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Core Faculty

Yvonne Braun

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, African Studies Program; Graduate Program Director (International Studies)
  • Phone: (541) 346-5752
  • Office: 318 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2015: Tuesdays 10:00 - 12:00 and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Humanities Program, Sociology
  • Interests: Research focuses on intersection of gender, development, environment, and globalization, with a specific focus on the social and socio-environmental consequences of a large-scale World Bank funded dam development project in Lesotho, Southern Africa.

Kathie Carpenter

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-3898
  • Office: 356 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2015: Mondays 11:30a-1:30p

Dennis Galvan

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • Phone: (541) 346-5851
  • Office: 333 Oregon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Political Science
  • Interests: sustainability, culture and development, politics of culture, identity and community, political legitimation, multiple forms of modernity, primary field work in West Africa, secondary field work in Indonesia and Argentina
  • Website: Website

Derrick Hindery

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Departments of International Studies and Geography
  • Phone: (541) 346-6106
  • Office: 345 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter 2014: Wednesdays 2:30-4:30pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Latin American Studies, Women's And Gender Studies
  • Interests: My research focuses on impacts of neoliberal and "post-neoliberal" models of economic development on communities (primarily indigenous communities) and the environment in Latin America and the U.S.
  • Website: Website

Angela Joya

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-2544
  • Office: 347 PLC
  • Office Hours: M/W 4:00-5:00 and by Appointment.
  • Affiliated Departments: Political Science
  • Interests: Political Economy, Middle East and North Africa (with a focus on Egypt and Syria), State Formation, Globalization and State Restructuring , Property Relations and Class Conflict, Political Islam. Fieldwork in Egypt, Palestine, Jordan and Turkey.
  • Website: Website

Galen Martin

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  • Title: Sr. Instructor
  • Phone: (541) 346-9178
  • Office: 346 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 2015: M 2-3, W 10:30-12:00, Th 9:30-10:30, F by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: global food security, sustainable development, political ecology, conflict resolution, Latin America

Anita Weiss

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: (541) 346-3245
  • Office: 307 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2015: Tuesdays 10-12
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Religious Studies, Sociology
  • Interests: Pakistan: development, women's rights, political Islam
  • Website: Website

Stephen Wooten

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  • Title: Associate Professor; Joint Appointment with Department of International Studies
  • Phone: (541) 346-5299
  • Office: 354 PLC
  • Interests: local-global dynamics, agrarian change, expressive culture

Kristin Yarris

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  • Title: Assistant Professor, International Studies and Women’s & Gender Studies
  • Phone: (541) 346-1363
  • Office: 313 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: Anthropology
  • Website: Website