Faculty and Staff Directory

Jesse Abdenour

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-7640
Office: 1715 Franklin Bldg, Rm 137
City: Eugene
Research Interests: journalism studies, news quality, news audiences, documentary film, investigative journalism, broadcast journalism, copyright law

Rachel Allen

Associate Director of Student Services
Phone: 541-346-2171
Office: 134F Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Shan Anderson

Instructor
Phone: 541-346-6618
Office: 311A Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Steven Asbury

Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3546
Office: 311A Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Thomas Bivins

Professor, John L. Hulteng Chair in Media Ethics & Responsibility
Phone: 541-346-3740
Office: 311B Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Mark Blaine

Professor of Practice
Phone: 541-346-3515
Office: 110B Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Mitchell Block

Professor of Documentary & Film Studies, Jon Anderson Chair
Phone: 541-346-2528
Office: 238 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Amy Boutell

Director of Graduate Affairs & Student Experience
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 214A Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Derek Brandow

Instructor
Phone:
Office: 323 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Confidence, Vulnerability, Belonging, Public Speaking, Presenting, Connection

Andra Brichacek Roe

Director of Communication
Phone: 541-346-5977
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 121
City: Eugene

Brian Bull

Assistant Professor of Journalism
Phone:
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 135
City: Eugene

Charlie Butler

Instructor
Phone: 541-346-2008
Office: 235 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Narrative journalism, sports writing, business journalism

Fernanda Cañas Herrera

Career and Academic Advisor
Phone: 541-346-2335
Office: 134E Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Lucas Castillo Delgado

Videographer
Phone: 541-346-2361
Office: 319E Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Dayna Chatman

Assistant Professor
Affiliated Departments: Black Studies, Clark Honors College, IRES
Phone: 541-346-3594
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 147
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Gender, Race, Media

Christopher Chávez

Carolyn Silva Chambers Distinguished Professor of Advertising
Interim Director, Advertising and Brand Responsibility Program; Director, Center for Latina/o and Latin American Studies
Affiliated Departments: IRES, Latinx
Phone: 541-346-9141
Office: 207 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Advertising, TV Commercials, Communication Theory, Persuasive Communication, Cultural Studies, Gender and Race In Media, Media and Diversity, Popular Culture, Media Studies and Globalization

Ariel Coburn

Development Coordinator
Phone:
Office: 216A Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Alex Segrè Cohen

Assistant Professor of Science and Risk Communication
Phone:
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 143
City: Eugene

Diego Cortes

Assistant Professor of Media Studies
Phone: 541-346-0915
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 139
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Latin American Media, Alternative/community media, American Christianity, Indigenous People from the Andes

Pat Curtin

Professor Emerit
Phone:
Office:
City: Eugene

Nicole Dahmen

Professor
Snowden Program Co-Coordinator
Phone: 541-346-2588
Office: 311D Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Donna Davis

Associate Professor
Director, Immersive Media Communication Master’s Program & Oregon Reality (OR) Lab
Phone: 503-412-3658
Office: 405 OR Lab, White Stag Building
City: Portland
Research Interests: virtual worlds, identity, avatars, metaverse, digital ethics

Charlie Deitz

Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3563
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 133
City: Eugene

Andrew DeVigal

Director, UO-SOJC's Agora Journalism Center
Endowed Chair in Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement; Professor of Practice
Phone: 503-412-3677
Office: 366E White Stag Building
City: Portland
Research Interests: community-centered journalism, multimedia storytelling

Therese Devoe

Building and Operations Manager
Phone: 541-346-3632
Office: 216 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Nikki Dunsire

Oregon Reality Lab Manager
Instructor
Phone: 503-412-3683
Office: 366B White Stag Building
City: Portland
Research Interests: Immersive media development (VR, AR, MR), game design, 3D production, film, advertising, motion graphics

Troy Elias

Associate Professor
UO Associate Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
Phone: 541-346-2020
Office: 235 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Maxwell Ely

CAIDe Lab Coordinator
Phone:
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 159
City: Eugene

David Ewald

Professor of Practice
Director, Allen Hall Advertising
Phone: 503-926-2072
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 155
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Design, Brand Responsibility, Advertising, Technology, Ethics

Diana Fingal

Managing Editor of Digital and Editorial Content
Phone:
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 121
City: Eugene

Maxwell Foxman

Assistant Professor
Phone: 541-346-3615
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 131
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Game Studies, Game Journalism, Esports, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Immersive Media, Gamification

Tessa Freeland

SOJC Student Experiences Coordinator
Phone: 541-346-4260
Office: 319C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Sally Garner

Senior Director of Student Success
Phone: 541-346-0117
Office: 134G Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Rachael Godlove

Business Manager, SOJC Portland
Phone: 503-412-3662
Office: 70 NW Couch St
City: Portland

Rachael Greenhaw

Professional Masters Program Recruitment Manager
Phone: 503-412-3706
Office:
City: Eugene

