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Core Faculty

Yvonne Braun

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-5752
  • Office: 318 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2016: Monday 11:30 - 1:30 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

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: (541) 346-3898
  • Office: 356 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2016:Mondays 11:30-1:30 or by appointment

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
  • Phone: (541) 346-6106
  • Office: 345 PLC
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:40-2:40 (Spring 2016)
  • 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

Angela Joya

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (541) 346-2544
  • Office: 347 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2016:T/R, 11:30-12:30 OR by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Political Science
  • Interests: Globalization and the State, Political Economy,War & Conflict, Migrant & Refugee Crises, Radicalization, Political Islam, Middle East & North Africa (focus on Egypt and Syria). Fieldwork in Egypt, Palestine, Jordan and Turkey.
  • Website: Website

Galen Martin

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  • Title: Sr. Instructor
  • Additional Title: Intenational Studies Undergraduate Prog. Dir.
  • Phone: (541) 346-9178
  • Office: 306 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter 2016:
  • 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: Undergraduate Studies Director
  • Phone: (541) 346-3245
  • Office: 307 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2016: Wednesdays 1-3 p.m.
  • 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
  • Office Hours: Spring 2016: By appointment. Email to set up a time.
  • Interests: local-global dynamics, agrarian change, expressive culture

Kristin Yarris

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  • Title: Assistant Professor, International Studies
  • Phone: (541) 346-1363
  • Office: 313 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2016: Mondays 10-12
  • Affiliated Departments: Anthropology
  • Website: Website