Social Sciences

Andrew Labuza

Graduate Employee
Office: 614 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 2022: By appointment only

Peter Lambert

Professor Emeritus
Phone: 541-346-4670

James Lamping

PhD Student
Phone: 541-346-4555
Office: 107 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Remotes sensing, forest ecology, geospatial analysis, landscape ecology, climate change, landscape modeling

Ana-Maurine Lara

Associate Professor
William and Susan Piché Faculty Fellow, WGSS Director of Graduate Studies
IRES, Latinx, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-5032
Office: 322 Hendricks Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2022 – by appointment; Winter & Spring 2023 – 10am -12pm
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

Wendy Larson

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

Peter Laufer

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

Fallon-James Laxa

Student Worker ASU 7
Anthropology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Geography
Office: Columbia 144

Sabrina Leathers

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

Gyoung-Ah Lee

Director of Graduate Studies
Anthropology, Asian Studies, Food Studies
Phone: 541-346-5077
Office: 254 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Thur 2-4pm
Research Interests: Environmental archaeology, paleoethnobotany, ethnobotany, origins of agriculture, East Asian archaeology

Hyunsoo Lee

Graduate Student
Phone: 541-346-5109
Office: 365/366 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Thursday 4-6 PM Via Zoom
Research Interests: Archaeobotany, Early Holocene subsistence, Plant resource use, Plant domestication, Agriculture, Historical ecology, East Asia

Jaichung Lee

Doctoral Student
Office: 828 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 2023: Monday 4-5, Thursday 4-5, Friday 1-2
Research Interests: Development economics, environmental economics

Sol Lee

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4865
Office: PLC 836
Research Interests: International Relations, Comparative Politics, Political Behavior and Preferences

Stephanie LeMenager

Barbara and Carlisle Moore Professor of English
English, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-3966
Office: 457 PLC
Office Hours: Spring Term: M 3-5pm & by appt.
Research Interests: 19th Century American Literary Studies, Environmental Humanities, Postmodern and Contemporary Literary Studies

Eric Levenson

PhD Candidate
Climate Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-2699
Office: 105 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Hydrology, Arctic Environmental Change, Remote Sensing, Deep Learning and Statistical Modeling, Climate Risk

Roland Lewinski

Undergraduate Advisor
Asian Studies

David Li

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

Ken Liberman

Professor Emertius
Asian Studies, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-5014
Office: 727 PLC
Office Hours: Retired: No office hours.

Raoul Lievanos

Associate Professor
IRES, Sociology
Office: 640 PLC
Office Hours: S2023: Monday and Wednesday 11:00 - 1:00
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
Phone: 541-346-5272
Office: 632 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Monday and Wednesday, 12:00-1:00, Zoom via Calendly ( or schedule alternative arrangement, including in-person, via email.
Research Interests: Social Networks, Science & Culture, Inequality, Computational Social Science

Jiayan Lin

Doctoral Student
Office: 614 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Monday 12-2

Mila Listrovaya

Doctoral Candidate
Graduate Employee
Phone: 541-346-5002
Office: 605 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Monday 2-5 pm, Friday 9:30-11:30
Research Interests: Environmental policy, politics & inequality; Russia; China; media & discourse studies; mixed methods

Krystale Littlejohn

Associate Professor
Global Health Program, IRES, Sociology
Office: 740 PLC
Office Hours: S23: Wednesday 10:00-12:00 via
Research Interests: Fertility, Race, Gender, Class, Health and Medicine, Body and Embodiment, Science, Knowledge, Technology, Mixed Methods

Nadia Loan

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

Amy Lobben

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

Joseph Lowndes

Professor, Political Science
IRES, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-1478
Office: 919 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Mondays and Tuesdays 11:00-12:30
Research Interests: American Political Development, Populism, Racial Politics, Conservatism, Political Culture

Leah Lowthorp

Assistant Professor
Anthropology, Folklore Program
Phone: 541-346-5101
Office: 321 Condon Hall
Office Hours: On Leave through March 2023

Jessica Lu

Master's Student

Hui (Henry) Luan

Assistant Professor
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, 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

Melissa Lucash

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

Amy Luebbers

Courtesy Appointment

David Luebke

Katherine G. Brady & Thomas A. Brady, Jr., Roger Chickering & Alison Baker Professor of Central European Histories
European Studies, Food Studies, German & Scandinavian, History, Judaic Studies Program, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-2394
Office: 357 McKenzie Hall

John Lukacs

Professor Emeritus
Anthropology, Asian Studies
Phone: 541-346-5112
Office: 355 Condon Hall
Office Hours:

Ariel Lutnesky

Graduate Student
Anthropology, Folklore Program
Phone: 541-346-1513
Office: 20 PLC

Kathryn Lynch

Co-Director, Environmental Leadership Program
Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-5070
Office: 140 Columbia Hall
Research Interests: environmental anthropology, environmental education, ethnobotany

Kathy Lynn

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