Interdisciplinary Opportunities

The Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies is affiliated with other programs at the University of Oregon that also examine how race, as a system of domination, is intimately tied to issues of gender, class, sexuality, migration, indigeneity, and colonialism.

Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS)

For the past five decades, the CSWS has promoted feminist scholarship at UO by creating, funding, sharing, and supporting research that addresses the complicated nature of gender identities and inequalities.


Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS)

CLLAS is a knowledge center dedicated to public access and excellence through the integration of teaching, research, community engagement and dissemination. It facilitates collaborative research, scholarship, intellectual community, and community outreach focused on Latin America and U.S. Latino/a populations.


Wayne Morse Center

The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics encourages civic engagement and inspires enlightened dialogue by bringing students, scholars, activists, policymakers, and communities together to discuss public problems affecting Oregon, our nation, and the world. It promotes the legacy of Oregon’s Senator Wayne Morse by fostering education, research, and leadership to advance justice and democracy.

Wayne Morse Center

Oregon Humanities Center (OHC)

The OHC is the primary interdisciplinary umbrella organization and research institute for the humanities at the University of Oregon (UO). It sponsors a wide array of free public programs designed to provide a forum for discussion of and reflection on important issues.


IRES professor Jennifer O'Neal


"Faculty research funding at UO has provided the needed support to explore, expand, and sustain my research working in archival collections, interviewing activists, and collaborating with tribal communities. The various research funding opportunities ensures that I’m able to work across disciplines and collaborate with other faculty to share research in multiple ways including books, articles, storytelling, and programming events."

–Jennifer O'Neal, director of undergraduate studies for IRES