2014-2015

Tenure Track Faculty

Faculty members joined Willamette University during the year following their names; they assumed the current position in the year at the end of the entry.

  • Jade Aguilar, 2008. B.A., Colorado State University. Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2008.
  • David Altman, 2009. B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Stanford University. Assistant Professor of Physics, 2009.
  • Laura I. Appleman, 2006. B.A., M.A., University of Pennsylvania; J.D., Yale University. Assistant Professor of Law, 2006.
  • Karen B. Arabas, 1996. B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. Professor of Geography and Environmental Science, 2008.
  • Mary R. Bachvarova, 2003. A. B., Harvard University/Radcliffe College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago. Associate Professor of Classics, 2009.
  • Sammy Basu, 1993. B.A., M.A., University of Calgary, Canada; Ph.D., Princeton University. Associate Professor of Politics, 1999.
  • Alisa J. Bates, 2007. B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Virginia Polythchnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University. Assistant Professor of Education, 2007.
  • Roberta A. Bigelow, 1986. B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. Associate Professor of Physics, 1992 and Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts, 2009.
  • W. Warren H. Binford, 2005. B.A., Ed.M., Boston University; J.D., Harvard University. Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the Clinical Law Program, 2005.
  • Richard Birke, 1994. B.A., Tulane University; J.D., New England School of Law; LL.M., Harvard University. Associate Professor of Law and Director, Center for Dispute Resolution, 1999.
  • Sarah Clovis Bishop, 2009. B.A., Williams College; Ph.D., Princeton University. Assistant Professor of Russian, 2009.
  • Maria D. Blanco-Arnejo, 1992. B.A., University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Ph.D., University of Colorado. Professor of Spanish, 2003.
  • Joseph W. Bowersox III, 1993. B.A., Oregon State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. Dempsey Chair in Environmental Policy and Politics. Professor of Environmental and Earth Science, 2007.
  • Richard F. Breen Jr, 1976. A.B., Dartmouth College; LL.B., University of Maine; M.L.S., University of Oregon. Professor of Law and Director of the J. W. Long Library, 1980.
  • Bobby Brewer-Wallin, 2000. B.A., Lewis and Clark College; MFA, California Institute of the Arts. Associate Professor of Theatre, Costume Design, 2009.
  • Jill Bryant, 2000. B.A., Principia College; M.A.T., Webster University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia. Associate Professor of Education, 2005.
  • Gilbert P. Carrasco, 2001. B.A., University of San Diego; J.D., Santa Clara University; LL.M., Georgetown University. Professor of Law, 2001.
  • Michael Chasar, 2009. B.A., Valparaiso University; M.A., Miami University (Ohio); M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa. Assistant Professor of English, 2009.
  • Robert Chenault, 2008. B.A., University of Chicago and University of Oxford; Ph.D., University of Michigan. Assistant Professor of Classics/History, 2008.
  • Haiyan Cheng, 2009. B.S., Inner Mongolia University; M.A., Michigan Technological University; M.S., University of Windsor; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2009.
  • Vincent F. Chiappetta, 1997. B.S.E.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; J.D., University of Michigan. Professor of Law, 2002.
  • David S. Clark, 2001. A.B., J.D., J.S.M., Stanford University. Maynard and Bertha Wilson Professor of Law, 2001.
  • Jeanne E. Clark, 1986. B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona. Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies, 1992.
  • Lisbeth Claus, 2003. B.A., M.A., K.U. Leuven (Belgium); M.B.A., University of San Francisco; Ph.D., Saint Louis University; S.P.H.R (Senior Professional in Human Resource Management). Interim Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Global Human Resources, 2006.
  • Emma Coddington, 2009. B. Sc.hons., University of Otago, New Zealand; M.A., University of Ohio; Ph.D., Oregon State University. Assistant Professor of Biology, 2009.
  • Jean-David Coen, 1986. B.M., Juilliard School of Music; M.M., Yale University; D.M.A., University of Southern California. Professor of Music, 2000.
