associate Professor of Philosophy
German & Scandinavian, Philosophy Department
Phone: 541-346-5542
Office: 246 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Tuesdays, 2-3 pm; Thursdays, 11 am -12 pm.
Research Interests: Ancient Philosophy, 19th-20th Century Continental Philosophy, Kant, Philosophy of Nature, Myth, Tragedy, History of Philosophy

Lesley Jo Weaver

Associate Professor
Black Studies, Global Health Program, Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-5089
Office: Friendly 312
Office Hours: Fall 2023:
Research Interests: medical anthropology; mental health; race; chronic diseases; food insecurity; health disparities; Brazil; India; USA; global health

Janis Weeks

Professor Emerita
African Studies, Biology
Phone: 541-346-4517
Office: 325A Huestis Hall

Julie Weise

Associate Professor, Department of History
History, IRES, Latin American Studies, Latinx
Phone: 541-346-4833
Office: 353 McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Identity, Citizenship, Migration, Race, and Nations in the Americas and the world through the lens of history.

Anita Weiss

Global Studies, Religious 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

Alex Weissenberger

Undergraduate and Office Coordinator
East Asian Languages, German & Scandinavian, 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

Louise Westling

Professor Emerita
College Scholars, English, Food Studies
Phone: 541-346-3938
Office: 827 PLC

Peter Wetherwax

Faculty, Retired
Biology, Latin American Studies
Phone: 541-346-4514
Office: 73A Klamath Hall

Nathan Whalen

Senior Instructor II of Spanish
Romance Languages, Spanish
Phone: 541-346-4257
Office: 192H Esslinger Hall
Office Hours: Wednesday 9-11 or by appointment

Kendall Wilber

Academic Programs Assistant
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latin American Studies, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Office: 201 McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Frogs, Irish folk songs, animation, and cheesecake.

Olivia Wilkinson

Student Office Worker
German & Scandinavian
Office: Office 114 Friendly Hall

Juan Eduardo Wolf

Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology
Director of Latin American Studies; Coordinator, UO World Music Series & Ethnomusicology
Latin American Studies, Music, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-2852
Office: 126 Frohnmayer Music Bldg
Research Interests: Latin America, decolonial thought, ethnography, folkloristics

Lisa Wolverton

Clark Honors College, History, Medieval Studies, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-6158
Office: 325 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: MTuWTh 9:50-10:20 in Chapman 105; M 3-5 pm in Chapman 128

Sunhee Woo

Korean language instructor
Renewable non-tenure-track faculty
East Asian Languages, Korean
Phone: 541-346-7166
Office: 308 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Tue,Thur 12:00~1:00 p.m.

Stephen Wooten

Associate Professor
Provost's Teaching Academy Member
Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-5299
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

Jean Wu

Senior Instructor II, Chinese Language
Chinese Flagship Academic Director
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-4098
Office: 402 Friendly Hall