Program Coordinator

Ellen TaylorEllen Taylor

Title: Professor of English
Email: ellen.taylor@maine.edu
Address: Jewett Hall 165


Christopher D. Bates

Title: Professor of Communication and Drama

Education B.A., Southern Connecticut University, 1977. M.A., University of Maine, 1984.

Lisa M. Botshon

Title: Professor Of English

Lisa Botshon is a Professor of English who teaches a wide variety of courses, including American literature, graphic storytelling, and women’s and gender studies. Her research interests … Read More

Sarah Hentges

Title: Associate Professor of American Studies

Dr. Sarah Hentges teaches a variety of classes including introductory courses in American studies, women and gender studies, and interdisciplinary studies. She also teaches many upper-level … Read More

Caleb James

Title: Assistant Professor of English, Rhetoric and Technical Communication

Caleb James teaches courses in composition and professional writing. His research interests include classical Greek rhetoric, the pedagogical development of writing teachers, and writing instruction as … Read More

Gillian M. Jordan

Title: Associate Professor of English & Coordinator of Writing Center

Education B.A., University of Maine, 1977. M.A., University of Maine, 1980.

Robert M. Kellerman

Title: Professor of English

A Michigan native, Robert Kellerman holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan at Flint and a master’s and doctoral degree from Michigan State University, … Read More

Elizabeth C. Powers

Title: Associate Professor of English & Coordinator of Augusta Writing Center

Elizabeth Powers coordinates the Augusta Writing Center and teaches courses in writing and the humanities. Her current research projects focus on access and equity in the … Read More

Chelsea D. Ray

Title: Associate Professor of French Language and Literature

Chelsea Ray received her doctorate in Comparative Literature at UCLA, where she focused on nineteenth and twentieth-century French and Russian literature. She completed her B.A. in … Read More

Kay L. Retzlaff

Title: Professor of English

Introduction to All Things Retzlavian: Kay Retzlaff grew up on a Nebraska farm. Her father’s grandparents emigrated from Frankfurt on Oder, Germany, to Nebraska in the … Read More

Jaime L. Spadea

Title: Administrative Specialist CL1
Expertise: Academic Advising, Accuplacer Placement Testing, Assigning Faculty and Professional Advisors, Wish List & Registration Event Planning.

Program Liaison for: English.

Jeffrey S. Sychterz

Title: Assistant Professor of English

Jeff Sychterz is an Assistant Professor of English and teaches classes in composition and literature on the Bangor campus. He graduated from the United States Naval … Read More

Noel Tague

Title: Assistant Professor Of English, Rhetoric and Technical Communication

Noel Thistle Tague holds a Ph.D. in Critical and Cultural Studies, with a focus on Composition and Rhetoric, from the University of Pittsburgh. Before coming to … Read More

Ellen M. Taylor

Title: Professor of English

Professor of English, Dr. Ellen M. Taylor received her doctorate in the Language, Literacy, and Culture program at Harvard University, focusing on narrative development. She completed … Read More

Rebecca White

Title: Assistant Professor of History

Teaching Interests My teaching interests include US social history, women’s history, and gender/queer studies. The central focus in all of my history courses is to introduce … Read More

Jessica Winck

Title: Assistant Professor of English