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 | 322 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Mon 3:30 - 5pm, Thurs 10:30 - 11:30am and Fri 10:30 am - 12pm

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


Dare Baldwin

Dare Baldwin

Professor of Psychology

baldwin@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4964 | Straub 467

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Wed 2 - 3pm & Thurs 1:30 - 2:30pm

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


Louise Bishop

Louise Bishop

Associate Professor Emerita of Literature

lmbishop@uoregon.edu | 541-346-0733 | 310 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Wed 1 - 5pm and by appointment (schedule via email)

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


Mark Carey

Mark Carey

Professor of History and Environmental Studies

Director, Environmental Studies Program

carey@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8077 | 327 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Mon 2 - 3pm; Wed 10:30am - 1:30pm

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


Mai-Lin Cheng

Mai-Lin Cheng

Associate Professor of Literature

cheng@uoregon.edu | 541-346-0123 | 306 Chapman Hall

Spring 2018 Office Hours: Wed 11am - 1pm; Thurs 3:30 - 5:30pm by appointment only (schedule in class or by email)

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


Nicole Dudukovic

Nicole Dudukovic

Instructor of Psychology 

ndudukov@uoregon.edu | 541-346-7225 | Straub 387

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Wed 12:30 - 2:30pm; Thurs 1 - 3pm

ACADEMIC AREAS:  Human Memory, Cognitive Neuroscience


David Frank

David Frank

Professor of Rhetoric

dfrank@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4198 | 210 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Tues 2:30 - 3:30pm

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


Daphne Gallagher

Daphne Gallagher

Senior Lecturer in Anthropology 

daphne@uoregon.edu | 208 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Tues 10:15am - 12:15pm; Wed 11:00am - 1:00pm

ACADEMIC AREAS: Archaeology, Ethnobotany, Precolonial African History, Agrarian History


Melissa Graboyes

Melissa Graboyes

Assistant Professor of African & Medical History

graboyes@uoregon.edu | 541-346-3894 | 326 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Tues 1:30 - 3:30pm & Thurs 2 - 4pm

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


Samantha Hopkins

Samantha Hopkins

Associate Dean for Faculty & Associate Professor of Earth Sciences

shopkins@uoregon.edu | 541-346-5976 | 308 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Tues 10:30am - 12:30pm @ 308 Chapman; Fri 2 - 4pm @ 151 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 | 206 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 11:45am - 1:45pm

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 | Anstett 198D

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 8:30 - 11:30am, and by appointment

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


Rebecca Lindner

Rebecca Lindner

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies & Professor of Practice in Literature

rlindner@uoregon.edu | 541-346-2484 | 110 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Wed 2 - 4pm; Fri 10am - 12pm; and by appointment (schedule by email)

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 | 310 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Tues 11am - 12:30pm @ Cafe Marche Museum (tea’s on me); Wed 11am - 2:30pm; 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


Carol Paty

Associate Professor of Earth Sciences

cpaty@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4786 | Chapman, 308

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Wed 12:30 - 2:30 pm, Thurs 10am - 12pm

ACADEMIC AREAS: Planetary Science, Space Physics, Planetary Interiors, Astrobiology


Roxann Prazniak

Roxann Prazniak

Professor of History

prazniak@uoregon.edu | 541-346-3345 | 328 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Mon 2 - 4pm @ 328 CHA, Tues & Thurs 1:30 - 2:30pm @ 113 GSH and by appointment

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 | 324 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Mon & 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 | 212 Chapman Hall

Spring 2018 Office Hours: All times are available by appointment (schedule by email): Mon & Wed 3:30 - 4:30pm @ Global Scholars Hall Freshmarket Café; Thurs 1:30 - 3:30pm @ 212 Chapman Hall

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 | 310 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 12 - 2pm

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


Helen Southworth

Helen Southworth

Professor of Literature

helen@uoregon.edu | 541-346-2642 | 323 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours:  Wed 2 - 4pm and by appointment

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


Tim Williams

Tim Williams

Assistant Professor of History

timw@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8798 | 325 Chapman Hall

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Mon 2 - 5pm & Tues 2 - 3pm (schedule in advance)
* Drop-ins are welcome, but students who sign up in advance will receive priority

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