Undergraduate Catalog

Faculty

Lewis & Clark has 126 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and three senior lecturers in the College of Arts and Sciences. Ninety-eight percent of the continuing faculty have the terminal degree in their field of expertise. Each year approximately 14 faculty members are away from campus on sabbatical leave or as leaders of overseas groups. During their absence they are replaced by qualified visiting faculty. In addition, several part-time faculty members supplement the full-time faculty.

The following list includes all tenured and tenure-track faculty and senior lecturers, as well as visiting faculty who are teaching courses in the College of Arts and Sciences during the 2017–18 academic year.

Full-Time Faculty

Paul T. Allen. Associate professor of mathematics. Geometric analysis, differential equations, mathematical relativity. PhD 2007, MS 2003 University of Oregon. BS 2001 University of Puget Sound.

Katharina Altpeter-Jones. Associate professor of German. German, medieval and early modern German literature, women writers. PhD 2003 Duke University. MA 1995 Bayerische Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg, Germany.

Mohamed M. Anber. Assistant professor of physics. Quantum field theory, cosmology, physics beyond the standard model, gravity. PhD 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst. MS 2004, BS 2000 Cairo University, Egypt.

Lyell Asher. Associate professor of English. Renaissance English literature, Shakespeare. PhD 1990, MA 1984 University of Virginia. BA 1980 Vanderbilt University.

Jane Monnig Atkinson. Vice president, provost, professor of anthropology. PhD 1979, MA 1972 Stanford University. AB 1971 Bryn Mawr College.

Therese Augst. Associate professor of German. German, German literature and culture of the 18th through 20th centuries, intellectual history, critical theory. PhD 1997, MA 1992 University of California at Santa Barbara. BA 1989 University of California at Davis.

Kellar Autumn. Professor of biology. Physiology, biomechanics, evolution of animal locomotion. PhD 1995 University of California at Berkeley. BA 1988 University of California at Santa Cruz.

Barbara A. Balko. Associate professor of chemistry. Physical chemistry. PhD 1991 University of California at Berkeley. AB 1984 Bryn Mawr College.

Eleonora Maria Beck. James W. Rogers Professor of Music. Medieval and Renaissance music history; contemporary American, popular, and women's music. PhD 1993, MPhil 1991, MA 1989 Columbia University. BA 1983 Barnard College.

Cliff T. Bekar. Associate professor of economics, chair of the Department of Economics. Economic history, industrial organization, game theory. PhD 2000, MA 1992, BA 1990 Simon Fraser University.

Elizabeth A. Bennett. Assistant professor of international affairs, director of the Political Economy Program. International political economy, global social movements, voluntary social/environmental regulation, international development global governance. PhD 2014, AM 2010 Brown University. MALD 2008 The Fletcher School, Tufts University. BA 2002 Hope College.

Anne K. Bentley. Associate professor of chemistry. General, inorganic, and materials chemistry; nanotechnology. PhD 2005 University of Wisconsin at Madison. BA 1997 Oberlin College.

Andrew Bernstein. Associate professor of history. Japanese history. PhD 1999, MPhil 1996, MA 1994 Columbia University. BA 1990 Amherst College.

Paulette F. Bierzychudek. William Swindells Sr. Professor of Natural Sciences. Evolution, ecology, conservation biology, especially of plants and insects. PhD 1981 Cornell University. BS, BA 1974 University of Washington.

Greta J. Binford. Associate professor of biology, director of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program (fall). Invertebrate zoology, biodiversity, evolution of spider venoms. PhD 2000 University of Arizona. MS 1993 University of Utah. BA 1990 Miami University.

Moriah Bellenger Bostian. Associate professor of economics. Environmental and resource economics, econometrics. PhD 2010 Oregon State University. MS 2005 Auburn University. BS 2003 Florida State University.

Philippe Brand. Assistant professor of French. French, 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century French and Francophone literature and culture. PhD 2011, MA 2006, BA 1998 University of Colorado at Boulder.

Michael L. Broide. Associate professor of physics. Physics of colloids and macromolecules. Phase transitions, aggregation, pattern formation; light scattering and optical instrumentation; membrane biophysics. PhD 1988 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MS 1981, BS 1981 University of California at Los Angeles.

Maryann Bylander. Assistant professor of sociology. Development and globalization, migration, rural livelihoods, microfinance/credit, environment, gender, qualitative and quantitative research methods. PhD 2012, MA 2006 University of Texas at Austin. BA 2003 Rice University.

Naiomi T. Cameron. Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, associate professor of mathematics. Enumerative combinatorics, graph theory. PhD 2002, BS 1995 Howard University.

David A. Campion. Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Associate Professor of History, chair of the Department of History. British and South Asian history. PhD 2002, MA 1997 University of Virginia. BA 1991 Georgetown University.

Yung-Pin Chen. Professor of statistics, chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Statistics, sequential designs. Probability, stochastic processes. PhD 1994 Purdue University. BS 1984 National Chengchi University, Taiwan.

Kundai V. Chirindo. Assistant professor of rhetoric and media studies. Rhetoric, culture, and hermeneutics; Africa in the public imaginary; rhetoric and postcolonial theory. PhD 2012 University of Kansas. MA 2008, BA 2004 Bethel University.

Kenneth E. Clifton. Professor of biology, chair of the Department of Biology. Animal behavior, marine biology, ecology of coral reefs. PhD 1988 University of California at Santa Barbara. BA 1981 University of California at San Diego.

Rachel Cole. Associate professor of English, chair of the Department of English. 19th-century American literature. PhD 2005, MA 2000 Johns Hopkins University. BA 1994 Williams College.

Rebecca Copenhaver. Professor of philosophy. Early modern philosophy, philosophy of mind, ethics. PhD 2001, MA 1998 Cornell University. BA 1993 University of California at Santa Cruz.