  • Jonathan Cole, 2003. B.A., Dickinson State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon. Associate Professor of Theatre, 2008.
  • Anthony Coleman, 2006. B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Harvard. Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2006.
  • Catherine A. Collins, 1981. B.F.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies, 1991.
  • Mark Conliffe, 2000. B.A., University of Toronto; M.A., McGill University; Ph.D., University of Toronto. Associate Professor of Russian, 2006.
  • Susan L. Coromel, 2000. B.A., Theatre, Keene State College; M.F.A., Professional Actor Training Program, Southern Methodist University. Professor of Theatre, 2003.
  • Seth A. Cotlar, 2000. B.A., Brown University; Ph.D., Northwestern University. Professor of History, 2006.
  • David P. Craig, 2001. B.S., Lewis and Clark College; Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder. Associate Professor of Biology, 2006.
  • Shelaswau Bushnell Crier, 2009. B.A., Rice University; J.D., Yale University. Assisant Professor of Law, 2009.
  • Keith Cunningham-Parmeter, 2006. B.A., University of Oregon; J.D., Stanford University. Assistant Professor of Law, 2006.
  • Deborah B. Dancik, 2005. B.A., M.L.S., University of Michigan; M.Ed., University of Alberta. University Librarian, 2005.
  • Caroline Davidson, 2008. B.A., Princeton University; J.D., Harvard Law School. Assistant Professor of Law, 2008.
  • Gaetano DeLeonibus, 1993. B.A., City University of New York, Hunter College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University. Professor of French, 2007.
  • Ricardo De Mambro Santos, 2008. B.A., M.A., Universita di Roma "La Sapienza" (Italy),  Ph.D., Universita degli di Bologna (Italy), Post-Doctoral, Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane - Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze  (Italy). Associate Professor of Art and Art History, 2008.
  • Paul A. Diller, 2005. B.S., B.A.S., University of Pennsylvania; J.D., University of Michigan. Assistant Professor of Law, 2005.
  • Jeffrey C. Dobbins, 2006. A.B., Harvard University; M.E.M., J.D., Duke University. Assistant Professor of Law, 2006 and Executive Director, Oregon Law Commission, 2007.
  • Rebecca J. Dobkins, 1996. B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Professor of Anthropology, 2008.
  • Michael U. Dothan, 1997. B.SC., M.SC., Israel Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Harvard University. Guy F. Atkinson Professor of Economics and Finance, 1997.
  • David A. Douglass, 1990. B.A., M.A., California State University, Fresno; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies and Dean of Campus Life, 2010.
  • Emily M. Drew, 2005. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University. Associate Professor of Sociology and American Ethnic Studies, 2011.
  • Carol A. Drost, 1984. B.A., Kalamazoo College; A.M.L.S., University of Michigan. Associate University Librarian for Technical Services, 1993.
  • Marva G. Duerksen, 2001. M.M, The University of Alberta; B.M., Brandon University; Ph.D., The Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York. Associate Professor of Theory and Music History, 2008.
  • Andrew P. Duncan, 2006. B.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2006.
  • Jason E. Duncan, 2008. B.Sc., M.S., University of Manitoba; Ph.D., University of Southern California. Assistant Professor of Biology, 2008.
  • William E. Duvall, 1971. B.A., Whitworth College; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara. E. Jerry Whipple Professor of History, 1984.
  • Paul Dwyer, 2009. B.S.C.E., University of South Florida; M.B.A., Ph.D., Texas A&M University. Assistant Professor of Marketing, 2009.
  • Meredyth Goldberg Edelson, 1991. B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois. Professor of Psychology, 2003.
  • H. Peter Eilers, 1982. B.A., M.A., San Jose State University; Ph.D., Oregon State University. Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, 1990.
  • Ellen M. Eisenberg, 1990. B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. Professor of History, 2001. Dwight and Margaret Lear Professor of American History, 2003.
  • Richard J. Ellis, 1990. B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Mark O. Hatfield Professor of Politics, 1999.
