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African American Literary Studies

More About African American Literary Studies


For up-to-date links to web resources in AFrican American Literary Studies contact Jeffrey Staiger, Assistant Professor Humanities Librarian: Jeffrey Staiger 141 Knight Library Office Phone: 541-346-1897 Email:

Karen J. Ford

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3902
  • Office: 118 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: By appt. thru Lisa Mick Shimizu in CAS (Lisa 541-346-3902; 114 Friendly)

Mark Quigley

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1340
  • Office: 525 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter term: On fellowship; Contact via email at:

Courtney Thorsson

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1473
  • Office: 521 PLC
  • Office Hours: on leave 2016-17
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies, Women's And Gender Studies

Mark Whalan

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Horn Endowed Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3926
  • Office: 207 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter term - OHC Fellowship; email for appt.; checking email intermittently

Henry Wonham

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3918
  • Office: 274 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall term: W 2:00-5:00