Rubi Harney

Associate Director of Development
Phone: 541-346-9728
Office: 1720 E 13th Ave., Ste 312
City: Eugene

Emily Henkelman

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Student Services
Career & Academic Advisor
Phone: 541-346-8709
Office: 134D Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Lauren Hope

Finance and Operations Manager
Phone: 541-346-2372
Office: 216D Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Fred Joe

Equipment Manager, SOJC Portland
Phone:
Office:
City: Portland

Jessika Kaiser

Assistant Director for Donor Relations
Phone: 541-346-3819
Office: 216B Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Torsten Kjellstrand

Professor of Practice
Phone: 541-346-8907
Office: 1715 Frankling Blvd., Rm 141
City: Eugene

Dave Koranda

Professor of Practice Emerit
Interim Director, Advertising Program
Phone: 541-346-3754
Office: 238 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Kathryn Kuttis

Senior Instructor I
Phone: 541-346-4891
Office: 310 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Peter Laufer

Professor, James N. Wallace Chair of Journalism
Affiliated Departments: European Studies
Phone: 541-346-2109
Office: 203 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Regina Lawrence

Associate Dean, SOJC Portland
Research Director, Agora Journalism Center
Phone: 503-412-3659
Office: 341 White Stag Building
City: Portland
Research Interests: journalism norms and practices, political communication, engaged journalism, civic engagement

Maya Lazaro

Exhibits, Publications, and Student Competitions Coordinator
Education Program Assistant 2
Phone: 408-781-6197
Office: 319 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Avery Lemons

Outreach and Events Manager
Phone: 503-412-0467
Office:
City: Portland

Seth Lewis

Professor and Shirley Papé Chair in Emerging Media
Director, Journalism Program
Phone: 541-346-7342
Office: 231 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: digital journalism, journalism studies, emerging media, algorithms, artificial intelligence, media sociology, media work, social media, communication research

Sally Lim

Assistant Professor of Cultural Diversity and Brand Responsibility
Phone:
Office: 236 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Brand activism, CSR Marketing, Consumer behavior/psychology, Brand crisis comn, Brand identification, Social media

Jessica Lovell

Career and Academic Advisor
Phone: 541-346-0383
Office: 134D Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Ed Madison

Associate Professor
Interim Director, Journalism Master's Program
Affiliated Departments: Education Research and Outreach
Phone: 541-346-9140
Office: 324 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Nick Mahlum

Executive Assistant and Academic Affairs Project Manager
Phone: 541-346-3587
Office: 214C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Scott Maier

Professor Emerit
Phone:
Office:

Gabriela Martínez

Department Head of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Professor
Affiliated Departments: Climate Studies, CLLAS, Latin American Studies
Phone: 541-346-1997
Office: 315 Hendricks Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Areas of Media Studies and Journalism

Kelli Matthews

Senior Instructor 1
Phone: 541-346-3565
Office: 321 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Tom McDonnell

Professor of Practice
Phone: 541-346-2087
Office: 222 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

John McGrath

Director of Development
Phone: 503-412-3726
Office: 320 White Stag Bldg.
City: Portland

Annie McVay

Graduate Programs Assistant
Phone: 541-346-3394
Office: 219 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Abby Miller

Advising Office Manager
Phone: 541-346-1647
Office: 134 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Dan Miller

Associate Professor
Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-3747
Office: 309B Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Juan-Carlos Molleda

Edwin L. Artzt Dean and Professor
Phone: 541-346-3602
Office: 217A Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Dan Morrison

Professor of Practice
Phone: 541-346-2793
Office: 322 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Deb Morrison

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs
Professor
Phone: 541-346-1797
Office: 215 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Dean Mundy

Associate Professor
Director, Public Relations Program
Phone: 541-346-2079
Office: 232 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Courtney Munther

Senior Instructor
Phone: 541-346-3550
Office: 321 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Bryce Newell

Associate Professor
Coordinator, SOJC Honors Program
Phone: 541-346-3843
Office: 330 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Surveillance; Privacy; Law, Technology, and Society; Information Behavior; Social Informatics; Information/Data Ethics; Information Politics; Cybercrime; Policing and Criminal Procedure; Immigration and Border Enforcement.

