Program Coordinator

Eric StarkEric Stark

Title: Architecture Program Coordinator, Professor of Architecture
Email: eric.stark@maine.edu
Address: Handley Hall


Eric Allain

Eric D. Allain

Student Services Coordinator

Program Liaison for: Accounting,Architecture, Justice Studies, Music, Public Administration

UMA Augusta Campus
Phone:
207.621.3392
Email:  eric.allain@maine.edu

Schedule an academic advising meeting with Eric

Rob Abderson

Robert Anderson

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 of the Western Canon. Rob has a strong affinity for the work of Sverre Fehn, … Read More
Adjunct Professor Michael Belleau

Michael Belleau

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 the natural world and it’s rhythms. After studying architecture in Boston and London, Professor Belleau returned … Read More
Haley Blanco

Haley Blanco

Part-Time Faculty
Haley received a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Utah and went on to gain a Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon. After spending a few years in Oregon working on commercial projects, she moved to Maine after falling in love with the landscape and architecture during a bike … Read More
Hans Breaux

Hans Breaux

Part-Time Faculty
Hans is a practicing architect and sustainability consultant based in Portland, Maine. He wears many other hats as a software developer, product designer, urban designer, community & bicycle advocate, environmental activist, and outdoor adventurer. He brings years of experience having been part of project types ranging from 100 acre public parks, Living Community Challenge Certified, … Read More
Adjunct Professor Luc Demers

Luc Demers

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 a commercial photographer as well as shooting editorial work for The Casco Bay Weekly and … Read More
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Patrick Hansford

Assistant Professor of Architecture

Adjunct Professor Andrew Holbrook

Andrew Holbrook

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 has worked extensively with energy analysis of new and existing buildings including LEED certifications and … Read More
James Kalian

James Kalian

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 on both sides of the project table; mechanical contractor and mechanical designer. James brings to … Read More
Ryan Kanteres

Ryan Kanteres

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 businesses in East London. He has a Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon … Read More
William Klingelhofer

William Klingelhofer

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 India. He has taught at Harvard, Washington and Lee University, Maine College of Art, and … Read More
Adjunct Professor Joe Leasure

Joe Leasure

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 years.  He is the President and Owner of L&L Structural Engineering Services, Inc., in South … Read More
Kevin Moquin

Kevin Moquin

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 over 20 years experience in the field of architecture. He is a Maine Licensed Architect, … Read More
Luke Myers

Luke Myers

Learning Space Specialist
Luke Myers is a sculpturally oriented visual and conceptual artist investigating connection with the natural world, and how technology helps or hinders that process. He received his BA in studio arts from the University of Maine at Augusta, and his MFA (2021) from the University of South Florida. His multidisciplinary work has been exhibited in … Read More
Emily Pettengill

Emily Pettengill

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. In addition to work with the university, Emily spends her time performing music and creates … Read More
Peter Precourt

Peter R. Precourt

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 work of personal resonance, and a commitment to both craft and community. The artist needs … Read More
Carter Skemp

Carter Skemp

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 learn. My teaching focus is on developing student skills to become well versed at the … Read More
Eric Stark

Eric Stark

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 Scott College, 60 Oxford Street for Harvard University, and an addition to the National Library … Read More
kyle terrio

Kyle Terrio

Part-Time Faculty
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 built and unbuilt environment through the exploration of holistic relationships, and how these relationships manifest … Read More