Faculty & Staff


Elizabeth A. Bennett

Sustainability, economic global governance, international business and public policy, global supply chains, business and human rights, fair trade, voluntary sustainability certifications, social entrepreneurship, labor/social/environmental justice, international political economy
Howard Hall

Suparna Chaudhry

Assistant Professor
Human Rights, International Law, Non-Governmental Organizations, Political Violence, South Asian Politics
JR Howard

Kyle M. Lascurettes

Associate Professor of International Affairs
International Relations Theory, Global Order & Global Governance, International Organizations, Security Studies
Howard Hall 312
503-768-7746 (email best)
Office Hours:

By appointment (schedule here)

Bob Mandel

Professor of International Affairs, Chair of International Affairs, and Marc Messina Chair
Global Security and Strategic Studies, Conflict and Warfare, Global Resource Issues, and Psychological Aspects of International Relations
Howard Hall

Matt Scroggs

Visiting Assistant Professor
International relations, security, coercive diplomacy, Middle East politics, American foreign policy
JR Howard

Laura Thaut Vinson

Associate Professor of International Affairs
African politics, The Global South, Ethnic/religious conflict, Religion and global politics, Humanitarianism
Howard Hall 308 (currently on a leave of absence)
503-768-7720 (email best)
Office Hours:

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Tracy Robinette

Administrative Coordinator

Office Assistants

Hanadi Dreca

Jocelyn Brandon

Emeriti Faculty

Cyrus Partovi

Senior Lecturer Emeritus in Social Sciences

Rich Peck

Professor Emeritus of International Affairs