The Office of External Relations and Communications communicates to internal and external constituents about the excellence and social relevancy of the academic programs and people in the school, and provides services to department and programs to improve the effectiveness of communications, marketing, and outreach utilizing an integrated digital, print, and social media approach.

If you are looking for news and information about our academic programs, please visit our A&AA website.

A&AA Office of External Relations and Communications 

121 Lawrence Hall
5249 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5249


Brooke Freed, Director of Operations
541-346-3703 |

Kate Conley, Communications Project Manager

Marti Gerdes, Communications/Media Specialist
541-346-6094 |

Kara Rowan, Digital Specialist
541-346-1442 |

A&AA News Story Ideas

To submit a story idea for A&AA news, please use the submission form.

A&AA Review
To submit alumni notes or story ideas for the annual A&AA Review publication, please send to Marti Gerdes, at

Faculty Expert Interviews 
If you are interested in contact with faculty experts for interview and commentary on issues relating to our disciplines, please contact our staff above for recommendations and assistance.