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: Please email me your availability to set an appointment
Research Interests: Medieval Iberian literature and culture, Sephardic studies, Mediterranean Studies

Haley Wakelam

Graduate Employee, Romance Languages, MA
Romance Languages
Office: 30 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Interests: feminist ethics, contemporary affect, non-place, critical theory, aesthetic categories, lieux communs, translation theory, media theory, Global South studies, discard 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 2022: 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 and Department Head
Asian Studies, East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-3503
Office: 304 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Winter 2023, WED 11:30-1:30

Peter A. Warnek

Associate Professor of Philosophy
International Studies Coordinator/Library Representative
German & Scandinavian, Philosophy Department
Phone: 541-346-5542
Office: 246 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2022: Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00 pm
Research Interests: Ancient Philosophy, 19th-20th Century Continental Philosophy, Kant, Philosophy of Nature, Myth, Tragedy, History of Philosophy

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

Janis Weeks

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

Sarah Weiner

Undergraduate Coordinator
Scheduling Coordinator, Facilities Manager
Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-4019
Office: 102 Friendly
Research Interests: German language, German lit & cinema, linguistics, European politics, food studies, history, mythology and folklore

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
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, French, German & Scandinavian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program
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: Tuesday 12-1, Wednesday 1-2

Olivia Wilkinson

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

Melanie Williams

Senior Instructor II of French, Head UG Advisor
French, Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-0955
Office: 213 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Leave of Absence 21-22

Juan Eduardo Wolf

Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology
Coordinator, UO World Music Series
Latin American Studies, Music, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-2852
Office: 126 Frohnmayer Music Bldg
Research Interests: Ethnomusicology, Scholarly Areas

Lisa Wolverton

Clark Honors College, History, Medieval Studies, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-6158
Office: 325 McKenzie Hall

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

Jean Wu

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