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Michael Aguilera

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5059
  • Office: 722 PLC
  • Interests: Inequalities and Stratification, Population and Ecology, Race and Ethnicity, Work Economy and Organizations

Carlos Aguirre

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5905
  • Office: 333 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Thurs: 11am-Noon
  • Website: Website

Monique Balbuena

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  • Title: Participating Faculty of Judaic Studies Program, Associate Professor of Literature
  • Phone: (541) 346-2311
  • Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd, Rm 117
  • Office Hours: Winter 15: Tu 3:30p-5p, W 1p-3p, or by appointment
  • Website: Website

Erin Beck

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4483
  • Office: 912 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer Session 2 (7/18-8/14): R: 11:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Interests: Latin American politics, development, gender, NGOs, microfinance, collective action

Mayra Bottaro

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: (541) 346-4052
  • Office: 418 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies

Mark Carey

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  • Title: Robert D. Clark Honors College Associate Dean, Associate Professor of History
  • Phone: (541) 346-8077
  • Office: 320A Chapman Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 15: M 1p-3p AND Tu 10a-12p
  • Website: Website

Christopher Chavez

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Michael Dreiling

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5025
  • Office: 611 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Corporate political action and US trade policy, Nonviolence and social movements,Nnetwork analysis of collective action
  • Website: Website

Cecilia Enjuto Rangel

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: (541) 346-4045
  • Office: 411 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department

Juan Epple

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  • Title: Professor Emeritus of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Phone: (541) 346-4028
  • Office: 210 Friendly Hall

Linda Fuller

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Dennis Galvan

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • Phone: (541) 346-5851
  • Office: 333 Oregon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Political Science
  • Interests: sustainability, culture and development, politics of culture, identity and community, political legitimation, multiple forms of modernity, primary field work in West Africa, secondary field work in Indonesia and Argentina
  • Website: Website

Pedro Garcia-Caro

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  • Title: Director, Latin American Studies Program
  • Additional Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: (541) 346-5813
  • Office: 407 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Latin American Studies, Translation Studies
  • Interests: Nationalism, Postmodernity, Postcolonial Studies, Environmental Studies, US Hispanic Literatures, Mexican Literature, Border Literature, Comparative American Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Satire, Drama, Translation
  • Website: Website

Leonardo Garcia-Pabon

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  • Title: Professor of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: (541) 346-4024
  • Office: 223 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Website: Website

Spike Gildea

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  • Title: Professor and Department Head
  • Phone: (541) 346-0480
  • Office: 381 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall: TBD
  • Website: Website

Amalia Gladhart

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  • Title: Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: (541) 346-4021
  • Office: 102C Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Translation Studies (theory and practice), Latin American theater

Michael Hames-Garcia

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  • Title: Professor, Academic Advisor Ethnic Studies
  • Phone: (541) 346-0905
  • Office: 206 Alder Bldg
  • Office Hours: Fall 2016 Term: TBA
  • Interests: Chicana/o, U.S. Latina/o, and African American literatures and cultures; prisons in the United States; gender and sexuality; theories of identity and the self
  • Website: Website

James Harper

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Robert Haskett

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Undergraduate Advisor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4836
  • Office: 355 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday: 10am-Noon, Thursday: 11:00am-1:00pm

Luz Hernandez

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  • Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4037
  • Office: 105B Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Discourse Analysis, Inmigration, Gender Studies, Mexican and Guatemalan Migration.

Derrick Hindery

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-6106
  • Office: 345 PLC
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:40-2:40 (Spring 2016)
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Geography, Latin American Studies, Women's And Gender Studies
  • Interests: Neoliberal and "post-neoliberal" models of economic development on communities and environment in Latin America and the U.S. Sustainable community development projects in indigenous territories in Bolivia (e.g. extraction of Copaibo oil, Babassu/Cuzi oil)
  • Website: Website

Claudia Holguin

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish / Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program
  • Phone: (541) 346-6984
  • Office: 421 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Women's And Gender Studies

Craig Kauffman

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4974
  • Office: 916 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer 2016: n/a
  • Interests: Environmental politics, multilevel governance, participatory governance, transnational networks, ecological economics, climate change, watershed management, decentralization, democratization, and Latin American politics.

