EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Nathan Whalen is a Senior Instructor II of Spanish, in the Department of Romance Languages, and has worked at the University of Oregon since 2001. He is interested in and teaches courses dealing with cultural geography, social and political change, and artistic manifestations in Latin America. Nathan has served as a Humanities Representative and sat on the Communication, Organizing, and Grievance Committees with United Academics. He is also the Chair of the Collective Bargaining Committee. When not around campus teaching, grading, and engaged in moderate syndicalist rabble-rousing, Nathan enjoys traveling and attempting to grow and process more fruits and vegetables than is frankly necessary.
Chris Sinclair is an associate professor of mathematics with research interests in random matrix theory, mathematical statistical physics and the distribution of algebraic numbers. He joined the University of Oregon in 2009 after postdocs in Boulder and Vancouver. Chris loves the Pacific Northwest, Oregon and Eugene, and sees the University of Oregon as the principal economic and cultural driver of the Eugene area. He sees United Academics as a mechanism by which faculty can help steer the University not only in the direction of sustained academic excellence, but also towards enriching the educational and cultural offerings of our unique corner of the world.
Bill Harbaugh is a Professor of Economics. Bill Harbaugh is a Professor of Economics, and Senate President for 2016-17 and co-founder of SAIL the university's largest faculty-run diversity program. He is also the Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee. Professor Harbaugh has taught Economics at UO since 1995. His research uses methods from experimental economics and neuroeconomics to study charitable giving and the economic behavior of children. He also edits UOMatters.com, a muckraking blog about UO, for which he was awarded the Oregon Society of Professional Journalist’s “First Freedom” award in 2012.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR TENURE-TRACK FACULTY AFFAIRS
Maram Epstein is an associate professor in East Asian Languages and Literatures, specializing in narrative aesthetics, gender, and cultural studies in late-imperial China. She has been at the UO since 1994. Maram is committed to working with faculty to address issues of equity, access, and transparency on the campus. She has a particular interest in advocating for a faculty voice in determining institutional priorities and believes that United Academics has an important role in helping to develop policies that promote a true commitment to academic excellence.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR NON-TENURE-TRACK INSTRUCTIONAL FACULTY AFFAIRS
VICE PRESIDENT FOR NON-TENURE-TRACK RESEARCH FACULTY AFFAIRS
CHAIRS OF THE DIVERSITY AND EQUITY COMMITTEE
CHAIR OF THE GRIEVANCE AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE
CHAIR OF THE ORGANIZING and MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
David Woken is the History and Latin American Studies Librarian at the UO Libraries, building the library's collections for History, Spanish and Portuguese, Latin American Studies, African Studies, and Medieval Studies as well as providing research and instructional support for faculty across these disciplines and programs. He is also the curator of the archival collections on Latinx history housed in UO Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives, particularly the records of the Oregon farmworker union Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (Northwest Tree Planters and Farmworkers United, PCUN). Prior to becoming a librarian he studied Latin American labor history, focusing on the anarchist militants of early twentieth-century Argentina. His professional interests include the use of critical pedagogy with archival collections, open access publishing in the global south, and the history of Oregon's Latinx community.
CHAIR OF THE STATE AND HIGHER EDUCATION ISSUES COMMITTEE
|School||Tenure Track Reps||Non-Tenure Track Instructional Reps||Non-Tenure Track Research Reps|
|At Large||Gordon Lafer||Vacant||Vacant|
|CAS Humanities||Lowell Bowditch Gordon Sayre|
|CAS Natural Science Division||Jeff Cina|
|CAS Social Science Division||Gerald Berk|
|College of Education||Jerry Rosiek||Mark Van Ryzin|
|Lundquist College of Business||Vacant||Frank Veltri||NA|
|Research Units||NA||At Large||Joshua Razink
|School of Architecture and Allied Arts||Peter Keyes|
|School of Journalism and Communication||Carl Bybee||Lance Robertson||NA|
|School of Music and Dance||Eric Mentzel|
Lydia Van Dreel