Comic Studies Faculty

Peter Alilunas

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  • Title: Asst Prof in Journalism & Comm
  • Additional Title: Asst Prof, Dept. of Cinema Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-2004
  • Office: 105 PLC
  • Office Hours: S21: Tuesdays 10 am to noon by appointment

Michael Allan

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
  • Additional Title: Program Faculty in Cinema Studies; Program Faculty in Comic Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-0981
  • Office: 316 Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: By appt.
  • Affiliated Departments: Middle East and North African Studies
  • Interests: World literature (Francophone, Arabic), Film and visual culture, Postcolonial studies, Literary theory

Marcel Brousseau

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  • Title: Courtesy Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3967
  • Office: 317 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: IRES
  • Website: Website

Steven Brown

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  • Title: Professor of Comparative Literature
  • Phone: 541-346-4016
  • Office: 304 Villard Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
  • Interests: posthumanism, horror cinema, Surrealist film and animation, sound design in film, Japanese popular culture, and critical theory.

Tara Fickle

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  • Title: Associate Professor, English Department
  • Phone: 541-346-3979
  • Office: 372 PLC
  • Office Hours: On sabbatical 2020-21; checking email sporadically.
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, IRES, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: Asian/American Literature, Race and Ethnicity, Digital Humanities, Game Studies, Comics
  • Website: Website

Alisa Freedman

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  • Title: Professor, Japanese Literature & Film
  • Additional Title: Editor-in-Chief, U.S.-Japan Women's Journal
  • Phone: 541-979-7794
  • Office: 404 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
  • Interests: Modern Japanese literature, popular culture, youth culture, visual media, digital culture, urban studies, and gender

Andréa Gilroy

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  • Title: Pro Tempore Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0934
  • Office: 310 Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: Not teaching an ENG course this term
  • Interests: Comics studies, American literature and popular culture, Japanese literature and popular culture

Erin Hanna

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  • Title: Assistant Prof Media Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-2084
  • Office: 106 PLC

Colin Ives

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Digital Arts
  • Phone: 541-346-0072
  • Office: 122 Millrace 2
  • Interests: Art & Technology
  • Website: Website

Mat Johnson

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0547
  • Office: 207 Alder Bldg.
  • Office Hours: S21 Tuesday 2:15-4:15

Kate Kelp-Stebbins

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3988
  • Office: 333 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: M 2-5pm
  • Website: Website

Fabienne Moore

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  • Title: Associate Professor of French
  • Phone: 541-346-4032
  • Office: 324 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: Tuesday 9-11 am via Zoom
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: Prose poetry; European Enlightenment; the French & Haitian Revolutions; ; the evolution of the novel; early European romanticism; Chateaubriand; Staël; French cultural and literary history; bande dessinées & graphic narratives; blue humanities.

Brendan O'Kelly

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-5935
  • Office: 206 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: W 10-1
  • Interests: 20th/21st Century American, British, and Irish Fiction; Critical and Visual Theory; Film Studies; Comics Studies; Digital Humanities

Priscilla Peña Ovalle

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Associate Director, Cinema Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-0060
  • Office: 201B McKenzie Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program, IRES
  • Interests: media studies, race/ethnicity, dance, mainstream popular culture, media hairstyles, and more...

Paul Peppis

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Oregon Humanities Center
  • Phone: 541-346-7017
  • Office: 154 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: Wednesdays, 12-3 pm.

Forest Pyle

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3928
  • Office: 270 PLC
  • Office Hours: S21: Not teaching an ENG course this term, no office hours

John Sansone

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  • Title: English Graduate Student / GE
  • Phone: 541-346-0054
  • Office: 234 PLC
  • Office Hours: S21: F 1-4

Debarghya Sanyal

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  • Title: English Graduate Student / GE
  • Phone: 541-346-1512
  • Office: 18 PLC
  • Office Hours: Not teaching spring term; no office hours
  • Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program
  • Interests: Comics Studies, Cinema and Television Studies, South Asian Studies, Post-humanism, Pop Culture, Biopolitics, Mythology and Folklore

Ben Saunders

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Comics and Cartoon Studies Minor
  • Phone: 541-346-0062
  • Office: 273 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: Wednesday 12 pm - 3 pm

Paul Showler

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE for Humanities
  • Office: 11C Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021 Mondays 12:00 - 2:00
  • Interests: Ethics, Pragmatism, Genealogy, History of Philosophy

Robert Voelker-Morris

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David Wacks

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  • Title: Professor of Spanish: Department Head, Romance Languages
  • Phone: 541-346-4029
  • Office: 105C Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Please email me your availability to set an appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Middle East and North African Studies
  • Interests: Medieval Iberian literature and culture, Sephardic studies, Mediterranean Studies
  • Website: Website

Glynne Walley

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Japanese Literature
  • Office: 423 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
  • Website: Website

Elizabeth (Betsy) Wheeler

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Disability Studies Minor
  • Phone: 541-346-3929
  • Office: 238 PLC
  • Office Hours: On leave FWS
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies
  • Interests: Disability Studies, Comics, Young Adult and Children's Literature

Jenée Wilde

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  • Title: Senior Instructor of English
  • Additional Title: CSWS Dissemination Specialist
  • Phone: 541-346-1051
  • Office: 347 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: TR 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Interests: gender and sexuality studies, queer studies, science fiction, folklore, popular culture, creative nonfiction writing