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Yvonne Braun

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
  • Phone: 541-346-5752
  • Office: 205 Johnson Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Wednesdays 9:00-11:00 (except October 10: 9:00-9:50) and by appointment
  • 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: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=X_5VSR8AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

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 2018: Tuesday/Thursday 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. or by appointment
  • Interests: Childhood in cross-cultural perspective, Children's museums, Southeast Asia
  • Research Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=NqkbYJ0AAAAJ&hl=en

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: 372 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: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=mcS0CCAAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Derrick Hindery

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-6106
  • Office: 345 Plc
  • Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:45-12:45
  • 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: https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C38&q=derrick+hindery&oq=de

Angela Joya

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Additional Title: Wayne Morse Resident Scholar, 2017-2018
  • Phone: (541) 346-2544
  • Office: 347 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: Middle East and North African Studies, Political Science
  • Interests: Globalization and the State, Political Economy,War & Conflict, Gender & Identity,Migrant & Refugee Crises, Radicalization, Political Islam, Middle East & North Africa Fieldwork in Egypt, Palestine, Jordan and Turkey.
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=en6vENoAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Galen Martin

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  • Affiliation: fixed short term faculty
  • Title: Sr. Instructor
  • Additional Title: Intenational Studies Undergraduate Prog. Dir.
  • Phone: 541-346-9178
  • Office: 346 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall Hours: Monday 2-3:30 p.m., Thursday 9-10:30 a.m., 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
  • 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: Monday/Wednesday 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Interests: medical anthropology; mental health; race; chronic diseases; food insecurity; health disparities; Brazil; India; USA; global health
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: http://speakingofrace.ua.edu/

Anita Weiss

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3245
  • Office: 307 Plc
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, Religious Studies, Sociology
  • Interests: Pakistan: development, women's rights, political Islam
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=AhdwuDYAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Stephen Wooten

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Food Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-5299
  • Office: 354 Plc
  • Office Hours: M 2-3 pm, R 8:50-9:50 am, and by appointment.
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies
  • Interests: Food studies, local-global dynamics, agrarian change, expressive culture
  • Research Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=gYkK3IMAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Kristin Yarris

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, International Studies
  • Additional Title: Co-Director, Center for Global Health
  • Phone: 541-346-1363
  • Office: 313 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Mon. 10:00-11:00am & 5:30-6:30pm, PLC 313
  • 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
  • Research Website: https://uoregon.academia.edu/KristinElizabethYarris