Betsy Boyd, Assoc. VP of Federal Affairs, University of Oregon. Before joining UO in 2000, Boyd worked for Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-Springfield) for fourteen years. She serves as a liaison between the university and Oregon’s congressional delegation. Jeff Mapes, Senior Political Reporter, Oregon Public Broadcasting. Mapes has been covering Oregon politics since […]
Margaret Hallock, former director of the Wayne Morse Center. Hallock is a Ph.D economist who has been active in economic and labor policy since 1974. She is the founding director of the Wayne Morse Center since 1988 an was the director of the UO’s Labor Education and Research Center. Ellen Herman, professor […]
In December 2015, Margaret Hallock retired from the Wayne Morse Center after 30 years at the University of Oregon. Read about Margaret’s career in Around the O. The Wayne Morse Center welcomed history professor Ellen Herman as faculty codirector in January 2016.
Featuring UO President Michael Schill. Schill became the 18th president of the University of Oregon in 2015. He previously served as the dean and Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. President Schill is an expert in the fields of property, real estate, and housing law and policy. He […]
Featuring Kim Williams, Portland State University. An associate professor of political science at PSU, Williams also directs the Center for Women, Politics & Policy in PSU’s Hatfield School of Government. She previously taught at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her research focuses on race and immigration in American politics. Williams is the author of Mark One […]
Featuring Charis McGaughy, formerly of the Educational Policy Improvement Center, and chief of staff at Eugene School District 4J since July 2014. She has been working in the education for over 20 years. Organized by Stand for Children Lane County and supported by a Wayne Morse Project Grant. RSVP by November 3 for child care: firstname.lastname@example.org […]
Join us as we celebrate Bob Bussel’s book, Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship. Since 2002, Bob has been a professor of history and director of the Labor Education and Research Center (LERC) at University of Oregon. He has spent over three decades working with the union movement, including ten […]