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Core Faculty

Yvonne Braun

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Interim Department Head, WGS
  • Phone: 541-346-5752
  • Office: 318 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2017: Thursdays 1:00-3:00 and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, 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
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-3898
  • Office: 356 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2017:Mondays 2:00-4:00 or by appointment
  • Interests: Childhood in cross-cultural perspective, international education, children in museums, residential care, Thailand, Cambodia, Southeast Asia

Dennis Galvan

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • Phone: 541-346-5851
  • Office: 333 Oregon Hall
  • Office Hours: Summer term – no office hours
  • 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

Derrick Hindery

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-6106
  • Office: 345 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer office hours: by appointment
  • 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
  • Additional Title: Wayne Morse Resident Scholar, 2017-2018
  • Phone: (541) 346-2544
  • Office: 347 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter 2017: Mondays, 1:00-3:00 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: 346 PLC
  • Office Hours: S 2017: Tu 10:00-11:45, Th 2:30-3:30, 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
  • Phone: 541-346-3245
  • Office: 307 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer 2017: Wednesday 6/21 and Friday 6/23 11 am - 1 pm. For other times, please email for an appointment
  • 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
  • Phone: 541-346-5299
  • Office: 354 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2017: by appointment
  • Interests: Food studies, 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: Sp 2017: Tuesdays 2:15-4:15
  • Affiliated Departments: Anthropology
  • Interests: global health, global mental health, transnational migration, social and cultural dimensions of health, migrants and refugees, Nicaragua, Mexico, Latin America
  • Website: Website