Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated faculty are 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 they provide invaluable learning and mentorship experiences for CHC students. For more information, click on a faculty member’s name.


Hiba Ali

Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Art & Technology, New Media Artist/ Feminist Discourse

Akwasi B. Assensoh

Courtesy Professor
African Studies
Phone: (541) 346-4802
Office: 275 McKenzie Hall

David Austin

Sr Director of Communications
Clark Honors College
Phone: 503-803-8616
Office: Chapman 110

George Barganier

Visiting Fellow Eqty Jstc Incl

Faith Barter

Assistant Professor
Black Studies, English
Phone: 541-346-1510
Office: 320 PLC
Research Interests: African American Literary and Cultural Studies, 19th-Century American Literary Studies, Cultural Studies

Kristen Bell

Assistant Professor
Law, Law-JD, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-0206
Office: 330D Knight Law School

Elizabeth Bohls

English, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5484
Office: 263 PLC
Research Interests: Colonial, Settler Colonial, and Postcolonial Studies, Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity, Cultural Studies, Feminism Studies, Restoration and 18th Century Literary Studies, Travel Writing

Lowell Bowditch

Professor, Classics Department Head, Interim Director of Creative Writing
Classics, Creative Writing Program, Humanities Program, Translation Studies
Phone: 541-346-0552
Office: 108 Alder Building

Erin Bradley

Visiting Fellow Eqty Jstc Incl

Katherine Brundan

Senior Instructor I
Comparative Literature, English, Humanities Program, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-0934
Office: 363 PLC
Research Interests: 19th century European novel, translation studies, philology, history of the novel, the Gothic, gender, technology

Elizabeth Budd

Evergreen Associate Professor
College of Education, Family and Human Services, Prevention Science
Phone: 541-346-2173
Office: 357 HEDCO Education Bldg
Research Interests: public health, health promotion, health equity, health disparities, weight stigma, weight-based discrimination, youth/adolescents, Latinx, physical activity, healthy eating, chronic disease prevention, built environment, policy, neighborhoods, schools

Alfredo Burlando

Associate Professor
Co-Director of Master's Studies
African Studies, Economics
Phone: 541-346-1351
Office: 513 PLC
Research Interests: Development economics, economics of corruption, savings strategies in developing countries, health and fertility

Dianna Carrizales-Engelmann

Assistant Dean for Administration, Director for Equity and Inclusion
College of Education
Phone: 541-346-5407
Office: 230 HEDCO Education Bldg.

Katharine Cashman

Research Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4323
Office: 213 Volcanology
Research Interests: volcanology, igneous petrology, crystallization kinetics

Dayna Chatman

Assistant Professor
Black Studies, IRES, SOJC, SOJC-Media Studies Master's, SOJC-Media Studies PhD, SOJC-Media Studies Undergrad
Phone: 541-346-3594
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 147
Research Interests: Gender, Race, Media

Mai-Lin Cheng

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-0123
Office: 371 PLC
Research Interests: 19th Century6 Literary Studies

Jeffrey Cina

Theoretical Physical Chemistry
Chemistry and Biochemistry, OMQ
Phone: 541-346-4617
Office: 146 Klamath Hall

Suzanne Clark

Professor Emerita

Shaul Cohen

Associate Professor
Director, UO Prison Education Program; Director, Carnegie Global Oregon Ethics Program
Phone: 541-346-4500
Office: 107G Condon Hall
Research Interests: Prison Education, Ethics, Ethno-territorial conflict, Environment

Hannah Cutting-Jones

Director of Food Studies
Food Studies, Global Studies
Phone: 530-327-8479
Office: 315 McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: My research focuses primarily on the impact of colonialism on foodways in the Pacific and North America, and I am also fascinated by how religion and philosophy have shaped humans' relationship with food and the natural world.

Brent Dawson

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-3962
Office: 473 PLC
Research Interests: Drama and Performance Studies, Renaissance/Early Modern Literary Studies

Victoria DeRose

Department Head
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Phone: 541-346-3568
Office: 355A Klamath Hall
Research Interests: Bioinorganic Chemistry, Chemical Biology

Judith Eisen

Department Head
Biology, Neuroscience
Phone: 541-346-4524
Office: 315 Huestis Hall

Stephen Fickas

Professor Emeritus
Computer Science
Phone: 541-346-3964
Office: 309 Deschutes Hall
Research Interests: Data Science, Machine Learning in production, Interdisciplinary applications, Urban Planning, Environmental Science

Abigail Fine

Assistant Professor of Musicology
Phone: 541-346-5742
Office:  208 Collier
Research Interests: Cultural history, Germany and Austria, material studies, archival ephemera, visual culture, historiography and reception

