Department Administration

Elizabeth Bohls

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Associate Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-5484
  • Office: 263 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter term: WED 12-3 and by appointment

Melissa Bowers

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  • Title: Business Manager
  • Phone: 541-346-1506
  • Office: 118 PLC
  • Office Hours: M-F: 7:30-4:30
  • Affiliated Departments: English Department, OCIAS

Kara Clevinger

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  • Title: Senior Instructor
  • Additional Title: Assistant Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-1514
  • Office: 266 PLC
  • Office Hours: S20 - TW 1:30-3:00pm on Canvas Chat; Zoom by appt.
  • Website: Website

Spike Gildea

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Interim Director of Composition
  • Phone: 541-346-0480
  • Office: 381 Straub Hall

Nick Recktenwald

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Additional Title: Associate Director of Composition
  • Phone: 541-346-3921
  • Office: 211 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter term: By appt. only

Gordon Sayre

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-1313
  • Office: 472 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter term: W 1-3 pm, F 9-10 am

Emily Simnitt

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  • Title: Career Instructor, Multilingual Writing Specialist
  • Additional Title: Associate Director of Composition
  • Phone: 541-346-3517
  • Office: 301E Tykeson Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter term: MON 2-3, THUR 1-3
  • Interests: digital rhetoric, multilingual writing spaces, first year writing

Corbett Upton

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Additional Title: Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-3961
  • Office: 375 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter term: TUES/THUR 2:00-4:00pm & by appt.

David J Vázquez

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Department of English
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-1516
  • Office: 118 PLC
  • Office Hours: By appt. through Susan Meyers 6-1516

Mary Wood

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-3010
  • Office: 445 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter term: MON 1-3, THUR 12-2
  • Affiliated Departments: Global Health Program
  • Interests: Medical and Health Humanities, American literature, Disability Studies, Science and Literature, Queer Studies