Social Sciences

Yvette Saavedra

Associate Professor
WGSS Director of Graduate Studies; Convener Women of Color Faculty Project
IRES, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-5521
Office: 218 Hendricks Hall
Office Hours: Please email for appointment.
Research Interests: Chicanx History and Studies; Chicana Feminist Theory; U.S.-Mexico Borderlands History and Studies; History of U.S. West; 19th and 20th century U.S History; California History; 19th and 20th century gender and sexuality in the U.S.

Chantel Saban

PhD Candidate
Climate Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-2698
Office: 217A Pacific Hall
Research Interests: Paleoecology, aspen, fire history, Northern Great Basin, vegetation communities, human paleoecology

Edith Sackitey

Graduate Student
Environmental Studies

Damion Sailors

Graduate Student
Phone: 541-346-5109
Office: 365/366 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Via Zoom
Research Interests: Evolutionary Archaeology, Remote Sensing, Spatial Analysis, Dungeons & Dragons

Doug Sam

Graduate Employee
Office: 350C McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Tuesdays 12:00-2:00
Research Interests: Environmental History, Native American History, North American West, Public Lands, Dark Sky Studies

Gabe Sanchez

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-9640
Office: 274 Condon Hall
Office Hours: T and Thu from 10 am to 11:30 am or by appointment

Emmett Saulnier

Doctoral Student
Phone: 541-346-1261
Office: 428 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 2023: Tues/Wed 1-2pm
Research Interests: Environmental Economics

Michelle Scalise Sugiyama

Senior Instructor I
Phone: 541-346-5142
Office: 273 Condon Hall
Office Hours: by appointment
Research Interests: Evolution of cultural transmission, social learning, and symbolic behavior; evolutionary psychology; hunter-gatherers; oral tradition; traditional ecological knowledge; play; warfare

Kate Schau

Undergraduate Specialist
Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-2355
Office: 308 Condon Hall
Office Hours: MWR 8am-4:30pm

Nicole Schaub

Graduate Student
Environmental Studies, Geography
Office: Glacier Lab Condon 105
Office Hours: By Appointment
Research Interests: glaciers, environmental justice, digital media technologies, the Arctic

Philip W. Scher

Department Head, Cinema Studies
Professor of Anthropology and Folklore
Anthropology, Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-5104
Office: 322 Fenton Hall
Office Hours: Email for appointment

Joanna Schlegelmilch

Global Studies
Office: PLC 314
Office Hours: Wednesday 3:30-5

Madison Schroder

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 840 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 24: Wednesday 9:30am-11:30pm

Brett Scott

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 832 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Tuesday 12:30-1:30
Research Interests: Race, Ethnicity & Politics, Social Policy, Income & Inequality, Power, Privilege & Politics

Ellen Scott

Phone: 541-346-5075
Office: 731 PLC
Office Hours: W24: Monday 10:00-12:00
Research Interests: Low-wage work, carework, public policy, qualitative methods.

Emily Scott

Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies, History Art & Arch
Office: Lawrence 218
Office Hours: Thursdays 11am-1pm in Lawrence 218. Contact instructor for sign-up sheet.
Research Interests: Art, politics, and the environment

Leslie Selcer

English Graduate Student
English, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-1548
Office: 218B Hendricks Hall
Research Interests: digital cultural studies; intersectional feminist studies; far-right political extremism; conspiracy cultures

Bish Sen

Associate Professor
Asian Studies, SOJC, SOJC-Media Studies Master's, SOJC-Media Studies PhD, SOJC-Media Studies Undergrad
Phone: 541-346-2880
Office: 311C Allen Hall

Dirghayu Shah

Doctoral Student
Office: 821 PLC
Office Hours: W24: Thursday 1-1:50 pm, Friday 10-10:50 am

Mohammed Shakibnia

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Office: 810 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 24: Monday 5:00-6:00

Maxim Shapovalov

MS Student
Office: Condon 163
Office Hours: Appointment by email
Research Interests: Hydrology, Glaciology, Climatology, Remote Sensing, Climate Change, Spatial Data Analysis

