Faculty and Staff Directory

Jesse Abdenour

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

Rachel Allen

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  • Title: Associate Director of Student Services
  • Phone: 541-346-2171
  • Office: 134F Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Shan Anderson

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

Steven Asbury

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

Ifanyi Bell

  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Office: White Stag Bldg. SOJC Portland
  • City: Portland

Sophia Bennett

Ayasha Benninghoven

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  • Title: Interim Associate Director of Development, SOJC
  • Phone: 503-412-3687
  • Office: 70 NW Couch St., Ste 320
  • City: Portland

Erika Berardi

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  • Title: Outreach & Events Project Manager
  • Phone: 503-412-3693
  • Office: 350A White Stag Bldg, SOJC Portland
  • City: Portland

Thomas Bivins

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

Mark Blaine

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  • Title: Professor of Practice
  • Phone: 541-346-3515
  • Office: 110A Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Mitchell Block

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  • Title: Professor of Documentary & Film Studies, Jon Anderson Chair
  • Phone: 541-346-2528
  • Office: 214B Allen Hall

Amy Boutell

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  • Title: Graduate Student Services Manager
  • Phone: 541-346-6304
  • Office: 134G Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Derek Brandow

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Andra Brichacek

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

Josh Buetow

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

Charlie Butler

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

MacGregor Campbell

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

Dayna Chatman

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

Christopher Chavez

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Center for Latina/o and Latin American Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-9141
  • Office: 207 Allen Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: IRES, Latinx
  • Interests: Advertising, TV Commercials, Communication Theory, Persuasive Communication, Cultural Studies, Gender and Race In Media, Media and Diversity, Popular Culture, Media Studies and Globalization

Amanda Cote

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

Pat Curtin

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3752
  • Office: 214C Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene, Portland

Nicole Dahmen

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

Paolo Daniele

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  • Title: Assistant Director of Student Services
  • Phone: 541-346-3804
  • Office: 134C Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Donna Davis

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Strategic Communication Master’s Program
  • Phone: 503-412-3658
  • Office: 405 Or Lab, White Stage Bldg. Sojc Portland
  • City: Portland
  • Research Website: Research

Charlie Deitz

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

Andrew DeVigal

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  • Title: Director, UO-SOJC's Agora Journalism Center
  • Additional Title: 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
  • Interests: community-centered journalism, multimedia storytelling

Mandy Drakeford

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

Nikki Dunsire

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

Troy Elias

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Advertising Program
  • Phone: 541-346-2020
  • Office: 233 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

David Ewald

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  • Title: Professor of Practice
  • Additional Title: Interim Director, Advertising and Brand Responsibility Master’s Program
  • Phone: 503-926-2072
  • Office: 155 Franklin Bldg.
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: SOJC-Advertising, SOJC-Advertising and Brand Responsibility
  • Interests: Design, Brand Responsibility, Advertising, Technology, Ethics
  • Website: Website

Maxwell Foxman

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

Justin Francese

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Tessa Freeland

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  • Title: SOJC Student Experiences Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-4260
  • Office: 112 Allen Hall

Lena Freeman

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  • Title: Event and Communication Manager
  • Phone: 541-346-3566
  • Office: 125 Franklin Bldg.
  • City: Eugene

Sally Garner

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  • Title: Director of Student Services
  • Phone: 541-346-0117
  • Office: 134A Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Tim Gleason

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

Suzanne Gorham

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Gudrun Granholm

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  • Title: Part-time Instructor
  • Phone: 503-412-3663
  • Office: White Stag Bldg, SOJC Portland
  • City: Portland

Emily Harris

  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Office: White Stag Bldg. SOJC Portland
  • City: Portland

Erin Hart

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

Emily Henkelman

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  • Title: Career & Academic Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-8709
  • Office: 134D Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Andy Jenness

Jessika Kaiser

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  • Title: Assistant Director for Donor Relations
  • Phone: 541-346-3819
  • Office: 216B Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Sam Kimelblot

  • Title: Graduate Programs Assistant
  • Phone: 541-346-2136
  • Office: 134H Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: SOJC

Torsten Kjellstrand

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

Dave Koranda

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  • Title: Professor of Practice
  • Phone: 541-346-3754
  • Office: 310 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Steven Kray

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

Kathryn Kuttis

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

Peter Laufer

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

Regina Lawrence

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

Maya Lazaro

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  • Title: Education Program Assistant
  • Phone: 541-346-2876
  • Office: 222 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Taeho Lee

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

Seth Lewis

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

Brad Lowary

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  • Title: Executive Assistant to the Sr. Associate Dean
  • Phone: 541-346-2291
  • Office: 217 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Tom Lundberg

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  • Title: Information Technology Consultant
  • Phone: 541-346-3142
  • Office: 319 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Ed Madison

