Program Coordinator

Peter Precourt

Peter Precourt

Title: Professor of Art
Office: Handley Hall, 331 Water St, Augusta

Associate Professor of Sociology James M. Cook

James M. Cook

Associate Professor Of Sociology

Social network analysis, Social media, Political sociology, Sociology of gender

Fall 2023 Office Hours Wednesdays 9 AM - 3 PM via Zoom Education B.A. Oberlin College, Sociology, 1993 M.A. University of Arizona, Sociology, 1996 Ph.D. University of Arizona, Sociology, 2000 Recent Publications [see current curriculum vitae for full list of publications] Cook, James M. 2023. "Social Media and Heroism." In Encyclopedia of Heroism Studies. Springer. … Read More
Ken Elliot

Kenneth Elliot

Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Professional Psychology, Assessment Methods, Personality, Aging and Masculinities, Cross Cultural and Positive Psychology, Academic Ethics and General Education curriculum development

Emeritus Aspirations: Awarded Emeritus Faculty status in 2022, a year after retiring I ending my licensed clinical practice. Currently I’m (studying retirement and) contributing to the (small) town in which I reside. My skills have allowed me to contribute as a member of (3) volunteer committees (Broadband, Aging in Place and Neighbors Driving Neighbors). I’ve … Read More
lorien teaching

Lorien T. Lake-Corral

Professor of Sociology

Lorien Lake-Corral is a Professor of Sociology. She earned a B.A. from SUNY Geneseo in Sociology and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona (also in Sociology). Dr. Lake-Corral’s primary interests are in teaching and learning in sociology and her research interests include culture, deviance, and symbolic interaction. Her current research explores the … Read More
Lynn Poor

Lynn Poor

Student Services Coordinator

Peter Precourt

Peter R. Precourt

Professor of Art, DVR Program Coordinator, SSC Program Coordinator

“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
Valerie Rubinsky

Valerie Rubinsky

Assistant Professor of Communication

Interpersonal Communication; Intimate Relationships; Health Communication; Intergroup Communication.

Academic & Teaching Interests Valerie’s research, which has appeared in more than a dozen peer-reviewed journal publications and 26 competitive conference presentations, explores how individuals manage challenging conversations with important others, primarily about intimacy and intimate health. Specifically, she has studied the communicative processes of personal and group identity management within the contexts of romantic … Read More