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

Michael Allan

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and David M. and Nancy L. Petrone Faculty Scholar
  • Additional Title: Program Faculty in Cinema Studies; Program Faculty in Comic Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-0981
  • Office: 316 Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2020: 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: Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3967
  • Office: 317 PLC
  • Office Hours: S20 MW 12-1:30 via Zoom
  • Affiliated Departments: IRES
  • Website: Website

Steven Brown

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  • Title: Professor of Comparative Literature
  • Phone: 541-346-4016
  • Office: 304 Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2020: T 3:30-5:30
  • 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: Assistant Professor, English Department
  • Phone: 541-346-3979
  • Office: 372 PLC
  • Office Hours: On sabbatical 2020-21; checking email sporadically.
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, IRES
  • Interests: Asian/Asian American Literature, Digital Humanities, Game Studies, Graphic Fiction & 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: Art and Technology Program Director
  • Additional 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: S20 Online 10am-12pm on Tuesday and by appointment

Kate Kelp-Stebbins

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3988
  • Office: 333 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall term: M 2-5pm; email me to schedule a Zoom meeting.
  • Website: Website

Fabienne Moore

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  • Title: Associate Professor of French
  • Phone: 541-346-4032
  • Office: 324 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Weds 12:30-2:30
  • 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: TR 2:30-4
  • 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: Fall term: T 2-5 pm. : Although I am not teaching this term, I am available via email and phone (email is best). Email to make an appointment for a Zoom call during normal office hours.

Forest Pyle

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3928
  • Office: 270 PLC
  • Office Hours: S20 Phone-in/chat hours: ENG 395 TR 12-1:30; ENG 419/519 TR 4-5:30

Michael Salter

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-2636
  • Office: 114 Loft Millrace 1
  • Affiliated Departments: College of Design
  • Interests: Art & Technology
  • Website: Website

John Sansone

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  • Title: English Graduate Student / GE
  • Phone: 541-346-0054
  • Office: 234 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall term: R 10:00AM - 1:00PM. Email me to set up Zoom appt.

Debarghya Sanyal

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  • Title: English Graduate Student / GE
  • Phone: 541-346-1512
  • Office: 18 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 20: Thursday 10 am to 12 pm; and by appointment
  • 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: Friday 2-5

Paul Showler

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  • Title: ABD Ph.D.
  • Additional Title: GE for Humanities
  • Office: 11C Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA during Fall 2020
  • 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

Tyrras Warren

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  • Title: Sr. Career Instructor
  • Office: 103 Millrace 1
  • Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program
  • Interests: Art and Technology, Visual Culture

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: S20 MW 12-1:30
  • 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: TR 12:30-2 PM (PT)
  • Interests: gender and sexuality studies, queer studies, science fiction, folklore, popular culture, creative nonfiction writing