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Participating 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: M 9-10:30, R 1-2:30

Monique Balbuena

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  • Title: Participating Faculty of Judaic Studies Program, Associate Professor of Literature
  • Phone: 541-346-2311
  • Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd, Rm 117
  • Office Hours: Winter 15: Tu 3:30p-5p, W 1p-3p, or by appointment
  • Website: Website

Diane Baxter

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  • Title: Middle East Studies Director
  • Additional Title: Senior Lecturer & Head Undergraduate Advisor of Department of Anthropology; Participating Faculty of Judaic Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-5157
  • Office: 373 Condon Hall

Shaul Cohen

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Co-Director, Peace Studies Program, The University of Oregon Carnegie Council Global Ethics Fellow
  • Phone: 541-346-4500
  • Office: 107G Condon Hall
  • Interests: Political, environmental, cultural; Middle East.
  • Website: Website

Rick Colby

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-5735
  • Office: 333 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment only

Miriam Gershow

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  • Title: Senior Instructor
  • Additional Title: Associate Director of Composition
  • Phone: 541-346-0051
  • Office: 105 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer: checking email intermittently or sporadically

Evlyn Gould

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  • Title: CAS Distinguished Professor Emerita of French
  • Additional Title: College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor in Humanities
  • Phone: 541-346-4020
  • Office: 222 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies, Judaic Studies Program
  • Interests: nineteenth century French studies,Jewish studies,European studies,interdisciplinary studies in literature, music, dance

Kenneth Helphand

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  • Title: Participating Faculty
  • Additional Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Phone: 541-346-1454
  • Office: 381 Lawrence Hall
  • Website: Website

Gina Herrmann

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow 2017-18
  • Additional Title: Affiliated Faculty, Judaic Studies, Cinema Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-5806
  • Office: 220 Friendly Hall
  • City: Eugene, Oregon
  • Affiliated Departments: Judaic Studies Program
  • Interests: Communist and Leftist Studies, Holocaust Studies, Spanish Memory Studies

David Hollenberg

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-8096
  • Office: 338 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment only
  • Affiliated Departments: International Studies

Heidi Kaufman

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3932
  • Office: 365 PLC
  • Office Hours: Spring term: W 9:30-11:30
  • Affiliated Departments: Judaic Studies Program

Anne Kreps

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5984
  • Office: 346 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment only
  • Affiliated Departments: Judaic Studies Program

C. Anne Laskaya

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1517
  • Office: 357 PLC
  • Office Hours: On leave until Spring 18; available by email
  • Affiliated Departments: Judaic Studies Program
  • Interests: Medieval Studies, Rhetoric & Composition, Manuscript and Book History

Jeffrey Librett

Reut Livne-Tarandach

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Management
  • Phone: 541-346-1438
  • Office: 460 Lillis Hall
  • Website: Website

David Luebke

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  • Title: Professor and Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-2394
  • Office: 315 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2017: Wednesday 3:00-5:00 pm or by appointment.
  • Website: Website

Judith Raiskin

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-2566
  • Office: 321 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2017: Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:15 & Thursdays 3:00 - 5:00 and by appointment.
  • Affiliated Departments: English Department
  • Interests: Post-colonial literature and cultural studies focusing on gender and comparative feminist theory; Caribbean and Pacific Island studies; LGBT studies; and sexuality.

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: Spring term: M 3:00-5:00 and by appointment
  • Interests: Comparative literature, the classical tradition in English and American literature, the eighteenth century, and the history of literary theory
  • Website: Website

Carol Silverman

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5114
  • Office: 321 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Folklore Program
  • Interests: Arts and human rights, music, Balkans, Roma, gender, ritual
  • Website: Website

David Wacks

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  • Title: Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4029
  • Office: 105C Friendly Hall
  • Interests: Medieval Iberian literature and culture, Sephardic studies, Mediterranean Studies
  • Website: Website

Mary Wood

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3010
  • Office: 445 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer term: available by email
  • Affiliated Departments: Humanities Program, Judaic Studies Program

Naomi Zack

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  • Title: Professor of Philosophy
  • Phone: 541-346-1547
  • Office: 239 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: 2:00-2:50pm Tuesdays & Thursdays during Fall 2017
  • Interests: Philosophy of Race (philosophy of science and political philosophy), Feminist Theory, justice/injustice theory, Disaster Ethics, History of Philosophy (17th c., early 20th c. analytic) ).