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Lauren Kahn

Center Manager & Research Scientist
Center for Translational Neuroscience, Psychology Department
Office: 229 LISB

Brendan Kaiser

Graduate Employee
Human Physiology
Phone: 541-346-4107
Office: 122 Esslinger Hall

Elizabeth Kallenbach

Graduate Student
Anthropology
Phone: 541-346-5109
Office: 365/366 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Ethnohistory, archaeology, cultural heritage management

Promise Kamanga

Doctoral Student
Economics
Phone: 541-346-7755
Office: 521 PLC

Nina Kankanyan

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 837 PLC

William Kantor

Professor Emeritus
Mathematics

Vsevolod Kapatsinski

Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3923
Office: 367 Straub Hall
Research Interests: probabilistic morphophonology, mental lexicon, statistical learning, constituency, unitization, frequency effects, inferential statistics, usage-based construction grammar

Sharon Kaplan

Graduate Coordinator
Economics, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-1261
Office: 435 PLC

Andy Karduna

Professor and Department Head
Human Physiology
Phone: 541-346-0438
Office: 304 Gerlinger Hall
Research Interests: Upper extremity biomechanics

Apoorva Karekal

Graduate Employee
Human Physiology
Phone: 541-346-4107
Office: 181 Esslinger Hall

Lamia Karim

Associate Professor
Anthropology, Asian Studies, Comparative Literature Department, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5095
Office: 375 Condon Hall

Sudarshan Karki

Graduate student
Institute for Fundamental Science, Physics Department
Office: 315 Willamette Hall

Leif Karlstrom

Associate Professor of Earth Sciences
Earth Sciences, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4323
Office: 120A Cascade Hall
Research Interests: volcanology, surface processes, fluid mechanics

Kathleen Karlyn

Professor Emerita
English Department

Christina Karns

Assistant Research Professor and Career Instructor
Psychology Department, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-0595
Office: Rainier Building, CBIRT, Suite 220

Emily Karolidis

Graduate Employee
Human Physiology
Phone: 541-346-4114
Office: B10 Mac Court

Ingrid Karson

Curriculum Assistant/Advising Coordinator
Biology Department
Phone: 541-346-6052
Office: 65B Klamath Hall

Alexander Kashirin

Professor pro tempore
History, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-4826
Research Interests: Russia, European History

Kenneth Kato

Associate Director, InfoGraphics Lab
Campus GIS Program Coordinator
Geography
Phone: 541-346-5810
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 209
Research Interests: GIS, Visualization, Smart Cities, Emergency Management, Crowdsourcing

Sydney Katz

Master's Student
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4589
Office: 247 Columbia
Research Interests: soil science, climate change, wildfire management, fire ecology, and landscape restoration

Sabrina Kaufelt

Graduate Employee
GE for Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

Ben Kauffman

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Physics Department
Office: 217 Willamette Hall

Craig Kauffman

Associate Professor of Political Science
Director of Graduate Studies; Participating Faculty in Environmental Studies and Latin American Studies
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4974
Office: 916 PLC
Research Interests: Global and multilevel governance, environmental politics, climate change, sustainable development, environmental law (particularly Earth Law and Rights of Nature), ecological economics, collaborative governance, transnational networks, democratization

Heidi Kaufman

Associate Professor
Associate Department Head, Director, DH Minor
Digital Humanities, English Department, Judaic Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-3932
Office: 327 PLC

Cameron Kay

Doctoral Student
Psychology Department
Office: 461 Straub Hall
Research Interests: Social-Personality

M Kays

Professor Emeritus
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4578
Office: 129 Volcanology

Parichehr Kazemi

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 840 PLC
Research Interests: Political theory and comparative politics: nondemocratic regimes, democratization, revolutionary models, leadership

John Keana

Professor Emeritus
Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry & Polymer Surface Functionalization
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Office: 386 Onyx Bridge

Christopher Keane

PhD student (Addington)
Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-4701
Office: M214 University Hall

Rebecca Keating

M.A.
GE for Philosophy Winter 2021
Philosophy Department
Office: 211 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: My philosophic interest is in freedom, access to and the potential of freedom, and knowledge in relation to freedom.

