Social Sciences

Emily Kalbrosky

Office Assistant

Elizabeth Kallenbach

Graduate Student
Phone: 541-346-5109
Office: 365/366 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Appointment by email request
Research Interests: Ethnohistory, archaeology, cultural heritage management

Nina Kankanyan

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 814 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 2024: Friday 12-1 via Zoom (

Sharon Kaplan

Graduate Specialist
Economics, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-1261
Office: 175 PLC

Lamia Karim

Professor & Department Head
Anthropology, Asian Studies, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5095
Office: 375 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Wed from 2-3 PM and by appointment and Zoom
Research Interests: women, work, neoliberalism, state, and Islam

Gyanu Karki

Doctoral Student
Office: 823 PLC

Sydney Katz

Master's Student
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
Phone: 541-346-0900
Office: 303 Alder Bldg
Office Hours: Please email GEs using your UO email account or use Canvas if enrolled in a course.

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
Office Hours: Sp24: Tuesday 11:00 - 2:00
Research Interests: Environmental Politics, Ecological Law, Rights of Nature, Sustainable Development, Climate Change, Transnational Networks, Collaborative Governance, Democratization

Parichehr Kazemi

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 816 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Thursday 1-3:50
Research Interests: Political Theory and Comparative Politics: Nondemocratic Regimes, Democratization, Revolutionary Models, Leadership

Sheila Keen

Associate Director Academic Service Unit
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-4852
Office: 175 PLC

Vera Keller

Phone: 541-346-6903
Office: 309 McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Winter 23, Tuesday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Wednesday 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Ashley Kemper

Graduate Employee
First Year Masters Student
Environmental Studies
Research Interests: sustainability, waste colonialism as it relates to fast fashion, sustainable business practices, degrowth, ecology, environmental policy

Kamrun Nahar Keya

Graduate Employee
Phone: 9407581291
Office: Condon 208
Office Hours: Friday 10 AM to 11 AM

Alan Kimball

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

Ceili Kirkaldie

Doctoral Student
Office: 430 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Tuesday 10:45AM-11:45AM

Jonathan Knight

Operations Coordinator
African Studies, Asian Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, East Asian Languages, European Studies, Food Studies, German & Scandinavian, Global Health Program, Global Studies, Ichishkiin Language, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, Native American Studies, Northwest Indian Language Institute, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program, Yamada Language Center
Phone: 541-346-0951
Office: 114 Friendly Hall
Office Hours: 8-4:30 M-F

Kwangyeol Ko

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

Stephen Kohl

Associate Professor Emeritus, Japanese Literature
Asian Studies, East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-4006
Office: 308 Friendly Hall

Nick Kohler

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

Van Kolpin

Associate Head
Economics, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-3011
Office: 512 PLC
Office Hours: W24: by appointment
Research Interests: game theory, microeconomic theory, social choice theory

Finn Kovall

Graduate Programs Assistant
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, CLLAS, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-0192
Office: 201 McKenzie Hall

Richard Kraus

Professor Emeritus
Asian Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4894
Office: 320B Chapman Hall
Research Interests: Comparative Politics, Chinese Politics, Politics of Culture

Bjørn Ralf Kristensen

GE for Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5057
Office: 144 COL
Office Hours: Mondays 8:00am to 10:00am and by appointment during Summer 2024
Research Interests: Multispecies Studies, Animal Ethics, Medical and Public Health Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Hermeneutics, American Pragmatism (John Dewey), Ecofeminism (Val Plumwood), Development Studies, Water & Sanitation, Informal Settlements

Wyatt Krogh

Student Worker
Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 503-896-1212
Office: Condon 107
Research Interests: Geography

Kelsi Kuehn

Graduate Student
Phone: 541-346-5109
Office: 365/366 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-3 in CON 356 or by appointment on zoom
Research Interests: LGBTQ+ Health and Resilience, Queer Studies, Human Skeletal Biology, Structural Violence, Environmental Stressors

Lily Kuentz

Master's Student
Phone: 541-346-4564
Office: 105 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Arctic geopolitics, environmental justice, environmental history, critical remote sensing, cryogeomorphology

Michael Kuhn

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 541-346-1268
Office: 517 PLC
Office Hours: S24: Thursday 9:15-11:15
Research Interests: Behavioral economics, public economics, labor economics, consumer finance

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

Hyeong-ki Kwon

Courtesy Research Associate
Asian Studies