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Andrew Labuza

Graduate Employee
Sociology
Office: 614 PLC

Diane Lachenmeier

Administrative Director
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Phone: 541-346-2524
Office: 91B Klamath Hall

Charles Lachman

Associate Professor Emeritus
History Art & Arch, Medieval Studies
Phone: 541-346-2130
Office: 168 Lawrence Hall

Stephen Lacina

PhD student (Hersh)
Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-5634
Office: 324 Fenton Hall

Gabbie LaFayette

M.S. Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 205B Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Hydrology, Aqueous Geochemistry, Contaminants

Huangwen Lai

Visiting Lecturer, Japanese Literature
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-4041
Office: 423 Friendly Hall

(Larry) Syu-Heng Lai

Ph.D. Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 305A Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Sedimentary Geology, Tectonic Geomorphology

Peter Lambert

Professor Emeritus
Economics

Scott Lambert

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4770
Office: 218 Willamette Hall

Rose Lambert-Sluder

English Graduate Student / GTF
Creative Writing Program
Phone: 541.346.0049
Office: 355 PLC

Piper Lambert-Vail

Graduate Employee
Theatre Arts
Phone: 541-346-4204
Office: 107 Villard

James Lamping

PhD Student
Geography
Phone: 541-346-2699
Office: 246 Columbia Hall
Research Interests: Remotes sensing, forest ecology, geospatial analysis, landscape ecology, climate change, landscape modeling

Tiemo Landes

Graduate Student
OMQ, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4770
Office: 242B Willamette Hall

TK Landázuri

Grad/Undergrad Coordinator 2003-2021
Philosophy Department

Brian Lane

Graduate Student
Anthropology
Phone: 541-346-5109
Office: 265 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Pacific archaeology, GIS, Human Behavioral Ecology, Evolutionary Anthropology/Archaeology

Jun Lang

PhD Candidate
Teaching Assistant; Research Assistant
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-4090
Office: 27 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: Corpus Linguistics, Language and Gender, Second Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics, Cognitive Linguistics

Jonathan E. Langseth

Ph.D.
Philosophy Department
Research Interests: Metaphysics, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy, Logic, Process Philosophy. My dissertation investigates the concepts of continuity and discreteness.

Haley Laningham

Creative Writing Graduate Student / GE
Creative Writing Program

Ana-Maurine Lara

Associate Professor
IRES, Latinx, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Research Interests: Afro Latino/a Identities, Black Queer Aesthetics, Vudú in the Dominican Republic, and Afro-Dominicanidad and the Struggle Against Xenophobia in the Dominican Republic

Jon LaRochelle

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy Department
Research Interests: American Pragmatism, Social and Political, Public Philosophy (esp. homelessness)

Emily Larson

Graduate Employee
Human Physiology
Phone: 541-346-4507
Office: 138 Esslinger Hall

Wendy Larson

Professor Emerita, Chinese Literature
Asian Studies, East Asian Languages
Office: 301 Friendly Hall

Sarah Jo Larson

Accountant
Computer and Information Science
Phone: 541-346-4143
Office: 120A Deschutes Hall

Maya Larson

Comparative Literature Graduate Student/GE
Comparative Literature Department
Phone: 541-346-3034
Office: 314 Villard Hall
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century Russian literature, French philosophy, Gulag literature, ethics of reading, biopolitics, intersections of science and poetics, Translation Studies.

C. Anne Laskaya

Associate Professor
English Department, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies
Phone: 541-346-1517
Office: 357 PLC
Research Interests: Medieval Studies, Rhetoric, Women's Literature, Gender/Queer Studies, Manuscript and Book History.

Peter Laufer

Professor, James N. Wallace Chair of Journalism
European Studies, Food Studies, SOJC, SOJC-Journalism, SOJC-Media Studies Master's, SOJC-Media Studies PhD, SOJC-Multimedia Journalism
Phone: 541-346-2109
Office: 203 Allen Hall

Jenna Laurie

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Classics

Zach Lazar

Office Specialist
Romance Languages

Marena Lear

Comparative Literature Graduate Student
Comparative Literature Department
Phone: 541-346-0934
Office: 310 Villard Hall
Research Interests: Interests: 20th and 21st century English language poetry and poetics, Latin American film & literature, film and digital media studies, feminist theory and gender studies

Sabrina Leathers

Faculty Support Specialist and Reception
Latin American Studies
Phone: 541-346-3832
Office: 220G Knight Law Center

