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Derek Brandow

Office: 323 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Confidence, Vulnerability, Belonging, Public Speaking, Presenting, Connection


Derek Brandow joined the SOJC and advertising faculty in 2015. He is the Instructor of Confidence, Faculty Director for the Media and Social Action ARC (Academic Residential Community), and Co-Faculty Director for AHA (Allen Hall Advertising). He participates with first-year programing by teaching two classes, Face2Face and This is Me. Additionally, he is Faculty Fellow for LLC (Living Learning Center) a residential building on campus.

Derek earned his undergraduate degree in Education from the University of Oregon in 2000, and his MAT from Pacific University in 2002.

He was born and raised in Oregon where he continues to live with his wonderful wife Amanda and their four kids.