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Yvette Alex-Assensoh

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  • Title: VP for Equity and Inclusion
  • Additional Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3175
  • Office: 401E Tykeson Hall
  • Website: Website

Deborah Baumgold

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  • Affiliation: emeritus, faculty
  • Title: Professor Emerita
  • Phone: 541-346-4884
  • Office: 814 PLC
  • Interests: Political theory, History of political thought

Erin Beck

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4483
  • Office: 914 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer 2020 - Please contact via email for information on virtual office hours.
  • Interests: Latin American politics, development, gender, NGOs, microfinance, collective action

Gerald Berk

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Phone: 541-346-4887
  • Office: 834 PLC
  • Interests: American Political Development, Business Regulation, Economic Sociology, Social Theory

Michael Brown

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-4675
  • Office: 917 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: Philosophy Department
  • Website: Website

Anita Chari

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4752
  • Office: 928 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer 2020 - Please contact via email for information on virtual office hours.
  • Interests: Political theory, critical theory, Frankfurt School, Marxism, contemplative studies, somatics and politics
  • Website: Website

James Conran

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-8976
  • Office: 911 PLC
  • Interests: Comparative politics, European politics, political economy

Jane Cramer

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4626
  • Office: 813 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer 2020 - Please contact via email for information on virtual office hours.
  • Affiliated Departments: Middle East and North African Studies
  • Interests: International Relations

Dennis Galvan

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  • Affiliation: administrative faculty, faculty, student
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • Phone: 541-346-5851
  • Office: 310 Oregon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies
  • Interests: culture and development, culturally sustainable development, identity and community, political legitimation, multiple forms of modernity, primary field work in West Africa, secondary field work in Indonesia
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: Research

Alison Gash

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4876
  • Office: 922 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer 2020 - Please contact via email for information on virtual office hours.
  • Interests: U.S. Courts, Public Policy, Gender, Race, Sexuality, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law

Burke Hendrix

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-2856
  • Office: 920 PLC
  • Interests: normative political theory, indigenous politics, global justice, history of political thought

Craig Kauffman

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Additional Title: Participating Faculty in Environmental Studies and Latin American Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4974
  • Office: 916 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer 2020 - Virtual office hours will be Wednesdays, 2-5 pm on Zoom. Students enrolled in PS 304 can find instructions on the course Canvas site. Others wishing to participate in office hours, please email for set-up.
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies
  • Interests: Global and multilevel governance, environmental politics, climate change, sustainable development, environmental law (particularly Earth Law and Rights of Nature), ecological economics, collaborative governance, transnational networks, democratization
  • Website: Website

Joseph Lowndes

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor, Political Science
  • Phone: 541-346-1478
  • Office: 919 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: IRES
  • Interests: American political development, populism, racial politics, conservatism, political culture

Ronald Mitchell

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Full Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4880
  • Office: 921 PLC
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral, Masters, Undergraduate
  • Affiliated Departments: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Interests: Environmental politics, international relations
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: Research

Mikhail Myagkov

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4868
  • Office: 931 PLC
  • Interests: Russian Politics, Comparative Politics, Formal Political Theory, Statistical Methods, Experimental Design, Game Theory

Neil O'Brian

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Craig Parsons

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4866
  • Office: 940 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: Comparative politics, European politics

Lars Skalnes

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4886
  • Office: 929 PLC
  • Interests: International political economy, International relations

Priscilla Southwell

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor Emerita
  • Phone: 541-346-9857
  • Office: 915 PLC
  • Office Hours: Summer 2020 - Please contact via email for information on virtual office hours.
  • Affiliated Departments: Middle East and North African Studies
  • Interests: Political behavior, U.S. and European politics

Yeling Tan

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-7098
  • Office: 912 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
  • Interests: Global economic governance; International political economy; Comparative political economy; Politics of China; Political economy of development
  • Website: Website

Debra Thompson

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4487
  • Office: 923 PLC
  • Interests: Race and ethnic politics; Black politics; comparative race studies; diaspora and transnationalism; racial inequality; American political development.

Daniel Tichenor

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Philip H. Knight Chair of Social Science
  • Additional Title: Director of the Program on Democratic Governance
  • Phone: 541-346-4707
  • Office: 927 PLC
  • City: Eugene
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral
  • Programs, Research and Outreach: Wayne Morse Center
  • Affiliated Departments: Law
  • Interests: Immigration political and policy, political institutions, social movements, ethnic and racial politics, patterns of nativism, religion and politics, war and civil liberties.

Tuong Vu

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-6963
  • Office: 918 PLC
  • City: Eugene
  • Programs, Research and Outreach: Center for Equity Promotion
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
  • Interests: comparative politics, state and society, ideology, contentious politics, East and Southeast Asia
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: Research

Priscilla Yamin

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Additional Title: Department Head - Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4879
  • Office: 924 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: IRES
  • Interests: Marriage and Family Politics, American Political Development and Institutions, Race, Gender and Sexuality studies and Feminist Theory, Political Culture and Political Identity

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