Jacob Lebovic

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

Eun Young Lee

Instructor, Korean Language
East Asian Languages
Phone: (714) 454-7003
Office: 311 Friendly Hall

Dae-yong Lee

PhD Student
General Linguistics Program
Linguistics
Office: 285 Straub Hall

Wonbae Lee

Research Associate
Physics Department
Phone: (541) 346-4644

Pearl Lee

Comparative Literature Graduate Student/GE
Comparative Literature Department
Phone: 541-346-1052
Office: 22 PLC
Research Interests: Biopolitics; Neo-Marxism; 20th- and 21st- century East Asian and Latin American literatures engaging with neoliberalism; Asian diasporic literature; film, animation and comic studies

Jaichung Lee

Doctoral Student
Economics
Office: 435 PLC
Research Interests: Development economics, environmental economics

Keunyoung (Kris) Lee

Korean Instructor
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-7018
Office: UO Annex, Ste 210
Research Interests: Korean Linguistics

Rachael Lee

English Graduate Student / GE
English Department
Phone: 541-346-0050
Office: 269 PLC

Hyunsoo Lee

Graduate Student
Anthropology
Phone: 541-346-5109
Office: 365/366 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Archaeobotany, Early Holocene subsistence, Plant resource use, Plant domestication, Agriculture, Historical ecology, East Asia

Aaron Lee

M.A.
Philosophy Department
Research Interests: Philosophy of Mind/Science/Language, Logic, Analytic Hegelianism (esp. Brandom, Rosenberg, Sellars)

Sol Lee

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Research Interests: International Relations, Comparative Politics, Political Behavior and Preferences

Angela Lee

Doctoral Student
Center for Translational Neuroscience, Psychology Department
Office: 461 Straub Hall
Research Interests: Clinical

Gyoung-Ah Lee

Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Anthropology, Asian Studies, Food Studies
Phone: 541-346-4442
Office: 254 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Environmental archaeology, paleoethnobotany, ethnobotany, origins of agriculture, East Asian archaeology

Jungah Lee

PhD Candidate
Graduate employee
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-7018
Office: UO Annex, Ste 210
Research Interests: Sociophonetics, Sociolinguistics, Dialect acquisition, North Korean phonetics

Harlan Lefevre

Professor emeritus
Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4799
Office: Accelerator Lab, Volcanology

Amy Leggette

Postdoctoral Instructional Scholar
Comparative Literature Department
Phone: (541) 346-0934
Office: 306 Villard Hall

Tobias Lehmann

PhD Candidate
German & Scandinavian
Phone: 541-346-4051
Office: 312 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: East German Literature, Language, Poetry, Translation, Political Theory

Nadege Lejeune

Comparative Literature Graduate Student/GE
MA Student Language Teaching Studies
Comparative Literature Department, Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-0529
Office: 261 PLC

Stephanie LeMenager

Professor
Moore Endowed Professor
English Department
Phone: 541-346-3966
Office: 457 PLC
Research Interests: American Studies, Environmental Humanities

Connor Lennon

Doctoral Student
Economics
Phone: 541-346-7755
Office: 430 PLC

Janis Lenox

Grants Coordinator
Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4750
Office: 120D Willamette Hall

Herlinda Leon

Assistant to Department Head
French, Italian, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program
Phone: 541-346-0951
Office: 102B Friendly Hall

Roger Leonard

Chemistry Teaching Labs Coordinator
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Phone: 541-346-2795

Steve Leone

Professor pro tempore
History
Office: 340X McKenzie Hall

Allan Lerner

Petrology Lab Manager and Research Assistant
Earth Sciences
Office: 224 Cascade Hall
Research Interests: geochemistry; petrology, volcanic degassing; magmatic volatiles; volcanic hazards

Julia Lesage

Professor Emerita
English Department

Andrew Lesak

Graduate Student
OMQ, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4770
Office: 215 Willamette Hall

Jason Lester

Comparative Literature Graduate Student / GE
Comparative Literature Department
Phone: 541-346-0934
Office: 314 Villard Hall
Research Interests: East Asian experimentalisms; contemporary world poetry; aesthetic intersections of affect, spatiality, and duration; visual and cultural studies.

