History Affiliated Faculty

Spencer Abbe

Graduate Employee
Office: 340P McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Environmental history of Siberia, the North Pacific, and Alaska

Zahran Austin

Graduate Employee
Office: 340N McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Winter 23, Thursday 10:00-12:00

Pierce Bateman

Graduate Employee
Phone: 541-346-4802
Office: 340T McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: history of Alaska and the Pacific World, and oral history

Walter Bender

Graduate Employee
Office: 340Q McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Russia, Central Asia, Balkan History, Soviet Culture

Hailey Brink

Graduate Student

Lucas Burke

Graduate Employee
Office: 250, 251 McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: 20th c. US Politics and Environment; US West

Mark Carey

Professor of Environmental Studies and Geography
Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-8077
Office: 110 Condon Hall
Office Hours: by appointment
Research Interests: environmental history, glaciers and society, climate change, environmental justice, Latin America, the Arctic

Rishav Chatterjee

Graduate Employee
Office Hours: 340J Mckenzie Hall
Research Interests: Medicinal History, Migratory History, Transnationalism, Subaltern Therapeutics

Charise Cheney

Program Head
Black Studies, IRES
Phone: 541-346-0870
Office: 201 Alder Building
Office Hours: Winter 23, Monday and Tuesday 11:00-12:00 and by appointment
Research Interests: African American Popular and Political Cultures; Black Nationalist Ideologies and Practices; Gender and Sexuality

Miriam Chorley-Schulz

Assistant Professor and Mokin Fellow of Holocaust Studies
German & Scandinavian, Judaic Studies Program
Office: 419 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Mo, 1–2pm or by appointment
Research Interests: Jewish Studies, Yiddish Studies, Holocaust Studies, Fascism Studies, Soviet Union, German Studies

Holly Christensen

Executive Support Coordinator
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, CLLAS, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-0235

Patience Collier

Graduate Employee
Phone: 541-346-4828
Office: 343 McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Native American History, Modern U.S. History, History of Gender, Labor History

Hannah Cutting-Jones

Director of Food Studies
Food Studies, Global Studies
Phone: 530-327-8479
Office: 105E Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 10-12
Research Interests: Food and colonialism, history of Christian missions in the Pacific, Pacific Islands food culture, food history, nutritional science

Jack Evans

Graduate Employee
Phone: 541-346-4802
Office: 340L McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Fall 23, Wednesdays 2:30-3:30 pm (at Cafe Verso in the library)
Research Interests: History of Religion in the American West, Native American History, History of Education

Audrey Foster

MA student
Research Interests: History, Environmental History, 19th Century History, Gender Studies

Breann Goosmann

Graduate Employee
Office: 340B McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Medieval Japan

Chandler Gorham

Graduate Employee
Office: 340M
Research Interests: Urban History and Development, Racial Capitalism, Neighborhood Transition, History of Property and Residential Segregation

Lee Gray

Graduate Employee
Office: 350J McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: U.S. West, Urban History, Military History

Ian Halter

Graduate Employee
Office: 350E McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Histories of Empire, Decolonizing Methodologies, US History, Russian History, Pacific Studies

Kevin D. Hatfield

Director of Academic, Residential, and Research Initiatives;
University Housing
Phone: 541-346-1977
Office: Living Learning Center
Office Hours: Fall 2018: Monday 2:00-3:00 pm, 5:00-6:00 pm.

Collin Heatley

Graduate Employee
Office: 340R McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: US Environmental History, Political History, History of Capitalism, Labor History

Lisa Hirschmann

Master’s Student

Sarabeth Johnson

Graduate Employee
Office: MCK 350D
Research Interests: Russia/Soviet Union, Trauma, Migration, Gender

Brian Klopotek

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-0903
Office: 205 Alder Bldg
Office Hours: Spring 23: Wednesdays noon-2:00 p.m. and by appointment
Research Interests: Native American and Indigenous Studies, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Historical Studies, Environmental Justice

Kwangyeol Ko

Graduate Employee
Office: 350F McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Soviet History: Socialist Politics, Planned Economy, Central-Local Relations, Cold War

Ravinder Kumar

Ph.D. candidate and Graduate Employee
Phone: 5415799292
Office: 350G McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023,Monday 10am to 12pm
Research Interests: British colonial India, the colonial and post-colonial states, and their interaction with indigenous communities, especially the nomadic and denotified tribes

Nanosh Lucas

Graduate Employee
History, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Office: 340C McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Winter 23, Monday 11:50-1:50
Research Interests: U.S. History, African American History, Race, Black Power Studies

Spencer McConkie

Graduate Employee
Office: 340F McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Environmental History, History of the American West, Latter-day Saint History

Matt McIntosh

Graduate Employee
Office: 340G McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Labor History, Environmental History, Oral History, Fossil Capital, Political Economy, Alaska

Jennifer O'Neal

Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies for IRES
IRES, Native American Studies
Phone: 541-346-8830
Office: 203 Alder Bldg
Office Hours: Wed. 12PM-3PM By Appointment (via Zoom)
Research Interests: Native American and Indigenous history; American West history; International Relations; Indigenous Data Sovereignty; Cultural Heritage Archives; Indigenous Knowledge Systems; Digital Humanities

Griffin O'Neill

MA student
German & Scandinavian, History

Victor Ochoa

Graduate Employee
Office: 340U McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Send an email to schedule an appointment.
Research Interests: Latino & Chicano History, 20th Century Labor History, History of the Pacific Northwest, History of Oregon, & History of Education

Michele Pflug

Graduate Employee
Office: 340C McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: natural history, history of women, digital humanities, British Atlantic

Adam Quinn

Graduate Employee
Office: 350A McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: environmental history, social movements, history of technology, modern US history

Doug Sam

Graduate Employee
Office: 350C McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Tuesdays 12:00-2:00
Research Interests: Environmental History, Native American History, North American West, Public Lands, Dark Sky Studies

Jeff Schroeder

Associate Professor
Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-4165
Office: 332 Susan Campbell
Research Interests: history of Buddhism in 19th- and 20th-century Japan, especially of the Jōdo Shin sect; Buddhism and World War II; Buddhism, science, and philosophy; democratization of Buddhist institutions; experimental Buddhist communities

Preetham Sridharan

Graduate Employee
Phone: 732-585-3006
Office: 340P McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023, Tue 10:00am-12:00pm
Research Interests: Modern European intellectual history, nineteenth and twentieth-century Europe, history of religious and linguistic thought, modern German history

Grace Stewart

Graduate Employee
MA Student
Office: McKenzie 340H

Mikaela Sweet

Graduate Employee
Office: 340E McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Soviet Russian History, Women's and Gender History, History of the Family, History of Motherhood, Political History, Social History, Cultural History

Jacob T. Schmidt

PhD Student
Office: Mackenzie 340L
Research Interests: Native American History, Environmental History, History of the North American West, History of River Development, Climbing and Mountaineering History.

Ian Urrea

Graduate Employee
Office: 340F McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: History of the Pacific Northwest & Alaska, Indigenous History, Captivity in History, Violence & Colonialism in North America

Olivia Wing

Graduate Employee
Phone: 541-346-0900
Office Hours: Spring 23: Tuesdays 3:30-4:20pm, Wednesdays 1-2pm & by appointment
Research Interests: Asian American History, Modern U.S. History, History of Youth Culture, Gender History

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

Moeko Yamazaki

Graduate Employee
Office: 340H McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Winter 23, Wednesday 2:00-4:00 p.m. and by appointment
Research Interests: Labor history, business history, history of capitalism, US history