Core Faculty

Melissa Baese-Berk

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: (541) 346-3899
  • Office: 279 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: FALL Wednesdays 12:00-2:00PM
  • Website: Website

B Mokaya Bosire

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  • Title: Senior Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3916
  • Office: 377 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: FALL Tuesday and Thursdays 10:30-11:30AM
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Folklore Program
  • Interests: Swahili, Sheng, African languages & Urban vernaculars

Don Daniels

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: 275 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:30-3:30PM
  • Interests: language change, comparative reconstruction, morphosyntax, Papuan languages, fieldwork
  • Website: Website

Spike Gildea

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Interim Director of Composition
  • Phone: 541-346-0480
  • Office: 381 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: FALL Straub 2-3 MW, Tykeson 9-12 T

Vsevolod Kapatsinski

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3923
  • Office: 367 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: FALL By Appt.
  • Interests: probabilistic morphophonology, mental lexicon, statistical learning, constituency, unitization, frequency effects, inferential statistics, usage-based construction grammar
  • Website: Website

Tyler Kendall

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3199
  • Office: 373 Straub Hall
  • Website: Website

Kris Kyle

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3808
  • Office: 273 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: FALL Tuesday and Thursdays 1:00-2:00PM
  • Website: Website

Doris Payne

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of African Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-3894
  • Office: 271 Straub Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Latin American Studies, OCIAS
  • Website: Website

Eric Pederson

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-3900
  • Office: 375 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: FALL Wednesdays 9:00-11:00AM
  • Affiliated Departments: American English Institute, Asian Studies
  • Interests: Semantic typology, gesture, psycholinguistics, Dravidian linguistics

Gabriela Pérez Báez

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3909
  • Office: 263 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: FALL Monday and Wednesdays 12:30-1:30PM
  • Website: Website

Melissa (Lisa) Redford

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-3818
  • Office: 379 Straub Hall
  • Interests: suprasegmental sound patterns; speech planning & production; child language acquisition
  • Website: Website

Julie Sykes

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Center for Applied Second Language Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-5699
  • Office: 1600 Millrace Dr., Ste 201
  • Website: Website

Charlotte Vaughn

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  • Title: Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3993
  • Office: 371 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: FALL Tuesdays 1:00-3:00PM
  • Website: Website

Keli Yerian

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Additional Title: Director, Language Teaching Studies MA Program
  • Phone: 541-346-4302
  • Office: 167 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: FALL Monday and Wednesdays 1:30-3:30PM or By Appt.
  • Affiliated Departments: American English Institute
  • Interests: language teacher education, pedagogy, curriculum development, program development, gesture studies, interactional discourse analysis
  • Website: Website