Faculty & Staff

Sponsoring Faculty

Reiko Hillyer

Associate Professor of History and Department Chair, Director of Ethnic Studies
U.S. South, African American History, the built environment, prison studies.
Miller Center
Office Hours:

Fall 2022: Available Monday 9-11, Tuesday 11:30-1:30, & by appointment.

Sepideh Bajracharya

Assistant Professor of Anthropology with Term
JR Howard
Office Hours:

Friday 12:30-2pm and by appointment

Andrew Bernstein

Associate Professor of History
Japanese history, Environmental history
Miller Center
Office Hours:

Fall 2022: Available Mondays 11:30-1, Wednesdays 11:30-1 and 3-4:30, and by appointment.

Kimberly Brodkin

Director of Gender Studies Symposium, Director of Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, Associate Professor with Term of Humanities
Miller Center

Maryann Bylander

Associate Professor of Sociology
Migration, Development, Debt/Indebtedness, Microfinance
JR Howard
Office Hours:

On Sabbatical - FA22

David Campion

Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Associate Professor of History
Modern Britain & Ireland, British Empire, South Asia
Miller Center
Office Hours:

Fall 2022: Available Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 11-12:30, & by appointment.

Kundai Chirindo

Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies, Director of General Education
Office Hours:

MWF 12:40-1:40, and by appointment.

Kim Cameron Dominguez

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Black Diaspora
JR Howard
Office Hours:

In-person (sign up on office door): W 10 - 11:00am

Virtual: W 4 - 5:15pm (virtual)

Alternate dates and times must be arranged via email.

Nancy O. Gallman

Assistant Professor of History
Early North America, Borderlands, Law
Miller Center
Office Hours:

2022-2023: On sabbatical. 

Maureen Healy

Associate Professor of History
Modern Europe
Miller Center
Office Hours:

Fall 2022: Available Mondays, Thursdays 12:00-1:00 & by appointment.

Kabir Mansingh Heimsath

Assistant Professor with Term of Anthropology and Asian Studies
Tibet and Himalayan studies; tourism; cities and bodies; visual anthropology; space/place theory; borderlands
JR Howard
Office Hours:

Tues/Weds 2 - 3pm (other times by appointments)

Matthew Johnston

Assistant Professor of Art History
Fields Center

Oren Kosansky

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Department Chair of SOAN
JR Howard
Office Hours:

M 1:30 - 2:30; TH 3:30 - 5:00

Diana Leonard

Assistant Professor
Social and Political Psychology

Kaley Mason

Associate Professor of Music, Area Coordinator for World Music
Evans Center

Aine Seitz McCarthy

Assistant Professor of Economics
Economic Development, Health Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Demography, Econometrics
John R. Howard

Dawn Odell

Associate Professor of Art History
Fields Center
Office Hours:

Thursdays 1:00-3:00pm and Fridays 2:00-3:00pm, and by appointment.

Bruce Podobnik

Associate Professor of Sociology
JR Howard
Office Hours:

Wednesday and Thursday, 3-4pm. Students should sign up on my online calendar, which can be found by running an internet search on Bruce Podobnik homepage.

Magalí Rabasa

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, Hispanic Studies Section Head
Miller Center for the Humanities
Office Hours:

Tuesday 1 to 2pm on Zoom, Wednesday 1:45 to 2:30pm or by appointment

Matthieu P. Raillard

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies
Eighteenth-Century Spanish Literature
Miller Center for the Humanities
Office Hours:

Monday 1:50 to 3:00pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment on Zoom

Freddy Vilches

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies
Miller Center for the Humanities
Office Hours:

Fall 2022 Office Hours TBD

Laura Thaut Vinson

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

Sign-up HERE

Sarah Warren

Associate Professor of Sociology and Latin American Studies
JR Howard
Office Hours:


Elliott Young

Professor of History
Latin America
Miller Center
Office Hours:

Fall 2022: Available Monday 10:30-12:30, Tuesday 11:30-12:30, or by appointment.

Yueping Zhang

Associate Professor of Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience, Co-Chair Neuroscience Program

Rishona Zimring

Professor of English, Director of Gender Studies
British and Irish modernism, postcolonial literature, literature and visual/performing arts
Office Hours:

Fall 2022: Available Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 10:30-11:30 & by appointment.


Lisa Wilson

Administrative Coordinator

Emeriti Faculty

Deborah Heath

Professor Emerita of Anthropology