People

Angela Addae

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Programs, Research and Outreach: Legal Studies, Public Law and Policy
  • Interests: Equity In Urban Municipal Redevelopment Policies, Legal Advocacy Work

Donella-Elizabeth Alston Cleveland

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John Arroyo

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Programs, Research and Outreach: Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center
  • Interests: Urban Planning and Design, Latina/o/x Studies, Race and Ethnicity, Migration, Transnational Processes, Environmental and Climate Justice, Community Development, Housing, Suburbs, Public Space, Arts and Culture, Historic Preservation, Qualitative Methods

Oluwakemi "Kemi" Balogun

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Globalization, Nationalism, Culture, Race/Ethnicity, Immigration, Embodiment, Africana Studies

Tali Bitton (he/him/his)

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  • Title: Ph.D.
  • Interests: Continental Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy; Materialism, Marxism, Social Reproduction Theory; Feminism

Kirby Brown

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Native American Literary, Intellectual and Cultural Production From The Late 18th Century - The Present, Indigenous Critical Theory, Studies In Sovereignty/Self-Determination, Nationhood/Nationalism, Modernism/Modernity

Dayna Chatman

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Christopher Chavez

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Advertising, TV Commercials, Communication Theory, Persuasive Communication, Cultural Studies, Gender and Race In Media, Media and Diversity, Popular Culture, Media Studies and Globalization

Charise Cheney

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: African American Popular and Political Cultures; Black Nationalist Ideologies and Practices; Gender and Sexuality

Courtney Cox

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Sport Studies, Performance Studies, Feminist Theory, Black Studies, Critical Data Studies

Rachel Cushman

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Abram Fernandez

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  • Title: M.A.
  • Interests: Philosophy of Race, Latin American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Tara Fickle

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  • Title: Associate Professor, English Department
  • Interests: Asian/American Literature, Race and Ethnicity, Digital Humanities, Game Studies, Comics

Christopher Foster

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Asilia Franklin-Phipps

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  • Title: PhD Candidate
  • Interests: Race and Education, English Education, Race Theory, Philosophy, Popular Culture, Hip Hop Pedagogy and Arts-Based Research

Lynn Fujiwara

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Asian American Studies; Women of Color Feminisms and Queer of Color Critique; Immigration; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Media and Cultural Studies; Social Policy

Cassandra Galentine

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  • Title: English Graduate Student
  • Interests: Women's Working-Class Literature, Multiethnic U.S. Literature, Environmental Justice, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Zoë Gamell Brown

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  • Title: Graduate Teaching Fellow
  • Interests: African diaspora, Caribbean diaspora, Critical environmental justice, Comparative ethnic studies, Queer feminist ecologies, Integrative art, Media and storytelling studies

Paul J. Guernsey

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Interests: the confluence of phenomenology, ecology, pedagogy (especially Dewey) and Marx, attempting to practice these disciplines in solidarity with women, children and ethnic minorities.

Michael Hames-García

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  • Title: Professor
  • Interests: Black Studies, Chicanx and Latinx Studies, Justice Studies and Incarceration, Critical Theory

Mark Harris

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  • Title: M.A. CADCI, MAC (candidate)
  • Interests: Affiliation: University of Oregon Substance Abuse Prevention Program, LCC Recovery Center Interests: Cross Cultural Identity, Mental Health & Recovery, Activist Historian, Folk Jazz Improvisation, International Substance Use Treatment

Teresa Hernández

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  • Title: English Graduate Student / GE
  • Interests: Chicanx Literature, Critical Latinx Indigeneities, Women of Color Feminisms, and Border Studies

Habib Iddrisu

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology and Dance
  • Interests: West African Music and Dance Practice and Performance, Cultural Studies, Post-Colonial Independence History, Political Economy, Oral History, African Diaspora Studies, and the New Internationalism

Michelle Jacob

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  • Title: Professor
  • Interests: Indigenous Methodologies, Spirituality, Health, Education, Indigenous Feminisms, and Decolonization

Brian Klopotek

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  • Title: IRES Department Head & Associate Professor
  • Interests: Native American and Indigenous Studies, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Historical Studies, Environmental Justice

Ana-Maurine Lara

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Afro Latino/a Identities, Black Queer Aesthetics, Vudú in the Dominican Republic, and Afro-Dominicanidad and the Struggle Against Xenophobia in the Dominican Republic

David Lewis

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Raoul Lievanos

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Environment, Health, Risk, Community and Urban Sociology, Race, Ethnicity, Immigration, Science and Technology, Organizations and Institutions, Social Movements, Spatial Analysis, Quantitative Approaches, Qualitative Approaches