Benjamin David. Associate professor of art history. Late Medieval and Italian Renaissance art history, Greek and Roman art history. PhD 1999, MA 1993, BA 1991 New York University.

Janet E. Davidson. Associate professor of psychology, director of academic advising. Infant and child development, developmental psychopathology, internships. PhD 1989, MPhil 1987, MS 1985 Yale University. BS 1975 University of Washington.

Susan E. Davis. Senior lecturer in theatre, program head of dance. Contemporary dance forms, fundamentals of movement, composition, history/performance critique, improvisation, social dance forms/history and practice. MFA. 1991, BA 1981 Connecticut College.

Keith Dede. Professor of Chinese. Chinese language and linguistics. PhD 1999, MA 1993, BA 1988 University of Washington.

Isabelle DeMarte. Associate professor of French. French, 17th- and 18th-century French literature. PhD 1999, MA 1993 Michigan State University. MA 1992 Université Blaise Pascal. BA 1990 Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle.

Julio C. de Paula. Professor of chemistry, chair of the Department of Chemistry (spring). Physical chemistry, biophysical chemistry, nanotechnology. PhD 1987 Yale University. BA 1982 Rutgers University.

Jennifer de Saxe. Assistant professor of education. Democracy in education, teacher education and critical self reflexivity, critical feminism in education, and foundations in education. PhD 2014, MEd 2009 University of Washington. MAT 2011 DePaul University. BA 1999 University of California at Davis.

Brian Detweiler-Bedell. Professor of psychology. Social psychology, statistics. PhD 2001, MPhil 2000, MS 1998 Yale University. MA 1995, BA 1994 Stanford University.

Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell. Professor of psychology. Clinical and community psychology, health psychology, psychology of gender, internships. PhD 2001, MPhil 1998, MS 1997 Yale University. MA 1995, BA 1995 Stanford University.

Brian Dombeck. Instructor in economics. Applied structural macroeconomics, bounded rationality, information choice. MS 2013 University of Oregon. BS 2012 Louisiana State University.

Peter Drake. Associate professor of computer science. Artificial intelligence/cognitive science. Programming languages. PhD 2002 Indiana University. MS 1995 Oregon State University. BA 1993 Willamette University.

Jeffrey S. Ely. Associate professor of computer science. Computer graphics, numerical analysis. PhD 1990, MS 1981, BS 1976 Ohio State University.

Joel W. Fisher. Assistant professor of art. Photography. MFA 2006 Rhode Island School of Design. BA 1997 University of New Hampshire.

Katherine FitzGibbon. Associate professor of music, director of choral activities. Choir, conducting, music history. DMA 2008 Boston University. MM 2002 University of Michigan. BA 1998 Princeton University.

Kurt Fosso. Professor of English. British romantic literature, critical theory, classical backgrounds. PhD 1993, MA 1988 University of California at Irvine. BA 1987 University of Washington.

John M. Fritzman. Associate professor of philosophy. 19th- and 20th-century continental philosophy, ethics, feminist theory, social and political philosophy. PhD 1991 Purdue University. BA 1977 Eastern Mennonite University.

Kristin Fujie. Assistant professor of English. 19th- and 20th-century American literature, modernism. PhD 2010, BA 1997 University of California at Berkeley.

Benjamin Gaskins. Assistant professor of political science. American politics, public opinion, media and politics, religion and politics. PhD 2011, MS 2008 Florida State University. BA 2006 Furman University.

Leah Gilbert. Assistant professor of political science. Comparative politics, democratization, and Russian politics. PhD 2012, MA 2007 Georgetown University. BA 2002, St. Olaf College.

Susan Glosser. Associate professor of history, director of the Asian Studies Program. Chinese history. PhD 1995 University of California at Berkeley. MA 1985, BA 1983 State University of New York at Binghamton.

Robert Goldman. Professor of sociology. Social theory, cultural studies (advertising, news, television), production and consumption, class relations, modernity, postmodernity. PhD 1977, MA 1973 Duke University. BA 1971 University of Texas.

Daena J. Goldsmith. Professor of rhetoric and media studies. Social media, health commuication, gender,. PhD 1990, MA 1988 University of Washington. BS 1986 Lewis & Clark College.

James H. Grant. Associate professor of economics. Microeconomics, econometrics, labor economics, mathematical economics. PhD 1979, MA 1977 Michigan State University. BS 1974 Grand Valley State College.

Karen Gross. Associate professor of English. Medieval literature, classical backgrounds. PhD 2005, MA 1999 Stanford University. MPhil 1998 University of Cambridge. BA 1997 University of Southern California.

Maureen Healy. Associate professor of history, director of Core Curriculum. European history, women's and gender history, war and genocide. PhD 2000, MA 1994 University of Chicago. BA 1990 Tufts University.

Deborah Heath. Associate professor of anthropology, director of the Gender Studies Program. Anthropology of science, technology, and medicine; anthropology of the body; cultural and critical theory; visual and narrative representation. PhD Johns Hopkins University. MA University of Minnesota at Minneapolis–St. Paul. BA Reed College.

Greg J. Hermann. Professor of biology. Developmental genetics and cell biology. PhD 1998 University of Utah. BS 1992 Gonzaga University.

Reiko Hillyer. Assistant professor of history. U.S. South, African American history, history of the built. PhD 2006, MPhil 2001, MA 1999 Columbia University. BA 1991 Yale University.

Maria Hristova. Assistant professor of Russian. 20th- and 21st-century Russian and Balkan literatures; 19th-century Russian intellectual history; Central Asian cultures. PhD 2015, MPhil 2012 Yale University. BA Vassar College.

Jennifer Hubbert. Associate professor of anthropology, chair of the Department of Sociology/Anthropology. Chinese public culture, anthropology of the state, politics of popular culture and public protest, anthropology of policy, cities and urbanization. PhD 1999, MA 1994 Cornell University. MA 1987, BA 1986 Stanford University.