  • Larry Ettner, 2009. B.A., Willamette University; M.U.P, University of Oregon; EDM, Case Western Reserve University. Professor of Management Practice, 2009.
  • Greg Felker, 2005. B.A., Boston University; M.P.A., Ph.D., Princeton University. Associate Professor of Politics, 2009.
  • Amadou Fofana, 2005. Ma^itrise and License, Universite' Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Se'Ne'gal; M.A., Michigan State University. Associate Professor of French, 2011.
  • Andries P. Fourie, 2006. B.A., M.A., California State University, Sacramento; M.F.A., University of California, Davis. Associate Professor of Art, 2011.
  • James R. Frew, 1984. B.S., Oakland University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University. Professor of Economics, 2007.
  • David A. Friedman, 2008. B.A., Yale College; J.D., Yale University. Assistant Professor of Law, 2008.
  • James R. Friedrich, 1992. B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Professor of Psychology, 1998.
  • Robin W. Fromherz, 1997. B.S., Cleveland State University; M.S., Western Oregon University; Ph.D., Oregon State University. Assistant Professor of Education, 1997.
  • Miho Fujiwara, 2000. B.Ed., Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan; M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown University. Professor of Japanese, 2006.
  • Bruce L. Gates, 1974. B.S.E., Princeton University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. Professor of Quantitative Methods and Public Management, 1981.
  • David E. Goodney, 1977. B.A., Austin College; Ph.D., University of Hawaii. Professor of Chemistry, 1988.
  • Kathy T. Graham, 1977. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; J.D., University of California, Davis. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, 1987.
  • Jerry D. Gray, 1990. B.S., Santa Clara University; Ph.D., University of Utah. The Peter C. and Bonnie Kremer Professor of Economics, 2010.
  • Steven K. Green, 2001. B.A., Texas Christian University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina; J.D., University of Texas. Professor of Law, 2006 and Director, Center for the Study of Religion, Law and Democracy, 2007.
  • Heidi Preuss Grew, 1999. B.A., B.F.A., University of Illinois; M.F.A., Ohio University. Associate Professor of Art, 2005.
  • Geoff Guilfoy, 2000. M.B.A., Willamette University. Executive Professor, 2000.
  • David Gutterman, 2007. B.A., M.A., Duke University; Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Associate Professor of Politics, 2010.
  • Richard B. Hagedorn, 1987. B.S., Oregon State University; J.D., Willamette University. Rosalind Van Winkle Melton Professor of Law, 2003.
  • Elysabeth J. Hall, 1976. B.A., Humboldt State University; M.L.S., University of Oregon. College of Law Cataloging Librarian, 1976.
  • Karen D. Hamlin, 1991. B.A., Willamette University; M.Ed., Ph.D., Oregon State University. Professor of Education, 2002.
  • Michael L. Hand, 1979. B.S., Oregon State University; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University. Professor of Applied Statistics and Information Systems, 1988.
  • Peter A. Harmer, 1990. B.S., M.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Oregon; M.P.H.,Oregon Health & Science University. Professor of Exercise Science, 2001.
  • Edward J. Harri, 1986. B.A., Walla Walla College; M.S.A.S., Montana State University; J.D., Willamette University. College of Law Legal Research and Writing Instructor, 1986 and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs,  1998.
  • Christopher L. Harris, 1984. B.Ed., Leeds University, England; M.F.A., University of Wisconsin. Professor of Theatre, 1995.
  • Randall E. Havas, 1996. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Harvard University. Professor of Philosophy, 2006.
  • Linda S. Heuser, 1990. B.A., Willamette University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon. Professor of Sociology, 2001.
  • Allison Hobgood, B.A., Davidson College; MAT, Emory University; Ph.D., Emory University. Assistant Professor of English, 2008.
  • Karen M. Holman, 2001. B.A., Willamette University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara. Professor of Chemistry, 2011.
  • Junggi Hong, B.S., M.S., Korean National Sports University; Ph.D., Oregon State University. Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, 2008.
