Faculty

Michael Aronson

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Cinema Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-8104
  • Office: 201B McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring term: By appointment

Martha Bayless

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  • Title: Professor, English
  • Phone: 541-346-3930
  • Office: 344 PLC
  • Office Hours: On leave 2017-18

Carolyn Bergquist

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Additional Title: Director of Composition
  • Phone: 541-346-2695
  • Office: 124 PLC
  • Office Hours: M 11-12:30; T 1-2:30 & by appt spring term

Elizabeth Bohls

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Associate Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-5484
  • Office: 527 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 12:00-3:00 & by appt. spring term

James Boren

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Tina Boscha

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  • Title: Senior Instructor
  • Additional Title: Assistant Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-0056
  • Office: 236 PLC
  • Office Hours: TR 12:00-1:30 spring term

Lara Bovilsky

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-1309
  • Office: 246 PLC
  • Office Hours: M 11:15-12:45, W 12-1:30 or by appt. spring term

Kirby Brown

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  • Title: Assistant Professor, Native American Studies; English Department
  • Phone: 541-346-5819
  • Office: 523 PLC
  • Office Hours: T 4-5 W 9-11 PLC 523; W 5-6 KIH 111 & by appt. spring term

Katherine Brundan

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  • Title: Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0528
  • Office: 218 Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: MW 2:00-3:00, T 12:00-1:00 spring term
  • Interests: 19th century European novel, trauma studies, gender, and sensationalism

Kristy Bryant-Berg

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3975
  • Office: 343 PLC
  • Office Hours: MWF 9:00-10:00 a.m. spring term

William Cadbury

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Anna Carroll

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1518
  • Office: 104 PLC
  • Office Hours: MWF 10:30-11:30 spring term

Ulrick Casimir

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  • Title: ProTem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1513
  • Office: 22 PLC
  • Office Hours: Not teaching ENG/WR spring term

Stephanie Clark

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3960
  • Office: 374 PLC
  • Office Hours: T 2-5pm spring term

Suzanne Clark

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Kara Clevinger

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1514
  • Office: 22 PLC
  • Office Hours: T 10-11:30, R 1:30-3 spring term

Michael Copperman

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  • Title: Senior Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0063
  • Office: 34 PLC
  • Office Hours: MWF 11-12 spring term

James Crosswhite

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3956
  • Office: 258 PLC
  • Office Hours: MWF 11:00-12:00 spring term

Vanessa Cutz

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  • Title: ProTem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3924
  • Office: 213 PLC
  • Office Hours: Not teaching ENG/WR courses spring term

Brent Dawson

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3965
  • Office: 465 PLC
  • Office Hours: By appointment or email spring term

Rosemary Debell

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Dianne Dugaw

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1496
  • Office: 458 PLC
  • Office Hours: Available by email

James Earl

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  • Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Additional Title: English Department

Jordache Ellapen

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0994
  • Office: 256 PLC
  • Office Hours: MW 1-2:30 spring term
  • Interests: Black Queer Studies/Queer African Studies/Queer of Color Critique, Aesthetic practices of Africa and the African diaspora, Visual Culture, Cinema Studies, Race and Racial Formations, Diaspora Studies

Erica Elliott

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  • Title: Pro-tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3988
  • Office: 101 PLC
  • Office Hours: Not teaching ENG/WR spring term

Megan England

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Marilyn Farwell

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Tara Fickle

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  • Title: Assistant Professor, English Department
  • Phone: 541-346-3979
  • Office: 372 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 12:00-3:00 spring term
  • Interests: Asian/Asian American Literature, Digital Humanities, Game Studies, Graphic Fiction & Comics

Bill Fogarty

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  • Title: Instructor of English
  • Phone: 541-346-1533
  • Office: 330 PLC
  • Office Hours: On leave AY 17-18
  • Interests: Poetry and Poetics, 20th Century American, British, and Irish Literature, African American Poetry

Karen J. Ford

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3902
  • Office: 118 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment through 6-3902 spring term

David Frank

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4198
  • Office: CHA 210
  • Office Hours: MW 10:15-12:15 spring term

Lisa Freinkel

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  • Title: Vice Provost and Dean, Undergraduate Studies
  • Additional Title: Associate Professor English and Comparative Literature
  • Phone: 541-346-1221
  • Office: 372B Oregon Hall
  • Office Hours: Research leave
  • Interests: Shakespeare and Renaissance literature, theology and contemplative studies, digital humanities, history of philosophy, psychoanalysis and literary theory.

