Faculty

Faith Barter

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1510
  • Office: 320 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: Th 10:00am-1:00pm; by appointment
  • Interests: African American Literature, Legal History, 19th-Century Studies, Cultural Memory

Martha Bayless

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  • Title: Professor, English
  • Additional Title: Director, Folklore and Public Culture
  • Phone: 541-346-3930
  • Office: 344 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: TUES/THUR 2:30-4:00

Carolyn Bergquist

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Additional Title: Director of Composition
  • Phone: 541-346-2695
  • Office: 243 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: Thursday 12:00-3:00

Elizabeth Bohls

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Associate Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-5484
  • Office: 263 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: W 12:00-3:00 and by appt.

Tina Boscha

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  • Title: Senior Instructor
  • Additional Title: Assistant Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-0056
  • Office: 236 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term THUR 1:00-4:00

Lara Bovilsky

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1309
  • Office: 246 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MON 1-3, ThUR 9-10 or by appt.

Marcel Brousseau

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  • Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3967
  • Office: 317 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: TR 12-1:30 PM, and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies

Kirby Brown

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Norman H. Brown Faculty Fellow, 2019-21
  • Phone: 541-346-5819
  • Office: 330 PLC
  • Office Hours: On sabbatical 12/15/18-9/15/19; checking email intermittently
  • Affiliated Departments: Ethnic Studies
  • Website: Website

Katherine Brundan

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  • Title: Senior Instructor I
  • Phone: 541-346-0528
  • Office: 218 Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter term: Not teaching English Winter 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: Spring term: TUES/THUR 9:30-11:00

Anna Carroll

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1518
  • Office: 323 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MWF 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Ulrick Casimir

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3977
  • Office: 223 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MW 12-1:30

Stephanie Clark

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3960
  • Office: 374 PLC
  • Office Hours: On leave fall, winter, & spring

Kara Clevinger

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1514
  • Office: 22 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: TUES/THUR 1:30-3:00 & by appt.

Michael Copperman

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II
  • Phone: 541-346-0063
  • Office: 209 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MWF 11:00-12:00 pm

José Cortez

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0069
  • Office: 319 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: TUES/THUR 12:00-2:00 pm
  • Interests: critical theory, rhetoric, latinx studies, latin american studies

James Crosswhite

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3956
  • Office: 258 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: On sabbatical, ordinarily checking email at least twice a week
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department

Brent Dawson

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3962
  • Office: 473 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: F 12-3 or by appt.

William Driscoll

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3268
  • Office: 21 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: M 12:30-1:30

Dianne Dugaw

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1496
  • Office: 458 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MW 3:30-4:30

James Earl

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  • Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Additional Title: English Department
  • Affiliated Departments: Religious Studies

Rachel Eccleston

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1532
  • Office: 328 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer term: TUES, WED, THUR 11:00-12:00
  • Interests: Early Modern Literature; Martyrdom & Resurrection; Divinatory Poetics

Tara Fickle

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  • Title: Assistant Professor, English Department
  • Phone: 541-346-3979
  • Office: 372 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MW 1:30-3:00pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: Asian/Asian American Literature, Digital Humanities, Game Studies, Graphic Fiction & Comics
  • Website: Website

Karen J. Ford

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3902
  • Office: 114 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment through Jules Jones, 6-3501

David Frank

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4198
  • Office: 210 Chapman Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MON 10:30-12:30 & TUES 2-3:30 (April 1 - June 4)

Lisa Freinkel

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  • Title: Associate Professor English and Comparative Literature
  • Phone: 541-346-1221
  • Office: 372B Oregon Hall
  • 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: Spring term: By appt.

Brian Gazaille

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Additional Title: Web Content Manager
  • Phone: 541-346-5935
  • Office: 206 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MW 11:00-12:30 & by appt.
  • Interests: Nineteenth-Century American Literature, African American Literature, Literature and Science, Medical Humanities

Miriam Gershow

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II
  • Phone: 541-346-0051
  • Office: 237 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: On Sabbatical; checking email sporadically

Spike Gildea

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0480
  • Office: 381 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring: By appt.
  • Website: Website

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: Spring term: by Appointment
  • Interests: I am especially interested in examining the aesthetic, social, and political aspects of cross-cultural translation in Chaucer's works.

Thelma Greenfield

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Helen Huang

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1542
  • Office: 321 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: TUES/THUR 9:30-11:00 & by appt.

Michael Jarvis

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  • Title: Instructor of English
  • Phone: 541-346-1514
  • Office: 22 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer term: MW 3:20-4:50

Mat Johnson

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  • Title: Professor
  • Office: Alder building 207
  • Office Hours: Spring term: T 10:30-1:30

Heidi Kaufman

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, DH Minor
  • Phone: 541-346-3932
  • Office: 327 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: W 11-1
  • Affiliated Departments: Judaic Studies Program

Kate Kelp-Stebbins

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3988
  • Office: 333 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: M 10:30-1:30

Anna Kovalchuk

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1532
  • Office: 328 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MWF 11:30-12:30
  • Interests: national narratives, comparative and world literature, Cossack history, Ukrainian and Russian literature

C. Anne Laskaya

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1517
  • Office: 357 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: TUES/THUR 3:35-5:00 & by appt.
  • Affiliated Departments: Judaic Studies Program
  • Interests: Medieval Studies, Rhetoric & Composition, Women's Literature, Manuscript and Book History