  • M.H. Sam Jacobson, 1989. B.S., University of Oregon; J.D., University of Iowa. College of Law Legal Research and Writing Instructor, 1989.
  • Mark R. Janeba, 1986. B.S., California Lutheran University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara. Associate Professor of Mathematics, 1994.
  • Inga Johnson, 2004. B.S., Stockton State College of New Jersey; M.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Oregon. Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2009.
  • Susan R. Kephart, 1981. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Indiana University. Professor of Biology, 1990.
  • Anita S. King, 1981. B.M., Oberlin College; M.F.A., D.M.A., University of Iowa. Professor of Music, 1995.
  • Sarah R. Kirk, 2002. B.A., Whitman College; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego. Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2008.
  • Gary M. Klein, 1995. B.A., M.L.S., State University of New York, Buffalo. Management and Business Economics Librarian, 1995.
  • Michaela Kleinert, 2008. B.S., University of Heidelberg; Ph.D., University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of Rochester. Assistant Professor of Physics, 2008.
  • Ortwin Knorr, 2001. Ph.D., University of Gottingen. Associate Professor of Classics, 2005.
  • Cindy Koenig Richard, 2008. B.S, Willamette University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University. Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies, 2008.
  • Susan M. Koger, 1993. B.A., Kean College; M.A., Ph.D., University of New Hampshire. Professor of Psychology, 2005.
  • Jonneke Kooman, 2009. Assistant Professor of Politics, 2009.
  • Joshua D. Laison, 2007. B.A., Oberlin College; A.M., Ph.D., Dartmouth College. Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2011.
  • Peter V. Letsou, 2002. B.A., Harvard College; J.D., University of Chicago. Rosalind Van Winkle Melton Professor of Law and Director, Law and Business Program, 2002, and Professor and Roderick and Carol Wendt Chair in Business Law, 2003, and Associate Dean, 2006.
  • James R. Levenick, 1985. B.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Associate Professor of Computer Science, 1991.
  • Yan Liang, 2009. Assistant Professor of Economics, 2009.
  • Michael Lockard, 2007. B.S., Springfield College; M.A., University of Maryland. Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, 2007.
  • Ronald P. Loftus, 1983. B.A., George Washington University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Claremont University Center Graduate School. Professor of Japanese Language and Asian History, 1993.
  • Wallace H. Long, 1983. B.M., M.M., D.M.A., University of Arizona. Professor of Music, 1994.
  • Lynn Makau, 2009. Assistant Professor of English, 2009.
  • Elliot N. Maltz, 1999. B.A., Trinity University; M.B.A., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., University of Texas. Professor of Marketing, 1999.
  • Sally J. Markowitz, 1983. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Professor of Philosophy, 1997.
  • Michael P. Marks, 1994. B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University. Professor of Politics, 2005.
  • Raechelle Mascarenhas, 2009. Assistant Professor of Economics, 2009.
  • Steven M. Maser, 1978. S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester. Professor of Public Management and Public Policy, 1988.
  • Helen L. Mazur-Hart, 1992. B.A., Mills College; J.D., Willamette University. College of Law Legal Research and Writing Instructor, 1992.
  • Cecily McCaffrey, 2003. B.A., Tufts University; M.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego. Associate Professor of History, 2010.
  • David W. McCreery, 1988. B.A., Sterling College; M.Div., Pittsburgh Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. Professor of Religious Studies, 1995.
  • Douglas R. McGaughey, 1988. B.A., Boston University; M.Div., Chicago Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Chicago. Professor of Religious Studies, 1997.
  • Erin M. McNicholas, 2006. B.A., Willamette University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arizona. Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2006.
  • Melissa Buis Michaux, 2000. B.A., Boston College; Ph.D., Brandeis University. Associate Professor of Politics, 2007.
  • Frann Michel, 1990. A.B., Barnard College; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Professor of English, 2009.
