Social Sciences

Jamila Baig

ESSP/Geography PhD Candidate
Climate Studies, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-5426
Office: 105 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Reconstruction of Paleotemperature and vegetation using Multi Proxies in Pacific Northwest

Oluwakemi "Kemi" Balogun

Associate Professor
Director of African Studies
African Studies, Black Studies, IRES, Sociology, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-0558
Office: 311 Hendricks Hall
Office Hours: Winter 23, Monday noon-1:00 p.m., Wednesday 12:30-1:30 p.m. and by appointment on zoom
Research Interests: Globalization, Nationalism, Culture, Race/Ethnicity, Immigration, Embodiment, Africana Studies

Ray Balstad

Graduate Program Coordinator
African Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese, College of Arts and Sciences, East Asian Languages, Food Studies, French, German & Scandinavian, Global Studies, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Middle East and North African Studies, OCIAS, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program, Yamada Language Center
Phone: 541-346-2703
Office: 114D Friendly Hall
Office Hours: MTWRF 8:30am - 4:30pm
Research Interests: French, Film, Comics, Foreign Language Acquisition, Botany

Elaina Barker

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 840 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 2024: Wednesday 10:00
Research Interests: American Politics, Power, Gender, Sexuality, Criminal Justice

Marta Barlow

Graduate Employee
Asian Studies

Faith Barter

Assistant Professor
Black Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-1510
Office: 320 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: TR 4-5pm (in person or Zoom); W 1:30-2:30 (Zoom only). You must sign up at
Research Interests: African American Literary and Cultural Studies, 19th-Century American Literary Studies, Cultural Studies

Patrick Bartlein

Professor Emeritus (part-time Professor)
Climate Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-4567
Office: 275 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Paleoclimatology, Data Analysis and Visualization, Environmental Modeling

Lina Batas

Graduate Student
Environmental Studies
Office: 360 Onyx Bridge

Pierce Bateman

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

William Baugh

Associate Professor Emeritus
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4869
Office: 807 PLC

Deborah Baumgold

Professor Emerita
College Scholars, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4884
Office: 814 PLC
Research Interests: Political Theory, History of Political Thought

Diane Baxter

Senior Lecturer 1
Pro Tem Instructor
Law, Middle East and North African Studies
Phone: none
Office: none
Office Hours:

Martha Bayless

Professor, English; Program Head, Humanities
Director, Folklore and Public Culture
English, Folklore Program, Food Studies, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies
Phone: 541-346-3930
Office: 344 PLC
Office Hours: Not teaching Spring 2024, available by email every weekday
Research Interests: Folklore, Medieval Studies, Cultural Studies, Food Studies

Emily Beatty

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 837A PLC
Office Hours: SP 24: Thursday 10:30-11:30
Research Interests: Political Economy; American Politics; Critical Theory

Erin Beck

Associate Professor
CLLAS, Latin American Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4483
Office: 914 PLC
Office Hours: S24: Wednesday 12:00-3:00 via zoom (email for appointment)
Research Interests: Latin American Politics, Development, Gender, NGOs, Microfinance, Collective Action

Derek Beckett

Undergraduate Coordinator
Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: +1 541-346-4008
Office: Condon 308
Office Hours: T,R,F 8:00-5:00PM

Steven Beda

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-9048
Office: 307 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Winter 23, Tuesday and Thursday 11:30-12:30 and by appointment
Research Interests: 20th Century US History, Labor History, Environmental History,

Em Beecher

Graduate Employee
Office: 712 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Monday/Wednesday 10-11
Research Interests: gender, sexualities, sexual violence prevention and education

Kristina Beggen

Doctoral Student
Environmental Studies, Sociology
Office: 607 PLC

Walter Bender

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

Fatima Benhabyb

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
African Studies, Asian Studies, East Asian Languages, European Studies, Food Studies, French, German & Scandinavian, Global Studies, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program
Phone: 541-346-2047
Office: 114 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: MTWRF 8:30am-4:30pm [Remote Fridays]

Gerald Berk

Professor Emeritus
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4887
Office: 834 PLC
Research Interests: American Political Development, Business Regulation, Economic Sociology, Social Theory

Elliot Berkman

Professor; Divisional Associate Dean, Natural Sciences
CTN Co-Director
Center for Translational Neuroscience, Food Studies, Neuroscience, Psychology, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-4909
Office: 332 LISB
Research Interests: Social/Personality, Translational Neuroscience, Self-Regulation, Goals, Motivation

Megan Betts

Graduate Employee
Phone: 541-346-1261
Office: 707 PLC

Tiyas Bhattacharyya

Graduate student
Phone: 541-346-5109
Office: 36/366 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Fridays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Research Interests: Southeast Asian archaeology, zooarchaeology, human-animal relations, animal economies in hierarchical societies, environmental reconstruction

Aletta Biersack

Professor Emerita
Anthropology, Asian Studies
Phone: 541-346-5110
Office: 347 Condon Hall
Office Hours:

Tanner Bivins

Doctoral Student
Office: 406 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 2023: Monday: Noon-1:00PM Thursday: Noon-1:00PM

Reece Blagdon

Master's Student

Bruce Blonigen

Edward Maletis Dean, Lundquist College of Business | Philip H. Knight Professor of Social Science
Economics, Lundquist College of Business, SAIL
Office: Lillis 350
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Interests: international trade, industrial organization, applied econometrics.