Julianne Newton

Professor
Director, Communication and Media Studies Master's and PhD Programs
Phone: 541-346-2167
Office: 206 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: visual ethics, journalism, visual journalism, visual behavior, cognitive theory

Tami Oar

Faculty Services Coordinator
Phone: 541-346-2134
Office: 219 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

S. Senyo Ofori-Parku

Associate Professor
Affiliated Departments: African Studies
Phone: 541-346-2338
Office: 327 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Melody Olmsted

Instructional Services Academic Support Specialist
Phone: 541-346-2321
Office: 214D Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Sung Park

Senior Instructor 1
Phone: 541-346-8458
Office: 326 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Jeremy Parker

Digital Marketing Specialist
Phone: 541-346-3504
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 129
City: Eugene

Ellen Peters

Philip H. Knight Chair and Professor
Director, Center for Science Communication Research (SCR)
Phone: 541-346-3828
Office: 110A Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Science Communication, Judgment and Decision Making, Numeracy, Affect and Emotion, Adult Aging

Lisa Peyton

Immersive and Strategic Communications Instructor
Phone:
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 153
City: Eugene

Whitney Phillips

Assistant Professor of Digital Platforms and Ethics
Affiliated Departments: Folklore Program
Phone:
Office: 202 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: US politics and popular culture, media ethics, media history, public debate and controversy, humor studies, religion and politics, rightwing media cultures, moral panics, conspiratorial belief, narrative and identity, true crime media

Daniel Pimentel

Assistant Professor of Immersive Psychology
Phone: 503-412-3661
Office: 366C White Stag Building
City: Portland

Donnalyn Pompper

Professor, Endowed Chair in Public Relations
Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-2342
Office: 204 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Wes Pope

Associate Professor
Director, Multimedia Journalism Master’s Program
Phone: 503-412-3759
Office: 366F White Stag Building
City: Portland

Damian Radcliffe

Professor of Practice, Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism
Affiliated Departments: Middle East and North African Studies, SOJC-Journalism
Phone: 541-346-7643
Office: 201 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: digital trends, social media, technology, the business of media, evolution of journalism, Middle East tech, media policy

Annie Reiva

Academic & Career Advisor
Affiliated Departments: IRES
Phone: 541-346-2134
Office: 134B Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Bob Rickert

Instructor
Phone: 541-346-2519
Office: 323 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Lance Robertson

Part-time Instructor
Phone: 541-346-2227
Office: 323 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Kym Rohman

Instructor of Advertising and Design
Phone:
Office: 309C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Attila Schillinger

Professor of Practice
Director, Strategic Communication Master’s Program
Phone: 541-346-3511
Office: 325 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Matt Schmidt

Academic IT Manager
Phone: 541-346-2170
Office: 112 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Bish Sen

Associate Professor
Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Cinema Studies Program, Clark Honors College
Phone: 541-346-2880
Office: 311C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Autumn Shafer

Associate Professor
Phone: 541-346-7641
Office: 329 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Health Promotion

Jon Sharpy

Studio Production Specialist
Phone:
Office: 319 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Adee Shekar

Assistant Dean of Finance and Operations
Phone: 541-346-3806
Office: 216C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Chad Shelton

Social Media Strategist
Phone:
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 125
City: Eugene

Lori Shontz

Professor of Practice
Phone: 541-346-2347
Office: 328 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Brittany Shoots-Reinhard

Senior Research Associate
Phone: 16144406258
Office: 110 A Allen Hall
Research Interests: Social Psychology; Judgment and Decision Making; Persuasive Communication; Numeracy, Risk Perception; Affect; Legal, Health, and Financial Decision Making; Organizational Psychology; Attitude Measurement; Social Cognition

Hollie Smith

Associate Professor of Science and Environmental Communication
Affiliated Departments: SOJC
Phone: 541-346-0150
Office: 110C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Gretchen Soderlund

Associate Professor of Media History
Director, Media Studies Program
Phone: 541-346-8922
Office: 309A Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Leslie Steeves

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor
Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-3751
Office: 209 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Marcia Stuart

Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Affairs
Phone: 541-346-3708
Office: 214D Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Paul Swangard

Instructor of Advertising and Sport Brand Strategy
Phone: 541-346-3262
Office: 309C Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Kirsta Urben

Executive Assistant to the Dean
Phone: 541-346-1498
Office: 217 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Allison VanSciver

Creative Lead and Senior Graphic Designer
Phone: 541-346-0213
Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 127
City: Eugene

Brent Walth

Associate Professor
Co-Director, Catalyst Journalism Project; Co-Director, The Charles Snowden Program for Excellence in Journalism
Phone: 541-346-7642
Office: 234 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Janet Wasko

Professor and Emeritus Knight Chair in Communication Research
Affiliated Faculty, New Media & Culture Program
Affiliated Departments: Folklore Program
Phone: 541-346-4174
Office: 208 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Henry Wear

Assistant Professor of Sports Communication
Phone: 541-346-7254
Office: 232 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Sports Communication, Sport Brand Management, Sport Marketing, Fan Engagement, Public Relations, New Technologies

Angie Whittington

Executive Assistant to the Dean
Phone: 541-346-3510
Office: 217 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Kyu Ho Youm

Professor, Jonathan Marshall First Amendment Chair
Phone: 541-346-2178
Office: 205 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Will Yurman

Instructor of Journalism
Interim Director, Journalism Master's Program
Phone: 541-346-3754
Office: 310 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Documentary, photojournalism, narrative storytelling