  • James Miley, 2009. B.A., Occidental College; M. Mus.; University of Arizona; D.M.A., University of Oregon. Assistant Professor of Music, 2009.
  • Joyce V. Millen, 2005. B.A., Tulane University; M.P.H., University of Connecticut Medical Center; Ph.D., University of Connecticut. Associate Professor of Anthropology, 2009.
  • Jeremy K. Miller, 2005. B.A., Millersville State University; M.S., SUNY Binghamton; Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton. Associate Professor of Psychology, 2011.
  • Ana Montero, 2005. B.A., University of the Basque Country, Spain; J.D., University of Deusto, Spain; Ph.D., Emory University. Associate Professor of Spanish, 2011.
  • Gretchen Moon, 1999. B.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles. Professor of English, 2006 and Writing Center Director, 1999, and Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts, 2012.
  • Rita Moore, 2007. B.S., Missouri Southern State University; M.S., Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbus. Associate Professor and Interim Dean of Graduate School of Education. 2009
  • Pamela A. Moro, 1996. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Professor of Anthropology, 2006.
  • Robin Morris-Collin, 2004. B.A., Colorado College; J.D., Arizona State University. Professor of Law, 2004.
  • Kenneth E. Murphy, 2003. B.A., Reed College; M.S., Oregon State University; M.S., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University. Associate Professor of Information Systems, 2003.
  • James A.R. Nafziger, 1977. B.A., M.A., University of Wisconsin; J.D., Harvard University. Thomas B. Stoel Professor of Law, 1995.
  • Donald H. Negri, 1990. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Professor of Economics, 2005 and Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts, 2009.
  • Ann M. Nicgorski, 1995. B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Professor of Art History, 2007.
  • Kenneth S. Nolley, 1967. B.A., Westmont College; M.A., University of Virginia; D.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon. Professor of English, 1983.
  • Michael B. Nord, 2000. B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.M., Manhattan School of Music; Ed.M., Ed.D., Columbia University. Associate Professor of Music Technology and Music Education, 2006.
  • Kathryn Nyman, 2009. B.A., Carthage College; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University. Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2009.
  • Alexandra Opie, 2007. B.A., Southern Oregon University; MFA, Boston & Tufts University. Assistant Professor of Art, 2007.
  • Terrance O'Reilly, 2003. B.A., Williams College; Ph.D., Stanford University; J.D., Yale University. Associate Professor of Law, 2009.
  • Genevieve B. Orr, 1995. B.A., Grinnell College; M.S., University of Wisconsin; M.S., Drexel University; Ph.D., Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology. Professor of Computer Science, 2008.
  • Peter T. Otto, 2007. B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2011.
  • April Overstreet, 2001. B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Associate Professor of Spanish, 2006.
  • Stephen J. Patterson. 2010. B.A., Yankton College; M.T.S., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., The Claremont Graduate School. George H. Atkinson Professor of Religious and Ethical Studies, 2010.
  • John M. Peel, 1990. B.A., University of Texas; M.F.A., Ph.D., Princeton University. Irene Gerlinger Swindells Professor of Music and Composer-in-Residence, 1993.
  • Wendy S. Petersen Boring, 2002. B.A., Willamette University; M.A., Yale Divinity School; Ph.D., Yale University. Associate Professor in History, 2006.
  • Scott H. Pike, 2005. B.A., Oberlin College; Ph.D., University of Georgia. Associate Professor of Environmental and Earth Sciences, 2009.
  • John M. Repplinger, 2000. B.S., Western Oregon University; M.L.I.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Science Librarian, 2002.
  • Steven M. Rhine, 1995. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Loyola Marymount University; Ed.D., University of California, Los Angeles. Professor of Education, 1995.
  • Dean M. Richardson, 1974. B.A., University of Rochester; J.D., Syracuse University. Professor of Law, 1979.
  • Debra J. Ringold, 1994. B.A., Texas Tech University; M.B.A., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Maryland. Interim Dean, 2007 and Professor of Marketing, 1997.
