Faculty Directory

Jesse Abdenour

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-7640
Office: 137 Franklin Bldg
City: Eugene
Research Interests: journalism studies, news quality, news audiences, documentary film, investigative journalism, broadcast journalism, copyright law

Shan Anderson

Instructor
Phone: 541-346-6618
Office: 311A Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Steven Asbury

Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3546
Office: 311A Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Beck Banks

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone:
Office: 133 Franklin Bldg.
City: Eugene

Thomas Bivins

Professor, John L. Hulteng Chair in Media Ethics & Responsibility
Phone: 541-346-3740
Office: 311B Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Mark Blaine

Professor of Practice
Phone: 541-346-3515
Office: 110B Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Mitchell Block

Professor of Documentary & Film Studies, Jon Anderson Chair
Phone: 541-346-2528
Office: 238 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Derek Brandow

Instructor
Phone:
Office: 219 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Charlie Butler

Instructor, ARC Faculty Director
Phone: 541-346-2008
Office: 235 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Dayna Chatman

Assistant Professor
Affiliated Departments: IRES
Phone: 541-346-3594
Office:
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Gender, Race, Media

Christopher Chávez

Carolyn Silva Chambers Distinguished Professor of Advertising
Interim Director, Advertising and Brand Responsibility Program; Director, Center for Latina/o and Latin American Studies
Affiliated Departments: IRES, Latinx
Phone: 541-346-9141
Office: 207 Allen Hall
Research Interests: Advertising, TV Commercials, Communication Theory, Persuasive Communication, Cultural Studies, Gender and Race In Media, Media and Diversity, Popular Culture, Media Studies and Globalization

Stephen Cohen

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone:
Office:

Amanda Cote

Assistant Professor of Media Studies/Game Studies
Phone: 541-346-3607
Office: 131 Franklin Bldg.
City: Eugene
Research Interests: media studies, game studies, cultural studies, gender & identity, media audiences, media industries

Nicole Dahmen

Professor, Honors Program Coordinator
Phone: 541-346-2588
Office: 311D Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Donna Davis

Associate Professor
Director, Strategic Communication Master’s Program & Oregon Reality (OR) Lab
Phone: 503-412-3658
Office: 405 Or Lab, White Stage Bldg. Sojc Portland
City: Portland
Research Interests: virtual worlds, identity, avatars, metaverse, digital ethics

Charlie Deitz

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3563
Office: 323 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Andrew DeVigal

Director, UO-SOJC's Agora Journalism Center
Endowed Chair in Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement; Professor of Practice
Phone: 503-412-3677
Office: 366E White Stag Bldg. SOJC Portland
City: Portland
Research Interests: community-centered journalism, multimedia storytelling

Mandy Drakeford

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3744
Office: SOJC Eugene
City: Eugene

Nikki Dunsire

Oregon Reality Lab Manager
Faculty
Phone: 503-412-3799
Office: 366B White Stag Bldg., SOJC Portland
City: Portland
Research Interests: Immersive media development (VR, AR, MR), game design, 3D production, film, advertising, motion graphics

Troy Elias

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-2020
Office: 233 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Maggie Elias

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone:
Office: 1275 University of Oregon
City: Eugene

David Ewald

Professor of Practice
Director, Allen Hall Advertising
Affiliated Departments: SOJC-Advertising, SOJC-Advertising and Brand Responsibility
Phone: 503-926-2072
Office: 155 Franklin Bldg.
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Design, Brand Responsibility, Advertising, Technology, Ethics

Maxwell Foxman

Assistant Professor
Affiliated Departments: SOJC
Phone: 541-346-3615
Office: 149 Franklin Bldg.
City: Eugene, Portland

Justin Francese

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone:
Office: SOJC Eugene
City: Eugene

Mark Furman

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3150
Office: 1275 University of Oregon
City: Eugene

Tim Gleason

Professor, Director of the Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism
Phone: 541-346-3739
Office: 231 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Suzanne Gorham

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3744
Office:
City: Eugene

Torsten Kjellstrand

Professor of Practice
Phone:
Office: 325 Allen Hall
City: Eugene, Portland

Dave Koranda

Professor of Practice
Interim Director, Advertising Program
Phone: 541-346-3754
Office: 311B Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Kathryn Kuttis

Instructor
Phone: 541-346-4891
Office: 310 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Monica Kwasnik

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3561
Office: Franklin 140
City: Eugene

Peter Laufer

Professor, James N. Wallace Chair of Journalism
Affiliated Departments: European Studies
Phone: 541-346-2109
Office: 203 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Regina Lawrence

Associate Dean, SOJC Portland
Research Director, Agora Journalism Center
Phone: 503-412-3659
Office: 341 White Stag Block
City: Portland
Research Interests: journalism norms and practices, political communication, engaged journalism, civic engagement

Taeho Lee

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-1688
Office: 139 Franklin Bldg
City: Eugene

Seth Lewis

Professor and Shirley Papé Chair in Emerging Media
Director, Journalism Program
Phone: 541-346-7342
Office: 231 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: digital journalism, journalism studies, emerging media, news communities, algorithms and automation, media sociology, media work, social media

Sally Lim

Assistant Professor of Cultural Diversity and Brand Responsibility
Phone:
Office: 236 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Ed Madison

Associate Professor
Interim Director, Journalism Master's Program
Affiliated Departments: Education Research and Outreach
Phone: 541-346-9140
Office: 324 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

David Markowitz

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-3623
Office: 141 Franklin Bldg.
City: Eugene
Research Interests: language, deception, computer-mediated communication, media psychology

