UMA professors consider themselves educators first and foremost, and take great pride in their ability to build a true learning partnership with their students.


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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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, … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Read More

Eric Stark

Title: Associate 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 … 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 … Read More

Patricia Brace

Title: Lecturer II - Part Time

Raised in Cherryfield, Maine, Brace is a performance artist whose work addresses the relationship between intersectional feminism and politics through her use of dance, new media … Read More

Ted Closson

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

Ted Closson is a writer, artist, and educator living in Maine. His comics and visual work have been published at The Nib, Beyond: Queer Sci-fi and … Read More

Annika Earley

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

Annika Earley makes multidisciplinary work about transformation, in-between states, and the experience of being a woman. Her work focuses on Swiss and German folk and fairytales … Read More

Robert I. Katz

Title: Professor of Art

Robert Katz joined the UMA art faculty in 1981 and since then he has been teaching classes in sculpture, 3 D design and drawing. As an … Read More

C. June Kellogg

Title: Adjunct Professor of Art

June Kellogg lives in Brooklin, Maine and paints in a studio next to her home. She studied art and art education at Byam Shaw School of … Read More

Adam Montoya

Title: Lecturer II - Part Time

Adam Antonio Montoya was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. There, between the Uintah Mountains and the Great Basin Desert, he was surrounded … 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 … Read More

Amy Rahn

Title: Assistant Professor of Art History and Charles Danforth Gallery Director

Amy Rahn is a teacher, curator, and scholar of American modern and contemporary art with a focus on postwar painting and women artists. Her dissertation on … Read More

Robert Rainey

Title: Associate Professor of Photography

Thomas E. Abbott

Title: Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Manager (PI)

Jeremy T. Bouford

Title: Recruitment Coordinator
Expertise: Recruitment Territory - Central and Eastern Maine

Jeremy is currently an undergraduate student at UMA. Though Jeremy was a biology major for three years, he recently switched programs to complete a Bachelor of … Read More

L. Greg Curtis

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

Gregory G. Jolda

Title: Lecturer in CIS/Aviation Program Coordinator

Dan Leclair

Title: Director of UAS Education & Research

Shelley G. Taylor

Title: Student Services Coordinator

UMA Brunswick Center
Phone: 
(207) 442-7736
Email:  shelley.taylor@maine.edu

Schedule an academic advising meeting with Shelley

Natasha (Natalia) A. Abramova

Title: Lecturer, PhD Biology

My teaching is based on the following principles: I love the subjects I teach, I teach them in the format easy to understand and to learn; … Read More

Susan Baker

Title: Associate Professor of Science

Teaching Philosophy The study of science requires the learning of a large amount of material at a high level of detail. My goal is to facilitate … Read More

Marta Frisardi

Title: Lecturer

Sandra S. Haggard

Title: Associate Professor Of Biological Science

Education B.S., Seattle University, 1966. M.S., University of Maine, 1973. ABD Zoology, University of Maine, 1982.

Anne F. Hayes-Grillo

Title: Lecturer in Science

Education B.S., University of Massachusetts, 1975. B.S., University of Massachusetts, 1979. M.S., Rutgers University, 1992.

Amber C. Howard

Title: Assistant Professor of Biology

Education B.S., Georgia Southwestern State University (2005). Ph.D., Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University (2011).

Robert T. Klose

Title: Professor Of Biological Science

Education B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1976. M.S., University of Maine, 1985. Ph.D., University of Maine, 1995.

Christopher R. Lage

Title: Associate Professor of Biology

Research Dr. Lage’s primary research interest involves the use of DNA technology to investigate wildlife and fisheries populations in and around Maine. Understanding the genetic structure … Read More

Peter W. Milligan

Title: Professor of Biology

I want my students to come away from my classes with increased ability to understand, evaluate and interconnect complex biological concepts. By building analytical, written and … Read More

Juyoung Shim

Title: Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Juyoung Katherine Shim joined the UMA biology department after working as a post-doctoral research fellow, studying at how dietary restriction changes gene regulation and lifespan … Read More

Con Sullivan

Title: Assistant Professor of Biology

Frank Bean III

Title: Associate Professor of Finance & Management

Education B.S., University of Southern Maine, 1973 M.B.A., University of Southern Maine, 1975

Diane L. Boone

Title: Associate Professor of Business Administration

Education A.S., NMVTI, 1985 B.S., Husson College, 1989 M.S., Central Michigan University, 1992 D.B.A., Argosy University, 2003 Teaching courses in Accounting, Finance and Management.

