Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated faculty are award-winning teachers and researchers from across the University of Oregon, who apply to teach courses designed specifically for the honors college. These experts bring a breadth of interests and topics to their courses, and provide invaluable learning and mentorship experiences for CHC students.


Dare Baldwin

Dare Baldwin

Professor of Psychology

baldwin@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4964 | Straub 367

Fall 2017 Office Hours: TBD

ACADEMIC AREAS: Knowledge Acquisition, Cognitive Science, Neuro-Behavioral Development


Corinne Bayerl

Corinne Bayerl

Instructor of French, German and Comparative Literature

bayerl@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4058 | 412 Friendly Hall

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 10 - 11am & by appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: 16th to early 18th century literature, philosophy, and religion in France and Germany; Gender questions; History of pedagogy


Ilya Bindeman

Ilya Bindeman

Professor of Earth Sciences

bindeman@uoregon.edu | 541-346-3817 | 110A Cascade Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Volcanology, Early Earth


Elena Bogolyubova

Elena Bogolyubova

Instructor and US-Russia Peer-to-Peer Project Coordinator at the Department of International Studies

bogolyub@uoregon.edu | 541-346-2131 | 306 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: International Social Policy, International Environmental Issues, International Child Welfare, International Social Work, Civil Society in Eurasia


Klaree Boose

Klaree Boose

Pro Tempore Instructor of Anthropology

boose@uoregon.edu | 614-214-9666 | Condon 355

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon 1:30 - 3:30pm & by appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: Primate Socioecology, Socioendocrinology and Behavior, Human Behavior Collective Violence and Policing


Anita Chari

Greg Bothun

Professor of Physics

bigmoo@gmail.com | 541-346-2569 | 417 Willamette Hall

Fall 2017 Office Hours: TBD

ACADEMIC AREAS: Properties of Galaxies, Observational Cosmology, Climate Change, Sustainable Energy


Katy Brundan

Katy Brundan

Career Instructor of English & Comparative Literature

kbrundan@uoregon.edu | 541-346-0937 | 218 Villard Hall

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tues 9 - 11am, Thurs 10am - 12pm & by appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: Comparative Literature, Nineteenth-Century British Literature, Literary Theory


Anita Chari

Anita Chari

Assistant Professor of Political Science

anitac@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4752 | 928 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: Political Theory, Critical Theory, Frankfurt School, Marxism, Contemplative Studies, Somatics and Politics


Suzanne Clark

Suzanne Clark

Professor Emerita of English and Comparative Literature

sclark@uoregon.edu

ACADEMIC AREAS: Modernist Literature, Culture and Film, Rhetoric, Social Movements and Gender Roles, Literature, Film, and Environment


Amy Connolly

Amy Connolly

Instructor of Biology

amyc@uoregon.edu | 73 Klamath Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: Genetics, Cell Biology, Cell Division: Mitosis and Meiosis, Embryo Development, Biochemistry


Judith Eisen

Judith Eisen

Professor of Biology

eisen@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4524 | 315 Huestis Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: Early development of the vertebrate nervous system


Stephen Fickas

Stephen Fickas

Professor of Computer and Information Science

fickas@cs.uoregon.edu | 541-346-3964 | 309 Deschutes Hall

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 10 - 11am

ACADEMIC AREAS: Data Science, Internet of Things, Software Engineering


Michael Furtado

Michael Furtado

Instructor of History

mfurtado@uoregon.edu | 340V McKenzie Hall

Fall 2017 Office Hours: TBD

ACADEMIC AREAS: Medieval European History, Colonial Latin America


Emily Gilkey

Emily Gilkey

Instructor of History

egilkey2@uoregon.edu | 541-346-3727 | 340X McKenzie Hall 

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 1:20 - 2:20pm

ACADEMIC AREAS: Modern France, Gender


Karen Guillemin

Karen Guillemin

Professor of Biology

kguillem@uoregon.edu | 541-346-5360 | Klamath 249C

ACADEMIC AREAS: Biology, Developmental Biology, Microbiology 


Kevin Hatfield

Kevin Hatfield

Adjunct Assistant Professor of History

kevhat@uoregon.edu | 541-346-1977 | 120 Living Learning Center

Fall 2017 Office Hours: TBD

ACADEMIC AREAS: The American West, Basque Immigration and Community Formation


Christina Karns

Christina Karns

Instructor of Psychology

ckarns@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4261 | 179 Lewis Integrative Science Building


Michael Kellman

Michael Kellman

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Institute of Theoretical Science

kellman@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4196 | 151B Klamath Hall

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon & Wed 10 - 11am @ GSH

ACADEMIC AREAS: Dynamics of Small Molecules, Entangled Quantum Systems, Quantum Thermodynamics, Far-from-Equilibrium Biological Kinetics


Martin Klebes

Martin Klebes

Associate Professor of German

klebes@uoregon.edu | 541-346-2818 | 205 Friendly Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: Literature, Philosophy and Critical Thought from the Enlightenment to the Present


Shlomo Libeskind

Shlomo Libeskind

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

shlomo@uoregon.edu | 541-346-5530 | 3 Deady Hall


Jenny Lin

Jenny Lin

Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture

jennylin@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8169 | Lawrence Hall 381

ACADEMIC AREAS: Contemporary Asian Art, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design, Chinese Art and Visual Culture, Art Theory and Criticism, Art and Urbanism, Transcultural Studies and Globalization


Caroline Lundquist

Caroline Lundquist

Instructor of Philosophy

lunc@uoregon.edu | 233 Susan Campbell Hall

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Wed 1:30 - 3:30pm, Thurs 12 - 2pm & Fri 10am - 12pm @ 114 Mac

ACADEMIC AREAS: Ethics and Moral Theory, Ancient Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology and Existentialism


Rick Minor

Rick Minor

Instructor of Historic Preservation

rminor@uoregon.edu | 541-729-5586

ACADEMIC AREAS: Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology, Industrial Archaeology


John Nicols

John Nicols

Professor Emeritus of History and Classics, Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and visiting professor at the universities of Munich and of Münster, 2016-17

nic@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4817 | 366 McKenzie Hall

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Professor Nicols is working in Germany and can be reached via email.

