People

Nina Amstutz

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-7313
  • Office: 219 Lawrence Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, History Art & Arch
  • Affiliated Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: 18th- and 19th-century art; history of science

Susan Anderson

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  • Title: Professor of German
  • Phone: 541-346-4056
  • Office: 321 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Mo,Tu 3:30-4:30 pm or by appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Translation Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: German and Austrian literature and culture from the late 19th century to the present

Nala Bailey

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  • Title: MA Student
  • Office: 409 Friendly Hall
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian

Anna-Lisa Baumeister

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  • Title: Comparative Literature Graduate Student
  • Phone: 541-346-0934
  • Office: 313 Villard
  • Departments: Comparative Literature Department, German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: German Thought of the Long Eighteenth Century, Ecocriticism and Ecopoetics, Literature and Science, Gender Studies and Critical Race Theory

Corinne Bayerl

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  • Title: Senior Instructor I
  • Office: 206 Chapman Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Zoom); Tuesday and Thursday 1:30 to 2:30 (walk-in Chapman Hall 206)
  • Departments: Clark Honors College, Comparative Literature Department, German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: 16th to early 18th century literature, philosophy, and religion in France and Germany. Early modern theater. Cross-cultural theater. Cryptography. Gender studies. History of pedagogy. Early Modern translation practices.

Sonja Boos

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies (German)
  • Phone: 541-346-4083
  • Office: 211 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: Poetics of knowledge, film theory, feminism, psychoanalysis, narrative theory, 19th-20th century literature and critical thought

Jack Boss

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  • Title: Professor of Music Theory and Composition
  • Additional Title: Department Head, Department of Academic Music
  • Phone: 541-346-5654
  • Office: 208 Frohnmayer Music Bldg
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, Music
  • Interests: Music Theory, Music Composition, Music Scholarly Areas

Kenneth Calhoon

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  • Title: Professor of Comparative Literature and German, Director of Comparative Literature Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4060
  • Office: 315 Villard Hall
  • Departments: Comparative Literature Department, German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program
  • Interests: German literature, aesthetics, psychoanalysis, visual arts, early cinema

Anita Chari

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4752
  • Office: 928 PLC
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 3-5 pm https://calendly.com/anitachari/officehours
  • Departments: Clark Honors College, Comparative Literature Department, German & Scandinavian, Political Science
  • Interests: Political theory, critical theory, Frankfurt School, Marxism, contemplative studies, somatics and politics
  • Website: Website

Joyce Cheng

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3677
  • Office: 237D Lawrence Hall
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, History Art & Arch
  • Affiliated Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: European modern art & poetics, history of the avant-garde, primitivism, Dada, surrealism, critical theory, methodological issues in art history & visual culture

Alexander Colombo

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: Friendly 13
  • Office Hours: T 10:00-11:00AM; F 02:00-03:00PM
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian

James Conran

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-8976
  • Office: 911 PLC
  • Office Hours: F22 - Friday 12-3 (weeks 1-10); Mon 10-1 (finals week). To select an appointment time visit: https://calendly.com/conran/office-hours
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, Political Science
  • Affiliated Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Comparative politics, European politics, political economy

Brita Ellis

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  • Title: Graduate Coordinator
  • Office: Friendly 114E
  • Departments: College of Arts and Sciences, French, German & Scandinavian, Italian, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, School of Global Studies and Languages, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program

Gantt Gurley

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Program Director, Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies, Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-4055
  • Office: 319 Friendly Hall
  • Departments: Clark Honors College, German & Scandinavian, Judaic Studies Program
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies, Folklore Program, Medieval Studies
  • Interests: Ancient and medieval song culture, the birth of the novel, the Wandering Jew, Long Romanticism, Old Norse literature, the lyrical mode, Hans Christian Andersen, and notions of religiosity in the Danish Golden Age.

Michael Hansen

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: Friendly 2
  • Office Hours: Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, Humanities Program

Lisa Hoeller

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  • Title: PhD Student
  • Phone: 541-346-4051
  • Office: 409 Friendly Hall
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian

Elizabeth Howard

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-4051
  • Office: 107C Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Tuesdays 12-2pm
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: French and Scandinavian Folk and Fairy Tales; Poetry and Poetics; Feminist Theory; Gender Studies; Children's Literature; Translation Studies

Martin Klebes

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-2818
  • Office: 205 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Monday and Wednesday: 12:30-1:30 p.m. and by appointment; Zoom by appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: 18th- through 21st-century German and French literature, philosophy and critical thought.