Daylin J. Butler

Title: Professor Of Business and Public Administration

Education B.A., University of Southern California, 1972 M.A., University of Michigan, 1974 M.B.A., University of California, 1984 Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1984

Elisa Ellis

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

John Finnegan

Title: Lecturer III - Part Time

Thomas J. Giordano

Title: Associate Professor of Accounting

Education B.S., Bentley College, 1978 M.B.A., Hofstra University, 1985 Tom Giordano is a CPA and a graduate of Bentley College, B.S Accounting and Hofstra University, MBA. … Read More

David Leach

Title: Lecturer III - Part Time
Expertise: Banking/Financial Services, Financial Regulation, Consumer Credit, Investments/Stock Markets, Commercial/Business Lending/Development, Personal Finance/Money Management, and Consumer Protection/Fraud Issues.

Principal Examiner for Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection. President of the American Conference of Uniform Consumer Credit Code States. Education B.A. in Public Management, University … Read More

Brenda O. McAleer

Title: Dean of the College of Professional Studies & Associate Provost

Education B.A., St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, 1971. M.A., Vermont College of Norwich University, 1989. Ph.D., Walden University, 2000. Courses typically taught: BUA/POS 365 Organizational Behavior … Read More

J P. McGuire

Title: Professor Of Business And Governmental Sciences

Education B.A., Drake University, 1967 J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1973 LL.M., IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1981

Ronald N Norton

Title: Professor of Economics

Gary Page

Title: Assistant Professor of Accounting

Education D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University (2006) M.B.A., University of Southern Maine (1988) B.S., Bob Jones University (1975) Dr. Page is a Certified Public Accountant and a … Read More

Robert K. Roper

Title: Professor of Business Administration

Education M.A., University of Maine, 2011 M.S., University of Maine, 1987 B.S., University of Maine, 1983 Hello all. I have been teaching at UMA since 1987, … Read More

Matthew P. Dube

Title: Assistant Professor in Computer Information Systems and Data Science
Expertise: Spatial Informatics Applied Data Science Data Literacy/Ethics Human Factors Design

I am a native of the mountains of Western Maine. I am a interdisciplinary scholar with data at my very core. My work has its foundation … Read More

Henry J. Felch

Title: Associate Professor of Cybersecurity and Computer Information Systems

Originally I am from Maine, joined the Army and served 22 years as an Armor crewman on a M1A1 Abrams tank. I was stationed in many … Read More

Anne L. Fensie

Title: Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
Expertise: Digital Literacy

Rocko Graziano

Title: Part-Time Faculty

I obtained a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, with a minor in Church History, from the Boston College School of Management. My three-decade career in … Read More

Marilyn A. Hudzina

Title: Lecturer II - Part Time

Diana A. Kokoska

Title: Instructor of Computer Information Systems

Professionally, I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education from the University System and a Master’s of Science in Business Administration from Husson College. … Read More

Fred Strickland

Title: Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity and Computer Information Systems

Betina Tagle

Title: Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity and Computer Information Systems
Expertise: Security, Architect, Auditing, Governance.

At age 29, my career in IT started with the US Navy as an Information System Technician (IT). During my time with the military I worked … Read More

Dawn M. Bearor

Title: Professor of Dental Health

Education A.S., Westbrook College, 1976. B.S., Univresity of Maine, 1980. M.Ed., University of Maine, 1982. Ed.D., Higher Educational Leadership, University of Maine, 2012.

Diane E. Blanchette

Title: Associate Professor Of Dental Health

Dental Hygienist since 1978, instructor since 1984 in the Dental Health Programs, local anesthesia certified, nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation certified. Lives in Ellsworth. Maine Board … Read More

Michelle C. Carlson

Title: Professional Clinical Teacher

John M. Caruso

Title: Professional Clinical Teacher and Lecturer

John is a retired Colonel from the U.S. Army. His 21 years of service in the U.S. Army were followed by private practice in dentistry for … Read More

Deborah L. Cyr

Title: Professional Clinical Teacher II

Madeline Forrest

Title: Professional Clinical Teacher (Temporary)

Kathy L. Grant

Title: Professional Clinical Teacher

Tracey Jowett

Title: Professional Clinical Teacher

Rebekah Kaufman-Blanchette

Title: Lecturer II - Part Time

Karey Kershner

Title: Lecturer II - Part Time

Katherine Kireburns

Title: Lecturer of Dental Health

Bonny S. Largay

Title: Administrative Specialist CL1

Joleen Lee

Title: Associate Professor of Dental Health

Joleen is a Registered Dental Hygienist with permits to administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation. She teaches clinical, classroom, laboratory and online courses … Read More

Danica Loring

Title: Clinic and Laboratory Coordinator

Nancy Mickles-Foster

Title: Associate Professor Of Dental Health

Nancy Foster teaches in both the dental hygiene and dental assisting programs in a wide array of didactic, online, laboratory, and clinical courses. She is currently … Read More

Courtney Noonan

Title: Lecturer of Dental Health

Tricia Spearin

Title: Lecturer III - Part Time

Manon St. Germain

Title: Professional Clinical Teacher

Kellie A. Stanhope

Title: Professional Clinical Teacher II

Torrie A. Tardiff

Title: Administrative Specialist, Career Level 2

Kathryn Walker

Title: Assistant Professor of Dental Health

Amanda E. Willette

Title: Assistant Professor of Dental Assisting

Education B.A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2013 A.S., Dental Assisting, University of Maine at Augusta, 2011 Certificate, Dental Assisting, University of Maine at Augusta, 2003 … Read More

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

David Anderson

Title: Part-Time Faculty

I grew up on the coast of Maine where the sea and sailing ships were a part of my everyday life. They sparked a sense of … Read More

Donna Bancroft

Title: Part-Time Faculty

A member of the ILS faculty for over 10 years, Donna has worked as a medical librarian in the past (13 years) and has also been … Read More

Tamara Blesh

Title: Lecturer III B - Part Time

Designing and teaching ILS 450 Global Librarianship is a part of my lifestyle of traveling, visiting libraries in the global arena, and working with diverse and … Read More

Jill Hooper

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

Jill, a school librarian, has experience working on public library boards, the YSS Lupine Committee, and collaborating with public libraries. When not in libraries or schools, … Read More

Jodi W. Kosakowski

Title: Associate Professor of Information and Library Science

When I was an undergraduate student at a state school in Connecticut, I learned something that our UMA students continue to reinforce as one of the … Read More

Daniel Norton

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

I’m a first-generation college student of Irish-American heritage. I live and work in Boston. I’ve earned two undergraduate degrees from the University of Maine at Augusta, … Read More

Melissa Orth

Title: Lecturer III - Part Time

A member of the ILS faculty since 2001, Melissa M. Orth serves teens full time as the teen librarian in the Youth Services Department at Curtis … Read More

Anastasia Weigle

Title: Assistant Professor of Information and Library Sciences (ILS)

Anastasia has a diverse background in archives management in museums, historical societies, and libraries. Anastasia’s research interests are in materials experience as information gathering, particularly for … Read More

Brian Adler

Title: Applied Music Instructor

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.

Scott Hughes

Title: Instructor of Applied Music

Anita-Ann Jerosch

Title: Assistant Professor Of Music

Education B.M., University of Maine at Augusta, 2001 M.M, University of Maine, 2003

Dr. Krista Kwon

Title: Adjunct Instructor of Music
Expertise: Flute, Piano, Theory.

Education DMA Boston University BM & MM Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University Flutist Krista Kwon has performed in venues throughout the U.S., Europe, and … Read More

Christine Letcher

Title: Lecturer in Music
Expertise:  Piano, Voice, Theory, Music History, Steel Drum Ensemble.

Education M.M. Piano Performance, Northwestern University B.M. Piano Performance, Westminster Choir College Christine Letcher is a Professor of Music at the University of Maine at Augusta. … Read More

John Mehrmann

Title: Adjunct Instructor of Music
Expertise: Percussion, Piano, Voice, Composition, Theory, Analysis.

Education M.M. Composition, New England Conservatory B.M. Performance, University of New Hampshire John Mehrmann writese music for choirs, orchestras, soloists, movies, kids’ shows, commercials, churches, and more. … Read More

Richard Nelson

Title: Professor of Music

Richard Nelson is a composer and guitarist who fosters a healthy creative interplay between in-the-moment spontaneity of improvisational explorations and the more deliberately organized realms of … Read More

Jeff Rojo

Title: Instructor of Applied Music
Expertise: Classical guitar, Composition and Theory.

Education LRSM Guitar Performance (ABRSM) 2006 LRSM Theory (ABRSM) 2006 BM (CIEM) 2002 Jeff began his musical studies at age 13 in Mexico City. Throughout his … Read More

Thomas Suczek

Title: Applied Music Instructor

Linda Theriault

Title: Instructor of Applied Music

Education M.M. in Viola Performance, Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University B.M. in Viola Performance: University of Washington For almost two decades, Linda Theriault played viola … Read More

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.

Pierrette Ayotte

Title: Lecturer II - Part Time

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 … Read More

Anthony Cartlidge

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

Anthony Cartlidge is currently at the Maine State Prison as Corrections Unit Management. Education BS in Justice Studies, UMA. BS in Business Admin. Mgt., UMA. Masters … Read More

Debra J. Crosby

Title: 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 … Read More

Graham Danzer

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

Graham Danzer is a Senior Psychologist at Florida State Hospital. Education BS in Political Science, Northern Arizona University. MSW, PPSC in Social Work, San  Francisco State … Read More

Cynthia Homer

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

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 … Read More

Thomas Howland

Title: 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 … Read More

Richard Lumb

Title: Lecturer III - Part Time

Chief Noel C. March, M.A.

Title: 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 … Read More

Bry Martin, J.D.

Title: 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 … Read More

Grace McCarthy

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

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

Title: Program Coordinator of Justice Studies, Assistant Professor

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

Jeffrey Silverstein

Title: 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 … Read More

Brian Strout

Title: Part-Time Faculty

Eugene Sullivan

Title: Lecturer II - Part Time

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

Tammy Thompson

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

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, … Read More

Stephen Wessler

Title: Lecturer II - Part Time

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, … Read More

Amber Wotton

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

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 … Read More

Norma Bisulca

Title: Professor of Mathematics

Education B.A., University of Maine, 1971 M.A., Rutgers University, 1984

Anne M. Blanke

Title: Lecturer In Developmental Mathematics

Education B.A., University of Maine, 1976 M.A., University of Maine 1984

Rochid J. Elias

Title: Professor Of Mathematics & Computer Information Systems

Education B.A., Saint Francis College, 1963 M.A., University of Maine, 1965

Lester A. French Jr

Title: Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics

Education B.S. Electrical Engineering/Minor in Optical and Illumination Engineering, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1993 M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, ME, 2002 Ph.D. … Read More

Constance C. Holden

Title: Professor of Developmental Mathematics and Science

Education B.A., Brandeis University, 1965 M.Ed., University of Maine, 1968 Ed.D., University of Maine, 1979 M.S., University of Maine, 2002

In Hak Moon

Title: Lecturer III - Part Time

Lynn Twitchell

Title: Lecturer of Mathmatics

Education M.A., University of Maine, 1985 B.S., University of Farmington, 1978

Jonathan M. Bowen

Title: Lecturer of Mental Health and Human Services

Education B.S., Kutztown University, 2001 M.Ed., University of Maine, 2008 Ph.D., University of Maine, 2014

Catherine Chichester

Title: Lecturer I - Part Time

Patricia M. Clark

Title: Director of Early Childhood Studies & Lecturer of Mental Health and Human Services and Education

Patricia Clark came to the University of Maine at Augusta as a Libra Professor of Early Childhood in 2001 after a career that ranged from editing … Read More

Guy R. Cousins

Title: Lecturer of Mental Health and Human Services

Education B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1983 M.S.W., University of Dundee, 1991 I have been in the social work, counseling, and education fields for … Read More

William F. Ellis

Title: Professor of Psychology and Human Services

Education B.A., Merrimack College, 1974 Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1983

Mary Jo Jakab

Title: Part-time Professor Of Human Services

Education A.B., Ohio University, 1973 M.S.W., St. Louis University, 1975

Kim M. Lane

Title: Associate Professor Of Mental Health & Human Services

Education 2008, PhD, Human Services emphasis on organization leadership, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN 1991, M.S.W., University of Maine, Orono, ME 1981, B.S., Rehabilitation Services, University of … Read More