Stephanie LeMenager

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Moore Endowed Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3966
  • Office: 457 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: T R 4-5:30
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies
  • Interests: American Studies, Environmental Humanities
  • Website: Website

Lizzy LeRud

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0053
  • Office: 214 PLC
  • Office Hours: ON LEAVE 2018-19 Academic Year; I am available by e-mail during my absence
  • Interests: American Literature, Poetry and Poetics
  • Website: Website

David Li

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Collins Professor of the Humanities
  • Phone: 541-346-3940
  • Office: 275 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: Not teaching
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies

Heather McBride

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3268
  • Office: 21 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: Not teaching spring term; checking email every evening

Allison McGuffie

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  • Title: Faculty Fellow
  • Phone: 541-346-3965
  • Office: 329 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: Thursday, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Quinn Miller

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3968
  • Office: 447 PLC
  • Office Hours: On sabbatical 2018-19

Kate Myers

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Additional Title: Director of Writing Associates
  • Phone: 541-346-1533
  • Office: 266 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: TR 11-12:30, or by appt.
  • Interests: Early Modern Literature

Tia North

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1518
  • Office: 104 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MW 9:00-10:30 am
  • Affiliated Departments: Creative Writing Program, English Department

Brendan O'Kelly

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-5935
  • Office: 206 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: Email for advising appointment
  • Interests: 20th/21st Century American, British, and Irish Fiction; Critical and Visual Theory; Film Studies; Comics Studies; Digital Humanities

Paul Peppis

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Oregon Humanities Center
  • Phone: 541-346-7017
  • Office: 154 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: Thursday 2:00-5:00 pm

Ana Peters

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1528
  • Office: 219 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MWF 3-4 pm (and by appt)

Forest Pyle

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3928
  • Office: 270 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MWF 2-3

Mark Quigley

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1340
  • Office: 324 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: TUES 12-2 & WED 1-2

Nick Recktenwald

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Additional Title: Associate Director of Composition
  • Phone: 541-346-3921
  • Office: 211 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer Term: By Appointment

William Rossi

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3955
  • Office: 363 PLC
  • Office Hours: Not teaching Spring term

Stephen Rust

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0058
  • Office: 239 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer term: WED/THUR 11:00-12:00 8/19-9/15 for ENG 110M

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: Spring term: FRI 2pm-5pm

Rebecca Saxon

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  • Title: Pro-Tem Instructor of English/Philosophy Department Funding & Program Development
  • Phone: 541-346-1528
  • Office: 245 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring term: Checking email intermittenly; email for appt.
  • Affiliated Departments: English Department

Gordon Sayre

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-1313
  • Office: 472 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: W 1-3, TR 12-2

Steven Shankman

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

Emily Simnitt

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  • Title: Career Instructor, Multilingual Writing Specialist
  • Additional Title: Associate Director of Composition
  • Phone: 541-346-3517
  • Office: 210 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: W 12-1, R 10-12
  • Interests: digital rhetoric, multilingual writing spaces, first year writing

Bjorn Smars

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3977
  • Office: 223 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: M 12-2, W 12-1

Courtney Thorsson

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1473
  • Office: 244 PLC
  • Office Hours: On leave 2018-19; I am checking my email intermittently

Avinnash Tiwari

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0061
  • Office: 444 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: WED/FRI 2:30-4:00

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: Spring term: TR 2:00-4:00 & by appt.

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: By appt. through Susan Meyers 6-1516

Eleanor Wakefield

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1542
  • Office: 321 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: TR 10-11:30

Sarah Wald

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Environmental Studies & English
  • Additional Title: Associate Director of Environmental Studies; Director of Graduate Admissions for English
  • Phone: 541-346-1613
  • Office: 443 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: not teaching; responding to email; sign up here: https://goo.gl/ZUocxh for appt.
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies
  • Website: Website

Joyce Pualani Warren

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  • Title: PostDoctoral Scholar Eth. Lit
  • Phone: 541-346-3953
  • Office: 265 PLC
  • Office Hours: Not teaching Spring term; available by email

Damien Weaver

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0061
  • Office: 444 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: TR 9:45-11:15 and by appt.

Susan Weeber

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  • Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Phone: 541-346-3953
  • Office: 265 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: M 4-5pm; W 11:30am-1:30pm

Mark Whalan

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Horn Endowed Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3926
  • Office: 207 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: W 10:30-12:30

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: Spring term: MW 1:00-2:30
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies
  • Interests: Disability Studies, Comics, Young Adult and Children's Literature

Jenée Wilde

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-1051
  • Office: 331 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: W 2-3, R 1:30-3:30 or by appt.

Daniel Wojcik

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3946
  • Office: 463 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: M: 1:45-3:30; W: 1:45-3

Henry Wonham

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3918
  • Office: 274 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MWF 2-3

Mary Wood

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-3010
  • Office: 445 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: MON 1:00-3:00, THUR 2:00-4:00
  • Affiliated Departments: Global Health Program
  • Interests: Medical and Health Humanities, American literature, Disability Studies, Science and Literature, Queer Studies

Robert Zandstra

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  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0055
  • Office: 235 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: W 9-12

Rhonda Zimlich

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  • Title: Faculty Fellow
  • Phone: 541-346-3965
  • Office: 329 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: TR 9:00-10:30am