George Sheridan

Phone: 541-346-4832
Office: 340A McKenzie Hall

Jiannbin Shiao

Professor, Associate Department Head
Phone: 541-346-5366
Office: 613 PLC
Office Hours: SP24: Tuesdays, 4:30 – 5:30 PM PST (Zoom); Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:30 PM PST (Zoom); Also by appointment, if needed
Research Interests: Race and Ethnicity, Theory Knowledge Science, Qualitative Approaches, Quantitative Approaches

Kate Shields

PhD Candidate
Phone: 541-346-4522
Office: 208 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Political ecology, water resources, health, climate change, feminist and participatory methods, critical development studies, Central Asia and the Middle East

Munkyoung Shin

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Office: 810 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Wednesday 10:00pm - 12:00pm

Stephen Shoemaker

History of Christianity
Humanities Program, Middle East and North African Studies, Medieval Studies, Religious Studies, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-4998
Office: 348 Susan Campbell Hall
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 2:00pm-3:00pm

Samantha Shune

Associate Professor
Director of the Communication Disorders and Sciences Program
College of Education, Communication Disorders and Sciences, Food Studies, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-7494
Office: 249 HEDCO Education Bldg
Research Interests: speech-language pathology, dysphagia, aging, caregiving

Lucas Silva

Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology
Biology, Environmental Studies
Office: 248 Columbia Hall
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:30-3:00pm

Nicky Silver

Doctoral Student
Office: 636 PLC

Carol Silverman

Professor Emeritus
Anthropology, Judaic Studies Program, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-5114
Office Hours:
Research Interests: Arts and human rights, music, Balkans, Roma, gender, ritual

Paul Simonds

Office Hours:

Lars Skalnes

Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4886
Office: 929 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Tuesday & Thursdays 11:00-12:30
Research Interests: International Political Economy, International Relations

Mychal Smigley

Master's Student

Cera Smith

Assistant Professor
Black Studies, IRES
Phone: 541-346-1343
Research Interests: U.S. Black Literatures (African American, Afro-Latinx, and other Black diasporic), Radical Protest Literatures of the U.S., Black Studies, Critical Race Theories, Affect Theory, Gender and Sexuality, Histories of Science and Medicine, Health Humanities

Jackson Smith

Visiting Assistant Professor
Office: 323 McKenzie Hall

Ryan Smith

Academic and Career Advisor
General Social Sciences
Phone: 541-346-7561
Office: Tykeson 50H

Sijo Smith

Graduate Student
Environmental Studies
Office: Condon 105

Josh Snodgrass

Core Faculty, Global Health Program
Anthropology, Food Studies, Global Health Program
Phone: 541-346-4823
Office: 354 Condon Hall
Office Hours: By appointment

Amy Snyder

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 806 PLC
Office Hours: S22 - Virtual: Thurs 3-4 (weeks 1-10 & finals week). Zoom url:
Research Interests: Indigenous Hawaiian Studies, Women Gender, and Sexuality, and Public Policy

Andy Solis

Office Assistant
Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-5102
Office: CON 308

Insang Song

PhD Candidate
Phone: 541-346-0785
Office: 160 Condon
Research Interests: Spatiotemporal analysis, Causal inference, Health/medical Geography, Machine learning.

Kevin Song

Doctoral Student
Phone: 541-346-7755
Office: 431 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 2023: By appointment
Research Interests: Economic Development and Growth

Haifa Souilmi

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 833 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Thursday 12:00 - 1:00
Research Interests: Comparative Politics, International Relations, US Foreign Policy, Middle East and North Africa, Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation, Religion , Race and Politics, Interfaith Dialogue

Priscilla Southwell

Professor Emerita
Middle East and North African Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-9857
Office: 915 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 24: Tuesday 2-4 pm
Research Interests: Political Behavior, U.S. and European Politics

Mae Sowards

Doctoral Student
Office: 636 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Tuesday 3:30 - 5:30

Erin Speltz

Master's Student
Phone: 541-346-5270

Nick Squires

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 815 PLC
Office Hours: F23: Wednesday 1:00-3:00
Research Interests: International Relations, US Foreign Policy, National Security, Climate Change, Securitization of Migration

