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Michael Aguilera

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5059
  • Office: 732 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019: 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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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5905
  • Office: 333 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019, Wednesday 8–10 a.m. or by appointment
  • Website: Website

Monique Balbuena

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  • Title: Participating Faculty of Judaic Studies Program, Associate Professor of Literature
  • Phone: 541-346-2311
  • Office: 322 Chapman Hall
  • Website: Website

Erin Beck

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4483
  • Office: 914 PLC
  • Office Hours: On Sabbatical
  • Interests: Latin American politics, development, gender, NGOs, microfinance, collective action

Mayra Bottaro

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 510-229-7713
  • Office: 418 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: TR 8-9am
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department
  • 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
  • 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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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Director of the Doctoral Program
  • Phone: 541-346-9141
  • Office: 330 Allen Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies

Michael Dreiling

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-5025
  • Office: 611 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019: By appointment only
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: social movements and corporate collective action; environmental sociology; comparative peace and conflict studies; network analysis
  • Website: Website

Cecilia Enjuto Rangel

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4045
  • Office: 323 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursday 10am-12pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department

Juan Epple

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • 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: 310 Oregon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies
  • 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: Research

Pedro García-Caro

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Director, Latin American Studies Program
  • Additional Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-5813
  • Office: 407 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: W 1-3pm or by appointment.
  • 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
  • Research Website: Research

Leonardo Garcia-Pabon

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  • Title: Professor Emeritus 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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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Interim Director of Composition
  • Phone: 541-346-0480
  • Office: 381 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: FALL Straub 2-3 MW, Tykeson 9-12 T

Amalia Gladhart

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor of Spanish; Director, Translation Studies Graduate Specialization
  • Additional Title: Director, Oregon Center for Translation Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-0983
  • Office: 105B Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019, W 11:30-1:30
  • Affiliated Departments: Translation Studies
  • Interests: Translation Studies (theory and practice), Latin American theater

Michael Hames-García

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies
  • Additional Title: Faculty Director for the Latinx Scholars ARC & UAUO Vice President for Equity and Diversity
  • Phone: 541-346-0905
  • Office: 218 Alder Bldg
  • City: Eugene
  • Office Hours: Fall term: Mondays 4:00–5:00pm (Room 1011B, Justice Bean Hall) and Tuesdays 2:00–3:30pm (CMAE, Suite 135, Oregon Hall)
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral, Masters, Undergraduate
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, English Department, Latin American Studies, Philosophy Department, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: Black Studies, Chicanx and Latinx Studies, Justice Studies and Incarceration, Critical Theory, Literary 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
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019: Monday/Wednesday 10:00 a.m.–noon, Thursday 1:00–2:30 p.m.

Derrick Hindery, Ph.D.

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: UO International Scholarships and Study Abroad Programs Committee Member; Provost’s Teaching Academy Member
  • Phone: 541-346-6106
  • Office: 345 PLC
  • Office Hours: Wednesday and Thursday 1:45pm-2:45pm (Fall 2019)
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral, Masters, Undergraduate
  • 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: Research

Claudia Holguin

  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-6984
  • Office: 421 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies

Craig Kauffman

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Additional Title: Participating Faculty in Environmental Studies and Latin American Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4974
  • Office: 916 PLC
  • Office Hours: Thur 9:00-12:00 (weeks 1-10 & 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
  • Phone: 541-346-5032
  • Office: 322 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019 in Office Hendricks 322: Wednesdays 12:00 - 2:00 pm and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Anthropology, Ethnic Studies

Kathryn Lynch

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Galen Martin

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Sr. Instructor
  • Additional Title: Intenational Studies Undergraduate Prog. Dir.
  • Phone: 541-346-9178
  • Office: 346 PLC
  • City: Eugene
  • Office Hours: F19: Tu/W 4-5, or Friday 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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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1997
  • Office: 237 Allen Hall
  • Teaching Level: Masters, Undergraduate

Michelle McKinley

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Bernard B. Kliks Professor of Law, Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5191
  • Office: 320B Knight Law Center
  • Programs, Research and Outreach: Legal Studies

Katie Meehan

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4521
  • Office: 164 Condon Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 10:00am-12noon, Fall Term 2018
  • 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: Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Phone: 541-346-4031
  • Office: 406 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019: on leave
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Comparative Literature Department, Ethnic Studies, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: 20th-21st century Caribbean literature, Latin American literature, African literature, Lusophone literatures, Global South studies, Postcolonial studies, Critical Theory

Edward M. Olivos

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • 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: 201B McKenzie Hall
  • 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
  • Additional Title: Director of African Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-3894
  • Office: 271 Straub Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Latin American Studies, OCIAS
  • Website: Website

Amanda Powell

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer II Emerita of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-0953
  • Office: 105 Friendly Hall
  • 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

  • Affiliation: associate, instructor
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Professor of Conflict Resolution
  • Phone: 541-346-0928
  • Office: 309 Alder Bldg
  • Office Hours: Fall Term: Mondays 3:30-4:30pm and by appointment
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral, Masters, Undergraduate
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies
  • Interests: Black Studies, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Afro-Latin@/x Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Environmental Justice
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/alaireyessantos

Annette Rubado-Mejia

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

Gerardo Sandoval

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, PPPM
  • Phone: 541-346-8432
  • Office: 103 Hendricks Hall
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: community development, urban planning and migration, neighborhood revitalization
  • 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: 401 Tykeson Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Folklore Program

Lynn Stephen

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  • Affiliation: fixed term enduring faculty
  • Title: Philip H. Knight Chair, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Professor 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: Tuesday 3:30-4:30pm, Thursday 10-11am and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: Gender, race and ethnicity, migration, indigenous peoples, Americas, legal pluralism, social memory, testimony, gender violence

Analisa Taylor

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4047
  • Office: 326 Friendly Hall
  • City: Eugene
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 10 am - noon
  • Affiliated Departments: Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: Latin American cultural production & social movements; race, gender, sexuality, and decolonization; Mesoamerican foodways & diasporas; transborder im/migrant rights, food sovereignty, & environmental justice
  • Website: Website

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: 11:30am-1:20pm on Thursdays during Fall 2019
  • 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: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5165
  • Office: 715 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019: Wednesdays 12:30-2:30 PM and by appointment
  • Interests: Family Life Course and Society, Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative Approaches

David J 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: By appt. through Susan Meyers 6-1516

Julie Weise

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Department of History
  • Phone: 541-346-4833
  • Office: 353 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: by appointment

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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  • Affiliation: administrative faculty
  • Title: Director of Wired Humanities Projects and Senior Research Associate
  • Phone: 541-344-1839
  • Office: 2085 University Street
  • Programs, Research and Outreach: Center for Equity Promotion
  • Affiliated Departments: College of Education
  • Website: Website

Kristin Yarris

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, International Studies
  • Additional Title: Director, Global Health Program
  • Phone: 541-346-1363
  • Office: 313 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019: Wed. 12-2pm, or by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Anthropology, Global Health Program, International Studies, Latin American Studies
  • 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: Research

Reuben Zahler

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5907
  • Office: 363 McKenzie Hall
  • Interests: Latin America

Rocío Zambrana

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Office: 242 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Continental Philosophy, esp. Hegel, Marx, Frankfurt School Critical Theory; Decolonial Thought and Decolonial Feminisms