Chandler Lester

Doctoral Student
Economics
Phone: 541-346-7755
Office: 417 PLC

Eric Levenson

PhD Student
Climate Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-2699
Office: 105 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Hydrology, Geomorphology, Spatial Data Analysis, Modeling

Don S. Levi

Professor Emeritus
Philosophy Department
Research Interests: logic, philosophy of mathematics

David Levin

Associate Professor
Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-5621
Office: 310 Fenton Hall

Roland Lewinski

Undergraduate Advisor
Asian Studies

David Lewis

Instructor
IRES
Phone: 5413466467

Hannah Lewis

Doctoral Student
Economics
Phone: 541-346-1261
Office: 829 PLC
Research Interests: Environmental and development economics

Kaylee Lewis

MA Student
Language Teaching Studies
Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics

Jennifer Lewis

Postdoctoral Scholar
Center for Translational Neuroscience, Psychology Department
Office: 364 Straub Hall

Peeta Li

Doctoral Student
Psychology Department
Research Interests: Cognitive-Neuroscience

Yingjiu Li

Professor
Computer and Information Science
Phone: 541-346-4428
Office: 256 Deschutes Hall
Research Interests: IoT Security and Privacy, Mobile and System Security, Applied Cryptography and Cloud Security, Data Application Security and Privacy

Jun Li

Professor
Computer and Information Science
Phone: 541-346-4424
Office: 362 Deschutes Hall
Research Interests: Cyber Security and Privacy, Networking, Internet of Things

Qingzhuo (Ailsa) Li

MA Student
Language Teaching Studies
Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics

Wendi Li

Postdoctoral Research Scholar
OMQ, Physics Department
Office: 271 Willamette Hall

Ya-Jo Li

PHD student
East Asian Languages
Phone: 5415143962
Office: Friendly 308
Research Interests: Gender study, Chinese women history (especially Medieval China) and Ming-Qing fictions

Xiang "Ivy" Li

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

Jennie Li

CRWR Graduate Student / ENG GE
Creative Writing Program, English Department
Phone: 541-346-3268
Office: PLC 21

Jungang "Alex" Li

Doctoral Student
Economics
Phone: 541-346-7755
Office: 508 PLC

Xinzhu Li

Graduate Student
OMQ, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4770
Office: 220 Willamette Hall

David Li

Professor
Collins Professor of the Humanities Emeritus
Asian Studies, English Department

Ken Liberman

Professor Emertius
Asian Studies, Sociology
Phone: (541) 346-5014

Shlomo Libeskind

Professor Emeritus
Mathematics

Jeffrey S. Librett

Professor of German & Scandinavian
Director of Graduate Studies; Interim Department Head
German & Scandinavian
Phone: 541-346-0649
Office: 327 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: German, French, and English letters; Enlightenment, Counter-enlightenment, Romanticism, and Modernism; literature, philosophy, critical theory, inter-arts discourse, Judaic Studies, psychoanalysis, film

Diana Libuda

Assistant Professor
Biology Department
Phone: 541-346-5092
Office: 375E Streisinger

Jack Lichtman

Graduate Student
OMQ, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4770
Office: 215 Willamette Hall

Sara Lieber

Doctoral Student
Psychology Department
Office: 339 Straub Hall
Research Interests: Social, Personality

Rudi Lien

Ph.D. Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 216 Volcanology
Research Interests: Planetary Science, Geophysics, Volcanology

Raoul Lievanos

Associate Professor
IRES, Sociology
Office: 640 PLC
Research Interests: Environment, Health, Risk, Community and Urban Sociology, Race, Ethnicity, Immigration, Science and Technology, Organizations and Institutions, Social Movements, Spatial Analysis, Quantitative Approaches, Qualitative Approaches

Ryan Light

Associate Professor
Sociology
Phone: 541-346-5272
Office: 632 PLC
Research Interests: Social Network Analysis, Sociology of Culture, Inequalities and Stratification, Theory Knowledge Science, Qualitative Approaches, Quantitative Approaches

Susanna Lim

Associate Professor of Literature, Russian Studies, and Korean Studies
Director of REEES Graduate Studies
Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-0691
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 101

Yei Won Lim

Comparative Literature Graduate Student
English Department GE
Comparative Literature Department, English Department
Phone: 541-346-0937
Office: 313 Villard Hall
Research Interests: Postcolonial Theory, Post-Imperial South Korean Literature and Film, New Media

Bill Limpisathian

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Geography
Phone: 541-346-0785
Office: 161 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Cartographic design, Visual contrast in maps, Visualization, GIS, Cartographic perception theories

