SOJC Leadership

Juan-Carlos Molleda

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

Deb Morrison

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs
Phone: 541-346-3561
Office: 215 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

Josh Buetow

Assistant Dean of Finance and Operations
Phone: 541-346-3806
Office: 216C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Troy Elias

Associate Professor
Director, Advertising Program
Phone: 541-346-2020
Office: 233 Allen Hall
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

Gretchen Soderlund

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

Dean Mundy

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

David Ewald

Professor of Practice
Interim Director, Advertising and Brand Responsibility Master’s Program
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

Todd Milbourn

Director, Journalism Master's Program
Phone: 541-346-3548
Office: 309C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Julianne Newton

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

Andrew DeVigal

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

Wes Pope

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

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

Andra Brichacek

Director of Communication
Phone: 541-346-5977
Office: 121 Franklin Bldg
City: Eugene