English

Hone your writing skills while deepening your appreciation of literature. Through discussion and close personal attention, you’ll develop analytical, critical reasoning, and communication skills highly sought after by employers in many fields. These skills will also provide you with an excellent foundation for graduate study.

Degree Offered: B.A.
Offered on the Augusta and Bangor campuses


Adjunct Faculty

The University is fortunate to be able to provide our students with part-time faculty whose experience, credentials and teaching capability add to the high quality of our resident faculty. The names and titles of adjunct faculty who have earned six (6) or more service units at UMA is provided below.

Abbott, Rodney, Lecturer I

Abramova, Natalia, Lecturer I

Adams, Elizabeth, Lecturer III

Anderson, David, Lecturer III

Bailey, Susan, Lecturer II

Baker, Robert, Professor

Baldridge, S, Lecturer III

Bancroft, Donna, Lecturer II

Barker-Hoyt, Adam, Lecturer I

Bartlett, Hilary, Lecturer II

Belanger, James, Associate Professor

Bickford, Susan, Lecturer II

Blesh, Tamara, Lecturer III

Boerner, Lenore, Lecturer II

Bonnes, Terry, Lecturer III

Boomsma, Janice, Lecturer II

Bowne, Nora, Lecturer III

Boyd, Brian, Lecturer III

Breton, Jody, Lecturer II

Burdick, Sabra, Lecturer III

Carras, Marlene, Lecturer I

Carty, Jeffrey, Lecturer I

Chandler, Patricia, Lecturer II

Chastain, Corliss, Lecturer II

Clancy, Gary, Lecturer III

Coe, Carolyn, Lecturer II

Cole, Lori, Lecturer III

Corral, Stephen, Lecturer I

Curran, Mary, Lecturer III

Curtin, Kevin, Lecturer III

Cyr, Roger, Lecturer III

Davitt, James, Associate Professor

Defazio, Mark, Lecturer III

Demchur-Merry, Catherine,

         Lecturer III

Demers, Luc, Lecturer II

Dennis, Marilyn, Lecturer I

Der Simonian, Sebouh, Lecturer II

Desisto, Michael, Professor

Disciullo-Naples, Marie, Lecturer I

Dunton, Elaine, Lecturer II

Edwards, Jeanne, Lecturer II

Edwards, Deborah, Lecturer III

Eisen, Kenneth, Lecturer III

Ellingwood, Jane, Lecturer I

Ellis, Martha, Lecturer I

Emery, Peter, Lecturer III

Ennamorati, Audrey, Lecturer III

Farmer, John, Lecturer III

Feldhousen-Giles, Kristy, Lecturer II

Finnegan, John, Lecturer I

Fitzgerald, John, Lecturer II

Fox, Kathleen, Professor

Frazer, Gail, Lecturer III

Gallagher, Marcia, Lecturer I

Gallagher, Dawn, Lecturer I

Gallant, Jennifer, Lecturer I

Gerard, Philip, Lecturer III

Gianopoulos, Christos, Lecturer III

Giroux, Grace, Lecturer III

Goetting, Denise, Lecturer III

Goodridge, Mark, Lecturer I

Greenham, David, Lecturer II

Gronros, Donna, Lecturer III

Grover, Stephen, Lecturer III

Guillemette, James, Lecturer II

Hall, Ida, Lecturer II

Halpin, William, Lecturer III

Hancock, Morris, Lecturer III

Harper, Robert, Lecturer III

Hauge, John, Lecturer II

Hendrickson, Julie, Lecturer III

Hilton, Judith, Lecturer III

Hunter, Nancy, Lecturer II

Jenkins, Pamela, Lecturer III

Johnson, Timothy, Lecturer I

Kellogg, Cynthia, Lecturer I

Kenefic, Richard, Lecturer I

Lacey, Patricia, Lecturer III

Lachance-Stevens, Rita, Lecturer III

Landry, Megan, Lecturer I

Lane, Theodore, Lecturer III

Lapointe, Laurence, Professor

Leach, David, Lecturer III

Lemieux, Denis, Lecturer II

Lester, Seth, Lecturer II

Lisi, Michelle, Lecturer II

Lodge, Peter, Lecturer II

Loeschner, Kimberly, Lecturer I

Long, Jill, Lecturer III

Ludders, Jessica, Lecturer III

Lumb, Richard, Lecturer III

MacCrae, Melissa, Lecturer I

Martens, Andrea, Assistant Professor

Martine, Cheryl, Lecturer III

Mauceri, Frank, Lecturer III

Mayhew, Lauren, Lecturer II

Mayo, Teresa, Lecturer III

McCarthy, Margaret, Lecturer I

McCord, Thomas, Lecturer II

McEwan, John, Lecturer II

McInnis, Timothy, Lecturer III

McKelvy, Dina, Lecturer II

McLaren, Kristin, Lecturer II

Merckens, Lawrence, Lecturer II

Miller, Jesse, Lecturer I

Montagna, Christopher, Lecturer II

Moreno, Silvia, Lecturer I

Moreno, Daniel, Lecturer III

Morin, Anne, Lecturer III

Moro, Stephen, Lecturer III

Murray, John, Lecturer I

Myers, Allen, Lecturer III

Naiden, Peter, Lecturer III

Noble, Betsey, Lecturer III

Noyes-Hull, Gretchen, Lecturer III

O'Brien, John, Lecturer III

Orth, Melissa, Lecturer III

Ortiz-Vidal, Yarissa, Lecturer II

Pare-Peters, Rita, Lecturer III

Payson, Neil, Lecturer III

Peppe, Dorothy, Lecturer III

Perkins, Martha, Lecturer III

Peterson Cyr, Amy, Lecturer III

Piatt, Charles, Lecturer II

Pitcher, Jeri, Lecturer II

Potter, Jonathan, Lecturer III

Rau, Kirk, Associate Professor

Rice, Edward, Lecturer II

Rieff, Kristin, Lecturer III

Robbins, Wayne, Lecturer III

Roy, Roland, Lecturer III

Ruddy, Sarah, Lecturer I

Sandberg, Charles, Lecturer III

Sapien, Hector, Lecturer II

Seymour, James, Lecturer III

Shattuck, John, Lecturer III

Shindler, Louise, Lecturer II

Shore, Margaret, Associate Professor

Silverstein, Jeffrey, Lecturer III

Sorman, Nancy, Lecturer I

Stetson, David, Lecturer III

Stoddard, Susan, Lecturer II

Storer, Susan, Lecturer I

Sulzer, Andrea, Lecturer III

Tainter, Ruth, Lecturer I

Taylor, Franklyn, Professor

Taylor, Esther, Lecturer II

Trefts, Roberta, Lecturer I

Trimble, Carol, Lecturer II

Twitchell, Lynn, Lecturer III

Vail, Garrett, Lecturer III

VanKirk, Tricia, Lecturer II

Violette, James, Lecturer I

Vose, Stephen, Lecturer III

Wacome, Donna, Lecturer I

Waltz, Mark, Lecturer III

Wathen, Daniel, Professor

Weigle, Anastasia, Lecturer II

White, Darcy, Lecturer III

Willett-Sewall, Jill, Lecturer II

Willis, Laurie, Lecturer III

Wing, Helen, Lecturer III

Woodard, Strohn, Lecturer III

Wyatt, Henry, Lecturer III

Wylie, Thomas, Lecturer I

Links & Resources for Innovation

2014-2015 Academic Theme

 

 

 

 

SPRING 2015 CLASS SCHEDULE

Classes Begin

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Monday, January 12

Martin Luther King Holiday

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Monday, January 19

Winter Break

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Monday, February 16-Saturday, February 21

Spring Recess

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Monday, March 30-

Saturday, April 4

Final Exams

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Monday, May 4-Saturday, May 9

Classes End

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Saturday, May 9

Commencement

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Saturday, May 9

Make-Up Days

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Monday & Tuesday, May 11 & 12

 

SPRING 2015-MINI SESSION (7) WEEKS      

Classes Begin

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Monday, February 2

Winter Break

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Monday, February 16-Saturday, February 21

Final Exams

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Monday, March 23-Saturday, March 28

Classes End

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Saturday, March 28

Make-Up Days

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Monday & Tuesday, April  6 & 7

 

SUMMER 2015 SEVEN (7) WEEK 1

Classes Begin

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Monday, May 18

Memorial Day Holiday

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Monday, May 25

Make-up for Memorial Day

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Friday, May 29

4th of July Holiday

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Friday, July 3

Classes End

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Friday, July 3

Make-up for 4th of July

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Friday, July 10

 

SUMMER 2015 SEVEN (7) WEEK 2

Classes Begin

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Monday, July 6

Classes End

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Friday, August 21

 

SUMMER 2015 FOURTEEN (14) WEEKS

Classes Begin

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Monday, May 18

Memorial Day Holiday

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Monday, May 25

Make-up for Memorial Day

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Friday, May 29

4th of July Holiday

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Friday, July 3

Make-up for 4th of July

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Friday, August 24

Classes End

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Friday, August 21

 

FALL 2015 CLASS SCHEDULE

Classes Begin

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Monday, August 31

Labor Day Holiday

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Monday, September 7

Fall Break

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Monday, October 12-Tuesday, October 13