Alison Gash

Professor of Political Science
Law, Law-JD, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4876
Office: 922 PLC
Research Interests: U.S. Courts, Public Policy, Gender/Gender Identity, Race, Sexuality, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law

Melissa Graboyes

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-2829
Office: 369 McKenzie Hall

Artel Great

Visiting Fellow in Equity, Jus

Karen Guillemin

Phone: 541-346-5360
Office: 249C Klamath Hall

Tobin Hansen

Instructor of Social Science
Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-5109
Office: 206 Chapman Hall
Research Interests: deportation, migration, borderlands and bordering, prisons and policing, gangs, gender, legal anthropology, ethnographic methods, testimony, community-scholarly collaborations, sociolinguistics, Spanish in the U.S., Mexico, Latin America

Kevin D. Hatfield

Director of Academic, Residential, and Research Initiatives;
University Housing
Phone: 541-346-1977
Office: Living Learning Center

Derrick Hindery, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Global Studies
UO Study Abroad Programs Committee Member; Provost’s Teaching Academy Member
Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-6106
Office: 345 PLC
Research Interests: Neoliberal and "post-neoliberal" models of economic "development" on communities and environment in Latin America and the U.S. Sustainable community projects in Indigenous territories in Bolivia (e.g. collectives producing medicinal oils and handicrafts)

Mary Jaeger

Professor, Graduate Advisor
Classics, Food Studies, Humanities Program
Phone: 541-346-4068
Office: 335 Susan Campbell Hall

Leigh Johnson

Associate Professor
Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-2644
Office: 152 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Climate change and environmental risk, political ecology, finance, development studies, East Africa, labor, firefighting

Randy Kamphaus

Senior Advisor, External Affairs Ballmer Institute
Professor College of Education, School Psychology
College of Education, School Psychology
Phone: 541-346-1601
Office: 230 HEDCO Education Bldg

Leif Karlstrom

Associate Professor of Earth Sciences
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4323
Office: 120A Cascade Hall
Research Interests: volcanology, surface processes, fluid mechanics

Christina Karns

Assistant Research Professor
Senior Instructor I
Phone: 541-346-0550
Office: Rainier Building, CBIRT, Suite 220

Jina Kim

Associate Professor, Korean Literature & Culture
East Asian Languages
Office: 403 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: Modern Korean literature, Comparative literature, Sound studies, Transmedia, Korean diaspora

Martin Klebes

Associate Professor
German & Scandinavian
Phone: 541-346-2818
Office: 205 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: 18th- through 21st-century German and French literature, philosophy and critical thought.

Nayoung Kwon

Associate Professor, Korean Linguistics
Korean Sector Representative
East Asian Languages
Phone: 541-346-4179
Office: Friendly Hall 425

Gordon Lafer

Professor, Labor Education and Research Center
Phone: 541-346-2786
Office: 1675 Agate St

David Levin

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-5621
Office: Monday and Wednesday 3:35-4:30

Caroline Lundquist

Pro Tem Instructor of Philosophy & Research Associate/Associate Director CGOEP
Office: 310 Chapman Hall

Dawn Marlan

Senior Lecturer I
Comparative Literature, German & Scandinavian, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-0934
Office: 313C Villard Hall
Research Interests: Interests: History and theory of the novel in Europe and the US, comparative modernism, contemporary fiction, visual culture, and creative writing, specifically literary nonfiction and fiction.

Theresa May

Food Studies, Native American Studies, Theatre Arts
Phone: 541-346-1789
Office: Email for Appointments
Research Interests: Ecodramaturgy/Eco-theatre, Native/Indigenous Drama, Environmental Humanities, Environmental Justice, Community-based Performance, Theatre for Social Change, Sustainable Theatre Management.

Allison McGuffie

Career Instructor
African Studies, Cinema Studies Program, Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3965
Office: 329 PLC

Krista McGuire

Associate Professor of Biology
Phone: 541-346-8949
Office: 302 Pacific Hall

Leslie McLees

Senior Instructor
Undergraduate Director, Senior Instructor & Advisor; Program Director, General Social Sciences
General Social Sciences, Geography, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5709
Office: 107C Condon Hall

Ben McMorran

OMQ, Physics, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-8624
Office: 174 Willamette Hall
Research Interests: free electron physics and interferometry, matter wave optics, electron microscopy, magnetic materials

David Meek

Associate Professor
Asian Studies, Food Studies, Global Studies
Phone: 541-346-5128
Office: Virtual
Research Interests: Political ecology, social movements, popular education, food sovereignty

Leah Middlebrook

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Spanish
Comparative Literature, European Studies, Romance Languages, Spanish
Phone: 541-346-3103
Office: 355 PLC Hall
Research Interests: poetry and poetics; comparative modernities; critical race studies; early modern literature and culture of Spain, the Spanish Americas, France and Great Britain

Quinn Miller

Associate Professor
Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3978
Office: 447 PLC