Huaxin Lin

Professor
Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-4712
Office: 201 University Hall

Jiun-Ting "Tim" Lin

Ph.D. Candidate
NASA Earth & Space Science Fellow
Earth Sciences
Office: 210E Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Seismology, Geodesy, Inversion problem

Monika Lind

Doctoral Student
Center for Translational Neuroscience, Psychology Department
Office: 432 Straub Hall
Research Interests: Clinical, Adolescence, Digital Mental Health, Mobile Sensing, Gendered Experiences, Trauma, Mood Disorders

Rhiannon Lindgren

Ph.D.
GE
Philosophy Department
Office: 11C Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Marxist Feminism, Historical Materialism, Social Reproduction, Political Theory, Social Theory, Queer Politics, and Wages for Housework

Hanna Lipkind

M.A.
Philosophy Department
Research Interests: German philosophy, existentialism, Arendt, Foucault

Megan Lipsett

Doctoral Student
Center for Translational Neuroscience, Psychology Department
Research Interests: Social-Personality

Robert Lipshitz

Professor
Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-5625
Office: 303 Fenton Hall

Chet Lisiecki

Postdoctoral Instructional Scholar
Comparative Literature Department
Phone: (541) 346-4092
Office: 313B Villard Hall
Research Interests: German literature, aesthetics and politics, trauma studies, comparative modernisms, and formalism

Mila Listrovaya

Graduate Employee
Sociology
Office: 605 PLC

Krystale Littlejohn

Assistant Professor
Global Health Program, IRES, Sociology
Office: 740 PLC
Research Interests: Fertility, Race, Gender, Class, Health and Medicine, Body and Embodiment, Science, Knowledge, Technology, Mixed Methods

Richard Littman

Professor Emeritus
Psychology Department
Research Interests: Developmental and History of Psychology

Dean Livelybrooks

Tenured Sr. Instructor II
Associate Dept Head
Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-5855
Office: 225 Willamette Hall
Research Interests: Science education/outreach, magnetotellurics, dynamic margin model constraints

Reut Livne-Tarandach

Assistant Professor of Management
Judaic Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-1438
Office: 460 Lillis Hall

Rebekah (Beka) Lloyd

MA Student
Language Teaching Studies
Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics

Virginia Lo

Associate Professor Emerita
Computer and Information Science
Research Interests: Parallel and Distributed Computing, Networks

Nadia Loan

Instructor
In Memoriam 1968 - 2017
Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

Amy Lobben

Professor
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4566
Office: 153 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Geographic Information Science, Human-Environmental Interaction, Spatial Decision Making, Neurogeograhpy, GeoSpatial Cognition and Thinking.

Shawn Lockery

Professor
Biology Department, Neuroscience
Phone: 541-346-4590
Office: 305 Huestis Hall

Matthew Loewen

Courtesy
Earth Sciences
Office: 100 Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Igneous Petrology, Volcanology, Geochemistry

Katherine Logan

ABD Ph.D.
Philosophy Department
Research Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Feminism, American Pragmatism, History of Philosophy (esp. Modern and 20th-Century Continental)

John Logan

Courtesy Professor
Earth Sciences

Elizabeth Loi

Doctoral Student - On Internship 2021-22
Center for Translational Neuroscience, Psychology Department
Office: 432 Straub Hall
Research Interests: Clinical

Massimo Lollini

Professor Emeritus of Italian
Italian, Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-0957
Office: 325 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: Humanisms, More-than-Human-Humanism and Ecocriticism, Digital Culture and New Media, Digital Philology, Mediterranean Studies, Italian and European literature and theory.

Pat Lombardi

Rsch Asst Prof/Dir UG Advsg
Biology Department
Phone: 541-346-6055
Office: 65A Klamath Hall

Mark Lonergan

Department Head
Professor, Physical & Materials Chemistry
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Phone: 541-346-4748
Office: 183B Klamath Hall

Jim Long

Senior Instructor Emeritus
Chemistry and Biochemistry

Sydney Lopez

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

Phil Lotshaw

Courtesy Research Assistant
Chemistry and Biochemistry

Stilianos Louca

Assistant Professor
Biology Department
Office: 282 Onyx Bridge

Daniel Lougen

Masters Student
Psychology Department
Research Interests: Individualized Master's Program

