Core Faculty

Clark Honors College core faculty members design the honors college curriculum, and teach, advise and mentor students.

Core faculty are not only award-winning teachers, but also active researchers in their fields. Learn more about their fields of study, and opportunities they have for students to get involved, on their profile pages.


Monique Balbuena

Monique R. Balbuena

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Jewish Studies

balbuena@uoregon.edu | 541-346-2311 | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #117

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Monique Balbuena is on leave Fall 2017 and Winter 2018

ACADEMIC AREAS: Comparative Literature and Jewish Studies, Sephardic Languages, Ladino, Poetry, French and Francophone Literatures, Latin American Studies


Louise Bishop

Louise Bishop

Associate Professor of Literature

lmbishop@uoregon.edu | 541-346-0733

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Wed 1-5pm @ 108 MAC, additional times by appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: Medieval Literature, especially Middle English literature; Medievalism


Mark Carey

Mark Carey

Professor of History and Environmental Studies

carey@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8077 | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #113

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tues 11:30am-1pm & Wed 9:30am-12pm @ 113 Mac, and by appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: Glaciers, Climate Change, Natural Disasters, Water Governance, Environmental History, History of Science


Mai-Lin Cheng

Mai-Lin Cheng

Assistant Professor of Literature

cheng@uoregon.edu | 541-346-0123 | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #111

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Wed 2:30-4:30pm @ Mac Court, Thurs by appointment 3:30-5:30pm @ GSH Freshmarket Café

ACADEMIC AREAS: Poetry and Prose of the British Romantic Period, Travel Writing, Gender and Genre, Composition


Joseph Fracchia

Joseph Fracchia

Professor Emeritus of History

fracchia@uoregon.edu | 541-346-2516

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Email to schedule an appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: German Social and Intellectual History, Historical Theory, Philosophy of History, History of Philosophy


David Frank

David Frank

Professor of Rhetoric

dfrank@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4198 | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #107

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon 3-5pm & Tues 1:30-3:30pm @ 219 PLC

ACADEMIC AREAS: Argumentation, International Ethics, Rhetorical Theory and History


Melissa Graboyes

Melissa Graboyes

Assistant Professor of African & Medical History

graboyes@uoregon.edu | 541-346-3894 | 370 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon 1:30-3:30pm @ 370 PLC & Tues 1:30-3:30pm @ Mac Court Lobby

ACADEMIC AREAS: Colonial and Postcolonial African History, Medical History, History of Science, Medical Ethics, Global Health


Samantha Hopkins

Samantha Hopkins

Associate Dean & Associate Professor of Earth Sciences

shopkins@uoregon.edu | 541-346-5976 | 151 Cascade Annex East

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon 1 - 3pm @ Mac Court & Tues 10am - 12pm @ Cascade Annex

ACADEMIC AREAS: Environmental Change, Mammalian Evolution


Ocean Howell

Ocean Howell

Associate Professor of History and Architectural History

ohowell@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8095 | 237 Lawrence Hall

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tues 12-2pm starting Week 2, and by appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: Urban History & Planning, Design and Architecture, History of Race, Gentrification, Defensive Architecture, Youth Culture


Trond Jacobsen

Trond Jacobsen

Director of Forensics and Instructor of Information Science

trond@uoregon.edu | 541-600-0762 | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #104

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tues 2-3:30pm & Thurs 12-1:30pm

ACADEMIC AREAS: Speech and Debate, Scholarly Communication Networks, Political Communication, Legal Proceedings


Vera Keller

Vera Keller

Associate Professor of History

vkeller@uoregon.edu | 541-346-6903 | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #102

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon & Wed 2-4pm @ GSH Fresh Marketcafé

ACADEMIC AREAS: History of Science


Susanna Lim

Susanna Lim

Associate Professor of Literature

susannal@uoregon.edu | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #101

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon 2 - 6pm & by appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: Russian Literature, History, and Culture; Russian-Asian Cultural Interaction; Korean Studies


Rebecca Lindner

Rebecca Lindner

Assistant Dean & Instructor of Literature

rlindner@uoregon.edu | 541-346-2484 | 28 McArthur Court

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon 2-4pm & Wed 11am-1pm

ACADEMIC AREAS: Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare, Women’s Writing, Science and Culture, Adaptation Studies, Urban Humanities


Barbara Mossberg

Barbara Mossberg

Professor of Practice in Literature

bmossber@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8752 | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #109

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tues 10am-12pm @ Café Marché, Wed 3:30-5:30pm @ GSH Research Commons, and by appointment

ACADEMIC AREAS: Poetry, Leadership, Drama, Humanities Advocacy, Chaos Theory, Deep Ecology, Eco Lit and Cultural History, American/British Postcolonial and Transatlantic Literature, Women’s Literature, American Studies, Creativity Across Disciplines


Roxann Prazniak

Roxann Prazniak

Associate Professor of History

prazniak@uoregon.edu | 541-346-3345 | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #105

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Wed & Fri 2-4pm @ Café Marché

ACADEMIC AREAS: History of China and Eurasia, Emergence of Modernity, Transcultural Studies


Elizabeth Raisanen

Elizabeth Raisanen

Director of Undergraduate Advising and Instructor of Literature

raisanen@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4437 | 104A Mac Court

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon 1 - 4pm, Tues 10am - 12pm, & Thurs 1 - 4pm

ACADEMIC AREAS: Women Writers of the British Romantic Period, Romantic Drama, Digital Humanities


Daniel Rosenberg

Daniel Rosenberg

Professor of History

dbr@uoregon.edu | 541-346-0520 | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #115

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Thurs 10:30am - 12pm (drop-in) & 12 - 1:30pm (by appointment) @ GSH Fresh Marketcafé

ACADEMIC AREAS: Modern European Intellectual and Cultural History, Enlightenment, History of Information


Casey Shoop

Casey Shoop

Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow in Literature

cshoop@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8840 | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #108

Fall 2017 Office Hours: TBD

ACADEMIC AREAS: 19th and 20th Century American Literature; Critical Theory; Urban Theory; Literature and Culture of California; Film Studies


Helen Southworth

Helen Southworth

Associate Professor of Literature

helen@uoregon.edu | 541-346-2642 | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #103

Fall 2017 Office Hours: TBD

ACADEMIC AREAS: Modernism, Virginia Woolf, Digital Humanities, Life Writing, Book History, Print Culture, Contemporary Writing, French and English Comparative Literature


Kelly Sutherland

Kelly Sutherland

Assistant Professor of Biology

ksuth@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8783 | 473B Onyx Bridge

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tues & Wed 12-2pm

ACADEMIC AREAS: Marine Organism Propulsion and Feeding in the Fluid Environment


Tim Williams

Tim Williams

Assistant Professor of History

timw@uoregon.edu | 1715 Franklin Blvd. #100

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Mon 11:30am - 1:30pm & Tues 3-5pm @ Mac 114

ACADEMIC AREAS: Intellectual & Cultural History, 19th Century United States, Gender & Sexuality, the American South