Disability Studies Faculty

Lisa Abia-Smith

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  • Title: Senior Instructor I
  • Additional Title: Director of Education/JS Museum of Art
  • Phone: 541-346-0966
  • Office: 1430 Johnson Lane
  • Affiliated Departments: Disability Studies
  • Interests: Arts and Healthcare, Marginalized Communities, Art Education, Disabilities Studies, Museum Studies, Arts Management,
  • Website: Website

Bob Choquette

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II
  • Additional Title: Graduate Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-3851
  • Office: 106 Hendricks Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Disability Studies, SAIL

Karen Durany

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer I
  • Phone: 541-346-2092
  • Office: 252 HEDCO Education Bldg

Frank James

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  • Title: Instructor
  • Office: 124 Lokey Education Bldg
  • Affiliated Departments: Disability Studies

Elisa Jamgochian

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  • Title: Special Education Program Coordinator (K-12)
  • Phone: 541-346-5185
  • Office: 362 HEDCO Education Bldg
  • Affiliated Departments: Disability Studies

Judith Raiskin

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Office Hours: Please email faculty using your UO email account or use Canvas if enrolled in a course with the professor.
  • Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College, Disability Studies
  • Interests: Post-colonial literature and cultural studies focusing on gender and comparative feminist theory; Caribbean; Disability Studies; LGBTQ studies; and sexuality.

Camisha Russell

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Office: 233 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2022: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2:00-3:00pm. Zoom link https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/92382926767
  • Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College, Disability Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: Critical Philosophy of Race, Ethics (esp. Bioethics), African American Philosophy, Feminist Theory

Brian Trapp

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  • Title: ProTem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0508
  • Office: 216 Alder Bldg.
  • Affiliated Departments: Disability Studies

Valentino Vasquez

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  • Title: American Sign Language Instructor
  • Phone: 541-636-0197
  • Office: 251 HEDCO Education Bldg
  • Affiliated Departments: Digital Humanities, Disability Studies

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

Mary Wood

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-3010
  • Office: 445 PLC
  • Office Hours: S22: W 1-2:30 pm Th 2-3:30 pm via Zoom. Zoom link: https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/93247159358?pwd=Vk9HbWdGQ0h6R3JHNEphdE5mZ3dJQT09
  • Affiliated Departments: Disability Studies, Global Health Program
  • Interests: Medical and Health Humanities, American literature, Disability Studies, Science and Literature, Queer Studies