Krystale Littlejohn

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Fertility, Race, Gender, Class, Health and Medicine, Body and Embodiment, Science, Knowledge, Technology, Mixed Methods

Joseph Lowndes

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  • Title: Professor, Political Science
  • Interests: American Political Development, Populism, Racial Politics, Conservatism, Political Culture

Audrey Lucero

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Schooling For Latinx Students and Others From Marginalized Communities, and How Those Experiences Influence Their Identities As Literate Beings

Sharon Luk

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Comparative Ethnic Studies, Asian American Studies, Black Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Critical Human Geography, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Critical Justice and Incarceration Studies, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, Critical Theory

Carla Macal

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  • Title: PhD Candidate
  • Interests: Feminist geographies, decolonizing methodologies, political economy, and migration

Ernesto Javier Martínez

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Women of Color Feminisms and Queer of Color Critique, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Chicanx and Latinx Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Literary Studies

José W. Meléndez

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Civic engagement, Design-based research, Designing for equity, Designing learning environments, Designing participatory processes, Discourse analysis, Activity systems, Latino/a/x immigrants, Collective & system level learning, Learning Sciences

Isabel Millán

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Queer, Transnational Feminist, and Critical Race Theories; Latinx/Chicanx Studies; Children's Literature, Television, and Film; Comics; Science Fiction and Fantasy

Lanie Millar

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Interests: 20th-21st Century Caribbean Literature, Latin American Literature, African Literature, Lusophone Literatures, Global South Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Race and Blackness, Critical Theory

Michael Najjar

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Theater Arts
  • Interests: Contemporary Arab-American Theatre and Performance, Contemporary Theatre, Ethnic Studies, Critical Race Theory, Arab-American Studies.

Kari Marie Norgaard

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  • Title: Professor
  • Interests: Gender, Place and Environment, Social Psychology and Interaction, Sociology of Culture, Theory Knowledge Science, Qualitative Approaches

Kathryn Norton-Smith

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Jennifer O'Neal

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Native American and Indigenous history; American West history; Decolonizing Methodologies; Cultural Heritage Archives; Traditional Knowledge Systems; Digital Humanities

Edward M. Olivos

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: The Relationship Between Bicultural Parents and Schools, the Development of Bilingual Educators

Jeffrey Ostler

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  • Title: Professor of History Emeritus
  • Interests: The History of the American West, with A Particular Focus On American Indian History

Priscilla Peña Ovalle

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Media Studies, Race/Ethnicity, Dance, Mainstream Popular Culture, Media Hairstyles

Laura Pulido

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  • Title: Professor
  • Interests: Comparative Ethnic Studies, Chicanx Studies, Critical Human Geography, Environmental Justice

Mariana Rivera

Dana Rognlie

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Interests: Ancient Philosophy, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Trauma Theory

Yvette Saavedra

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Chicanx History and Studies; Chicana Feminist Theory; U.S.-Mexico Borderlands History and Studies; History of U.S. West; 19th and 20th century U.S History; 19th and 20th century gender and sexuality in the U.S.

Leilani Sabzalian

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Indigenous Education, Native Feminisms, Curriculum Studies, Teacher Education, Elementary Social Studies Education

Olga Sanchez Saltveit

  • Title: Grader
  • Programs, Research and Outreach: DESTNY
  • Interests: Latinx and Latin American Theatre, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, New Work, Creación Collective, Social Justice, Latin American Studies

Gerard Sandoval

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  • Title: Associate Professor, PPPM
  • Interests: Community Development, Urban Planning and Migration, Neighborhood Revitalization

Irum Shiekh

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Christopher Smith

  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Interests: 19th Century American West / Native American

Lynn Stephen

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  • Title: Philip H. Knight Chair, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Anthropology
  • Programs, Research and Outreach: Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center
  • Interests: Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Migration, Indigenous Peoples, Americas, Legal Pluralism, Social Memory, Testimony, Gender Violence

Bryant Taylor

Jill Torres

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Jessica Vasquez-Tokos

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  • Title: Professor
  • Interests: Family Life Course and Society, Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative Approaches

Janeth Villa

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Sarah D Wald

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Environmental Studies & English
  • Interests: The Relationship Between Race and The Environment, Immigration and Citizenship, Food Studies, Environmental Justice, and Nature In Popular Culture, Comparative Approach to Asian American and Latinx Literature and Culture

Julie Weise

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Department of History
  • Interests: Identity, Citizenship, Migration, Race, and Nations in the Americas and The World Through The Lens of History

Sydney Wensel

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Olivia Wing

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Interests: Asian American History, U.S. History, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Ashley Woody

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  • Title: PhD Candidate
  • Interests: Racial/Ethnic Relations, Racism; Urban and Suburban Inequality, Emotions

Asako Yonan

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