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.

When asked what one piece of advice they would give to an incoming student, our graduating seniors overwhelmingly responded—"Go To Office Hours!"

Faculty host office hours every week, and their schedules are listed alongside their profiles, below. Most faculty are willing to set an individual appointment with you if you cannot come during the posted times.

Rebecca Altman

Instructor of Natural Sciences
Clark Honors College
Office: 308 Chapman Hall

Yalda Asmatey

Core Faculty, Career Instructor
Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-0176
Office: 325 Chapman Hall

Dare Baldwin

Clark Honors College, Psychology
Phone: 541-346-4964
Office: 467 Straub Hall
Research Interests: Developmental, Language Acquisition, Event Processing, Cognitive and Social-Cognitive Development, Developmental Consequences of Malnutrition

Corinne Bayerl

Senior Instructor I
Clark Honors College
Office: 206 Chapman Hall
Research Interests: 16th to early 18th century literature and culture. Theater. History of the Book. Cryptography. Cultural Translation. French Jansenism & religious dissidents in Early Modern Europe.

Ulrick Casimir

Career Instructor
Clark Honors College, Digital Humanities, English
Phone: 541-346-3977
Office: 208 Chapman Hall

Anita Chari

Associate Professor
Clark Honors College, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4752
Office: 928 PLC
Research Interests: Political Theory, Critical Theory, Frankfurt School, Marxism, Contemplative Studies, Somatics and Politics

Nicole Dahmen

Snowden Program Co-Coordinator
Clark Honors College, SOJC, SOJC-Journalism, SOJC-Journalism Master's, SOJC-Media Studies Master's, SOJC-Media Studies PhD, SOJC-Media Studies Undergrad
Phone: 541-346-2588
Office: 311D Allen Hall

Nicole Dudukovic

Neuroscience Major Director, Senior Instructor I
Clark Honors College, Neuroscience, Psychology
Phone: 541-346-7225
Office: 387 Straub Hall
Research Interests: Human memory, cognitive neuroscience

Jesse Feddersen

Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-0194
Office: 306 Chapman Hall
Research Interests: Radio/millimeter Astronomy, Star Formation, Galaxy Evolution, Public Outreach

Ellen Fitzpatrick

Clark Honors College
Office: 322 Chapman Hall

Daphne Gallagher

Assoc Dean Undergrad Studies, Clark Honors College
Senior Lecturer of Anthropology
Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-5122
Office: 321 Chapman Hall
Research Interests: archaeology, West Africa, agriculture, ethnobotany, food culture, museums

Gantt Gurley

Associate Professor
Clark Honors College, German & Scandinavian, Judaic Studies Program, Medieval Studies
Phone: 541-346-4055
Office: 319 Friendly Hall
Research Interests: Ancient and medieval song culture, the birth of the novel, the Wandering Jew, Long Romanticism, Old Norse literature, the lyrical mode, Hans Christian Andersen, and notions of religiosity in the Danish Golden Age.

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

Lindsay Hinkle

Career Instructor, Chemistry
Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-8190
Office: 327 Chapman Hall
Research Interests: Inorganic chemistry, chemical education, and chemistry pedagogy

Trond Jacobsen

Director of Forensics and University Forum
Sr. Instructor I, Information Science
Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-600-0762
Office: 212 Chapman Hall
Research Interests: public argument, political communication, sociology of science, legal advocacy,

Robert Mauro

Associate Professor
Clark Honors College, Psychology
Phone: 541-346-4917
Office: 327 Straub Hall
Research Interests: Social/Personality, Decision Making, Aviation Psychology, Psychology and Law, and Human Emotions.

Brian McWhorter

Professor of Music
Music Director, Eugene Ballet & Orchestra Next
Clark Honors College, Music
Phone: 541-346-3783
Office: 152 Gerlinger Annex
Research Interests: Performing Arts, nuance, gesture

Christopher Michlig

Professor of Art
Clark Honors College Faculty in Residence
Art, Clark Honors College
Office: Chapman 126
Research Interests: Postmodern Italian design, color theory, semiotics, slime and the abject, Jean-Paul Sartre's skiing trip to Chamonix with Simone de Beauvoir in 1934-35

Michael Moffitt

Philip H. Knight Chair, Professor
Clark Honors College, Law, Law-JD, Law-CRES
Phone: 541-346-0506
Office: 210 Chapman Hall, Clark Honors College

Kate Mondloch

Faculty in Residence, Clark Honors College
Clark Honors College, History Art & Arch
Phone: 541-346-2068
Office: 237D Lawrence Hall
Research Interests: Contemporary Art and Theory

Barbara Mossberg

Professor of Practice in Literature
Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-8752
Office: 310 Chapman Hall

Catalina de Onís

Core Faculty, Clark Honors College
Clark Honors College
Phone: (541) 346-7524
Office: No office/Remote in Winter and Spring 2024
Research Interests: environmental, climate, & energy justice, environmental racism, border & archipelagic studies, Latine studies, Puerto Rican studies, women of color feminisms, reproductive justice, ethnographic methods, communication & rhetorical studies, journalism

Roxann Prazniak

Robert D. Clark Honors College
Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-3345
Office: 310 Chapman Hall

Elizabeth Raisanen

Assistant Dean of Advising & Strategic Partnerships
Instructor of Literature
Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-4437
Office: 324 Chapman Hall

Angela Rovak

Instructor of Literature
Faculty Director of First-Year Experience
Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-4986
Office: 127A New Residence Hall
Research Interests: African American Literature, Reproductive Justice, Science in Literature, Black Feminisms

Casey Shoop

Senior Instructor of Literature
Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-8840
Office: 323 Chapman Hall

Carol Stabile

Dean, Clark Honors College
Clark Honors College, College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 541-346-3902
Office: 108 Chapman Hall
Research Interests: Gender, race, and class in media; media history; feminism and technology

Courtney Thorsson

Professor, English
Faculty Fellow, Clark Honors College
Clark Honors College, English
Phone: 541-346-1473
Office: 244 PLC
Research Interests: African American Literary and Cultural Studies

Lydia Van Dreel

Professor of Horn
Clark Honors College, Music
Phone: 541-346-3776
Office: 362 Frohnmayer Music Bldg
Research Interests: Brass, Music Performance, Horn