Gabriela Martínez

Department Head of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Professor
Phone:
Office:

Kelli Matthews

Senior Instructor 1
Acting Director, Public Relations Program
Phone: 541-346-3565
Office: 321 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Tom McDonnell

Professor of Practice
CW/CD
Phone: 541-346-2087
Office: 200 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Joey McMurry

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone: 541-606-4268
Office: Casanova Center Studio
City: Eugene
Research Interests: broadcast, sports, play-by-play, interviewing, strategic communication, branding

Dan Miller

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-3747
Office: 309B Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Juan-Carlos Molleda

Edwin L. Artzt Dean and Professor
Phone: 541-346-3602
Office: 217A Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Dan Morrison

Senior Instructor 1
Phone: 541-346-2793
Office: 328 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Deb Morrison

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs
Phone: 541-346-3561
Office: 215 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Camilla Mortensen

Pro Tem Instructor
Affiliated Departments: Folklore Program
Phone: 541-346-3561
Office:
City: Eugene

Dean Mundy

Associate Professor
Director, Public Relations Program
Phone: 541-346-2079
Office: 331 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Courtney Munther

Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3550
Office: 321 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Andy Nelson

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone:
Office: 1275 University of Oregon
City: Eugene

Bryce Newell

Assistant Professor of Media Law and Policy
Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-3843
Office: 330 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Surveillance; Privacy; Law, Technology, and Society; Informartion Ethics and Politics; Social Informatics/Information Studies, Cybercrime, Policing, Immigration

Julianne Newton

Professor
Director, Communication and Media Studies M.A. and Ph.D. Program
Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-2167
Office: 206 Allen Hall
City: Eugene, Portland
Research Interests: visual ethics, journalism, visual journalism, visual behavior, cognitive theory

S. Senyo Ofori-Parku

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-2338
Office: 327 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Sung Park

Senior Instructor 1
Phone: 541-346-8458
Office: 326 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Ellen Peters

Philip H. Knight Chair and Professor
Director, Center for Science Communication Research (SCR)
Phone: 541-346-3828
Office: 110A Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Science Communication, Judgment and Decision Making, Numeracy, Affect and Emotion, Adult Aging

Lisa Peyton

Immersive and Strategic Communications Instructor
Phone:
Office: 153 Franklin Bldg.
City: Eugene

Whitney Phillips

Assistant Professor of Digital Platforms and Ethics
Phone:
Office: 202 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Political communication, digital cultures, media ecologies, media ethics, online ethics, rightwing media cultures, moral panics, conspiratorial belief, narrative and identity

Danny Pimentel

Asst. Prof Immersive Psychology
Phone:
Office: 366C White Stag Bldg. SOJC Portland
City: Portland

Donnalyn Pompper

Professor, Endowed Chair in Public Relations
Phone: 541-346-2342
Office: 204 Allen Hall
City: Eugene, Portland

Wes Pope

Associate Professor
Director, Multimedia Journalism Master’s Program
Phone: 503-412-3759
Office: 366F White Stag Bldg. SOJC Portland
City: Portland

Damian Radcliffe

Professor of Practice, Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism
Affiliated Departments: Middle East and North African Studies, SOJC-Journalism
Phone: 541-346-7643
Office: 201 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: digital trends, social media, technology, the business of media, evolution of journalism, Middle East tech, media policy

Bob Rickert

Instructor
Phone:
Office: 126 Franklin Bldg
City: Eugene

Lance Robertson

Part-time Instructor
Phone:
Office: 323 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

John Russial

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-3750
Office: 323 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Sonali Sampat

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone:
Office:
City: Eugene

Tom Seaman

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone:
Office: White Stag Building, SOJC Portland
City: Portland

Alex Segrè Cohen

Assistant Professor of Science and Risk Communication
Phone:
Office:
City: Eugene

Bish Sen

Associate Professor
Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
Phone: 541-346-2880
Office: 311C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Autumn Shafer

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-7641
Office: 329 Allen Hall
City: Eugene, Portland
Research Interests: Health Promotion

Lori Shontz

Professor of Practice
Phone: 541-346-2347
Office: 328 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Hollie Smith

Associate Professor of Science and Environmental Communication
Affiliated Departments: SOJC
Phone: 541-346-0150
Office: 110B Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Science journalism, natural hazards communication, environmental communication

Gretchen Soderlund

Associate Professor of Media History
Director, Media Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-8922
Office: 309A Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Leslie Steeves

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor
Affiliated Departments: African Studies
Phone: 541-346-3751
Office: 209 Allen Hall

Paul Swangard

Instructor of Advertising and Sport Brand Strategy
Phone: 541-346-3262
Office: 323 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Brian Terrett

Pro Tem Instructor
Phone: 541-513-0822
Office: White Stag Bldg. SOJC Portland
City: Portland

Brent Walth

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-7642
Office: 234 Allen Hall
City: Eugene, Portland

Janet Wasko

Professor and Emeritus Knight Chair in Communication Research
Affiliated Faculty, New Media & Culture Program
Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program, Folklore Program
Phone: 541-346-4174
Office: 208 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Henry Wear

Assistant Professor of Sports Communication
Phone:
Office: 133 Franklin Bldg.
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Sports Communication, Sport Brand Management, Sport Marketing, Fan Engagement, Public Relations, New Technologies

Kyu Ho Youm

Professor, Jonathan Marshall First Amendment Chair
Phone: 541-346-2178
Office: 205 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Will Yurman

Instructor of Journalism
Phone: 541-346-3561
Office:
City: Eugene