Linda Kintz

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Kathryn Lynch

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Galen Martin

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  • Title: Sr. Instructor
  • Additional Title: Intenational Studies Undergraduate Prog. Dir.
  • Phone: (541) 346-9178
  • Office: 306 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter 2016:
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: global food security, sustainable development, political ecology, conflict resolution, Latin America

Gabriela Martinez

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Journalism Masters Area Director
  • Phone: (541) 346-1997
  • Office: 237 Allen Hall
  • Website: Website

Michelle McKinley

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  • Title: Bernard B. Kliks Professor of Law, Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5191
  • Office: 320B Knight Law Center
  • Website: Website

Katie Meehan

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4521
  • Office: 107C Condon Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:00-3:00pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Water policy and governance; infrastructure and cities; climate change adaptation

Lanie Millar

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4031
  • Office: 406 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: 20th-21st century Caribbean literature, Latin American literature, African literature, Lusophone literatures, Global South studies, Postcolonial studies, Critical Theory

Edward Olivos

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Priscilla Ovalle

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Associate Director, Cinema Studies
  • Phone: (541) 346-0060
  • Office: 266 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term T 11:30-2:30 (no office hours weeks 4 & 9)
  • Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program
  • Interests: media studies, race/ethnicity, dance, mainstream popular culture, media hairstyles, and more...

Doris Payne

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Amanda Powell

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer in Spanish
  • Additional Title: Coordinator, 3rd Yr. Literature Program
  • Phone: (541) 346-0953
  • Office: 105 Friendly Hall
  • Interests: Early modern Hispanic women writers: secular & religious, literary translation studies (theory & practice), queer theory, creative writing, our next conversation in class!
  • Website: Website

Alaí Reyes-Santos

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Academic Advisor
  • Phone: (541) 346-0928
  • Office: 217 Alder Bldg
  • Office Hours: Fall 2016 Term: on sabbatical
  • Interests: Caribbean Studies, African Diaspora Studies, migration, racial politics, gender and sexuality, neoliberalism, Postcolonial Studies, Cultural Studies
  • Website: Website

Gerardo Sandoval

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Philip W. Scher

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Folklore, David M. and Nancy L. Petrone Faculty Scholar
  • Phone: (541) 346-5104
  • Office: 319 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Folklore Program

Lynn Stephen

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  • Title: Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Profesor of Anthropology
  • Additional Title: Participating Faculty in Ethnic Studies, Latin American Studies, Women's and Gender Studies
  • Phone: (541) 346-5168
  • Office: 316 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: Gender, race and ethnicity, migration, indigenous peoples, Americas, legal pluralism, social memory, testimony

Analisa Taylor

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: (541) 346-4047
  • Office: 326 Friendly Hall
  • Interests: Latin American Cultures and Societies; Mexico and Mesoamerican Diaspora; Indigeneity, Translation and Intercultural Knowledge Production

Hector Tobar

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Alejandro A. Vallega

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Office: 248 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA for Fall 2016
  • Interests: Latin American thought and Decolonial philosophy. Latino/a philosophies. 20th century European philosophy and history of philosophy. Aesthetics. Literature/poetry and philosophy.

Jessica Vasquez Tokos

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5165
  • Office: 729 PLC
  • Interests: Family Life Course and Society, Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative Approaches

David Vazquez

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: (541) 346-1516
  • Office: 118 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: English Dept Matters, contact Susan Meyers (susani@uoregon.edu) for appt.

Julie Weise

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-4833
  • Office: 353 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2016: M 1:30-2:30 pm; Th 2:30-3:15 pm; & by appt

Peter Wetherwax

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Stephanie Wood

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  • Title: Director of Wired Humanities Projects and Senior Research Associate
  • Office: UO Annex #4
  • Office Hours: (541) 346-6160
  • Affiliated Departments: Humanities Program
  • Website: Website

Kristin Yarris

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  • Title: Assistant Professor, International Studies
  • Phone: (541) 346-1363
  • Office: 313 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2016: Mondays 10-12
  • Affiliated Departments: Anthropology
  • Website: Website

Reuben Zahler

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, General Social Sciences Program
  • Phone: (541) 346-5907
  • Office: 307 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursdays: 2-4pm
  • Interests: Latin America

Rocío Zambrana

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy
  • Office: 242 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: On sabbatical 2016-2017
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Continental Philosophy, esp. Kant and German Idealism (Hegel), Marx and Frankfurt School Critical Theory; Decolonial Thought and Decolonial Feminism