Jane H. Hunter. Professor of history. U.S. history, post-Civil War, women's history. PhD 1981, MA 1975, BA 1971 Yale University.

Lance Inouye. Assistant professor of music, director of orchestral activities. Orchestra, conducting, theory. DMA 2015 College Conservatory of Music at University of Cincinnati. MM 2000 Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, City University of New York. BM Berklee College of Music.

Michael Johanson. Associate professor of music, director of composition, chair of the Department of Music. Composition, theory. DM 2004, MM 1994 Indiana University. BM 1991, 1990 Eastman School of Music.

Matthew N. Johnston. Associate professor of art history, chair of the Department of Art (fall). Modern art history. PhD 2004, MA 1994 University of Chicago. BA 1992 Yale University.

Casey M. Jones. Assistant professor of chemistry. Organic chemistry, surface chemistry. PhD, MA 2010 Princeton University. BA 2005 Reed College.

Jessica M. Kleiss. Assistant professor of environmental studies. Oceanography, interface between the atmosphere and the ocean. PhD 2009 Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego. BS 2000 Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Melanie E.S. Kohnen. Assistant professor of rhetoric and media studies. Digital media, global television. PhD 2010, MA 2002 Brown University. MA, BA 2001 Heinrich-Heine-Universität.

Oren Kosansky. Associate professor of anthropology, program director of Middle East/North Africa Studies. Political economy of religious experience, postcolonial nationalism and diaspora, textual culture, Morocco. PhD 2003, MA 1994 University of Michigan. MAT 1990 Binghamton University. BA 1988 Brown University.

John W. Krussel. Associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, professor of mathematics. Graph theory, combinatorics, cryptography. PhD 1987, MS 1983 Colorado State University. BA 1977 Saint Louis University.

Robert A. Kugler. Paul S. Wright Professor of Christian Studies. Judeo-Christian origins, Dead Sea Scrolls, early Jewish literature. PhD 1994 University of Notre Dame. MDiv 1984 Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary. BA 1979 Lewis & Clark College.

Louis Y. Kuo. Professor of chemistry, chair of the Department of Chemistry (fall). Organometallic/bioorganic chemistry. PhD 1989 Northwestern University. BS 1984 Harvey Mudd College.

Jennifer LaBounty. Associate professor of psychology. Child, adolescent, and adult development; methodology; internships. PhD 2008, MA 2005 University of Michigan. BS 2001 University of Oregon.

Kyle M. Lascurettes. Assistant professor of international affairs. International relations theory, international order and global governance, international security, American foreign policy. PhD 2012, MA 2006 University of Virginia. BA 2004 St. Lawrence University.

Diana J. Leonard. Assistant professor of psychology. Identity, social judgments, and categorization. PhD 2012 University of California at Santa Barbara. BA 2004 Northwestern University.

Rebecca Lingafelter. Assistant professor of theatre. Acting, voice, movement, devising, contemporary performance, modern American drama, ancient and Medieval performance. MFA 2005 Columbia University. BA 2000 University of California, San Diego.

Janis E. Lochner. Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Professor of Science, director of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program (spring). Biochemistry. PhD 1981 Oregon Health Sciences University. BS 1976 Allegheny College.

Todd Lochner. Associate professor of political science. American constitutional law, American political systems. PhD 2001, MA 1994 University of California at Berkeley. JD 1993 University of Virginia School of Law. BA 1990 Harvard College.

Nikolaus M. Loening. Professor of chemistry. Physical chemistry, biophysical chemistry. PhD 2001, MPhil 1998 University of Cambridge. BS 1997 Harvey Mudd College.

Deborah E. Lycan. Professor of biology. Molecular biology, cell biology, ribosome biogenesis in eukaryotic cells, yeast genetics. PhD 1983 University of Colorado. BA 1975 University of California at San Diego.

Jens Mache. Professor of computer science. Operating systems, computer architecture, parallel and distributed systems, computer networks. PhD 1998 University of Oregon. MS 1994 Southern Oregon University. Vordiplom 1992 Universitaet Karlsruhe.

Bob Mandel. Professor of international affairs. Conflict and security, global resource issues, transnational studies, psychological aspects of international affairs, research methods, international relations theory. PhD 1976, MPhil 1975, MA 1974 Yale University. AB 1972 Brown University.

Joel A. Martinez. Associate professor of philosophy. Ethical theory, normative ethics, ancient philosophy, logic. PhD 2006 University of Arizona. BA 1997 New Mexico State University.

Kaley Mason. Assistant professor of music. Music of South Asia; Francophone popular music; creative economies; social movements. PhD 2006 University of Alberta. BMus 1999 Queen's University at Kingston.

Aine Seitz McCarthy. Assistant professor of economics. Applied microeconomics, development economics, labor and demography, economics of education. PhD 2016 University of Minnesota. BA 2006 Colby College.

Margaret Rowan Metz. Assistant professor of biology. Plant community ecology, tropical ecology, disease ecology. PhD 2007 University of California at Davis. AB 1998 Princeton University.

Susanna Morrill. Associate professor of religion. Religion in America. PhD 2002, MA 1993 University of Chicago. BA 1989 Bryn Mawr College.

Erik L. Nilsen. Associate professor of psychology. Cognition, methodology, human-computer interaction. PhD 1991, MA 1986 University of Michigan. BA 1984 Graceland College.

Dawn Odell. Associate professor of art history. Early modern East Asian and European art history. PhD 2003 University of Chicago. MA 1992 Harvard University. BA 1986 Carleton College.

Jay Odenbaugh. Associate professor of philosophy, chair of the Department of Philosophy. Ethics, philosophy and the environment, philosophy of science, metaphysics, logic. PhD 2001 University of Calgary. MA 1996 Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. BA 1994 Belmont University.