Drew Nobile

Associate Professor of Music Theory
Phone: 541-346-5651
Office: 206 Frohnmayer Music Bldg
Research Interests: Music Theory, Scholarly Areas

Anne van den Nouweland

Economics, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-1267
Office: 510 PLC

Edward M. Olivos

Critical and Sociocultural Studies in Education, Curriculum & Teaching, Curriculum and Teacher Education, Educational Foundations, IRES, Latinx
Phone: 541-346-2983
Office: 1600 Millrace Dr
Research Interests: The Relationship Between Bicultural Parents and Schools, the Development of Bilingual Educators

Tobias Policha

Senior Instructor I
Phone: 541-346-4502
Office: 73 Klamath Hall

Donnalyn Pompper

Professor, Endowed Chair in Public Relations
SOJC, SOJC-Media Studies Master's, SOJC-Media Studies PhD, SOJC-Public Relations, SOJC-Strategic Communication
Phone: 541-346-2342
Office: 204 Allen Hall

Jessica Price

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3082
Office: 219 Johnson Hall

Judith Raiskin

Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Research Interests: Post-colonial literature and cultural studies focusing on gender and comparative feminist theory; Caribbean; Disability Studies; LGBTQ studies; and sexuality.

Jesús A. Ramos-Kittrell

Assistant Professor of Musicology
Phone: 541-346-3044
Office: Collier House 203
Research Interests: Early modernity, cultural studies, globalization, subaltern studies

Eleonora Redaelli

Phone: 541-346-2298
Office: 102 Hendricks Hall
Research Interests: Cultural Policy, Creative Placemaking, Theories of Place, Participation, American Cities, Arts Management

Kevin Reed

VP & General Counsel to the University
Phone: 541-346-3082
Office: 219 Johnson Hall

Alexandra Rempel

Assistant Professor of Environmental Design
Architecture, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-510-7713
Office: 302 Vocanology

Marc Robinson

Visiting Fellow in Equity, Justice and Inclusion

Jeff Schroeder

Associate Professor
Asian Studies, Religious Studies
Phone: 541-346-4165
Office: 332 Susan Campbell

Ellen Scott

Phone: 541-346-5075
Office: 731 PLC
Research Interests: Low-wage work, carework, public policy, qualitative methods.

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

Steven Shankman

Professor Emeritus
UNESCO Chair in Transcultural Studies, Interreligious Dialogue, and Peace
English, Judaic Studies Program, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-3997
Office: 373 PLC
Research Interests: Comparative literature, the classical tradition in English and American literature, the eighteenth century, and the history of literary theory

Justin Spence

Pro Tem Instructor of 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, German & Scandinavian, Philosophy
Phone: 541-346-5545
Office: 247 Susan Campbell Hall
Research Interests: Contemporary European Philosophy, Phenomenology, Structuralism and Post-Structuralism, Philosophical Psychology, Feminism

Michael Stern

Associate Professor of German & Scandinavian
Director of Undergraduate Studies Scandinavian
German & Scandinavian
Phone: 541-346-4126
Office: 204 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Western European Intellectual History, African literature, film, and thought, 19th Century Scandinavian Literature.

David Sutherland

Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-8753
Office: 204 Volcanology
Research Interests: Coastal physical oceanography, Ice-ocean interactions

Tze-Yin Teo

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
Comparative Literature
Phone: 541-346-0906
Office: 356 PLC

Brian Trapp

Senior Instructor
Director of Disability Studies; Kidd Creative Writing Workshops Program Director
Creative Writing Program, Disability Studies
Phone: 541-346-0508
Office: 108 Alder Bldg
Research Interests: creative writing, disability studies, fiction, creative nonfiction, literary editing, comedy, contemporary literature, history of the novel

Larry Ulibarri

Senor Instructor I
Phone: 541-346-8188
Office: 373 Condon Hall

Arafaat A. Valiani

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty in the Department of Indigenous, Race and Ethnic Studies and Global Health
Global Health Program, History, IRES
Phone: 541-346-5763
Office: 301 McKenzie Hall

Zachary Wallmark

Associate Professor of Musicology
Area Chair, Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Center for Translational Neuroscience, Music
Phone: 541-346-3761
Office: 210 Frohnmayer Music Bldg
Research Interests: Popular music, music cognition, timbre, sound studies

Micah Warren

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-5618
Office: 318 Fenton Hall

Timothy Williams

Associate Professor
Associate Department Head & Director of Undergraduate Studies
Phone: 541-346-8798
Office: 367 McKenzie Hall
Research Interests: 19th Century U.S. history, the Civil War and Reconstruction, intellectual and cultural history, book history, gender, education, prisons and prisoners.

Henry Wonham

Phone: 541-346-3266
Office: 436 Tykeson Hall