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Yvonne Braun

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
  • Phone: 541-346-5752
  • Office: 318 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019: Thursday 9:00-11:00 and by appointment (318 PLC)
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Environmental Studies, Sociology, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • 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.
  • Research Website: Research

Kathie Carpenter

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-3898
  • Office: 356 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019: On study leave
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
  • Interests: Childhood in cross-cultural perspective, Children's museums, Southeast Asia
  • Research Website: Research

Dennis Galvan

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  • Affiliation: administrative faculty, faculty, student
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • Phone: 541-346-5851
  • Office: 310 Oregon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies
  • 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
  • Research Website: Research

Derrick Hindery, Ph.D.

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: UO International Scholarships and Study Abroad Programs Committee Member; Provost’s Teaching Academy Member
  • Phone: 541-346-6106
  • Office: 345 PLC
  • Office Hours: Wednesday and Thursday 1:45pm-2:45pm (Fall 2019)
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral, Masters, Undergraduate
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Geography, Latin American Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality 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
  • Research Website: Research

Galen Martin

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Sr. Instructor
  • Additional Title: Intenational Studies Undergraduate Prog. Dir.
  • Phone: 541-346-9178
  • Office: 346 PLC
  • City: Eugene
  • Office Hours: F19: Tu/W 4-5, or Friday by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Interests: global food security, sustainable development, political ecology, conflict resolution, Latin America

David Meek

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5128
  • Office: 365 PLC
  • Office Hours: 8:30-10:00 T/TH
  • Teaching Level: Masters, Undergraduate
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
  • Interests: Political ecology, social movements, popular education, food sovereignty

Jo Weaver

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5089
  • Office: PLC 358
  • Office Hours: M/W, 11:30-1:00 PM, or by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Anthropology
  • Interests: medical anthropology; mental health; race; chronic diseases; food insecurity; health disparities; Brazil; India; USA; global health
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: Research

Anita Weiss

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3245
  • Office: 307 PLC
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 11-1 & by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: International Studies
  • Interests: Pakistan: development, women's rights, political Islam
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: Research

Stephen Wooten

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Food Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-5434
  • Office: 354 PLC
  • Office Hours: M 2-3 pm, R 8:50-9:50 am, and by appointment
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral, Masters, Undergraduate
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Folklore Program
  • Interests: Food studies, local-global dynamics, agrarian change, expressive culture
  • Research Website: Research

Kristin Yarris

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, International Studies
  • Additional Title: Director, Global Health Program
  • Phone: 541-346-1363
  • Office: 313 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019: Wed. 12-2pm, or by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Anthropology, Global Health Program, International Studies, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: global health, global mental health, transnational migration, social and cultural dimensions of health, migrants and refugees, Nicaragua, Mexico, Latin America
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: Research