Veterans Day Holiday

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Wednesday, November 11

Thanksgiving Recess

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Wednesday, November 25-Saturday, November 28

Final Exams

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Monday, December 14-Saturday, December 19

Classes End

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Saturday, December 19

Make-Up Days

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Monday & Tuesday,

December 21 & 22

 

FALL 2015 MINI SESSION (7) WEEKS

Classes Begin

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Monday, October 5

Fall Break

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Monday, October 12-Tuesday, October 13

Veterans Day Holiday

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Wednesday, November 11

Final Exams

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Wednesday, November 19-Monday, November 23

Classes End

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Monday, November 23

Make-Up Days

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Tuesday, November 24

 

SPRING 2016 CLASS SCHEDULE

Classes Begin

……………

Tuesday, January 19

Winter Break

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Monday, February 15-Saturday, February 20

Spring Recess

……………

Monday, March 28-

Saturday, April 2

Final Exams

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Monday, May 9-Saturday, May 14

Classes End

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Saturday, May 14

Commencement

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Saturday, May 14

Make-Up Days

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Monday & Tuesday, May 16 & 17

 

SPRING 2016-MINI SESSION (7) WEEKS

Classes Begin

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Monday, February 8

Winter Break

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Monday, February 15-Saturday, February 20

Spring Recess

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Monday, March 28-

Saturday, April 2

Final Exams

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Monday, April 4-

Saturday, April 9

Classes End

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Saturday, April 9

Make-Up Days

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Monday & Tuesday,

April 11 & 12

 

SUMMER 2016 SEVEN (7) WEEK 1

Classes Begin

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Monday, May 23

Memorial Day Holiday

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Monday, May 30

Make-up for Memorial Day

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Friday, June 3

4th of July Holiday

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Monday, July 4

Make-up for 4th of July Holiday

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Friday, July 8

Classes End

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Saturday, July 9

 

SUMMER 2016 SEVEN (7) WEEK 2

Classes Begin

…………

Monday, July 11

Classes End

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Saturday, August 27

 

SUMMER 2016 FOURTEEN (14) WEEKS

Classes Begin

…………

Monday, May 23

Memorial Day Holiday

…………

Monday, May 30

Make-up for Memorial Day

…………

Friday, June 3

4th of July Holiday

…………

Monday, July 4

Make-up for 4th of July

…………

Friday, July 8

Classes End

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Saturday, August 27

List of past colloquium themes and books

 

2013-2014 Bioethics: The Immortal Life of Henriette Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

2012-2013 Food: Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser

2011-2012 Revolution: Talking About a Revolution: Interviews with Michael Albert, Noam Chomsky, Barbara Ehrenreich, bell hooks, Peter Kwong, Winona LaDuke, Manning Marable, Urvashi Vaid, and Howard Zinn by The South End Press Collective

2010-2011 Communication in the 21st Century: Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World by Naomi Baron

2009-2010 Economic Values: Meadowlark Economics: Collected Essays on Ecology, Community, and Spirituality by Jim Eggert

2008-2009 Environmental Sustainability: Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change by Elizabeth Kolbert

2007-2008 Health and Social Justice: Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder

2006-2007 Human Rights: Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi

2005-2006 Immigration: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

2004-2005 Class in America: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich

2003-2004 Families: This Boy's Life: A Memoir by Tobias Wolff

2002-2003 War and Peace

2001-2002 Borderlands

2000-2001 Food

1999-2000 Technology and Human Affairs

1998-1999 Time

1997-1998 Religion and Spirituality

1995-1996 Death and Dying

1994-1995 Childhood

 

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Professional Studies

  B.A. in Architecture   Bachelor of Applied Science
  B.A. in Art        B.S. in Business Administration
  B.A. in Biology   B.S. in Computer Info Systems
  B.A. in English   B.S. in Dental Hygiene
  B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies   B.S. in Financial Services
  B.M. in Jazz & Contemporary Music   B.S. in Information & Library Services
  B.A. in Liberal Studies   B.S. in Justice Studies
  B.A. in Social Science   B.S. in Mental Health & Human Services
  A.S. in Jazz & Contemporary Music   B.S. in Nursing
  A.A. in Liberal Studies   B.S. in Public Administration
  A.S. in Business Administration
  A.S. in Computer Information Systems
  A.S. Dental Assisting

  A.S. in Dental Hygiene

  A.S. in Information & Library Services
  A.S. in Justice Studies
  A.S. in Medical Laboratory Technology
  A.S. in Mental Health & Human Services
  A.S. in Nursing
  A.S. in Public Administration
  A.S. in Veterinary Technology

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