ACADEMIC AREAS: Ancient History; Roman Law; Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Social Relations [e.g., patronage,  hospitium]; Cities and Civic Culture


Jennifer ONeal

Jennifer O'Neal

Instructor of History and Native American Studies; University Historian and Archivist

joneal@uoregon.edu | 541-346-1899 | 208 Knight Library

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tues 2 - 3pm & by appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: Native American and Indigenous History, Decolonizing Methodologies, Cultural Heritage Archives, Traditional Knowledge Systems, Intellectual Property Rights, Digital Humanities


Stephen Rabe

Stephen G. Rabe

Ashbel Smith Professor of History (Emeritus)

rabe@utdallas.edu | 503-779-7971

ACADEMIC AREAS: U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations with Latin America, The United States since 1945, The American Experience in Vietnam & Iraq


Cheyney Ryan

Cheyney Ryan

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Law

cryan@uoregon.edu | 541-543-8448

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Email to schedule an appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: Social and Political Philosophy; Philosophy of Law; Peace Studies and Philosophy of Conflict Resolution; Philosophy of Film


Gordon Sayre

Gordon Sayre

Professor of English and Folklore

gsayre@uoregon.edu | 541-346-1313 | 472 PLC

ACADEMIC AREAS: Early American Literature, French Colonial American History, Native American Literature, Translation


James Schombert

James Schombert

Professor of Physics

jschombe@uoregon.edu | 541-346-5214 | 461 Willamette Hall

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Email to schedule an appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: Observational Cosmology


Jeff Schroeder

Jeff Schroeder

Instructor of Religious Studies and History

jschroe9@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4165 | 332 Susan Campbell Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: Modern Japanese Buddhism, East Asian Religions, Religion and Modernity, Religion and Violence, Modern Japanese History


Johanna Seasonwein

Johanna Seasonwein

Instructor of the History of Art

jseasonw@uoregon.edu

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon 1:30 - 2:30pm & Wed 8:30 - 9:30am @ 114 Mac

ACADEMIC AREAS: The Art and Architecture of the Middle Ages, Feminist Art History, Theory and History of Museums


Steven Shankman

Steven Shankman

Distinguished Professor of Classics and UNESCO Chair in Transcultural Studies, Interreligious Dialogue, and Peace

shankman@uoregon.edu | 541-346-3997 | 110B Gerlinger Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: Comparative Literature, The Classical Tradition in English and American Literature, The Eighteenth Century, History of Literary Theory


Jim Shephard

James Shephard

Courtesy Professor of Law

jshephar@uoregon.edu | 541-972-9795 | 114 McArthur Court

Fall 2017 Office Hours: TBD

ACADEMIC AREAS: Medieval History, Law, Legal History, Leadership and Problem Solving


Irum Shiekh

Irum Shiekh

Professor of Ethnic Studies

ishiekh@uoregon.edu | 114 McArthur Court

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon & Wed 1 - 2pm @ 113 Mac

ACADEMIC AREAS: Asian American & Asian Diasporas, Arab and Muslims in the US, Wartime Emergencies & Aftermath, Palestinian Cinema, Documentary Production, Oral History, Race, Gender, Prison Industrial Complex, Immigration, Transnational Feminism, Muslim Women and Activism


Dave Sutherland

Dave Sutherland

Associate Professor of Earth Sciences

dsuth@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8753 | 204 Volcanology

ACADEMIC AREAS: Physical Oceanography, Ice-Ocean Interactions, Estuaries


Nathan Tublitz

Nathan Tublitz

Professor of Biology

tublitz@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4510 | 109 Huestis Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: Neuroscience, Behavior, Physiology, Invertebrate Neurobiology, Cell and Development Biology


Elly Vandergrift

Elly Vandegrift

Associate Director of the Science Literacy Program & Senior Instructor of Biology

ellyvan@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8982 | 141 Willamette

ACADEMIC AREAS: Science Education


Glen Waddell

Glen Waddell

Professor of Economics

waddell@uoregon.edu | 541-346-1259 | PLC 533

ACADEMIC AREAS: Health Economics, Economics of Education, Risky Behaviors, Deceit, Competitiveness and Gender, Personnel Economics


Ed Whitelaw

Ed Whitelaw

Professor Emeritus of Economics

profed@fion.us

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 9:50 - 10:50am @ GSH 103

ACADEMIC AREAS: Policy Analysis


Bruce Winterhalder

Bruce Winterhalder

Courtesy Professor of Anthropology

bwinterhalder@ucdavis.edu | 530-219-4403

ACADEMIC AREAS: Human Behavioral Ecology, Evolutionary Anthropology, Foraging Theory, Hunter-Gatherers (sub-arctic), Agriculturalists/Pastoralists (central Andes, Peru; Belize), Origins of Agriculture and Socio-Political Stratification, Population Ecology Models of Human Adaptive Processes


John Witte

John Witte

Senior Instructor II Emeritus of English

jwitte@uoregon.edu

ACADEMIC AREAS: Poetry, Ecopoetry, Works in Translation, Literature of the Northwest


Gabriel Yospin

Gabriel Yospin

Instructor of Biology

giy@uoregon.edu | 73 Klamath Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: Terrestrial Vegetation Dynamics, Climate Change, Dendroecology, Vegetation Modeling