Affiliated Faculty

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

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

Anita Chari

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4752
  • Office: Chapman 212
  • 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

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

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

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

John McCole

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5906
  • Office: 303 McKenzie Hall
  • Departments: Comparative Literature Department, European Studies, German & Scandinavian, History
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Website: Website

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 Department, 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

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

Daniel Rosenberg

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0520
  • Office: 359 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: On Leave 2021-22
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, History
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, European Studies, German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Intellectual History, History of Science and Technology, Visual Culture, Language and Linguistics, Enlightenment

Emily Scott

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Environmental Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-7316
  • Office: Lawrence 218
  • Departments: Environmental Studies, German & Scandinavian, History Art & Arch
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies
  • Interests: Art, politics, and the environment

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
  • Interests: Contemporary European Philosophy, Phenomenology, Structuralism and Post-Structuralism, Philosophical Psychology, Feminism

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

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