John Gage

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Center for Teaching Writing
  • Phone: 541-346-3922
  • Office: 205 PLC
  • Office Hours: By appointment spring term

Brian Gazaille

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-5935
  • Office: 206 PLC
  • Office Hours: TR 10:00-11:30 & by appt. spring term

Miriam Gershow

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  • Title: Senior Instructor
  • Additional Title: Associate Director of Composition
  • Phone: 541-346-0051
  • Office: 105 PLC
  • Office Hours: M 11:00-12:30, W 12:30-2:00 spring term

Warren Ginsberg

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  • Title: Professor of English
  • Additional Title: Philip H. Knight Professor of Humanities Comparative Literature Program Faculty
  • Phone: 541-346-3958
  • Office: 257 PLC
  • Office Hours: TR 11:00-12:00 spring term
  • Interests: I am especially interested in examining the aesthetic, social, and political aspects of cross-cultural translation in Chaucer's works.

Sangita Gopal

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  • Title: Associate Professor of English
  • Additional Title: Comparative Literature Program Faculty
  • Phone: 541-346-3567
  • Office: 528 PLC
  • Office Hours: R 10:00-1:00 spring term
  • Interests: Postcolonial Theory and Literature, South Asian Visual and Cultural Studies

Thelma Greenfield

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Joseph Hynes

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  • Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Phone: 541-346-1613
  • Office: 443 PLC

Kathleen Karlyn

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Heidi Kaufman

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3932
  • Office: 365 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 10:00-12:00 spring term

C. Anne Laskaya

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1517
  • Office: 357 PLC
  • Office Hours: M 10-12, R 3:35-4:35 & by appt. spring term
  • Interests: Medieval Studies, Rhetoric & Composition, Manuscript and Book History

Alison Lau

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3915
  • Office: 103 PLC
  • Office Hours: On leave 2017-18

Stephanie LeMenager

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Moore Endowed Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3966
  • Office: 457 PLC
  • Office Hours: R 3:30pm-5:30pm; F 12:00pm-1:00pm spring term
  • Interests: American Studies, Environmental Humanities

Lizzy LeRud

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0053
  • Office: 214 PLC
  • Office Hours: MWF 1-2 spring term
  • Interests: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Literature, Poetry and Poetics, Multi-Ethnic U.S. Literature, Women's and Gender Studies, Lyric Theory, Literary Formalism

Julia Lesage

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David Li

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Collins Professor of the Humanities
  • Phone: 541-346-3940
  • Office: 275 PLC
  • Office Hours: MWF 2:00-3:00 & by appointment spring term

Glen Love

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Allison McGuffie

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  • Title: Faculty Fellow
  • Phone: 541-346-3965
  • Office: 465 PLC
  • Office Hours: Not teaching ENG spring term

Quinn Miller

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3978
  • Office: 529 PLC
  • Office Hours: R 8:00-11:00 spring term

Andrew Mueller

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Kate Myers

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Additional Title: Director of Writing Associates
  • Phone: 541-346-1533
  • Office: 330 PLC
  • Office Hours: WF 12:00-1:30 spring term
  • Interests: Early Modern Literature

Brendan O'Kelly

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-5935
  • Office: 206 PLC
  • Office Hours: M 2-3, W 2-4 spring term
  • 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: 266 PLC
  • Office Hours: T 2:00-4:00 spring term
  • 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: THUR 2:00-5:00 spring term

Forest Pyle

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3928
  • Office: 270 PLC
  • Office Hours: TR 11:35-1:05 spring term

Mark Quigley

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1340
  • Office: 525 PLC
  • Office Hours: On Leave 2017-18; I will be checking e-mail intermittently during my absence.

