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Graduate Faculty

Oluwakemi “Kemi” Balogun

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0558
  • Office: 311 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Wednesdays 11:30-1:30 and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Ethnic Studies, International Studies
  • Interests: Globalization, nationalism, culture, race/ethnicity, immigration, embodiment, Africana Studies

Kirby Brown

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5819
  • Office: 330 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall term: T, 12-2pm; W, 3-4pm; and by email appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Website: Website

Christopher Chavez

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Director of the Doctoral Program
  • Phone: 541-346-9141
  • Office: 330 Allen Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies

Tara Fickle

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  • Title: Assistant Professor, English Department
  • Phone: 541-346-3979
  • Office: 372 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall term - available by email
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: Asian/Asian American Literature, Digital Humanities, Game Studies, Graphic Fiction & Comics
  • Website: Website

Ana-Maurine Lara

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Anthropology
  • Phone: 541-346-5032
  • Office: 372 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies

Joseph Lowndes

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Phone: 541-346-1478
  • Office: 919 Plc
  • Office Hours: Mon 10-1 (Weeks 1-10 & Finals Week)
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: American political development, populism, racial politics, conservatism, political culture

Lanie Millar

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Phone: 541-346-4031
  • Office: 406 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday 1:30-2:30, Thursday 11-12, and by appt.
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Comparative Literature Department, Ethnic Studies, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: 20th-21st century Caribbean literature, Latin American literature, African literature, Lusophone literatures, Global South studies, Postcolonial studies, Critical Theory

Michael Najjar

  • Title: Associate Professor, Theater Arts
  • Phone: 541-346-2237
  • Office: 209 Villard Hall

Edward Olivos

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor & Department Head, Education Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-2983
  • Office: 124C Lokey Education Bldg
  • Website: Website

Jeffrey Ostler

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  • Title: Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History
  • Phone: 541-346-1265
  • Office: 385 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Monday/Wednesday/Thursday 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Priscilla Peña Ovalle

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Associate Director, Cinema Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-0060
  • Office: 201B McKenzie Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program, Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: media studies, race/ethnicity, dance, mainstream popular culture, media hairstyles, and more...

Shoniqua Roach

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-5514
  • Office: 322 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: No office hours
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: Black Feminisms, Black Sexuality Studies, African-American Literature and Culture, Visual Culture, Performance Studies

Gerardo Sandoval

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, PPPM
  • Phone: 541-346-8432
  • Office: 103 Hendricks Hall
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: community development, urban planning and migration, neighborhood revitalization
  • Website: Website

Lynn Stephen

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  • Title: Philip H. Knight Chair, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Profesor of Anthropology
  • Additional Title: Graduate Faculty in Ethnic Studies, Participating Faculty in Latin American Studies, Women's and Gender Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-5168
  • Office: 316 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: Gender, race and ethnicity, migration, indigenous peoples, Americas, legal pluralism, social memory, testimony

Jessica Vasquez-Tokos

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Sociology
  • Phone: 541-346-5165
  • Office: 715 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Monday 10:00-12:00 and by appointment
  • Interests: Family Life Course and Society, Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative Approaches

David Vázquez

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Department of English
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-1516
  • Office: 118 PLC
  • Office Hours: By appt. through Susan Meyers 6-1516

Sarah Wald

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  • Affiliation: associate
  • Title: Associate Professor, Environmental Studies & English
  • Additional Title: Associate Director of Environmental Studies; Director of Graduate Admissions for English
  • Phone: 541-346-1613
  • Office: 443 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall term: M, 5-6pm, Th, 1:45-3:45pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies
  • Website: Website

Julie Weise

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Department of History
  • Phone: 541-346-4833
  • Office: 353 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: On leave Fall 2018.

Priscilla Yamin

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Additional Title: Department Head - Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4879
  • Office: 924 PLC
  • Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 10:00 - 11:30 am in Hendricks Hall (Weeks 1-10 & Finals Weeks)
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: Marriage and Family Politics, American Political Development and Institutions, Race, Gender and Sexuality studies and Feminist Theory, Political Culture and Political Identity

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