History Affiliated Faculty

Spencer Abbe

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

Zahran Austin

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

Pierce Bateman

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

Walter Bender

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

Hailey Brink

Graduate Student
History

Lucas Burke

Graduate Employee
History
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
History
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

Patience Collier

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

Jack Evans

Graduate Employee
History
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
History
Research Interests: History, Environmental History, 19th Century History, Gender Studies

Breann Goosmann

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

Chandler Gorham

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

Lee Gray

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

Ian Halter

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

Lisa Hirschmann

Master’s Student
History

Sarabeth Johnson

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

Brian Klopotek

Associate Professor
IRES
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
History
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
History
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
History
Office: 340F McKenzie Hall

Matt McIntosh

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

Jake Nagorski

MA candidate
GE Fellow
History
Research Interests: Modern Russia and the Soviet Union

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: Winter 24: Wed. 12PM-3PM and By Appointment (Unthank Hall 264 or 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
History
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
History
Office: 340C McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: natural history, history of women, digital humanities, British Atlantic

Adam Quinn

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

Doug Sam

Graduate Employee
History
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
Asian Studies, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-4165
Office: 332 Susan Campbell

Preetham Sridharan

Graduate Employee
German & Scandinavian, History, Religious Studies
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
History
Office: McKenzie 340H

Mikaela Sweet

Graduate Employee
History
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

Ian Urrea

Graduate Employee
History
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
History
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

Professor
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
History
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