Michael Olich. Associate professor of theatre. Design. MFA 1975 Carnegie Mellon University. BA 1973 St. Patrick’s College.

Arthur O'Sullivan. Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Professor of Economics. Urban economics, regional economics, microeconomic theory. PhD 1981 Princeton University. BS 1975 University of Oregon.

Samir Parikh. Associate professor of law, academic director of the Center for Entrepreneurship. Banking law and regulation, bankruptcy, business associations. JD 2001 University of Michigan. BBA 1997 University of Miami.

Cyrus Partovi. Senior lecturer in social sciences. Middle East politics, U.S. foreign policy, diplomacy, the United Nations. MALD 1969, MA 1968 The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. BA 1967 Lewis & Clark College.

Jess Perlitz. Assistant professor of art. Sculpture. MFA 2009 Temple University. BFA 2000 Bard College.

Bruce M. Podobnik. Associate professor of sociology. Environmental sociology, social movements, quantitative methods, Latin America. PhD 2000, MA 1994 Johns Hopkins University. BA 1991 University of California at Santa Cruz.

Paul R. Powers. Associate professor of religious studies, chair of the Department of Religious Studies. Islamic studies. PhD 2001, MA 1992 University of Chicago Divinity School. BA 1990 Carleton College.

Will Pritchard. Associate professor of English. Restoration and 18th-century literature. PhD 1998, MA 1992 University of Chicago. BA 1986 Yale University.

James D. Proctor. Professor of environmental studies, director of the Environmental Studies Program. PhD 1992, MA 1989, MS 1989 University of California at Berkeley. BA 1980 University of Oregon.

Magalí Rabasa. Assistant professor of Hispanic studies. Latin American literature and culture, social movements and resistance. PhD 2014 University of California, Davis. BA 2004 University of Oregon.

Matthieu P. Raillard. Associate professor of Hispanic studies. Hispanic studies, 18th- and 19th-century Peninsular Spanish literature. PhD 2004, MA 2000 University of Virginia. BA 1998 Colgate University.

G. Mitchell Reyes. Associate professor of rhetoric and media studies. Rhetoric, public memory, public discourse, rhetoric of science. PhD 2004, MA 2000 Pennsylvania State University. BS 1997 Willamette University.

Molly Robinson Kelly. Associate professor of French, chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. French, medieval literature, place and literature, Albert Cohen. PhD 2000, MA 1996 Princeton University. MA 1994, BA 1992 Université Catholique de Louvain.

Elizabeth B. Safran. Associate professor of geological science, coordinator of the Geological Science Program. Geomorphology. PhD 1998 University of California at Santa Barbara. MSc 1993 University of Washington. BA 1989 Harvard University.

Bethe A. Scalettar. Professor of physics. Fluorescence microscopy, biophysics, optics, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics. PhD 1987 University of California at Berkeley. BS 1981 University of California at Irvine.

Thomas J. Schoeneman. Professor of psychology. Personality, abnormal psychology, internships. PhD 1979, MS 1974, BA 1973 State University of New York at Buffalo.

Bryan R. Sebok. Associate professor of rhetoric and media studies, chair of the Department of Rhetoric and Media Studies. Communication technology and society, film and video aesthetic theory and methods, media organizations. PhD 2007 University of Texas at Austin. MA 2002 Emory University. BA 1999 North Carolina State University.

Ellen C. Seljan. Associate professor of political science, chair of the Department of Political Science. American politics and public policy. PhD 2010 University of California at San Diego. BA 2004 Drew University.

Štĕpán Šimek. Professor of theatre, chair of the Department of Theatre. Acting, directing, classical theatre and drama, European drama, contemporary East European theatre, translation. MFA 1995 University of Washington. BA 1991 San Francisco State University.

Nicholas D. Smith. James F. Miller Professor of Humanities. Ancient Greek philosophy and literature, epistemology, philosophy of religion, Aristophanic comedy, ethics. PhD 1975 Stanford University. BA 1971 University of Rochester.

Susan DeWitt Smith. Associate professor of music, director of piano. Piano, theory. DMA 1992 Eastman School of Music. MM 1985 San Francisco Conservatory of Music. BA 1984 Dartmouth College.

Heather M. Smith-Cannoy. Associate professor of international affairs, chair of the Department of International Affairs. International law, international institutions, human rights, and human trafficking. PhD 2007, MA 2003 University of California at San Diego. BA 2000 University of California at Irvine.

Elizabeth A. Stanhope. Associate professor of mathematics. Differential geometry, spectral geometry. PhD 2002, AM 1999 Dartmouth College. BA 1995 Carleton College.

Jessica D. Starling. Assistant professor of religious studies. East Asian religions, Buddhism. PhD 2012, MA 2006 University of Virginia. BA 2000 Guilford College.

Iva Stavrov. Associate professor of mathematics. Differential geometry, algebraic topology. PhD 2003, MS 2001 University of Oregon. BS 1998 University of Belgrade.

Bruce Suttmeier. Interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, associate professor of Japanese. Japanese language, contemporary Japanese literature. PhD 2002, AM 1994 Stanford University. BS 1991 University of Rochester.

Mary Szybist. Morgan S. Odell Professor of Humanities. Modern poetry, poetry writing. MFA 1996 University of Iowa, MT 1994. BA 1992 University of Virginia.

Juan Carlos Toledano Redondo. Professor of Hispanic studies. Hispanic studies, 19th- and 20th-century Spanish American literature, Hispanic-Caribbean literature. PhD 2002 University of Miami. BA 1996 Universidad de Granada.

Cara Tomlinson. Associate professor of art, chair of the Department of Art (spring). Painting. MFA 1993 University of Oregon. BA 1986 Bennington College.

