Meet the Faculty

We take a great deal of time and care selecting faculty who are experts in their respective field. They are also local to the area and know London well.

  • Susie Thomas
    • Creative Writing (liberal arts programme, fall semester)
    • The Nineteenth and Twentieth Century English Novel (liberal arts, programme spring semester)
    • Contemporary Britain in a Global Context (various programmes: business, economics, psychology, honors, pre-freshman, social entrepreneurship)
  • Andrew Whitehead
    • Britain Today: Issues and Perspectives (liberal arts programme, semester)
    • International News Journalism (journalism programme, summer)
  • Jean Elliott
    • Shakespeare the Dramatist (liberal arts programme, semester)
  • James Pearce
    • The Culture of Sport and Sports Journalism (journalism programme, summer)
  • Keith Surridge
    • Britain in the Age of Revolution and Reform (liberal arts programme, spring semester)
    • London: Biography of a City (liberal arts programme, fall semester)
  • Carole Machin
    • British Masters, Eighteenth Century to Present (liberal arts programme, spring semester)
    • Modern and Contemporary Art in London (liberal arts programme, fall semester)
  • Andreas Staab
    • The Economic Integration of the European Union (liberal arts programme, spring semester; economics programme, spring quarter)
  • Althea Stewart
    • The Play’s the Thing (liberal arts, fall semester)
    • London Theatre (business programme, spring quarter)
  • Christopher Cook
    • Media in the United Kingdom (liberal arts programme, fall semester)
    • Arts Journalism in London (journalism programme, summer)
  • Christine Hoenigs
    • Theatre, Audience and Society: Tragedy and Beyond (liberal arts, programme, spring semester)
  • Kalyn Franke
    • Internship Seminars (liberal arts, semester)
  • Simon Waldman
    • Visual Journalism (journalism programme, summer)
  • Katy Layton-Jones
    • London: Biography of a City (pre-freshman programme, summer)
    • Understanding the Urban (honors programme, fall quarter)
  • Graham Bolton
    • Global, Legal, Social Environment of Business (business programme, spring quarter)
  • Carolina Valiente
    • Leadership and Communications (business programme, spring quarter)
    • Financial Management (business/liberal arts programme, spring semester)
    • Monetary Economics (economics programme, spring quarter)
  • Samantha Mather
    • Managing People in Organisations (business, economics, and psychology programmes, spring quarter)
  • Stephanie Echols
    • Social Psychology (psychology programme, spring quarter)
  • Antonio Fidalgo
    • Psychopathology (psychology programme, spring quarter)
  • Yulia Kovas
    • Individual Differences (psychology programme, spring quarter)
  • Fatos Selita
    • Internship Seminar (psychology programme, spring quarter)


Visiting Faculty

Over the years we’ve also been lucky enough to have faculty visit us from the States and teach on our programmes. While here, they often engage in academic research. Here are some of our visiting professors, past, present and future:

Damian Radcliffe (University of Oregon, School of Journalism and Communication) – Summer 2018
Social Media for Journalists



Sharon Paul (University of Oregon, School of Music and Dance) – Summer 2017 and 2018
Handel to Hendrix: Music, Arts and Culture in London





Susan Shaw (Oregon State University, College of Liberal Arts) Fall Semester 2016 and 2020
Gender, Race, Class, and Religions in the UK
Law & Order: UK


Kathie Carpenter (University of Oregon, Department of International Studies) – Pre-Freshman Programme, Summer 2016, 2017 and 2018
London, Oregon and Beyond: Advancing Your Academic Success 





Elizabeth Bohls (University of Oregon, Department of English) – Spring 2015
Monster City: London, Monsters and the Nineteenth Century Novel
The Novel and Colonialism in the Long Eighteenth Century

Research: for article ‘Romantic Exploration and Atlantic Slavery: Mungo Park’s Coffle’, published in Studies in Romanticism 55 (2016)

wheelerElizabeth Wheeler (University of Oregon, Department of English) – Spring 2014
Graphic Novels and Cultural Theory
Twentieth Century Literature Post-1945

Research: for book HandiLand, The Crippest Place on Earth: Disability in Young Adult and Children’s Books, to be published by the University of Michigan Press in 2019. The chapter in question was published as ‘Moving Together Side by Side: Human-Animal Comparisons in Picture Books’ in Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities (Eds. Sarah Jaquette Ray and J.C. Sibara; University of Nebraska Press, 2017).

Dan MillerDaniel Miller (University of Oregon, School of Journalism and Communication) – Spring 2013 and Fall 2017
Britain Calling: The British Documentary Film and Its Dramatic Influence
Documenting London: A Citizen Media Journal of London and My Life & Study There


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Martha Bayless (University of Oregon, Department of English) – Winter 2013
Celtic Myths and Legends
Beyond Downton Abbey: the Rich, the Poor, and the Servants in British Literature 



Randall McGowen (University of Oregon, Department of History) – Fall 2012
Living in Eighteenth-Century London
Turning Points in English History



Alexandra Bonds (University of Oregon, Department of Theatre Arts) – Spring 2012
Reinventing Yourself: A Living History of Tudor London
Fashion and Costume: Past into Present



Warren Ginsberg (University of Oregon, Department of English) – Winter 2012
Later Shakespeare



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