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Michael Aguilera

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5059
  • Office: 732 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: By appointment only
  • Interests: Inequalities and Stratification, Population and Ecology, Race and Ethnicity, Work Economy and Organizations
  • Website: Website

Carlos Aguirre

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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
  • Website: Website

Erin Beck

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4483
  • Office: 914 PLC
  • Office Hours: Mon & Wed 1:30 - 3:00 (weeks 1-10); Mon 11:00 - 2:00 (finals week)
  • Interests: Latin American politics, development, gender, NGOs, microfinance, collective action

Mayra Bottaro

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 510-229-7713
  • Office: 418 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 11:30-12:30pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Critical Time Studies, Postcolonial Marxism, Material Culture, New Media Theory, Visual Culture

Derek Burdette

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5236
  • Office: Lawrence Hall 219
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Latin American Art
  • Website: Website

Mark Carey

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  • Affiliation: associate
  • Title: Robert D. Clark Honors College Associate Dean, Professor of History
  • Phone: 541-346-8077
  • Office: 320A Chapman Hall
  • Website: Website

Christopher Chavez

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  • Title: Assistant Professor, Latin American Studies; Journalismn and Communication
  • Phone: 541-346-9141
  • Office: 330 Allen Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Website: Website

Michael Dreiling

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5025
  • Office: 611 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Wednesdays/Thursdays 10-11:30 AM
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Corporate political action and US trade policy, Nonviolence and social movements, Network analysis of collective action
  • Website: Website

Cecilia Enjuto Rangel

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4045
  • Office: 417 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursday 10am-12pm
  • 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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  • Affiliation: administrative faculty, faculty, student
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • Phone: 541-346-5851
  • Office: 372 Oregon Hall
  • Interests: culture and development, culturally sustainable development, identity and community, political legitimation, multiple forms of modernity, primary field work in West Africa, secondary field work in Indonesia
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=mcS0CCAAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Pedro García-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
  • Office Hours: MW12-1 or by appointment AWAY: 04-11, 05-23, 05-28
  • 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
  • Office Hours: On Leave
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Website: Website

Spike Gildea

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor and Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-0480
  • Office: 381 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter: 1:00-3:00 Fri & by appt
  • Website: Website

Amalia Gladhart

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  • Title: Professor of Spanish; Department Head, Romance Languages; Co-Coordinator, Translation Studies Graduate Specialization
  • Phone: 541-346-4021
  • Office: 102C Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: by appointment; contact Linda Leon lleon@uoregon.edu
  • Affiliated Departments: Women's And Gender Studies
  • Interests: Translation Studies (theory and practice), Latin American theater

Michael Hames-García

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor, Academic Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-0905
  • Office: 218 Alder Bldg
  • Office Hours: Spring Term: By appointment only
  • Interests: critical prison studies, critical race studies
  • Website: Website

James Harper

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5027
  • Office: 240 Lawrence Hall
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Renaissance and Baroque Art

Robert Haskett

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Undergraduate Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-4836
  • Office: 355 McKenzie Hall

Derrick Hindery

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-6106
  • Office: 345 PLC
  • Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:45-12:45
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Geography, Latin American Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality 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
  • Research Website: https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C38&q=derrick+hindery&oq=de

Claudia Holguin

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program
  • Phone: 541-346-6984
  • Office: 421 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018 M&W 11:30-12:30 PM @ 421 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies

Craig Kauffman

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Additional Title: Participating Faculty in Environmental Studies and Latin American Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4974
  • Office: 916 PLC
  • Office Hours: Wed 3:30-5 & Thurs 2-3:30 (weeks 1-10); Mon 2-5 (finals week)
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies
  • Interests: Global and multilevel governance, environmental politics, climate change, sustainable development, environmental law (particularly Earth Law and Rights of Nature), ecological economics, collaborative governance, transnational networks, democratization
  • Website: Website

Linda Kintz

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Ana-Maurine Lara

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Anthropology
  • Phone: 541-346-5032
  • Office: 372 Condon Hall
  • Office Hours: Appointment by email request
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies

Kathryn Lynch

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Galen Martin

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  • Affiliation: fixed short term faculty
  • Title: Sr. Instructor
  • Additional Title: Intenational Studies Undergraduate Prog. Dir.
  • Phone: 541-346-9178
  • Office: 346 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 2018: W 10:30-11:30, Th 2:00-3:30, F by appointment
  • 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: 164 Condon Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2018 Tuesdays 1:00-3:00pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Water policy and governance; infrastructure and cities; science/policy interface; political ecology; Latin American science and technology studies