Sharon E. Torigoe. Assistant professor of biology. Molecular biology, biochemistry, gene expression regulation. PhD 2013 University of California, San Diego. BA 2007 Scripps College.

Pauls Toutonghi. Associate professor of English. Fiction, expository writing, creative writing. PhD 2006, MA 2002 Cornell University. BA 1999 Middlebury College.

Stephen L. Tufte. Associate professor of physics, chair of the Department of Physics, coordinator of the Engineering Program. Astrophysics, experimental physics, optics. PhD 1997, MS 1989 University of Wisconsin at Madison. BA 1986 St. Olaf College.

Éric Tymoigne. Associate professor of economics. Macroeconomics, money and banking, monetary theory. PhD 2006 University of Missouri at Kansas City. MA 2000 Université Paris-Dauphine. BA 1999 Université de Bretagne Occidentale à Brest.

Norma Velázquez Ulloa. Assistant professor of biology. Behavioral genetics, neuroscience, developmental biology, neurophysiology, cell biology. PhD 2009 University of California at San Diego. BS 2002 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Freddy O. Vilches. Associate professor of Hispanic studies, director of the Latin American Studies Program. Hispanic studies, contemporary Spanish American literature, poetry, and song, Latin American cultural studies. PhD 2006, MA 1993, BA 1991 University of Oregon.

Laura Thaut Vinson. Assistant professor of international affairs. African politics, ethnic/civil conflicts. PhD 2013, MA 2009 University of Minnesota. BA 2005 Whitworth University.

Theodore W. Vogel. Associate professor of art. Ceramic sculpture. MFA 1984 University of Colorado. BFA 1980 University of South Dakota.

Sarah D. Warren. Associate professor of sociology. Race and ethnicity, social movements, nations and nationalism, gender, Latin America. PhD 2010 University of Wisconsin at Madison. MA 2004 University of Texas at Austin. BA 2001 University of Arizona.

Todd Watson. Associate professor of psychology, chair of the Department of Psychology. Cognitive neuroscience, brain and behavior, statistics. PhD 2005 State University of New York at Stony Brook. MA 2000 Radford University. BS 1997 Pennsylvania State University.

Stephen Weeks. Associate professor of theatre. Playwriting, modern drama, directing, acting, British drama, dramaturgy. PhD 1988 Stanford University. MAT 1972 Brown University. AB 1971 Middlebury College.

Tamily Weissman. Associate professor of biology, co-director of the Neuroscience Program. Neurobiology. PhD 2004 Columbia University. BA 1992 Pomona College.

Benjamin W. Westervelt. Associate professor of history. Medieval and early modern European history. PhD 1993 Harvard University. MTS 1985 Harvard Divinity School. BA 1982 Brandeis University.

Elliott Young. Professor of history, director of the Ethnic Studies Program. Latin American and U.S.-Mexico Borderlands history. PhD 1997, MA 1993 University of Texas at Austin. BA 1989 Princeton University.

Yueping Zhang. Associate professor of psychology, co-director of the Neuroscience Program. Behavioral neuroscience, brain and behavior, drugs and behavior, cross-cultural psychology. PhD 1996, MA 1992 University of New Hampshire. MD 1985 Shandong Medical University.

Rishona Zimring. Professor of English. Modern British literature, postcolonial literature. PhD 1993, BA 1985 Yale University.

Faculty With Term

Sepideh Azarshahri Bajracharya. Assistant professor with term of anthropology. Political culture of violence, communal politics, memory, narrative, urban ethnography, anthropology of space, South Asia. PhD 2008 Harvard University. BA 1999 Wesleyan University.

Kimberly Brodkin. Associate professor with term of gender studies and ethnic studies. Gender and politics in the U.S. PhD 2001 Rutgers University. BA 1992 University of Pennsylvania.

William George Cole. Assistant professor with term of psychology. PhD 1980 University of Washington. BA 1970 Emory University.

David H. Galaty. Assistant professor with term of humanities. PhD 1971 Johns Hopkins University. BA 1964 Trinity College.

Gerald Harp. Associate professor with term of English. Renaissance, 17th-century, poetry. PhD 2002 University of Iowa, MFA 1991 University of Florida, MA 1985 Saint Louis University, BA 1983 Saint Meinrad College.

Andrea Hibbard. Assistant professor with term of English. Victorian literature and culture, law and literature, women's studies. PhD 2000 University of Virginia. MA 1991 Georgetown University. BA 1986 Pomona College.

John Holzwarth. Assistant professor with term of political science, director of the Writing Center. History of political thought, contemporary normative political theory. PhD 2004, MA 2000 Princeton University. AB 1993 Colgate University.

Gordon Kelly. Associate professor with term of humanities, director of the Classics Program. Latin and Greek language and literature, Roman and Greek history. PhD 1999, MA 1993 Bryn Mawr College, BA 1991 Rutgers University, BA 1985 Villanova University.

Claudia Nadine. Associate professor with term of French. 19th-century French literature. PhD 1994, MA 1987, BA 1984, BS 1983 University of California at Irvine. AA 1980 Stephens College.

Joel Sweek. Assistant professor with term of humanities. PhD 1996, MA 1987 University of Chicago Divinity School. BA 1982 University of Chicago.

Amelia J. Wilcox. Assistant professor with term of psychology. PhD 1992 California School of Professional Psychology. MS 1986 Dominican College. BA 1981 Lewis & Clark College.

Visiting Faculty

Vanesa Arozamena. Visiting assistant professor of Spanish. Spanish language and literature. PhD 2010, MA 2005 University of Minnesota. BA 2001 Universidad de Deusto.

Bianca Breland. Visiting assistant professor of biology. Evolutionary biology, plant biology. PhD 2008, University of Colorado. BA 1995 University of Virginia.