  • Polly Rizova
  • Joni R. Roberts, 1989. B.A., Willamette University; M.L.S., San Jose State University. Associate University Librarian for Public Services and Collection, 1993.
  • Jennifer Roney, 2006. Ph.D., University of Utah. Visiting Assistant Professor of Management, 2006.
  • Sharon L. Rose, 1988. B.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.A., Humboldt State University; Ph.D., Oregon State University. Professor of Biology, 1998.
  • Daniel S. Rouslin, 1986. B.M., Oberlin College; D.M.A., University of Iowa. Professor of Music, 1995.
  • Brandi Row, 1996. B.A.,Willamette University; M.S., University of Oregon; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, 2012.
  • K. Fritz Ruehr, 1997. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Associate Professor of Computer Science, 2003.
  • Ford C. Schmidt, 1989. B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.L.I.S., University of California, Berkeley. Head of Library Reference Services, 1993.
  • Todd P. Silverstein, 1989. B.A., M.S., Brandeis University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Professor of Chemistry, 1999.
  • J. Doreen Simonsen, 2001. B.A., M.A., University of Oregon; M.L.I.S., University of Michigan. Humanities and Fine Arts Librarian, 2001.
  • Manohar Singh, 2005. B.A., M.A., Punjab University; M.A., University of Waterloo; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University. Associate Professor of Finance, 2005.
  • Sukhsimranjit Singh, 2008. B.A., LL.B., National Academy of Legal Studies and Research; LL.M., University of Columbia-Missouri. Assocaite Director, Center for Dispute Resolution, 2008.
  • Nathan Sivers Boyce, 2002. B.A., Earlham College; M.S., Ph.D., Stanford University. Associate Professor of Economics, 2008.
  • Gwynne L. Skinner, 2008. B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., J.D., University of Iowa, M.St., Oxford University. Assistant Professor of Clinical Law, 2008.
  • William T. Smaldone, 1991. B.S., M.A., State University of New York College, Brockport; Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton. Professor of History, 2001.
  • Christopher Smith, 2008. B.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., Harvard University. Assistant Professor of Biology, 2008.
  • Kenneth A. Smith, 2004. B.A., Anderson University; M.B.A., Ball State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri. Certified Public Accountant (California). Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2004.
  • Susan L. Smith, 1989. B.A., Reed College; M.P.P., J.D., Harvard University. Professor of Law, 1995.
  • Michael W. Spalti, 1995. B.A., Central College; M.L.S., Syracuse University. Associate University Librarian for Systems, 2005.
  • Jeffrey Standen, 1990. A.B., Georgetown University; J.D., University of Virginia. Professor of Law, 1997.
  • Colin L. Starr, 2003. B.S., Linfield College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky. Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2008.
  • Stasinos Stavrianeas, 1999. B.S., University of Athens; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon. Professor of Exercise Science, 2005.
  • Barbara Stebbins-Boaz, 1998. B.A., Mount Holyoke College; Ph.D., Brown University. Associate Professor of Biology, 2010.
  • Courtney Stevens, 2008. B.S., Reed College; M.S., Ph.D., Univeristy of Oregon. Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2008.
  • Mark T. Stewart, 1998. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Humboldt State University; Ph.D., University of Nevada.  Professor of Psychology, 2009 and Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts, 2011.
  • Kelley D. Strawn, 2005. B.A., Whitworth College; M.A., Boston University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Associate Professor of Sociology, 2011.
  • Michael H. Strelow, 1980. B.A., M.A., Miami University of Ohio; Ph.D., University of Oregon. Professor of English, 1992.
  • Symeon C. Symeonides, 1999. LL.B., Private Law, University of Thessaloniki, Greece; LL.B., Public Law and Political Science, University of Thessaloniki, Greece; LL.M., S.J.D., Harvard University.Professor of Law, 1999, and  Alex L. Parks Distinguished Chair, 2009.
  • J. Gary Tallman, 1996. A.B., West Liberty State College; Ph.D., West Virginia University. Taul Watanabe Professor of Biology, 1996.
