Sharon McMahon Sawyer

Sharon McMahon Sawyer, J.D., LL.M.

Associate Professor, Coordinator of Justice Studies

Email: sharon.mcmahon@maine.edu
Phone: 207.621.3257
Address: Jewett Hall Room 118

Bry Martin

Bry Martin

Assistant Prof. of Justice Studies; Public Administration Program Coordinator

Bry Martin’s teaching interests center on legal writing, legal history, administrative law, and property law. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he has served as a managing editor for the Harvard Environmental Law Review, mediated in small claims courts throughout the greater Boston area, and practiced as a real estate and environmental attorney in San … Read More
Noel March

Chief Noel C. March, M.A.

Lecturer of Justice Studies, Director of the Maine Community Policing Institute

Noel March is presently serving as both a member of the Justice Studies faculty and as Director of the Maine Community Policing Institute at the University of Maine at Augusta. He is most notably the former 39th United States Marshal for the District of Maine having been nominated by President Barack Obama in December 2009 … Read More
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Thomas Howland

Part-Time Lecturer of Justice Studies

Thomas Howland is a Correctional Care and Treatment Worker at the Maine State Prison. Education Master of Science in Justice Studies, Southern New Hampshire University, 2014. Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice, University of Maine at Augusta, 2009. Training Maine Criminal Justice Academy Certification Courses: Basic Corrections Course Certification Pre-Service Law Enforcement 100-Hour Reserve Police Officer … Read More
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Lucille Wess

Part-Time Faculty

Education  J.D., Valparaiso University School of Law. Master of Arts Interdisciplinary Studies in Peace & Reconciliation (M.A.I.S.), University of Main.e Master of Science in Sports Administration (M.S.), Valparaiso University. Bachelor of Arts in History and Social Studies Secondary Education (B.A.), Saint Francis University (PA). Director, Maine Agricultural Mediation Program at the UMaine Cooperative Extension. Member … Read More
Pierrette Ayotte

Pierrette Ayotte

Part-Time Faculty

Pierrette Ayotte retired from the State of Maine after a 28-year career. Twelve years included working for the Department of Public Safety at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, ending as the Training Coordinator for Basic Corrections. The last 12 years of her State career were with the Maine Department of Corrections, first as a Training … Read More
Richard Lumb

Richard Lumb

Part-Time Faculty

B.S., M.S. University of Southern Maine Ph.D. Florida State University Professor Emeritus, State University of New York, Brockport. Board President, Governor's Mental Health Advisory Council, Maine. Director of Research, Planning & Analysis Bureau, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (1995-2021).
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Jeffrey Silverstein

Part-Time Faculty

Jeffrey Silverstein has a Bachelor of Music from Syracuse University and his J.D. and M.S.L. (Master of Environmental Law) from Vermont Law School. He is a criminal defense attorney in Bangor, Maine.
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Eugene Sullivan

Part-Time Faculty

Gene Sullivan is a Junior Partner at the Joseph M. Baldacci Law Firm. Education BA, School of Communications. JD, Roger Williams University of Law.
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Stephen Wessler

Part-Time Faculty

Steve Wessler, an attorney, developed and directed the civil rights enforcement effort at the Maine Department of the Attorney General from 1992 to 1999. In 1996, Mr. Wessler developed with others the Civil Rights Teams Project, a hate violence prevention program conducted by the Attorney General's office, which is now in over 150 Maine middle … Read More
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Tammy Thompson

Part-Time Faculty

Tammy Ham-Thompson was appointed a District Court judge in 2018. Before her appointment to the District Court, Judge Ham-Thompson was a Family Court Magistrate in Lewiston, Maine. Before serving as magistrate, she was a partner at Farris Law in Gardiner, Maine. Education B.A. English and Education, USM. J.D., New England School of Law.
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Amber Wotton

Part-time Faculty

Amber Wotton is a Project Manager and Case Manager at Maine Pretrial Services. Education BA in Psychology, University of New Hampshire. BA in Justice Studies, University of New Hampshire. MA in Forensic Psychology, Argosy University Washington, DC.
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Cynthia Homer

Part-Time Faculty

Cynthia Homer is a Latent Print Supervisor & Technical Manager at the Maine State Police Lab. Education BS in Chemistry, John Carroll University. MS in Forensic Science, University of Illinois @ Chicago.  
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Grace McCarthy

Part-Time Faculty

Education BA in Sociology, Salisbury University. MS, Economic Crime Management, Utica College. Retired Certified Fraud Examiner. Graduate, F.B.I. National Academy 124h Session. Investigator/.Senior Analyst L.L.Bean. Former Police Detective.
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Halsey Frank

Part-Time Faculty

Former United States Attorney for the District of Maine 2017-21, AUSA District of Maine 1999-2017, AUSA USAO DC 1990-1999, Trial Attorney USDOJ 1987-1990. Member of the District of Columbia Bar. Education BA Political Science from Wesleyan University JD Boston University School of Law in
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Eric Mehnert

Part-Time Faculty

Education Colby College, Waterville, Maine, Double Major: East Asian Studies/Government, 1982. Tokyo University / University of Santa Clara Law School, Tokyo, Japan, International Relations, 1983. Union University /Albany Law School, Albany, New York, J.D. 1985. Professional Title Chief Judge, Penobscot Nation Tribal Court Bar Admissions State of Maine Federal District Court for State of Maine Commonwealth of … Read More
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Anne Jordan

Part-Time Faculty

Education BA, Political Science, Summa Cum Laude, University of Southern Maine. JD, University Of Maine School of Law. Bar Admissions State of Maine US District Court Maine First Circuit Court Of Appeals US Supreme Court Commissioner of Public Safety State Of Maine 2007-2011. Manager of Criminal Process and Specialty Dockets - State Of Maine Judicial … Read More
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Chris Devlin

Part-Time Faculty

Education Vassar College (BA) Boston College Law School (JD) Bar Admissions or Professional Memberships Member of Maine Bar and Bar of the United States District Court for the District of Maine; Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
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Julia Sheridan

Part-Time Faculty

Education BA, Harvard University. MA, The University of Texas at Austin. JD, Boston College. Bar Counsel for the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Bar Admissions Admitted to the bar of Maine and to the bar of the U.S. District Court of Maine. Professional Memberships Maine State Bar Association, National Organization of Bar Counsel, … Read More
Debra J Crosby

Debra J. Crosby

Adjunct Professor of Justice Studies

Not long ago I was a single parent, working part-time as a personal care attendant. I came to the UMA Bangor Campus and signed up as a part-time student, and now I am proud to say that I'm a UMA Alumna holding an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor's in Administration of Justice. … Read More
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