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Leslie Alexander

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-7178
  • Office: 367 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: On research leave Fall 2018 through Spring 2019
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies
  • Interests: Early African American and African Diaspora History; Slavery; Resistance Movements; Political Consciousness; Free Black Communities

Oluwakemi “Kemi” Balogun

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0558
  • Office: 311 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: Wednesdays 11:30-1:30 and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Ethnic Studies, International Studies
  • Interests: Globalization, nationalism, culture, race/ethnicity, immigration, embodiment, Africana Studies

B Mokaya Bosire

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  • Affiliation: fixed term enduring faculty
  • Title: Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3916
  • Office: 377 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall: Tuesday 2:00-3:00 and Thursday 2:00-3:00
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Folklore Program
  • Interests: Swahili, Sheng, African languages & Urban vernaculars

Lindsay Frederick Braun

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4838
  • Office: 365 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: 15:40-17:00 MW
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Environmental Studies, International Studies
  • Interests: Southern Africa 1750-1950, East Africa 1850-1960, Comparative Colonialism, Environmental History, History of Science and Technology (esp. geography)
  • Website: Website

Yvonne Braun

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: WGS Department Head and Graduate Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-5752
  • Office: 318 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Weds 1:30 -3:30 and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Environmental Studies, Sociology
  • Interests: Research focuses on intersection of gender, development, environment, and globalization, with a specific focus on the social and socio-environmental consequences of a large-scale World Bank funded dam development project in Lesotho, Southern Africa.
  • Research Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=X_5VSR8AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Alfredo Burlando

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1351
  • Office: 513 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2018: EC 490: Thursday 11:00-12:30; EC 311: Thursday 12:00-1:30
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies
  • Interests: Development economics, economics of corruption, savings strategies in developing countries, health and fertility
  • Website: Website

Andre Djiffack

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  • Title: Associate Professor of French
  • Phone: 541-346-0958
  • Office: 210 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursdays, 2:00 pm - 3:50pm
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies

Stephen Dueppen

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5525
  • Office: 252 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Middle East and North African Studies
  • Website: Website

Stephen Frost

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5161
  • Office: 353 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies

Daphne Gallagher

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer I
  • Phone: 541-346-5101
  • Office: 253 Condon Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 10:15-12:15; Wednesday 11-1
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies

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: 372 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: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=mcS0CCAAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Ibrahim Gassama

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3831
  • Office: 355 Knight Law Center
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies

Melissa Graboyes

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  • Title: Assistant Professor, Clark Honors College
  • Additional Title: African Studies Program
  • Phone: 541-346-2829
  • Office: 326 Chapman Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Global Health Program
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: http://melissagraboyes.com/research/

Rita Honka

  • Title: Senior Instructor I
  • Phone: 541-346-3379
  • Office: 166 Gerlinger Annex
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies

Habib Iddrisu

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4062
  • Office: 152 Gerlinger Annex
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies

Leigh Johnson

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-2644
  • Office: 151 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies
  • Interests: Climate change, finance, political ecology, development, East Africa, Latin America

Angela Joya

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Additional Title: Wayne Morse Resident Scholar, 2017-2018
  • Phone: (541) 346-2544
  • Office: 347 PLC
  • Affiliated Departments: Middle East and North African Studies, Political Science
  • Interests: Globalization and the State, Political Economy,War & Conflict, Migration & Refugee Crises, Radicalization, Political Islam, Middle East & North Africa Fieldwork in Egypt, Palestine, Jordan and Turkey, Greece and France.
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=en6vENoAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Lanie Millar

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Phone: 541-346-4031
  • Office: 406 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday 1:30-2:30, Thursday 11-12, and by appt.
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Comparative Literature Department, Ethnic Studies, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: 20th-21st century Caribbean literature, Latin American literature, African literature, Lusophone literatures, Global South studies, Postcolonial studies, Critical Theory

S. Senyo Ofori-Parku

  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-2338
  • Office: 141 Franklin Bldg
  • City: Eugene

Doris Payne

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor of Linguistics
  • Additional Title: Director of African Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-3894
  • Office: 271 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall: Tuesday 1:30-3:00 (PLC 370) Friday 1:30-3:00 (Straub 271)
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Latin American Studies, OCIAS
  • Website: Website

Kory Russel

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Acting Assistant Professor
  • Office: 215 Lawrence Hall
  • City: Eugene
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Environmental Studies
  • Interests: Water, Sanitation, Container-Based Sanitation, Informal Settlements
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: https://resourcesanitation.com

Ronald Severson

Leslie Steeves

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  • Affiliation: staff
  • Title: Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3751
  • Office: 209 Allen Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies

Stephen Wooten

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Food Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-5299
  • Office: 354 Plc
  • Office Hours: M 2-3 pm, R 8:50-9:50 am, and by appointment.
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies
  • Interests: Food studies, local-global dynamics, agrarian change, expressive culture
  • Research Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=gYkK3IMAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao