The Authors of the Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Sig Unander

    A professional communicator and fourth-generation Oregonian, Sig worked around the United States in broadcast and print journalism. Returning to Portland, he was a public relations manager, communications consultant, magazine editor, film documentary producer and author of many magazine newspaper and magazine articles and editorials.

    Sig has performed extensive service as an elected and appointed official and on nonprofit boards. He holds degrees in Political Science and Latin American Studies and is fluent in Spanish. he has lectured at universities, museums, libraries and other organizations and has a popular series of speaking programs. His website is: