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Michael Aguilera

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5059
  • Office: 732 PLC
  • Office Hours: Mon & Wed 1:30-2:30pm
  • 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
  • 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 (email communication preferred)
  • Office: 912 PLC
  • Office Hours: M 11:30-2:30 (weeks 1-10); W 11:30-2:30 (Finals Week)
  • Interests: Latin American politics, development, gender, NGOs, microfinance, collective action

Mayra Bottaro

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

Derek Burdette

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

Mark Carey

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  • 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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Michael Dreiling

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5025
  • Office: 611 PLC
  • Office Hours: Mon & Wed: 1:30-2:30pm
  • 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, CAS Language Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-4045
  • Office: 417 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
  • 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

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
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 2-4 pm, or by appt.
  • 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; 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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  • Title: Professor, Academic Advisor
  • Office: 218 Alder Building
  • Office Hours: Fall term: Tuesdays 4:00-5:00 pm & Wednesdays 2:00-3:30 pm
  • Interests: critical prison studies, critical race studies
  • Website: Website

James Harper

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5027
  • Office: 240 Lawrence Hall
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies

Robert Haskett

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Undergraduate Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-4836
  • Office: 355 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2017: Monday/Wednesday 10:00-12:00, Thursday 11:30-1:00 pm

Luz Hernandez

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  • Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4037
  • Office: 105C Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Mondays 11:30 am -12:30p.m. and Wednesdays 5:00 -6:00 p.m.
  • 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: Wednesdays 12:30-2:30
  • 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
  • Additional Title: 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 of Political Science
  • Additional Title: Participating Faculty in Environmental Studies and Latin American Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4974
  • Office: 916 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 2:00 - 5:00 (all term including 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 Lara

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5032
  • Office: 372 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies

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: 346 PLC
  • Office Hours: F 2017: M 10:30-11:30, Th 9:30-11:30, 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: 107C Condon Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2017 Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Water policy and governance; infrastructure and cities; climate change knowledge; urban political ecology; Latin American science and technology studies

Lanie Millar

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4031
  • Office: 406 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: M 3:30-4:30; W 11:00-11:50
  • 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 Peña Ovalle

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Associate Director, Cinema Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-0060
  • Office: 266 PLC
  • Office Hours: I will intermittently check email until fall 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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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3894
  • Office: 271 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall: 2:30-3:20 Tues & by appt in 271 Straub 1:00-2:30 Fri in 370 PLC
  • 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: Fall 2017: Tues. 3:30-4:30 pm & Thurs. 8:30-9:30 am, or by appt.
  • 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!
  • Website: Website

Alaí Reyes-Santos

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Academic Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-0928
  • Office: 217 Alder Bldg
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm and by appointment
  • Interests: Caribbean Studies, African Diaspora Studies, migration, racial politics, gender and sexuality, neoliberalism, Postcolonial Studies, Cultural Studies
  • Website: Website

Annette Rubado-Mejia

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

Gerardo Sandoval

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  • Title: Associate Professor, PPPM
  • Additional Title: Co-Director Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-8432
  • Office: 103 Hendricks Hall
  • City: Eugene
  • 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: 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
  • Affiliated Departments: Women's And Gender Studies
  • Interests: Arts, Cultures, and Social Movements in Latinx USA and Latin America; Mexico and Contemporary Mesoamerican Diaspora Studies; Ethnicity, Identity, and Social Movements; Literary Translation and Intercultural Communication

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 Fall 2017
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Latin American Thought, Aesthetics, Phenomenological Hermeneutics, deconstruction, decolonial philosophy, world philosophies.

Jessica Vasquez-Tokos

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5165
  • Office: 729 PLC
  • Office Hours: Mon 1:30-3:30pm & by appointment
  • Interests: Family Life Course and Society, Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative Approaches

David Vázquez

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-1516
  • Office: 118 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer term: M 12-1:30 & appt. via Susan Meyers (541) 346-1516

Julie Weise

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4833
  • Office: 353 McKenzie Hall

Peter Wetherwax

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Juan Wolf

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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
  • Additional Title: Director, Global Health Minor
  • Phone: 541-346-1363
  • Office: 313 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2017: Mondays 12:00-2:00 & Wednesdays 12:00-1:00
  • 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

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: Spring 2017: Wednesday 1:00-3:00 pm, or by appointment.
  • Interests: Latin America

Rocío Zambrana

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  • Office: 242 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 2:00-3:50pm
  • 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