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Faculty

Nelson Barre

Visiting Assistant Professor. BA, 2008, Wabash College; MA, 2010 Villanova University; Ph.D, 2016, National University of Ireland.  Principal areas: Dramaturgy, Playwriting, Theatre History, Contemporary Theatre Performance

Bradley Branam
Assistant professor (technical direction, media design). BA, 2000, Luther College; MFA, 2009, Missouri, Kansas City. (2012)

Jeanette deJong
Assistant Professor. B.A. 1982, University of Puget Sound; M.F.A. in Costume Design, 1984, University of Oregon.
Principal areas: costume design, patterning/draping, professional practice in costume design, and fashion. Joined UO Theatre Arts in 2015.

Jerry Hooker
Associate Professor. B.A. 1978, Puget Sound; M.F.A. in set design, 1985, Utah State.
Principal areas: scenic design and scenic painting, properties. Joined UO Theatre Arts in 2001.

Theresa May
Associate Professor. B.A. UC Irvine, 1980; M.F.A. USC, 1983; Ph.D. University of Washington, 2000.
Principal areas: Literature, Eco-Criticism, New works, Acting. Joined UO Theatre Arts in 2006.

Michael Malek Najjar
Associate Professor. B.A. University of New Mexico, 1993; M.F.A. York University, 1999; Ph.D. UCLA, 2011. Joined UO faculty in 2011.
Principal areas: Arab-American theatre and performance, Arab-American studies, directing, playwriting, performance theory.

Tricia Rodley
Pro Tem Instructor. B.A. University of Oregon, 1994; M.A. The Central School of Speech and Drama, 2005; Ph.D. University of Oregon, 2014. Joined UO faculty in 2014.
Principal areas: Acting, history of theatre, voice & dialect, KC/ACTF.

Janet Rose
Senior Instructor. B.F.A. 1977, Florida Atlantic; M.F.A. in Production Design, 1979, Ohio University.
Principal areas: lighting design, technical direction, and history of design. Joined UO Theatre Arts faculty in 1987.

John Schmor
Associate Professor. B.A. 1984, Willamette University; M.A. 1989, Ph.D. 1991, University of Oregon.
Principal areas: performance theory and histories, Shakespeare, early 20th century avant-garde, aesthetics, actor training. Joined UO Theatre Arts faculty in 2000.

Harry Wonham

Department Head

Professor of English

Vicki Vanecek-Young
Costume Shop Supervisor