Lanie Millar

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Phone: 541-346-4031
  • Office: 406 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 11-1 and by appointment
  • 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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  • Title: Associate Professor & Department Head, Education Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-2983
  • Office: 124C Lokey Education Bldg
  • Website: Website

Priscilla Peña Ovalle

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Associate Director, Cinema Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-0060
  • Office: 266 PLC
  • Office Hours: T 2:00-4:00 spring term
  • Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program, Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: media studies, race/ethnicity, dance, mainstream popular culture, media hairstyles, and more...

Doris Payne

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3894
  • Office: 271 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter: On Sabbatical
  • Website: Website

Amanda Powell

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer II in Spanish
  • Additional Title: Coordinator, 3rd Yr. Literature Program
  • Phone: 541-346-0953
  • Office: 105 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: DROP-IN Tues. 3:30-5:00 pm or Thurs. 8:30-9:00 am, or BY APPT [Note: UO email answered M-F, usually in the p.m.]
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department
  • Interests: Early modern Hispanic women writers: secular & religious, literary translation studies (theory & practice), queer theory, creative writing, our next conversation in class!

Alaí Reyes-Santos

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  • Affiliation: associate
  • Title: Associate Professor, Academic Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-0928
  • Office: 217 Alder Bldg
  • Office Hours: Spring Term: by appointment only
  • Interests: Caribbean Studies, African Diaspora Studies, migration, racial politics, gender and sexuality, neoliberalism, Postcolonial Studies, Cultural Studies
  • Website: Website

Annette Rubado-Mejia

  • Affiliation: administrative faculty
  • Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4045
  • Office: 411 Friendly Hall

Gerardo Sandoval

  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, PPPM
  • Phone: 541-346-8432
  • Office: 103 Hendricks Hall
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies
  • Website: Website

Philip W. Scher

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  • Title: Divisional Dean for Social Sciences
  • Additional Title: Professor of Anthropology and Folklore
  • Phone: 541-346-5104
  • Office: 319 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Folklore Program

Lynn Stephen

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  • Title: Philip H. Knight Chair, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Profesor of Anthropology
  • Additional Title: Graduate Faculty in Ethnic Studies, Participating Faculty in Latin American Studies, Women's and Gender Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-5168
  • Office: 316 Condon Hall
  • Office Hours: Th 1-3pm, or email for appointment
  • 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
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: Revolutionary Latin American Literatures and Cultures; Decolonial Mexico and Mesoamerican Diaspora; Literary Translation

Hector Tobar

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Alejandro Arturo Vallega Arredondo

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Office: 248 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 1:30-3:20pm Thursdays during Spring 2018
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies, Romance Languages
  • Interests: Latin American Thought, Philosophy of Liberation, Decolonial Thought, Hermeneutics and Deconstruction, and aesthetics.

Jessica Vasquez-Tokos

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Sociology
  • Phone: 541-346-5165
  • Office: 715 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Tuesday 9:45-11:45 AM, and by appointment
  • Interests: Family Life Course and Society, Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative Approaches

David Vázquez

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Department of English
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-1516
  • Office: 118 PLC
  • Office Hours: R 1:00-2:00 & by appt.; schedule appts. at 541-346-1516 spring term

Julie Weise

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Department of History
  • Phone: 541-346-4833
  • Office: 353 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Tuesday 4:30-5:15 pm, Wednesday 1:45-2:30 pm

Peter Wetherwax

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Juan Wolf

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
  • Phone: 541-346-2852
  • Office: 126 Music
  • Website: Website

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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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor, International Studies
  • Additional Title: Director, Global Health Minor
  • Phone: 541-346-1363
  • Office: 313 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Tues. 2:00-4:00 & by appt.
  • Affiliated Departments: Anthropology
  • Interests: global health, global mental health, transnational migration, social and cultural dimensions of health, migrants and refugees, Nicaragua, Mexico, Latin America
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=GOO3HUQAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Reuben Zahler

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, General Social Sciences Program
  • Phone: 541-346-5907
  • Office: 307 McKenzie Hall
  • Interests: Latin America

Rocío Zambrana

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Office: 242 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: on leave during Spring 2018
  • 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