Kim Cameron-Dominguez. Teaching Predoctoral Fellow. MA 2006 University of California, Santa Cruz. BA 2004 Mount Holyoke College.

Nathaniel M. Freiburger. Visiting assistant professor of sociology. PhD 2015, MA 2008 University of California, Davis. BA 2003 Drury University.

Andrew Funk. Visiting assistant professor of physics. PhD 2004 University of Oregon. BA 1995 Reed College.

Kabir Heimsath. Visiting assistant professor of humanities. PhD 2011, MSc 2005 University of Oxford. MA 1996 University of Washington. BA 1992 University of California.

Michael Mirabile. Assistant professor with term of humanities. PhD 2002, MPhil 1998 Yale University. BA 1995 Queens College.

S. Hugo Moreno. Visiting assistant professor of Spanish. Spanish language and literature. PhD 2001, MA 1997, Cornell University. MS 1993, University of Wisconsin-Madison. MA 1992 University of Texas at El Paso. BS 1985 Texas A&M University.

Cristina Niculescu. Visiting instructor in Spanish. MA 2011 Portland State University. BA 2003 University of Arizona.

Ryan Pierce. Visiting assistant professor of art. Drawing, painting. MFA 2007 California College of the Arts. BFA 2003 Oregon College of Art and Craft.

Rebecca Pyatkevich. Visiting assistant professor of Russian. PhD 2010, MPhil 2005, MA 2002 Columbia University. BA 2000 Dartmouth College.

Maureen Reed. Visiting assistant professor of humanities. PhD 2001, MA 1996 University of Texas at Austin. BA 1994 Rice University.

Katherine Rock. Visiting assistant professor of mathematics. MS 2016, BS 2014 Portland State University.

Jolina H. Ruckert. Visiting assistant professor of psychology. PhD 2014 University of Washington. MA 2006 Pepperdine University. BA 2004 University of Miami.

Layoung Shin. ASIANetwork Postdoctoral Fellow in Korean Studies. PhD 2015, MA 2009 SUNY Binghamton. MA 2003 Ewha Woman's University, Seoul. BA 1999 Choong-Ang University, Seoul.

Catherine Sprecher Loverti. Visiting Assistant Professor of German. PhD 2008 University of Chicago. MA 2000 University of Zürich.

Sweta Suryanarayan. Visiting assistant professor of mathematics. PhD 2012 University of Washington. MSc 2004 Indian Institute of Technology. BSc 2002 SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce, University of Mumbai.

Pamela Zobel-Thropp. Visiting assistant professor of biology. Biochemistry, molecular biology, transcriptomics, proteomics, bioinformatics. PhD 2000 University of California, Los Angeles. BA 1993 California State University, Long Beach.

Adjunct Faculty

Alex Addy. Instructor in music. Ghanaian drumming.

Ravi Albright. Instructor in music. Tabla.

Dan Balmer. Instructor in music. Jazz guitar, jazz combos.

Julia Banzi. Instructor in music. Flamenco guitar, folk guitar.

Nathan Beck. Instructor in music. Mbira.

Cecilia I. Benenati. Instructor in Spanish. Spanish language. MA 1987 Universidad Nacional de Cuyo.

Joseph Berger. Instructor in music. French horn.

Carol Biel. Instructor in music. Piano.

Adelaide Byrum. Instructor in Arabic. Arabic language. MA 2013 University of Michigan. BA 2009 Georgetown University.

Dave Captein. Instructor in music. Jazz bass.

JáTik Clark. Instructor in music. Tuba.

Deborah Cleaver. Instructor in music. Piano.

Emily Cole. Instructor in music. Violin.

Jennifer Craig. Instructor in music. Harp.

Charles Doggett. Instructor in music. Jazz drum set.

Jack Dwyer. Instructor in music. Mandolin.

David Eby. Instructor in music. Cello.

Dave Evans. Instructor in music. Saxophone.

Joshua Feinberg. Instructor in music. Sitar.

Sylvia Frankel. Adjunct instructor in religious studies. Jewish studies.

Anna Haagenson. Instructor in music. Voice.

Carl Halvorson. Instructor in music. Voice.

Satomi Hayashi. Instructor in Japanese. MA 2012 Portland State University. BA 2007 Kansai Gaidai University.

Mitch Iimori. Instructor in music. Oboe.

Nancy Ives. Instructor in music. Chamber music.

Dunja Jennings. Instructor in music. Clarinet.

Mindy Johnston. Instructor in music. Gamelan.

Atsuko Kurogi. Instructor in Japanese. Japanese. EdD 1998, MA 1990 Portland State University. BA 1982 Notre Dame Seishi University.

Jeffrey Leonard. Instructor in music, director of jazz studies. Electronic music, electric bass guitar. BM 1984 Western Washington University.

Meiru Liu. Instructor in Chinese. Chinese language. PhD 1996, MA 1991 Portland State University. MA 1987 Beijing Foreign Studies University. BA 1980 Tianjin Normal University.

Susan McBerry. Instructor in music. Voice, opera workshop, musical theatre. MA 1971, BA 1970 Portland State University.

Megan McDonald. Instructor in Spanish. Spanish language. MA 1994, BA 1992 University of Oregon.

Ben Medler. Instructor in music. Trombone.

John Mery. Instructor in music. Classical guitar.

Eric Miller. Instructor in music. African marimba.

Bruce Neswick. Instructor in music. Organ.

James O'Banion. Instructor in music. Trumpet.

Brett Paschal. Instructor in music, director of bands, director of percussion studies. Percussion, pre-theory. MM 1998 University of Tennessee at Knoxville. BM 1996, BA 1996 Eastern Washington University.

Holland Phillips. Instructor in music. Viola, violin.

Randy Porter. Instructor in music. Jazz piano, jazz.

Luke Price. Instructor in music. Fiddle.

