Faculty Directory

Jesse Abdenour

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-7640
Office: 1715 Franklin Bldg, Rm 137
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

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

Brian Bull

Assistant Professor of Journalism
Phone:
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 135
City: Eugene

Charlie Butler

Instructor
Phone: 541-346-2008
Office: 235 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Narrative journalism, sports writing, business journalism

Dayna Chatman

Assistant Professor
Affiliated Departments: Black Studies, Clark Honors College, IRES
Phone: 541-346-3594
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 147
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
City: Eugene
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

Alex Segrè Cohen

Assistant Professor of Science and Risk Communication
Phone:
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 143
City: Eugene

Diego Cortes

Assistant Professor of Media Studies
Phone: 541-346-0915
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 139
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Latin American Media, Alternative/community media, American Christianity, Indigenous People from the Andes

Pat Curtin

Professor Emerit
Phone:
Office:
City: Eugene

Nicole Dahmen

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

Donna Davis

Associate Professor
Director, Immersive Media Communication Master’s Program & Oregon Reality (OR) Lab
Phone: 503-412-3658
Office: 405 OR Lab, White Stag Building
City: Portland
Research Interests: virtual worlds, identity, avatars, metaverse, digital ethics

Charlie Deitz

Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3563
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 133
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 Building
City: Portland
Research Interests: community-centered journalism, multimedia storytelling

Nikki Dunsire

Oregon Reality Lab Manager
Instructor
Phone: 503-412-3683
Office: 366B White Stag Building
City: Portland
Research Interests: Immersive media development (VR, AR, MR), game design, 3D production, film, advertising, motion graphics

Troy Elias

Associate Professor
UO Associate Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
Phone: 541-346-2020
Office: 235 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

David Ewald

Professor of Practice
Director, Allen Hall Advertising
Phone: 503-926-2072
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 155
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Design, Brand Responsibility, Advertising, Technology, Ethics

Maxwell Foxman

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-3615
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 131
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Game Studies, Game Journalism, Esports, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Immersive Media, Gamification

Torsten Kjellstrand

Professor of Practice
Phone: 541-346-8907
Office: 1715 Frankling Blvd., Rm 141
City: Eugene

Dave Koranda

Professor of Practice Emerit
Interim Director, Advertising Program
Phone: 541-346-3754
Office: 238 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Kathryn Kuttis

Senior Instructor I
Phone: 541-346-4891
Office: 310 Allen Hall
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 Building
City: Portland
Research Interests: journalism norms and practices, political communication, engaged journalism, civic engagement

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, algorithms, artificial intelligence, media sociology, media work, social media, communication research

Sally Lim

Assistant Professor of Cultural Diversity and Brand Responsibility
Phone:
Office: 236 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Brand activism, CSR Marketing, Consumer behavior/psychology, Brand crisis comn, Brand identification, Social media

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

Gabriela Martínez

Department Head of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Professor
Affiliated Departments: Climate Studies, CLLAS, Latin American Studies
Phone: 541-346-1997
Office: 315 Hendricks Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Areas of Media Studies and Journalism

Kelli Matthews

Senior Instructor 1
Phone: 541-346-3565
Office: 321 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Tom McDonnell

Professor of Practice
Phone: 541-346-2087
Office: 222 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

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

Professor of Practice
Phone: 541-346-2793
Office: 322 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Deb Morrison

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs
Professor
Phone: 541-346-1797
Office: 215 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Dean Mundy

Associate Professor
Director, Public Relations Program
Phone: 541-346-2079
Office: 232 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Courtney Munther

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

Bryce Newell

Associate Professor
Coordinator, SOJC Honors Program
Phone: 541-346-3843
Office: 330 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Surveillance; Privacy; Law, Technology, and Society; Information Behavior; Social Informatics; Information/Data Ethics; Information Politics; Cybercrime; Policing and Criminal Procedure; Immigration and Border Enforcement.

Julianne Newton

Professor
Director, Communication and Media Studies Master's and PhD Programs
Phone: 541-346-2167
Office: 206 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: visual ethics, journalism, visual journalism, visual behavior, cognitive theory

S. Senyo Ofori-Parku

Associate Professor
Affiliated Departments: African Studies
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: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 153
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

Daniel Pimentel

Assistant Professor of Immersive Psychology
Phone: 503-412-3661
Office: 366C White Stag Building
City: Portland

Donnalyn Pompper

Professor, Endowed Chair in Public Relations
Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-2342
Office: 204 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Wes Pope

Associate Professor
Director, Multimedia Journalism Master’s Program
Phone: 503-412-3759
Office: 366F White Stag Building
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: 541-346-2519
Office: 323 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Lance Robertson

Part-time Instructor
Phone: 541-346-2227
Office: 323 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Kym Rohman

Instructor of Advertising and Design
Phone:
Office: 309C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Attila Schillinger

Professor of Practice
Director, Strategic Communication Master’s Program
Phone: 541-346-3511
Office: 325 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Bish Sen

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

Autumn Shafer

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-7641
Office: 329 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
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: 110C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

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
City: Eugene

Paul Swangard

Instructor of Advertising and Sport Brand Strategy
Phone: 541-346-3262
Office: 309C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Brent Walth

Associate Professor
Co-Director, Catalyst Journalism Project; Co-Director, The Charles Snowden Program for Excellence in Journalism
Phone: 541-346-7642
Office: 234 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

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: 541-346-7254
Office: 232 Allen Hall
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
Interim Director, Journalism Master's Program
Phone: 541-346-3754
Office: 310 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Documentary, photojournalism, narrative storytelling