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African Studies at the University of Oregon brings together a number of faculty, staff and students committed to scholarship and applied work on the continent.

African Studies Office: 370 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall

Phone: 541-346-2829; Email:

AY 17-18 AFR Program Director, Prof. Doris Payne, Linguistics

Faculty and Affiliates

Yvonne Braun, Women & Gender Studies

Melissa Graboyes, Honors College

Hanan Mohammad Hassan Ahmad, Arabic

Michael Allan, Comparative Literature

AB Assensoh, History (retired)

Oluwakemi “Kemi” Balogun, WGS & Sociology

Mokaya Bosire, Linguistics & Swahili

Lindsay Frederick Braun, History

Alfredo Burlando, Economics

Jenifer P. Craig, Dance

André Djiffack, Romance Languages

Stephen Dueppen, Anthropology

Jordache Ellapen, English

Stephen Frost, Anthropology

Daphne Gallagher, Anthropology

Dennis Galvan, Intl. Studies & Pol. Science

Ibrahim J. Gassama, Law

David Hollenberg, Religious Studies/Arabic

Rita Honka, Dance

Habib Iddrisu, Ethnomusicology & Dance

Leigh Johnson, Geography

Hilary Lord, Study Abroad Programs

Leslie McLees, Geography

Gwen Meyer, Education (retired)

Lanie Millar, Romance Languages

Angela Montague, Anthropology

Doris L. Payne, Linguistics (Program Director)

Kathy Poole, International Affairs

Kory Russel, Landscape Architecture & Environmental Studies

Ron Severson, Business

Leslie Steeves, Journalism & Communication

Nelson Ting, Anthropology

Peter A. Walker, Geography & Environmental Studies

Janis Weeks, Biology (retired)

Frances J. White, Anthropology

David Woken, Library

Stephen R. Wooten, Intl. Studies & Anthropology