Jason Schooler. Instructor in music. Classical bass.

Natalie Stamper. Instructor in French. French. MA 1999, BA 1996 University of Nebraska.

Michael Stirling. Instructor in music. Hindustani vocal.

Marie-Eve Thifault. Instructor in French. French. MA 2003 San Diego State University. BA 1999 Université du Québec à Montréal. DSC 1995 Édouard-Montpetit College.

Stephanie Thompson. Instructor in music. Piano, accompanying.

Sarah Tiedemann. Instructor in music. Flute.

Adam Trussell. Instructor in music. Bassoon.

Ines Voglar. Instructor in music. Violin.

Academic Professionals

Parvaneh Abbaspour. Science and data services librarian. MLIS 2003 McGill University. BS 2002 Bates College.

David Andrews. Instructor in physical education and athletics, head golf coach. BS 1973 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

John A. Barritt. Instructor in English language. MA 2009 New School University. BA 1986 University of California at Berkeley.

Margot Black. Director of the Symbolic and Quantitative Resource Center. MS 2005 University of Oregon. BA 2003 Lewis & Clark College.

James Bunnelle. Acquisitions/collection development librarian. MLIS 1999, BA 1994 University of Alabama.

Everett J. Carter. Special collections and archives librarian. MLIS 2006, PhD 2002, MA 1997 University of Illinois. BA 1993 University of Arizona.

Shawna Cyrus. Instructor in physical education and athletics, head softball coach. BA 2002 Oregon State University.

Mark Dahl. Director of Watzek Library. MLIS 1997, MS 1996, BA 1992 University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Angela Dendas. Head strength and conditioning coach. MS 2010, BS 2007 Humboldt State University.

Patrick Dreves. Instructor in physical education and athletics, head tennis coach. BA 1995 Whitworth University.

Mark Duntley. Dean of religious and spiritual life. PhD 1988 Graduate Theological Union. MDiv 1980 San Francisco Theological Seminary. BS 1977 University of Washington.

Chris Fantz. Instructor in physical education and athletics, aquatics director, head swimming coach. MA 2012 Lewis & Clark College. BA 1999 University of Puget Sound.

Pamela Findlay. Instructor in physical education and athletics, head women's basketball coach. MS 2011 Bemidji State University. BA 2008 Air Force Academy.

Tom Flynn. Instructor in physical education and athletics, head baseball coach. MA 1996 Furman University. BA 1991 The College of Wooster.

Dinari Foreman. Instructor in physical education and athletics, head men's basketball coach. BA 1995 Lewis & Clark College.

Suzanne L. Groth. Instructor in English language. MA 2002 Portland State University. BA 1995 University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.

Jacob Hales. Instructor in physical education and athletics, assistant football coach. BS 2008 University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Erica Harris. Instructor in English language. MA 2009, BA 2004 Portland State University.

Elaine Hirsch. Library advancement coordinator. MLS 1995 Indiana University. BS 1992 Illinois State University.

David Hoffman. Instructor in English language. MA 2010 Portland State University. BA 2007 Western Oregon University.

Eric Jackson. Instructor in physical education and athletics, assistant football coach. BS 1987 Eastern Michigan University.

Daniel Kelley. Faculty outreach librarian. MLS 1995 University of Maryland. BA 1991 Indiana University at Bloomington.

Jay Locey. Instructor in physical education and athletics, head football coach. MS 1983 University of Oregon. BS 1978 Oregon State University.

Stacie Matz-Gordon. Instructor in physical education and athletics, head volleyball coach. BA 2008 Pacific Lutheran University.

Wendy McLennan. Instructor in biology, biology laboratory stockroom coordinator. AB 1978 University of California at Berkeley.

Jeremy McWilliams. Digital services coordinator. MLIS 1997 University of Washington. BS 1994 Oregon State University.

Alexis E. Olson. Instructor in English language. MA 2008, BA 2002 University of Oregon.

Isaac Parker. Instructor in physical education and athletics, assistant football coach. MAT 2005, BA 2002 Willamette University.

Brittney Peake. Instructor in English language. MA 2011, BA 2008 Portland State University.

Mark Pietrok. Senior associate director of physical education and athletics, head athletic trainer. MEd 1987, BA 1985 University of Portland.

Katherine A. Rubick. Reference and instruction librarian. MLS 1997 Simmons College. BA 1992 Kenyon College.

Joseph Schaumburg. Instructor in physical education and athletics, assistant men's baseball coach. MA, BA University of San Francisco.

Laura Shier. Director of Academic English Studies Program and and Instructor in English language. MA 1989, BA 1985 University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Sam Taylor. Instructor in physical education and athletics, head rowing coach. BA 2001 University of Puget Sound.

Laura Tucker. Catalog librarian. MLS 1996 University of North Texas. BA 1993 Brigham Young University.

Jim Tursi. Instructor in physical education and athletics, head women's soccer coach. BA 1981 University of Portland.

Julie Vorholt. Instructor in English language. MA 2000 Monterey Institute of International Studies. BS 1993 Kent State University.

Keith Woodard. Instructor in physical education and athletics, director of cross country and track and field. BS 1989 Lewis & Clark College.

Professors Emeriti

Nicole Aas-Rouxparis. Professor emerita of French. French, 20th-century French and Francophone literatures, women writers. PhD University of Oregon.

John C. Abele. Professor emeritus of physics. PhD Michigan State University.

Richard E. Adams. Professor emeritus of sociology. PhD Duke University.

Anton Andereggen. Professor emeritus of French. PhD University of Colorado.

Stephanie K. Arnold. Professor emerita of theatre. Greek drama, American drama, criticism, women playwrights, acting, directing. PhD University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Henry M. Bair. Professor emeritus of history. PhD Stanford University.

