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
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies

Michael Allan

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Additional Title: Program Faculty in Cinema Studies; Program Faculty in Comic Studies
  • Office: 316 Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2022 F 11:15-1:15 by appt. https://calendly.com/mallancomplit/spring-office-hours
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies, 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: Comics and Cartoon Studies, 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, Comics and Cartoon 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 leave academic year 2021-22
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Comics and Cartoon 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, Cultural Studies, and Gender
  • Additional Title: Editor-in-Chief, U.S.-Japan Women's Journal
  • Phone: 541-979-7794
  • Office: 404 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays, 10:30-12:00 on Zoom (Please email for an appointment.)
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Comics and Cartoon 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
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies
  • 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
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies

Colin Ives

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Digital Arts
  • Phone: 541-346-0072
  • Office: 122 Millrace 2
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies
  • Interests: Art & Technology
  • Website: Website

Mat Johnson

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0547
  • Office: 207 Alder Bldg.
  • Office Hours: Not teaching an ENG course this term
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies

Kate Kelp-Stebbins

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3988
  • Office: 333 PLC
  • Office Hours: S22: T 1:45-3:45 in-person; F 1-2 by Zoom
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies
  • Website: Website

Fabienne Moore

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  • Title: Associate Professor of French
  • Phone: 541-346-4032
  • Office: 324 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: On Sabbatical Research Leave until Sept. 15, 2022
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies, European Studies
  • Interests: Early European romanticism; Chateaubriand; Staël; European Enlightenment; the French & Haitian Revolutions; French and Francophocultural and literary history; prose poetry; the evolution of the novel; bande dessinées & graphic narratives; blue humanities

Brendan O'Kelly

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  • Title: Senior Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-5935
  • Office: 206 PLC
  • Office Hours: S22: W 10-1 on Zoom
  • Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College, Comics and Cartoon Studies, Digital Humanities
  • 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, Comics and Cartoon Studies, IRES
  • Interests: Media Studies, Race/Ethnicity, Dance, Mainstream Popular Culture, Media Hairstyles

Paul Peppis

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Oregon Humanities Center
  • Phone: 541-346-7017
  • Office: 154 PLC
  • Office Hours: S22: W 12-3pm via Zoom. Email for a Zoom link during Wednesday office hours.
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies

Forest Pyle

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3928
  • Office: 270 PLC
  • Office Hours: On leave spring term; available by email & for scheduling Zoom appts.
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies

John Sansone

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  • Title: English Graduate Student / GE
  • Phone: 541-346-0054
  • Office: 234 PLC
  • Office Hours: S22: Mon 8AM - 11AM
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies

Debarghya Sanyal

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  • Title: English Graduate Student / GE
  • Phone: 541-346-3921
  • Office: 211 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program, Comics and Cartoon Studies
  • Interests: Global Visual Cultures and Media Studies, Cinema and Television Studies, South Asian Screen Cultures, Digital Media, Post-humanism, Biopolitics, Macroeconomic policies
  • Website: Website

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: S22: Wednesdays Noon-3
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies

Robert Voelker-Morris

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  • Title: Instructor, Arts & Admin
  • Phone: 541-346-1934
  • Office: 58 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies

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: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Medieval Iberian literature and culture, Sephardic studies, Mediterranean 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: S22: TUES 2:30-4 PM & WED 12:30-2 PM. Please email ewheeler@uoregon.edu to make an appt. TUES: Zoom, phone, or in person in 238 PLC WED: Zoom or phone
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies, 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: 331 PLC
  • Office Hours: S22: 2-3:30 p.m. TUES/THUR or by appt. Zoom office hours link: https://uoregon.zoom.us/my/jenee.wilde.331plc
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies, Digital Humanities
  • Interests: gender and sexuality studies, queer studies, science fiction, folklore, popular culture, creative nonfiction writing