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Folklore Faculty and Staff

Daniel Wojcik, Program Director
Office: 463 PLC
Phone: (541) 346-3946
E-mail: dwojcik@uoregon.edu
Office hours: by appointment

Beth Magee, Program Secretary
Office: 118 PLC
Phone: (541) 346-1505
Email: emagee@uoregon.edu
Office hours: M-F 8-12 and 1:00-2:30

Core Folklore Faculty

Martha Bayless, Professor (medieval Welsh and Anglo-Saxon popular culture and folklore, medieval board games), B.A., 1980, Bryn Mawr College; M.A. 1984, PhD 1991, University of Cambridge. On leave 2017-18.

Doug Blandy, Professor (art and community service, art and special populations) B.S., 1974, Ohio; M.A., 1979; Ph.D., 1983, Ohio State.

Dianne Dugaw, Professor (British folklore, ballads, folk song, 18th-century literature) B.A., 1971, Portland; M.Mus., 1974, Univ. of Colorado; Ph.D., 1982, UCLA.

Lisa Gilman, Professor (folklore, performance studies, gender, African Studies) B.A., 1993, Oregon; M.A., 1996, Ph.D., 2001, Indiana. On leave 2017-18.

Gantt GurleyAssistant Professor (German and Scandinavian folklore, narratology, fairy tales, Icelandic Saga) B.S., 1994, Bard College; M.A., 2002, UC Berkeley; PhD., 2007, UC Berkeley.

Habib Iddrisu, Assistant Professor (ethnomusicology and dance, Africa) B.A., 2002 (Africana Studies) Bowling Green State University, Ohio; M.A., 2004 (African History) Bowling Green State University, Ohio; Ph.D., 2011 (Performance Studies) Northwestern University, Evanston Illinois.

Dorothee Ostmeier, Professor (18th and 20th century German Literature, Culture, Philosophy with special focus on Poetry, Fairy Tales and Fantasy, Gender Studies, and Holocaust Literature) Staatsexamen 1984, M.A. Ruhr Universität Bochum 1985, P.h.D. Johns Hopkins.

Riki Saltzman, Instructor (public folklore, foodways, ethnicity/identity, British folklore) B.A., 1977, University of Delaware; M.A., 1980, University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., 1988, University of Texas at Austin.

Philip W. Scher, Professor (Caribbean, politics of culture, critical heritage studies) B.A., 1987, Brown; M.S. 1991, Ph.D., 1997, Pennsylvania.

Sharon R. Sherman, Professor Emerita (film studies, folklore, popular culture) Ph.B., Wayne State; M.A., UCLA; Ph.D, Indiana. Retired.

Carol Silverman, Professor (performance, eastern Europe, gender) B.A., 1972, CUNY-City College; M.A., 1974, Ph.D., 1979, Pennsylvania.

Daniel Wojcik, Professor (alternative religions, subcultures, urban ethnology, visionary art) B.A., 1978, California, Santa Barbara; M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1992, University of California, Los Angeles.

Ed E. Wolf, Assistant Professor (ethnomusicology, folklore, Latino/Latina American studies, Afro-descendant/indigenous issues in the Andes) B.S. Chemical Engineering and B.A. Art Studio, 1993, University of Notre Dame, M.S. Chemical Engineering, 1995, Northwestern University, M.A. in Folklore and Ethnomusicology, 2007, Indiana University, Ph.D., 2013.

Participating Faculty

Ina Asim, History

Mokaya Bosire, Linguistics

Derek Burdette, History of Art and Architecture

Bob Bussel, Labor Education and Research Center

Carl R. Bybee, Journalism and Communication

Rachel Carrico, Anthropology

Matthew Dennis, History

Keith Eggener, History of Art and Architecture

Maria Fernanda Escallón, Anthropology

Kingston Heath, Historic Preservation

Kenneth I. Helphand, Landscape Architecture

Loren Kajikawa, Music and Dance

Lamia Karim, Anthropology

Patricia Lambert, Arts and Administration

Ana Lara, Anthropology

Gabriela Martinez, Journalism and Communication

Debra L. Merskin, Journalism and Communication

Julianne H. Newton, Journalism and Communication

Jeffrey Ostler, History

Gordon M. Sayre, English

Lani N. Teves, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Stephanie Wood, Education

Stephen R. Wooten, International Studies

 



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