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-9140
  • Office: 324 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: Education Research and Outreach
  • Website: Website

David Markowitz

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3623
  • Office: 153 Franklin Blvd.
  • City: Eugene
  • Interests: language, deception, computer-mediated communication, media psychology
  • Website: Website

Gabriela Martinez

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  • Title: Department Head of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Additional Title: Professor

Kelli Matthews

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

Tom McDonnell

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

John McGrath

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  • Title: Interim Director of Development, SOJC
  • Phone: 503-412-3726
  • Office: 70 NW Couch St., Ste 320
  • City: Portland

Piper Menke

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  • Title: Graduate Recruitment Manager
  • Phone: 503-412-3706
  • Office: 343 White Stag Bldg. SOJC Portland
  • City: Portland

Debra Merskin

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Todd Milbourn

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

Dan Miller

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

Jazo Moises

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3561
  • Office: SOJC Eugene
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: SOJC, SOJC-Advertising

Briselda Molina

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  • Title: Academic & Career Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-3561
  • Office: 1275 University Of Oregon
  • City: Eugene

Juan-Carlos Molleda

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

Alex Morrison

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3561
  • Office: SOJC Eugene
  • City: Eugene

Dan Morrison

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

Deb Morrison

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

Dean Mundy

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

Courtney Munther

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

Ariel Nadratowski

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  • Title: Lab Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-3561
  • Office: 159 Franklin Bldg.
  • City: Eugene

Seungahn Nah

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-2101
  • Office: 202 Allen Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Sociology

Bryce Newell

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

Julianne Newton

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Communication and Media Studies M.A. and Ph.D. Program
  • Phone: 541-346-2167
  • Office: 206 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene, Portland
  • Interests: visual ethics, journalism, visual journalism, visual behavior, cognitive theory

Sam Nussbaum

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  • Title: Career & Academic Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-8983
  • Office: 134E Allen Hall

Tami Oar

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  • Title: Faculty Services Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-2134
  • Office: 219 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

S. Senyo Ofori-Parku

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

Melody Olmsted

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  • Title: Instructional Services Academic Support Specialist
  • Phone: 541-346-2321
  • Office: 214A Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Sung Park

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

Jeremy Parker

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  • Title: Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Phone: 541-346-3561
  • Office: 129 Franklin Bldg.
  • City: Eugene

Ellen Peters

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

Lisa Peyton

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

Chris Pietsch

  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3744
  • Office: 314 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Danny Pimentel

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

Donnalyn Pompper

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

Wes Pope

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

Damian Radcliffe

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

Michael Rea

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  • Title: Media Producer
  • Phone: 541-346-2361
  • Office: 223 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Annie Reiva

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  • Title: Academic & Career Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-2134
  • Office: 134B Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: History, IRES

Bob Rickert

Lance Robertson

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  • Title: Part-time Instructor
  • Office: 323 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Tom Rozinski

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  • Title: Building Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-9061
  • Office: 224 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

John Russial

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

Jenny San

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  • Title: Undergraduate Program Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-3768
  • Office: 134A Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Matt Schmidt

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  • Title: Academic IT Manager
  • Phone: 541-346-2170
  • Office: 319 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Tom Seaman

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

Bish Sen

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

Autumn Shafer

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

Lori Shontz

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

Brittany Shoots-Reinhard

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  • Title: Senior Research Associate
  • Phone: 16144406258
  • Office: 110 A Allen Hall
  • Interests: Social Psychology; Judgment and Decision Making; Persuasive Communication; Numeracy, Risk Perception; Affect; Legal, Health, and Financial Decision Making; Organizational Psychology; Attitude Measurement; Social Cognition

Cameron Shultz

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  • Title: Information Tech Consultant 2
  • Phone: 541-346-9716
  • Office: 319B Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Hollie Smith

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

Gretchen Soderlund

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

Leslie Steeves

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

Marcia Stuart

  • Title: Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Affairs
  • Phone: 541-346-3708
  • Office: 214A Allen Hall

Paul Swangard

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

Erin Taylor

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  • Title: Development Program Assistant
  • Phone: 541-346-3687
  • Office: 216A Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Brian Terrett

Gail Tinkham

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  • Title: Operations Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-3561
  • Office: 216 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Allison VanSciver

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  • Title: Creative Lead and Senior Graphic Designer
  • Phone: 541-346-0213
  • Office: 127 Franklin Bldg.
  • City: Eugene

Brent Walth

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

Janet Wasko

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

Henry Wear

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

Angie Whittington

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  • Title: Executive Assistant to the Dean
  • Phone: 541-346-3602
  • Office: 217 Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Ian Winbrock

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  • Title: SCR Program Lead
  • Phone: 541-346-3579
  • Office: 110D Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Kyu Ho Youm

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