  • Yvonne A. Tamayo, 1998. B.S., Louisiana State University; J.D., Loyola University. Professor of Law, 2005.
  • Linda G. Tamura, 1994. B.S., Western Oregon University; M.Ed., Ed.D., Oregon State University. Professor of Education, 1994.
  • Laura J. Taylor, 2005. B.A., Goucher College; M.A., DePaul University; Ph.D., Colorado State University. Associate Professor of Economics, 2005.
  • Nicole Thibodeau, 2009. B.B.A., Universite Laval (Quebec); Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2009.
  • James B. Thompson, 1986. A.B., Ripon College; M.F.A., Washington University. Professor of Art, 1997.
  • Jennifer B. Todd, 2003. B.A., Whitman College; J.D., Willamette University. College of Law Legal Research and Writing Instructor, 2003.
  • Leroy J. Tornquist, 1978. B.S., J.D., Northwestern University. Professor of Law, 1978.
  • Robert Trapp, 1990. B.A., M.S., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., University of Denver. Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies and Director of Willamette University Debate Union, 1994.
  • John F. Uggen, 1980. B.A., University of Oregon; M.A., Ph.D., University of Miami. Professor of Spanish, 1998.
  • Patricia E. Varas, 1992. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada. Professor of Spanish, 2003.
  • Ilan Vertinsky, 2005. B.A., Hebrew University, Jerusalem; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Affiliated Professor of International Business Studies, 2005.
  • Valerie J. Vollmar, 1985. B.A., University of Oregon; J.D., Willamette University. Professor of Law, 1993.
  • Stas Vysotsky, 2009. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2009.
  • Charles I. Wallace Jr, 1985. B.A., Bowdoin College; B.D., Yale University; Ph.D., Duke University. Associate Professor of Religious Studies and University Chaplain, 1985.
  • David Ward, 2008. B.A., Trinity Western University; M.Ed., BED, University of British Columbia. Assistant Professor of Education, 2008.
  • Richard W. Watkins, 1999. B.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara. Professor of Physics, 2008.
  • Dyan Watson, 2007. B.A., M.A.T., Willamette University; EdD., Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Assistant Professor of Education, 2007.
  • Ivan P. Welty, 2006. B.A., Ph.D., Columbia University. Associate Professor in Philosophy, 2006.
  • Huike Wen, 2009. M.A., Sichuan University, China; M.A., Ph,D., University of Iowa. Assistant Professor of Chinese, 2009.
  • Cathleen L. Whiting, 1986. B.A., California State University, Sacramento; Ph.D., University of Washington. Associate Professor of Economics, 1992.
  • Norman R. Williams, 2001. B.A., Harvard; J.D., New York University. Associate Professor of Law and Director, Center for Law and Government, 2006, and Professor of Law, 2009.
  • J. Charles Williamson, 1999. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology. Professor of Chemistry, 2011.
  • Robert E. Wiltbank, 2004. B.S., Oregon State University; Ph.D., University of Washington. Assistant Professor of Strategic Management, 2004.
  • Michael B. Wise, 1981. B.A., Yale University; J.D., Stanford University. Professor of Law, 1985.
  • Melissa R. Witkow, 2007. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., Univeristy of California at Los Angeles. Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2007.
  • Peter M. Wogan, 1999. B.A., Vassar College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Brandeis University. Professor of Anthropology, 2005.
  • Wei Wu, 2009. B.A., University of Colorado; M.B.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University. Assistant Professor of Finance, 2009.
  • Juwen Zhang, 2002. B.A., Liaoning University; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Pennsylvania. Associate Professor of Japanese and Chinese, 2008. Luce Junior Professor of Chinese Language and Culture, 2002.
  • Aili Zheng, 2008. B.A., M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University of Delaware. Assistant Professor of German/Russian, 2008.
  • Xijuan Joanna Zhou, 1997. B.A., Shandong University, China; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University. Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 2003.

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