Joscha Klueppel

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  • Title: Doctoral Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4051
  • Office: 312 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Mo, 11am-12pm [Zoom]; Tues, 1.30-2.30 [in-person]
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Contemporary German Literature, Narratives of Migration, Decolonization, New Media, Translation
  • Website: Website

Colin Koopman

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  • Title: Head of Philosophy & Director of New Media & Culture Certificate Program
  • Additional Title: Professor of Philosophy & Pre-Law Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-5980
  • Office: 250A Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, Philosophy Department
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department
  • Interests: Political Philosophy, Genealogy, Pragmatism, Information Politics and Data Ethics, History of Philosophy
  • Website: Website

Tobias Lehmann

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  • Title: PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4051
  • Office: 312 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Fridays 1:30 to 2:30 or by appointment (Zoom or in-person).
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: Translation Studies
  • Interests: Post-War/ East German Literature, Language, Poetry, Translation, Holocaust, Political Philosophy
  • Website: Website

Jeffrey S. Librett

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  • Title: Professor of German & Scandinavian
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies; Interim Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-0649
  • Office: 327 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Mondays 1:30-3:30pm by appointment (through email)
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: Philosophy Department
  • Interests: German, French, and English letters; Enlightenment, Counter-enlightenment, Romanticism, and Modernism; literature, philosophy, critical theory, inter-arts discourse, Judaic Studies, psychoanalysis, film

David Luebke

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-2394
  • Office: 357 McKenzie Hall
  • Departments: European Studies, Food Studies, German & Scandinavian, History, Judaic Studies Program, Religious Studies
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies, German & Scandinavian, Religious Studies
  • Website: Website

Dawn Marlan

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer I
  • Phone: 541-346-0934
  • Office: 313C Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Departments: Comparative Literature Department, German & Scandinavian, SAIL
  • Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College, German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Interests: History and theory of the novel in Europe and the US, comparative modernism, contemporary fiction, visual culture, and creative writing, specifically literary nonfiction and fiction.

Alexander Mathas

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  • Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Phone: 541-346-4101
  • Office: 321 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment
  • Departments: European Studies, German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: Self, subjectivity, and artistic creativity in 18th through 20th century German literature and thought, as well as identity, gender, and memory in the works of 18th and 20th century authors; Humanism and Posthumanism

John McCole

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5906
  • Office: 303 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022, Thu, 1:00-3:00 p.m. or by appointment
  • Departments: Comparative Literature Department, European Studies, German & Scandinavian, History
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Website: Website

Ian F. McNeely

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  • Title: Professor of History
  • Phone: 541-346-4791
  • Office: 429 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: On leave until September 2023. CHC students please email me for advising.
  • Departments: Clark Honors College, European Studies, German & Scandinavian, History, OCIAS
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: German history, European history, world history, history of knowledge

Nicolae Morar

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy
  • Phone: 541-346-5547
  • Office: 250B Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Thursdays from 1-2 pm & by appointment (primarily on Zoom, in person on demand) Please email for the zoom link.
  • Departments: Environmental Studies, Food Studies, German & Scandinavian, Philosophy Department
  • Affiliated Departments: Biology, Environmental Studies, German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, 20th Continental Philosophy
  • Website: Website

Barbara Muraca

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies
  • Additional Title: Associate Department Head, Department of Philosophy
  • Office: 242 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: by appointment Wednesday 8-10am schedule here: https://calendly.com/bmuo/office-hours
  • Departments: Environmental Studies, German & Scandinavian, Philosophy Department
  • Affiliated Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Environmental Philosophy, Process Philosophy sustainability, degrowth, human-nature relationships
  • Website: Website

Karen Neal

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  • Title: UG Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-4051
  • Office Hours: M-F: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Departments: East Asian Languages, German & Scandinavian

Maximilian Paolucci

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  • Title: MA Student
  • Office: 310 Friendly Hall
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian

Craig Parsons

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4402
  • Office: 930 PLC
  • Office Hours: F22 - In person: Tue 12-3 (weeks 1-10; finals week by appointment)
  • Departments: European Studies, German & Scandinavian, Political Science
  • Affiliated Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Comparative politics, European politics

Kathleen Shorack Petty

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Office: 310 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2021: Monday: 1:20-2:00pm in 301 Condon Hall; Friday: 9:00am via Zoom only
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: German language, culture, and pedagogy

Helmut Plant

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  • Title: Associate Professor Emeritus
  • Phone: 541-344-0748
  • Office Hours: by appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, SAIL

Daniel Quintero Plata

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  • Title: PhD Student
  • Phone: 541-346-4084
  • Office: 202 Friendly Hall
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian

Natascha Reich

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  • Title: PhD Candidate (Ethno-)Musicology
  • Phone: 541-346-3761
  • Office: 310 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2021: Monday and Wednesday: 12-1pm via Zoom and by appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian

Amanda Robinson

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  • Title: PhD Student
  • Phone: 541-346-4051
  • Office: 310 Friendly Hall
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian

Daniel Rosenberg

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0520
  • Office: 359 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022, Tue, Noon-2:00 p.m.
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, History
  • Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College, Comparative Literature Department, European Studies, German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Intellectual History, History of Science and Technology, Visual Culture, Language and Linguistics, Enlightenment

