Faculty Spotlight: David Tyler, Mark Unno recognized at UO-Stanford football game


Name: David Tyler

 UO Department:Chemistry

 At UO since:1985

 Field: Inorganic, organo-metallic & polymer chemistry

Interesting Facts

  •  Favorite sports team: NY Yankees
  •  Favorite football rivalry: West Lafayette (IN) high school vs. Rossville. They were really good, but we were usually better!
  •  Favorite game-watching ritual: When my team gets behind, I change the channel and then quickly change it back to the game. This reverses the momentum of the game and we score (ha ha!)

Academic Stat Sheet

Tyler was was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He received his bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and his doctorate from California Institute of Technology.


Mark Unno

Name: Mark Unno

  •  UO Department: Religious Studies
  •  At UO since: 2000
  •  Field: Medieval Japanese Buddhism

Interesting Facts

  •  Last game attended: This is my first in Autzen Stadium!
  •  Favorite game-day food: A nice burger (but seldom indulge)
  •  Favorite sports team (any sport): UO Ducks Football
  •  Favorite place to watch a game: From the comfort of home

Academic Stat Sheet

Unno received the Thomas F. Herman Award for Distinguished Teaching. In addition to Medieval Japanese Buddhism, his research areas includemodern Japanese religious thought, comparative religion and Buddhism and psychotherapy. He received his bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College and his master’s and doctoral degrees from Stanford University.