EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Bill Harbaugh is a Professor of Economics, UO Senate President for 2018-19, and co-founder of SAIL, the university's largest faculty-run diversity program. He is also the Chair of the UAUO Budget and Finance Committee. Professor Harbaugh has taught Economics at UO since 1995. 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. His academic research uses methods from experimental economics and neuroeconomics to study charitable giving and the economic behavior of children. His union work began in 1969, when he organized a strike of his third-grade class in protest of boring reading assignments.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR TENURE-TRACK FACULTY AFFAIRS
VICE PRESIDENT FOR NON-TENURE-TRACK INSTRUCTIONAL FACULTY AFFAIRS
Mike Urbancic is an Instructor in the Department of Economics, where he has worked since 2012. He teaches large lectures of principles of macroeconomics and a survey course for non-majors as well as introductory courses in urban economics and game theory. Mike serves as one of the two primary advisors for his department, and he sits on the Board of Directors of The Duck Store. His interests include stargazing (when the weather allows), playing tabletop games, and writing song parodies.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR NON-TENURE-TRACK RESEARCH FACULTY AFFAIRS
CHAIRS OF THE DIVERSITY AND EQUITY COMMITTEE
Michael Hames-García was hired in Ethnic Studies at the UO in 2005, serving as Program Director from 2006-2008 and Department Head from 2008-2011. He publishes and teaches courses on many topics related to race, gender, sexuality, and identity, with a special foci on incarceration and on critical theory.
CHAIR OF THE GRIEVANCE AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE
Heather Quarles joined the Department of Romance Languages as an adjunct instructor in 2003. Now a Senior Instructor II, she teaches a variety of courses in Spanish, including but not limited to representing el español as a U.S. language in her role as a founding member of the Spanish as a Heritage Language Program. You can also find her with the UO Dreamers Working Group promoting the belonging and safety of our Dreamer students, as well as the Latinx Strategy Group collaborating to improve educational access and equity among Latinx students at UO and in the local area. She has been helping UA members resolve workplace issues and problems as Chair of the Grievance and Contract Administration Committee since 2015.
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.