Lisa Ross

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  • Title: Associate Director
  • Phone: 541-346-4005
  • Office: 308 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: M-F 8-5
  • Departments: Chinese, East Asian Languages, French, German & Scandinavian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program
  • Affiliated Departments: Food Studies, Judaic Studies Program, Yamada Language Center

Prisilla Sanchez

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  • Title: PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4051
  • Office: 409 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2021: Monday and Wednesday: 345-445pm
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian

Perri Schodorf

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  • Title: Department Manager
  • Additional Title: Student Services, Communications and Events
  • Phone: 541-346-4084
  • Office: 302 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: by appointment
  • Departments: East Asian Languages, German & Scandinavian, Romance Languages

Rebecca Schuman

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Office: 107C Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2021: Wednesday: 1:00-2:00pm and Thursday: 8:30-10:00am; email for Zoom link
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College

Emily Scott

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Environmental Studies
  • Office: Lawrence 218
  • Departments: Environmental Studies, German & Scandinavian, History Art & Arch
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies
  • Interests: Art, politics, and the environment

Beth Sheppard

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3945
  • Office: 202E Agate Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2021: Tuesday and Friday: 1230-100pm via Zoom and by appointment
  • Departments: American English Institute, German & Scandinavian

Preetham Sridharan

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 340P McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022, Tue 10:00-Noon
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, History
  • Affiliated Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Modern European intellectual history, nineteenth and twentieth-century Europe, history of linguistic thought, modern German history

Yasmin Staunau

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  • Title: Instructor
  • Office: 335 PLC
  • Office Hours: By appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, SAIL
  • Interests: Second language acquisition, critical pedagogy, and intercultural communication

Beata Stawarska

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  • Title: Professor of Philosophy
  • Additional Title: Diversity Focus Adviser
  • Phone: 541-346-5545
  • Office: 247 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: M and W 1-1:50 PM
  • Departments: Comparative Literature Department, German & Scandinavian, Philosophy Department
  • Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College
  • Interests: Contemporary European Philosophy, Phenomenology, Structuralism and Post-Structuralism, Philosophical Psychology, Feminism

Michael Stern

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  • Title: Associate Professor of German & Scandinavian
  • Phone: 541-346-4126
  • Office: 204 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Tuesdays 12-1, Wednesdays 1-2, or by appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Humanities Program, Philosophy Department
  • Interests: Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Western European Intellectual History, African literature, film, and thought, 19th Century Scandinavian Literature.

Alejandro Vallega

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  • Title: Professor of Philosophy
  • Phone: 5419537528
  • Office: 248 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Thursdays from 12:00-1:50 PM
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, Philosophy Department
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, German & Scandinavian, Latin American Studies, Romance Languages
  • Interests: Continental Philosophy: Deconstruction, Phenomenology, and Hermeneutics. Latin American Thought and Decolonial Theory. Ancient Greek Philosophy. Aesthetic Philosophy.

Daniela Vallega-Neu

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  • Title: Professor of Philosophy
  • Phone: 541-346-5549
  • Office: 240 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Thursdays from 12-2:00 PM
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, Philosophy Department
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: 19th and 20th Century European Thought (especially Nietzsche, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Contemporary French thought); Phenomenology; Hermeneutics; Deconstruction; Ontology related to issues of body.
  • Website: Website

Matthias Vogel

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II and Language Coordinator
  • Additional Title: Faculty in Residence, Global Scholars Hall
  • Phone: 541-346-4053
  • Office: 208 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Monday 10:00 AM to 12 PM
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, SAIL
  • Affiliated Departments: Administrator Licensure Program
  • Interests: German language, culture, and pedagogy; Globalization and Global Engagement Issues; Study Abroad; Identity Discourses and Multiculturalism; Food Studies; Higher Education Organizational Leadership; Academic Residential Communities and Residential Life

Peter A. Warnek

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Additional Title: International Studies Coordinator/Library Representative
  • Phone: 541-346-5542
  • Office: 246 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00 pm
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, Philosophy Department
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies, German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Ancient Philosophy, 19th-20th Century Continental Philosophy, Kant, Philosophy of Nature, Myth, Tragedy, History of Philosophy

Alex Weissenberger

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  • Title: Undergraduate and Office Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-0951
  • Office: 114 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30
  • Departments: East Asian Languages, French, German & Scandinavian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program
  • Interests: Traveling, Scandinavian Culture, Photography, Hiking

Olivia Wilkinson

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  • Title: Student Office Worker
  • Office: Office 114 Friendly Hall
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian

Jeremiah Young

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  • Title: PhD Student
  • Phone: 541-346-4051
  • Office: 312 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: T:3-4; W:10:30-11:30 or by appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Trauma, Old Norse Literature, Romanticism, Narratology, Oral Tradition, Psychoanalysis, Ecocriticism

Ronja Zimmermann

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 2 Friendly
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 11-12; Wednesday 9-10
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: German literature, English literature, translation studies, sociolinguistics