Nick Recktenwald

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0058
  • Office: 239 PLC
  • Office Hours: MF 1-2:30 spring term

Gordon Rockett

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William Rossi

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-3955
  • Office: 363 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 12:00-3:00 spring term

George Rowe

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0552
  • Office: 207 Alder Bldg
  • Office Hours: By appointment

Stephen Rust

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0058
  • Office: 239 PLC
  • Office Hours: MWF 9-10:30 spring term

Ben Saunders

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0062
  • Office: 366 PLC
  • Office Hours: F 2:00-5:00 spring term

Rebecca Saxon

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  • Title: Pro-Tem Instructor/Administrative
  • Office: 247 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: T 2:00-4:00 pm spring term

Gordon Sayre

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1313
  • Office: 472 PLC
  • Office Hours: T: 2:00-4:00, W 2:00-3:00 spring term

Steven Shankman

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: UNESCO Chair in Transcultural Studies, Interreligious Dialogue, and Peace
  • Phone: 541-346-3997
  • Office: 110B Gerlinger Hall
  • Office Hours: R 2:00-5:00 spring term
  • Interests: Comparative literature, the classical tradition in English and American literature, the eighteenth century, and the history of literary theory

Sharon Sherman

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Emily Simnitt

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Additional Title: Multilingual Writing Specialist
  • Phone: 541-346-3517
  • Office: 102 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 9-11, R 11:30-12:30 spring term
  • Interests: digital rhetoric, multilingual writing spaces, first year writing

Bjorn Smars

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  • Title: Pro-tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3977
  • Office: 223 PLC
  • Office Hours: T 9am-12pm spring term

Richard Stein

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Richard Stevenson

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Nathaniel Teich

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  • Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Phone: (541) 346-3982
  • Office: 200C Rainier Bldg

Edgar Temam

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  • Title: Philosophy Department Courtesy Postdoctoral Research Scholar
  • Additional Title: Pro Tem Instructor of English
  • Phone: 541-346-0061
  • Office: 444 PLC
  • Office Hours: Not teaching ENG/WR spring term
  • Interests: history of philosophy, critical thinking, basic logic, pedagogy, social & political philosophy--particularly, our thinking about violence & nonviolence, war & peace, force & power, injustice & justice

Courtney Thorsson

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1473
  • Office: 521 PLC
  • Office Hours: MW 12:00-1:30 spring term

Avinnash Tiwari

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0061
  • Office: 444 PLC
  • Office Hours: TR 4-5:30 & by appt. spring term

Brian Trapp

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  • Title: ProTem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0508
  • Office: 309 Alder Bldg
  • Office Hours: By appointment or email spring term

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: TW 1-3 & by appt. spring term

David Vázquez

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Department of English
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-1516
  • Office: 118 PLC
  • Office Hours: R 1:00-2:00 & by appt.; schedule appts. at 541-346-1516 spring term

Sarah Wald

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Environmental Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-1613
  • Office: 443 PLC
  • Office Hours: THUR 1:30-3:30 and 6:00-7:00pm spring term

Joyce Pualani Warren

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  • Title: PostDoctoral Scholar Eth. Lit
  • Phone: 541-346-1311
  • Office: 265 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 10:00-12:00 spring term

Louise Westling

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Mark Whalan

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Horn Endowed Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3926
  • Office: 207 PLC
  • Office Hours: M 3:00-5:00, F 11:00-12:00 spring term

Elizabeth (Betsy) Wheeler

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3929
  • Office: 238 PLC
  • Office Hours: MW 12:45-2:15 pm, & by appt. spring term
  • Interests: Disability Studies, Comics, Young Adult and Children's Literature

George Wickes

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Jenée Wilde

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1051
  • Office: 263 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 10:00-1:00 spring term

John Witte

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  • Title: Senior Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-5935
  • Office: 206 PLC
  • Office Hours: Checking email intermittently

Daniel Wojcik

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies, Folklore
  • Phone: 541-346-3946
  • Office: 463 PLC
  • Office Hours: M 1:45-3:30, W 1:45-3:00 spring term

Henry Wonham

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3918
  • Office: 274 PLC
  • Office Hours: MWF 1:00-2:00 spring term

Mary Wood

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3010
  • Office: 445 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 1-3; online ENG 392 students use email any time; spring term hours

Robert Zandstra

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0055
  • Office: 235 PLC
  • Office Hours: W 9-11, R 1:30-2:30 spring term