Chris Blum

Operations Coordinator
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-1168
Office: 435A PLC

Scott Blumenthal

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-9181
Office: 374 Condon Hall
Office Hours: by appointment

Alexandra Bonds

Professor Emeritus
Professor Emerita
Asian Studies, Theatre Arts
Phone: 541-346-4194
Office: 205 Villard Hall

Kelly Bonnville-Sexton

Graduate Student

Kristi Bono

Doctoral Student
Office: 420 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Tuesday 12 - 2pm

Erica Bornstein

Phone: 541-346-9638
Office: 272 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2-4pm, 272 Condon and by appointment
Research Interests: Nonprofits and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), voluntary sector regulation, philanthropy, humanitarianism, human rights, economic development and religion, political and legal anthropology, institutional ethnography, Southern Africa, South Asia.

B Mokaya Bosire

Senior Instructor
African Studies, Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3916
Office: 377 Straub Hall
Office Hours: Mon/Wed 3:30p-4:30p or by appt.
Research Interests: Swahili, Sheng, African languages & Urban vernaculars

Margaret C. Boulay

Co-Director, Environmental Leadership Program
ELP Senior Instructor II
Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-5945
Office: 244 Columbia Hall
Office Hours: Wed 3:30-4:30 pm 244 COL, and by appointment

Grace Boyd-Bigby

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 840 PLC

Nathan Bracken

Master's Student

Robin Brackett

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 814 PLC
Office Hours: F23: Wednesday 4:00-5:00
Research Interests: International Relations, Comparative Politics, Iranian Foreign Relations, Middle East Nuclear Policy, Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Lindsay Frederick Braun

Associate Professor
African Studies, History
Phone: 541-346-4838
Office: 365 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: On sabbatical, AY 2023-2024. By appt only.
Research Interests: Southern Africa 1750-1950, East Africa 1850-1960, Comparative Colonialism, Environmental History, History of Science and Technology (esp. geography)

Yvonne Braun

Department Head, Global Studies and Member, Provost's Teaching Academy
Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-5752
Office: 118 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Thursday 11:00-12:45 (by appt)
Research Interests: gender, intersectionality, social inequality, international development, environmental justice, globalization, infrastructural politics, energy politics, social movements, feminist political ecology

Hayley Brazier

Graduate Employee
Phone: 541-346-4818
Office: 340L McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Environmental History, Public History, US History

Daniel Breeden

Doctoral Student
Office: 823 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Tuesday 9:30-10:30am, Thusday 12:00-1:00pm

Scott Bridgham

Professor Emeritus, Biology and Environmental Studies
Biology, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-1466
Office: 362 Onyx Hall

Hailey Brink

Graduate Student

Kirby Brown

Associate Professor, English
Director, Native American and Studies (NAIS)
English, Native American Studies, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5819
Office: 330 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: M: 2:15-4:15 pm, T: 10-11 am, and by email appt. (or schedule here:
Research Interests: Native American and Indigenous Literary and Cultural Studies; Race, Ethnicity, & Indigeneity; Cultural Studies; Modernism Studies; Genre Studies

Michael Brown

Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-4675
Office: 917 PLC

Samantha Ruth Brown

PhD Candidate
Phone: 541-346-4965
Office: 202 Condon Hall
Research Interests: cultural geography, food, race/whiteness, Indigenous studies, nationalism, migration/refugees

Steven Brown

Professor of Comparative Literature
Asian Studies, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Comparative Literature
Phone: 541-346-4016
Office: 354 PLC
Research Interests: posthumanism, horror cinema, Surrealist film and animation, sound design in film, Japanese popular culture, and critical theory.

Tamara Brown

Operations Assistant
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-4614
Office: 435 PLC

Troy Brundidge

PhD Candidate
Phone: 541-346-4522
Office: 208 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Insurance and public finance, hazards and emerging risk markets, critical political economy, policing and carceral geography, state-capital relations, Black America

Daniel Buck

Associate Professor
Asian Studies, Geography, School of Global Studies and Languages
Phone: 541-346-2353
Office: 109 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Th 10:30—12:30 or by appointment
Research Interests: Geography/Asian Studies, Economic Geography, Development, Political Economy, Environment/Society, East Asia and China.

Jamie Bufalino

Senior Instructor
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, College of Arts and Sciences
Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-5904
Office: 320 Hendricks Hall
Office Hours: Please email faculty using your UO email account or use Canvas if enrolled in a course with the professor.
Research Interests: Gender & sexuality in U.S. history; history of feminism; U.S. consumer culture; U.S. racial politics

Mattie Burch

Doctoral Student
Office: 819 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Tuesday 3-4, though subject to change

Lucas Burke

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

Alfredo Burlando

Associate Professor
Co-Director of Master's Studies
African Studies, Economics
Phone: 541-346-1351
Office: 513 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Monday 9:30 - 11:00
Research Interests: Development economics, economics of corruption, savings strategies in developing countries, health and fertility

Val Burris

Professor Emeritus
Phone: 541-346-5001
Office: 718 PLC
Office Hours: Retired; no office hours
Research Interests: Inequalities and Stratification, Politics and Social Change, Work Economy and Organizations

Bob Bussel

Director, Labor Education and Research Center
Phone: 541-346-2784
Office: 1675 Agate St.