Program Coordinator

Eric StarkEric Stark

Title: Architecture Program Coordinator, Professor of Architecture
Address: Handley Hall

Eric D. Allain

Title: Staff Associate for Academic and Career Advising
Expertise: Academic Advising, Accuplacer Placement Testing, Prior Learning Assessment - Testing (CLEP, DSST, Departmental Challenge Exams, NLN).

Program Liaison for: Architecture, Justice Studies, Music.

Robert Anderson

Title: Adjunct Professor of Architecture

Rob is a trained artist and designer, a historian of architecture and art, and devoted to the exploration of issues pertaining to cross-cultural education, phenomenology, plagiarism (and the copy), authenticity, the sacred and profane, social constructions, and challenging the bias … Read More

Michael Belleau

Title: Lecturer in Architecture

Professor Belleau grew up on Main Street in Orono Maine playing basketball, eating Pat’s pizza, and sneaking into the UMO field house. Later, as a fisherman on a dragger out of Cape Cod, he developed a love of entanglement with … Read More

Jessie Carroll

Title: Lecturer in Architecture

Jessie Carroll, a project architect at Whitten Architects, finds the practice of residential architecture to offer an opportunity for thoughtful and empathetic design. Jessie brings her experience, both practicing commercial architecture in Boston based firms including; Utile Inc., Chan Krieger and Sieniewicz, and Cannon Design, … Read More

Chris Delano

Title: Lecturer in Architecture

Professor Delano graduated from Lehigh University with a B.A and from University of Washington with a Master of Architecture in 1997.  He has practiced architecture in Baltimore, Seattle, Raleigh, and now in his own firm outside of Portland.  Chris’ work … Read More

Luc Demers

Title: Lecturer in Architecture

Luc Demers is an artist living in Southern Maine. In the early nineties he studied art at USM, completing the BFA program with a concentration in photography.  In 1994, while continuing to pursue his personal work, he began working as … Read More

Amy E. Hinkley

Title: Assistant Professor of Architecture

Professor Hinkley graduated from Cornell University with a B.Arch in 1994, with awards in both design and outstanding academic achievement.  After working at architectural firms in Illinois and Massachusetts, she moved back to Maine with her husband to raise their … Read More

Andrew Holbrook

Title: Lecturer in Architecture

Andrew Holbrook, P.E. is a Mechanical Engineer at Holbrook Engineering, LLC and has 25 years of experience in the design of mechanical systems for industrial, government, commercial and residential buildings.  He has hundreds of completed designs in the field.  He … Read More

James Kalian

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

James Kalian, PE is a Mechanical Engineer at Bennett Engineering, Inc. and has 15 years of experience designing, building, and troubleshooting HVAC and plumbing systems for commercial, governmental, and residential building projects. He has the unique perspective of having sat … Read More

Ryan Kanteres

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

With a philosophy degree and a background in construction, Ryan brings a breadth of experience, having worked in positions as diverse as a Historic Architect in Alaska’s remote Wrangel St. Elias National Park and as a researcher studying micro enterprise … Read More

William Klingelhofer

Title: Lecturer III - Part Time

William Klingelhofer holds a PhD in Fine Arts from Harvard University where he was trained as an architectural and art historian. His interests are broad and wide-ranging, from the Americas to Asia; his doctoral thesis was on Islamic architecture in … Read More

Joe Leasure

Title: Lecturer in Architecture

Joseph Leasure graduated magna cum laude from University of Maine, Orono with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, specializing in Structural Engineering. He has been providing structural engineering services primarily in the New England area for over thirty … Read More

Kevin Moquin

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

Kevin grew up in Western Massachusetts and is a 1997 Magna cum Laude graduate of the architecture program at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. Portland restaurants and his belly conspired to lure him to Maine in 1999. Kevin has … Read More

Emily Pettengill

Title: Administrative Specialist

Emily first came to the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) as a student to study Jazz and Contemporary Music in 2011. In 2019 she became an employee of UMA as an Administrative Specialist for Architecture and New Ventures Maine. … Read More

Peter R. Precourt

Title: Professor of Art

“My personal interests are in the graphic novel, painting, drawing, and contemporary art practice and theory. I believe that the keys to an arts education are a synthesis of: individual facility, knowledge of contemporary studio practice and art history, making … Read More

Roger Richmond

Title: Emeritus Professor of Architecture

Student’s Choice Faculty of the Year for 2001, Professor Richmond is a registered architect and holds a Master of Arts in Architecture Degree from the University of Florida. He was the first and only architect at the time commissioned by … Read More

Carter Skemp

Title: Lecturer of Architecture

Teaching and Research Interests Learning the craft of architecture, whether it is with hand drawings or digital methods, is about the process as much as the result. In today’s paradigm of ever-shifting technologies and constant re-invention, students must learn to … Read More

Oliver Solmitz

Title: Learning Space Specialist CL2, Special Project Assistant

It was halfway through a paramedic career that Oliver Solmitz went back to school earning a BA in Architecture from UMA in 2011. Later, walking through the woods to and from a remote home he built and used to live … Read More

Eric Stark

Title: Professor of Architecture, Architecture Program Coordinator

Professor Stark came to UMA in 2005 having spent the previous 11 years in Boston, most recently working for the firm Perry Dean Rogers | Partners Architects. There he worked on various institutional projects including the McCain Library at Agnes … Read More

Kyle Terrio

Title: Lecturer in Architecture

Teaching became an integral part of my life when I returned to Montana in 2018 to begin graduate work in Sustainable Food Systems. My curiosity lends itself to the integration of architectural and food systems. I am drawn to the … Read More