Kyle Keeler

English Graduate Student
English Department
Phone: 541-346-1595
Office: 455PLC

Sheila Keen

Department Manager
Psychology Department
Phone: 541-346-4852
Office: 133 Straub Hall

Mackenzie Kehmeier

Graduate Employee
Human Physiology
Phone: 541-346-4107
Office: 181 Esslinger Hall

Vera Keller

Associate Professor
Department Head, Department of History
Food Studies, German & Scandinavian, History
Phone: 541-346-6903
Office: 309 McKenzie Hall

Clifford "Kip" Keller

Instructor
Biology Department
Phone: 541-346-4544
Office: 228 Huestis Hall

Melissa Keller

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 808 PLC
Research Interests: Welfare Regimes, European Politics, Comparative Political Economy, Inequality and Redistribution

Kandyce Kelley

Research Assistant
Psychology Department
Office: Rainier Bldg., CBIRT, Suite 220

Michael Kellman

Professor
Theoretical Chemistry & Physical Chemistry
Institute for Fundamental Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Phone: 541-346-4196
Office: 151B Klamath Hall

Tyler Kelly

Graduate Employee
Human Physiology
Phone: 541-346-4107
Office: 181 Esslinger Hall

Conor Kelly

Pre-PhD student
Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-4743
Office: 309 Fenton Hall

Alan Kelly

Senior Instructor, Retired
Biology Department, SAIL

Nichole Kelly

Evergreen Associate Professor
College of Education, Counseling Psychology, Family and Human Services, Food Studies, Prevention Science
Office: 263 HEDCO Education Bldg

Kate Kelp-Stebbins

Assistant Professor
Comics and Cartoon Studies, Digital Humanities, English Department
Phone: 541-346-3988
Office: 333 PLC

Sage Kemmerlin

Masters Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 216 Volcanology
Research Interests: Pyroclastic density current dynamics, volcanic hazards

Paul Kempler

Associate Director, Oregon Center for Electrochemistry
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Phone: 541-346-7652
Office: 430 LISB

Alia Kempton

Folklore Graduate Student
English Department GE
Folklore Program
Phone: 541-346-8750
Office: 228C PLC

Tyler Kendall

Professor
Linguistics, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-3199
Office: 373 Straub Hall

Molly Keogh

Postdoctoral Scholar
Earth Sciences
Research Interests: Wetland geology, coastal geomorphology, sedimentology, community outreach and education

Claire Kepple

Graduate Employee, Masters
Romance Languages
Office: 30 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: Latin American Studies, Latin American History, 20th Century Latin American Literature, Memory, Testimony, Peruvian History, Border Studies, Mexican Studies

Andrew Kern

Associate Professor
Biology Department
Office: 301A Pacific Hall

Joshua Kerr

ABD Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy Department
Office: 11A Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Ancient Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Plants

Bead Kerr

English Graduate Student / GE
English Department
Phone: 541-346-0053
Office: 214 PLC

Carolin Keutzer

Professor Emerit
Psychology Department
Research Interests: Clinical

Stephen Kevan

Retired Professor
Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4742
Office: 176 Willamette Hall
Research Interests: Thin film and surface physics; magnetism

Erin Kevin

Graduate Student
Center for Translational Neuroscience, Psychology Department

Jane Keyler

English Graduate Student / GTF
Creative Writing Program
Phone: (541) 346-3921
Office: 211 PLC

Murat Kezer

Doctoral Student
Psychology Department
Office: 365 Straub
Research Interests: Social-Personality

Harinder Khalsa

Senior Instructor II of Italian/YLC Self Study Language Program Coordinator
Italian, Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-1540 (email preferred)
Office: UO Annex, Ste 6
Research Interests: Italian language and culture, Turkish language and culture, Less Commonly Taught Languages, second language acquisition, teaching and teacher training.

Zachary Kiefer

Doctoral Student
Economics
Phone: 541-346-7755
Office: 407 PLC

Steven Kiernan

Creative Writing Graduate Student
English Department GE
Creative Writing Program
Phone: 541-346-1513
Office: 20 PLC

Aaron Kilgallon

Graduate Student
Institute for Fundamental Science, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4722
Office: 410 Willamette Hall

Eun Young (Ariel) Kim

PhD Candidate
East Asian Languages
Research Interests: Sociopragmatic, Second Language Acquisiton, Computer-Mediated Communication, Korean Linguistics

Woojoo Kim

Korean Language Instructor
East Asian Languages
Office: 311 Friendly Hall

Ha Beom Kim

Courtesy Research Associate
Anthropology

Jinsu Kim

Graduate Student
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-4090
Office: 27 Friendly Hall

Jina Kim

Associate Professor, Korean Literature & Culture
East Asian Languages
Office: 403 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: Modern Korean literature, Comparative literature, Sound studies, Transmedia, Korean diaspora

Dong Hoon Kim

Associate Professor, Korean Film, Literature and Cultural Studies
Asian Studies, Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-4108
Office: 104 PLC