Preetham Sridharan

Graduate Employee
Phone: 732-585-3006
Office: 340P McKenzie Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2023, Tue 10:00am-12:00pm
Research Interests: Modern European intellectual history, nineteenth and twentieth-century Europe, history of religious and linguistic thought, modern German history

Sarah Stach

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 817 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Friday 11:30-12:30
Research Interests: Marxism; Post-/Anti-Colonial Theory; Social Reproduction Theory; Indigenous Dispossession; Leisure and Politics; Land and Property Regimes; Resistance

Sarah Stapleton

Associate Professor
College of Education, Critical and Sociocultural Studies in Education, Curriculum & Teaching, Curriculum and Teacher Education, Educational Foundations, Environmental Studies, Food Studies
Phone: 541-346-5834
Office: 130C Lokey Education Bldg
Research Interests: climate change education, science and environmental education, food and schools, participatory research

Amanda Stasiewicz

Assistant Professor
Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-5031
Office Hours: Thursdays 10-11:45 Columbia 145B
Research Interests: human dimensions of wildfire, community and organizational adaptation to hazards, cooperative fire risk management, evacuation and alternatives to evacuation, forest and rangeland policy, qualitative and quantitative social science

Beata Stawarska

Professor of Philosophy
Director of Graduate Studies for Advising/Curriculum Committee/GTF Appointment Committee/Graduate Placing Committee/Graduate Philosophy Club
Black Studies, Comparative Literature, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5545
Office: 247 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Contemporary European Philosophy, Phenomenology, Structuralism and Post-Structuralism, Philosophical Psychology, Feminism

Richard Steers

Professor Emeritus
Asian Studies
Phone: 541-346-8239
Office: 311 Lillis Hall

Lynn Stephen

Philip H. Knight Chair, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Anthropology
Graduate Faculty in Ethnic Studies, Participating Faculty in Latin American Studies, Women's and Gender Studies
Anthropology, CLLAS, Food Studies, IRES, Latin American Studies, Latinx, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5168
Office: 316 Condon Hall
Office Hours: T/R 1:30 -2:30 in person in 316 Condon, or by appointment
Research Interests: Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Migration, Indigenous Peoples, Americas, Legal Pluralism, Social Memory, Testimony, Gender Violence

Kirstin Sterner

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-8614
Office: 352 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Wednesdays from 11am to 1pm in PAC10 or by appointment (Spring 2024 Term)

Grace Stewart

Graduate Employee
MA Student
Office: McKenzie 340H

Leticia Stival

Events and Communications Coordinator
Black Studies, Cinema Studies Program, CLLAS, Creative Writing Program, History, IRES, Latinx, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-0188
Office: 201 McKenzie Hall

Shannan Lenke Stoll

Doctoral Student
Environmental Studies, Sociology
Office: 721 PLC

Joe Stone

Professor Emeritus
Phone: 541-346-4667
Office: 527 PLC
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Interests: international economics, labor, applied econometrics.

Elyse St Sauver

Graduate Employee
African Studies, Economics
Phone: 541-346-1664
Office: Friendly 30
Office Hours: Thursdays 1:30-3:30

Xiaobo Su

Department Head
Asian Studies, Climate Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-4568
Office: 175 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Tourism and urban development, international political economy, China and Southeast Asia

Peter Suechting

Doctoral Student
Environmental Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 837A PLC
Research Interests: Climate Change, International/Comparative Political Economy, Comparative Politics/Comparative Environmental Politics, Energy Policy, Industrial Policy

Lawrence Sugiyama

Phone: none
Office: 329 Condon Hall
Office Hours:

Zhaoxu Sui

Master's Student
Phone: 6124335839
Office: Condon 160
Research Interests: cartography, place names, toponymy, map design

Richard Suttmeier

Professor Emeritus
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-2856
Office: 828 PLC
Research Interests: Sci & Tech in US-China Relations

Mikaela Sweet

Graduate Employee
Office: 340E McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: Soviet Russian History, Women's and Gender History, History of the Family, History of Motherhood, Political History, Social History, Cultural History

Justin Szasz

Graduate Employee
Phone: 541-346-1261
Office: 623 PLC
Office Hours: F23: Friday 2-4 via zoom
Research Interests: Environmental sociology, political economy, climate change