Don E. Batten. Professor emeritus of psychology. PhD Washington State University.

David M. Becker. Senior lecturer emeritus in music. Wind Symphony, Jazz Ensemble, music education, jazz history, conducting. MME University of Oregon.

Stephen Dow Beckham. Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Professor Emeritus of History. U.S. history, American West, American Indians, Pacific Northwest. PhD University of California at Los Angeles.

Debra Beers. Senior lecturer emerita in art. Drawing. MFA University of Iowa.

Jan E. Bender. Professor emeritus of German. PhD University of Nebraska.

Stewart Buettner. Professor emeritus of art history. PhD Northwestern University.

John F. Callahan. Morgan S. Odell Professor Emeritus of Humanities. Post-Civil War and 20th-century American literature, African American literature. PhD University of Illinois.

Helena M. Carlson. Professor emerita of psychology. PhD University of California at Riverside.

Peter G. Christenson. Professor emeritus of rhetoric and media studies. Media and society, quantitative research methods, media and socialization, popular music as communication. PhD Stanford University.

Chana B. Cox. Senior lecturer emerita in humanities. PhD Columbia University.

Dinah Dodds. Professor emerita of German. PhD University of Colorado.

Arleigh R. Dodson. Professor emeritus of chemistry. PhD Michigan State University.

James A. Duncan. Professor emeritus of chemistry. PhD University of Oregon.

Douglas M. Egan. Professor emeritus of business. PhD University of California at Berkeley.

Gary K. Emblen. Professor emeritus of physical education and athletics. MS University of Oregon.

Klaus Engelhardt. Professor emeritus of French and German. PhD University of Munich.

Pietro M.S. Ferrua. Professor emeritus of French. PhD University of Oregon.

Edwin R. Florance. Professor emeritus of biology. PhD Oregon State University.

Mónica Flori. Professor emerita of Spanish. PhD University of Oregon.

Gregory A. Fredericks. Professor emeritus of mathematics. PhD Oregon State University.

Lee R. Garrett. Professor emeritus of music. DMA University of Oregon.

Michaela Paasche Grudin. Professor emerita of English. PhD University of California at Berkeley.

John Hart. Professor emeritus of English. PhD University of Washington.

Martin Hart-Landsberg. Professor emeritus of economics. Political economy, economic development, international economics. PhD University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.

James E. Holton. Lecturer emeritus in political science. MA Louisiana State University.

Steven B. Hunt. Professor emeritus of communication. JD Lewis & Clark Law School, PhD University of Kansas.

Morton Y. Jacobs. Professor emeritus of English. PhD University of North Carolina.

Curtis N. Johnson. Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Professor Emeritus of Government. Political theory, American government, classical studies, history of political thought. PhD Columbia University.

Stuart J. Kaplan. Professor emeritus of communication. PhD University of Oregon.

Curtis R. Keedy. Professor emeritus of chemistry. PhD University of Wisconsin.

Susan Kirschner. Senior lecturer emerita in humanities. Prose writing. MA University of Washington.

Zuigaku Kodachi. Instructor emeritus in Japanese. MA University of Rissho.

Sevin Koont. Professor emeritus of philosophy. PhD Southern Illinois University.

William E. Lucht. Professor emeritus of English. PhD University of Iowa.

Donald S. McKenzie. Professor emeritus of biology. PhD Oregon State University.

Ann Schaffert Miller. Professor emerita of music. MM Drake University.

Robert Miller. Senior lecturer emeritus in art. Photography. MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Clayton C. Morgareidge. Professor emeritus of philosophy. PhD Duke University.

Virginia A. Neal. Professor emerita of physical education and athletics. PhD University of Oregon.

Roger B. Nelsen. Professor emeritus of mathematics. PhD Duke University.

Tatiana Osipovich. Associate professor emerita of Russian. Russian literature, language, culture. PhD University of Pittsburgh.

Robert W. Owens. Professor emeritus of mathematics. PhD Michigan State University.

Roger K. Paget. Professor emeritus of political economy and Asian studies. PhD Cornell University.

Reinhard G. Pauly. Professor emeritus of music. PhD Yale University.

Richard L. Peck. Professor emeritus of international affairs. PhD Yale University.

C. Gary Reiness. Professor emeritus of biology. Cell biology, neurobiology, development of the vertebrate nervous system. PhD Columbia University.

Richard L. Rohrbaugh. Paul S. Wright Professor Emeritus of Christian Studies. STD San Francisco Theological Seminary.

William A. Rottschaefer. Professor emeritus of philosophy. PhD Boston University.

Harold J. Schleef. Professor emeritus of economics. PhD University of Chicago.

Steven R. Seavey. Professor emeritus of biology. PhD Stanford University.

Gilbert Seeley. James W. Rogers Professor Emeritus of Music. DMA University of Southern California.

Phillip T. Senatra. Professor emeritus of economics. PhD University of Iowa.

Dell Smith. Registrar emeritus. PhD Oregon State University.

Lois M. Smithwick. Professor emerita of health and physical education. MEd Lewis & Clark College.

Herschel B. Snodgrass. Professor emeritus of physics. Astrophysics, theoretical physics, physics of the sun. PhD University of California at Berkeley.

Michael Taylor. Professor emeritus of art. MFA University of California at Los Angeles.

Hester H. Turner. Professor emerita of education and health and physical education. EdD Oregon State University.

Jean M. Ward. Professor emerita of communication. PhD University of Oregon.

Bruce West. Senior lecturer emeritus of art and sculpture. BS University of Oregon.

Richard A. Willis. Professor emeritus of theatre. PhD Northwestern University.

Wendy Woodrich. Senior lecturer emerita in foreign languages. Spanish language, Latin American literature and culture, Hispanics in the United States. PhD University of Oregon.

Phyllis A. Yes. Professor emerita of art. PhD University of Oregon.