Ghootae Kim

Postdoctoral Scholar
Psychology Department
Research Interests: Brice Kuhl Lab

Alan Kimball

Professor Emeritus
History, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Office: 340V McKenzie Hall

Daniel Kimble

Professor Emerit
Psychology Department
Research Interests: Neuroscience, Physiological

Charles Kimmel

Professor Emeritus
Biology Department

Erik King

Graduate Employee
Human Physiology
Phone: 541-346-4107
Office: 181 Esslinger Hall

Linda Kintz

Professor Emerita
Latin American Studies

Ndinda Kioko

Creative Writing Graduate Student
Creative Writing Program

Ceili Kirkaldie

Doctoral Student
Economics

Justin Kittell

Graduate Student
OMQ, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4770
Office: 171 Klamath Hall

Rachael Klaiss

Graduate Student
OMQ, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4770
Office: 74 Willamette Hall

Sarah Klassen

Courtesy Research Associate
Anthropology
Office: 110 Gerlinger Hall

Martin Klebes

Associate Professor
German & Scandinavian
Phone: 541-346-2818
Office: 205 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: 18th- through 21st-century German and French literature, philosophy and critical thought.

Carol Kleinheksel

Officer of Administration
Classics, Humanities Program, Judaic Studies Program, Medieval Studies, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-4069
Office: 311B Susan Campbell Hall

Nate Klema

Masters Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 120B Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Landscape evolution

Alexander Kleshchev

Professor
Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-4718
Office: 309 University Hall

Elina Kleshcheva

Instructor
Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-4724
Office: 333F Tykeson Hall

Alexis Klimasewski

Ph.D. Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 324 Cascade Hall
Research Interests: seismology

Isabelle Kloc

Graduate Student
Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4770
Office: 217 Willamette Hall

Brian Klopotek

IRES Department Head & Associate Professor
IRES
Phone: 541-346-0903
Research Interests: Native American and Indigenous Studies, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Historical Studies, Environmental Justice

Joscha Klueppel

PhD Candidate
German & Scandinavian
Phone: 541-346-4051
Office: 312 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: Contemporary German Literature, Narratives of Migration, Decolonization, New Media, Translation

Gary Klug

Professor Emeritus
Human Physiology
Phone: 541-346-4107
Office: 181 Esslinger Hall

Greg Knapp

PhD student (Akhtari)
Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-4737
Office: 312 Fenton Hall

Kenny Knowlton

Ph.D.
GE & Hypatia Managing Editor Spring 2022
Philosophy Department
Office: 11C Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Marxism, Latin American Philosophy, Materialism, Political Economy, Philosophy of Race, Feminism, Phenomenology

Lisa Knox

Department Manager
Geography
Phone: 541-346-3092
Office: TUC, Floor 2

Kwangyeol Ko

Graduate Employee
History
Office: 350F McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Soviet Union, Communist Politics, Planned Economy, Central-Local Relations; Dissertation: "Khrushchev's Perestroika: The Economic Management Reform of the Sovnarkhoz in the Soviet Union, 1957-1965."

Richard Koch

Professor Emeritus
Mathematics

Markus Koeneke

Masters Student
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4691
Office: 222A Pacific Hall
Research Interests: Soil and Environmental Hydrogeochemistry

Stephen Kohl

Associate Professor Emeritus, Japanese Literature
Asian Studies, East Asian Languages
Office: 308 Friendly Hall

Nick Kohler

Senior Instructor I
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4160
Office: 107E Condon Hall
Research Interests: GIScience, Remote Sensing, Cartography, Human-Environmental relations, Geography of Adventure.

Van Kolpin

Professor
Associate Head
Economics, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-3011
Office: 512 PLC
Research Interests: game theory, microeconomic theory, social choice theory

Colin Koopman

Head of Philosophy & Director of New Media & Culture Certificate Program
Professor of Philosophy & Pre-Law Advisor
German & Scandinavian, Philosophy Department
Phone: 541-346-5980
Office: 250A Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Political Philosophy, Genealogy, Pragmatism, Information Politics and Data Ethics, History of Philosophy

Mary Kopriva

Doctoral Student
Economics
Phone: 541-346-7755
Office: 528 PLC

Michael Koscho

Assistant Department Head and Faculty Advisor
Senior Instructor II
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Phone: 541-346-2924
Office: 175 Onyx Bridge