Lola Loustaunau

Graduate Employee
Sociology
Office: 718 PLC
Research Interests: Labor and Labor movements, Migration, Gender, Emotions, Food Studies

Glen Love

Professor Emeritus
English Department

Andrew Lovering

Professor
Human Physiology
Phone: 541-346-0831
Office: 218A Pacific Hall
Research Interests: Cardiopulmonary and respiratory physiology

Daniel Lowd

Associate Professor
Computer and Information Science, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-4154
Office: 262 Deschutes Hall
Research Interests: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

Joseph Lowndes

Professor, Political Science
IRES, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-1478
Office: 919 PLC
Research Interests: American Political Development, Populism, Racial Politics, Conservatism, Political Culture

Leah Lowthorp

Assistant Professor
Anthropology
Phone: 541-346-5101
Office: 253 Condon Hall

Sergio Loza

Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics
Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program
Romance Languages, Spanish
Office: 430 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: Spanish heritage language education, Spanish heritage language pedagogy, linguistics, sociolinguistics, U.S. Spanish, critical language awareness

Xiaochuan Lu

Postdoctoral Scholar
Institute for Fundamental Science, Physics Department
Office: 455 Willamette Hall

Peng Lu

Professor
Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-4727
Office: 304 University Hall

Hui (Henry) Luan

Assistant Professor
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4546
Office: 154 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Bayesian spatial and spatio-temporal statistics; big spatial data analytics; GIS and public health/crime; food access; mobile geospatial health data analysis.

Nanosh Lucas

Graduate Employee
History
Office: 340C McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: U.S. History, African American History, Race, Black Power Studies

Melissa Lucash

Research Assistant Professor
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4598
Office: 245 Columbia Hall
Research Interests: forest ecology,climate change, disturbance ecology, spatial modeling,landscape ecology

Audrey Lucero

Associate Professor
Director of UO Latinx Studies program
CLLAS, College of Education, Critical and Sociocultural Studies in Education, IRES, Latinx
Phone: 541-346-8069
Office: 126C Lokey Education Bldg
Research Interests: Schooling For Latinx Students and Others From Marginalized Communities, and How Those Experiences Influence Their Identities As Literate Beings

Claire Luchette

Creative Writing Graduate Student
Creative Writing Program

Genesee Lucia

Graduate Employee
Earth Sciences
Office: Cascade Hall

Jennifer Lue

Graduate Student
Institute for Fundamental Science, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4722
Office: 414 Willamette Hall

Amy Luebbers

Courtesy Appointment
Sociology

David Luebke

Professor
European Studies, Food Studies, History, Judaic Studies Program, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-2394
Office: 357 McKenzie Hall

Christina Lujin

Office Specialist II
English Department
Phone: 541-346-1327
Office: 118 PLC

Sharon Luk

Associate Professor
IRES
Phone: 541-346-9307
Research Interests: Comparative Ethnic Studies, Asian American Studies, Black Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Critical Human Geography, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Critical Justice and Incarceration Studies, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, Critical Theory

John Lukacs

Professor Emeritus
Anthropology, Asian Studies

Eugene Luks

Professor Emeritus
Computer and Information Science
Phone: 541-346-1379
Office: 143 Deschutes Hall
Research Interests: Algebraic Algorithms, Computational Complexity, Symbolic Computation

Viola Lum

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4770
Office: 215 Willamette Hall

Øyvind Lundesgaard

Visiting Graduate Student
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4573
Office: 202 Volcanology
Research Interests: High latitude oceanography, fjords, internal waves

Caroline Lundquist

Pro Tem Instructor of Philosophy & Research Associate/Associate Director CGOEP
Philosophy Department
Office: 310 Chapman Hall

Nicholas Luongo

Graduate Student
Institute for Fundamental Science, Physics Department
Phone: 541-346-4770
Office: 315 Willamette Hall

Ariel Lutnesky

Folklore & Public Culture Graduate Student / ENG GE
English Department, Folklore Program
Phone: 541-346-1513
Office: 20 PLC

Jessica S. Lynch

Instructor
Senior Instructor I
American English Institute
Phone: 541-346-1199
Office: 265 Oregon Hall

Kathryn Lynch

ELP Instr & Ungraduate Advsr
Latin American Studies, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5070
Office: 140 Columbia Hall

Kathy Lynn

Research Assistant
Native American Studies, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5777
Office: 243 Columbia Hall