Maria Kostiuchenko

Graduate Student
Russian East European and Eurasian Studies

Anna Kovalchuk

Career Instructor
Comparative Literature Department, English Department
Phone: 541-346-1532
Office: 301A Tykeson Hall
Research Interests: national narratives, comparative and world literature, Cossack history, Ukrainian and Russian literature

David Kracke

Oregon Brain Injury Advocate/Coordinator
Psychology Department
Office: Rainier Bldg., CBIRT, Suite 220

Matthias Kramer

Comparative Literature Graduate Student
English Department GE
Comparative Literature Department, English Department
Phone: 541-346-0529
Office: 261 PLC
Research Interests: Speculative Thought, Japanese and Anglophone Literature, Translated Literature and Literary Translation, Queer Theories and Theories of Deconstruction

Paul Kratwell-Tierney

English Graduate Student / GE
English Department
Phone: 541-346-1520
Office: 210 PLC

Richard Kraus

Professor Emeritus
Asian Studies, Political Science
Research Interests: Comparative politics, Chinese politics, politics of culture

Anne Kreps

Assistant Professor
Judaic Studies Program, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-5984
Office: 346 Susan Campbell Hall

Ellen Kress

Graduate Employee
Theatre Arts
Phone: 541-346-4204
Office: 107 Villard
Research Interests: cognitive processing of language and non-verbal communication in performance, verbatim and documentary theatre, digital platforms for theatre, and physical ensemble-based devising of new works.

Graham Kribs

Professor
Director, Institute for Fundamental Science
Institute for Fundamental Science, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4853
Office: 477 Willamette Hall
Research Interests: Effective Field Theory of Models Beyond the Standard Model; Particle Astrophysics; Early Universe Cosmology.

Justin Krier

PhD Student
Earth Sciences

Anna Krinitsyna

MA Student
Language Teaching Studies
Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics

Yelaina Kripkov

Senior Lecturer II of Russian
Russian Language Coordinator
Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-4077
Office: 245 PLC

Bjørn Ralf Kristensen

Ph.D.
GE for Environmental Studies
African Studies, Environmental Studies, Philosophy Department
Phone: 541-346-5057
Office: 144 COL
Research Interests: Multispecies Studies, Animal Ethics, Medical Posthumanities, Environmental Philosophy, Critical Environmental Justice, Ecofeminism, Early Modern Philosophy, Intentionality & Agency, Dualisms

Chase Krogh

Student Worker
Geography
Phone: 541 346-4555
Office: 107 Condon Hall

Randy Krogstad

Alumni
Earth Sciences
Research Interests: Geophysics, Crustal deformation, Geodesy, Episodic tremor and slip

Lori Kruckenberg

Associate Professor of Musicology
German & Scandinavian, Medieval Studies, Music
Phone: 541-346-3763
Office: 208 Collier House
Research Interests: Jazz Studies

Allison Kubo

Ph.D. Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 103 Volcanology
Research Interests: volcanic hazards, pyroclastic density currents, computational modeling

Kelsi Kuehn

Graduate Student
Anthropology
Phone: 541-346-5109
Office: 365/366 Condon Hall
Research Interests: LGBTQ+ Health and Resilience, Queer Studies, Human Skeletal Biology, Structural Violence, Environmental Stressors

Lily Kuentz

Master's Student
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4564
Office: 105 Condon Hall
Research Interests: cryogeomorphology, hydrogeology, climate change, remote sensing, and GIS.

Brice Kuhl

Professor
Neuroscience, Psychology Department, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-4983
Office: 333 LISB
Research Interests: Cognitive Neuroscience, Memory, Cognitive Control, fMRI Methods

Michael Kuhn

Associate Professor
Economics
Phone: 541-346-1268
Office: 517 PLC
Research Interests: Behavioral economics, public economics, labor economics, consumer finance

Megan Kunze

PSY Research Associate
SPED/EI Instructor & Supervisor
Applied Behavior Analysis, College of Education, Psychology Department, Special Education

Mary Kupsch

Folklore Graduate Student
Folklore Program

Olga Kuskova

M.A.
Philosophy Department
Research Interests: Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Imagination and Reality

Allyson Kuznia

Doctoral Student
Psychology Department
Office: 391-393 Straub
Research Interests: Developmental

Mark Kuzyk

Postdoctoral Research Scholar
OMQ, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4807
Office: 272B Willamette Hall

Nayoung Kwon

Associate Professor, Korean Linguistics
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-4179
Office: Friendly Hall 425

Hyeong-ki Kwon

Courtesy Research Associate
Asian Studies

Kris Kyle

Assistant Professor
Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3808
Office: 273 Straub Hall