Diane Y. Lemay

Title: Associate Professor Of Mental Health & Human Services

Education B.A., University of New Hampshire, 1974 M.Ed., University of New Hampshire, 1975 Ed.D., University of Maine, 1980

Magdalena Linhardt

Title: Associate Professor Of Psychology And Mental Health

Education B.A., Safarik University [Czechoslovakia], 1977 M.A., Safarik University [Czechoslovakia], 1977 Ph.D., Safarik University [Czechoslovakia], 1979 Ph.D., Komensky University [Czechoslovakia], 1989 Post.Doc., Boston Institute for Psychotherapy, … Read More

John McLaughlin

Title: Coordinator of Online Orientation Programming & Professional Guide
Expertise: Academic Advising, Online Orientation Programming, Moose Answers Q&A.

Program Liaison for: Mental Health and Human Services.

David J. Samuelian

Title: Professor of Mental Health and Human Services

Education B.A. Psychology, Bridgewater State College, 1972 M.A., State University of New York at Brockport, 1974 C.A.S., University of Maine, 1980 Ed.D., University of Maine, 1982

Wendy St. Pierre

Title: Assistant Professor Of Mental Health & Human Services

Education  B.A., University of Maine at Farmington, 1992. MSW University of New England, 1994. Ph.D. University at Albany, State University of New York, 2006.

 

Erin Bellaire

Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing, Clinical Coordinator

My name is Erin Bellaire and I live in Clinton with my husband and 14 year-old son. I have been a nurse for 23 years and … Read More

Terry D. Colby

Title: Professor Of Nursing

Statewide Nursing Committee Involvement Maine Partners in Education and Practice Steering Committee. Maine Nurse Educators Council. Advisory Council Member for Eastern Maine Community College. Campus Community Committee … Read More

Victoria S. Evans

Title: Professor Of Nursing

Dr. Victoria S. Evans, DNP, MPH, CNM-APRN, has been a Registered Nurse for 35 years and a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) for over 30 years. Dr. Evans … Read More

Laurie Ficker

Title: Assistant Director of Advising & Prior Learning Assessment
Expertise: Change of Programs, Prior Learning Assessment, and Academic & Career Advising.

Program Liaison for: Nursing, Information & Library Science.

Shannon Gauvin

Title: Director of Nursing & Program Coordinator

Dr. Gauvin has been a nurse for 23 years.  She earned her ADN from CMMC School of Nursing, her BS in nursing from USM, and her … Read More

Julie Guimond

Title: Administrative Specialist CL3

Kristie Harrison

Title: Lecturer of Nursing

After graduating from USM in 2005 Kristie began working in a small community hospital.  In the beginning, she thought she would get her  year of medical … Read More

Lisa Heald

Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing

Jennifer Lakey

Title: Lecturer in Nursing

Jennifer Lakey, MSN, RN, has over twenty years’ experience as a registered nurse, with most of her career spent in the Emergency Department and as a … Read More

Bobbi J. McCarthy

Title: Lecturer of Nursing

Bobbi McCarthy has been a nurse since 1992 with a wide range of experience including med-surg, home-care, hospice, interventional radiology, ER and teaching. She teaches Caring … Read More

Lynett Roy

Title: Staff Associate for Academic Advising

Lynett Roy is an academic advisor on the Bangor Campus. Lynett started her career in the Enrollment & Advising office in February 2019. Her prior experience … Read More

Erin Voisine

Title: Lecturer of Nursing

Erin Voisine has been a nurse since 2004, with a range of nursing experience including medical-surgical, OB maternal-newborn, pediatric, long-term care nursing, as well as education. … Read More

Frank Bean III

Title: Associate Professor of Finance & Management

Education B.S., University of Southern Maine, 1973 M.B.A., University of Southern Maine, 1975

Diane L. Boone

Title: Associate Professor of Business Administration

Education A.S., NMVTI, 1985 B.S., Husson College, 1989 M.S., Central Michigan University, 1992 D.B.A., Argosy University, 2003 Teaching courses in Accounting, Finance and Management.

Daylin J. Butler

Title: Professor Of Business and Public Administration

Education B.A., University of Southern California, 1972 M.A., University of Michigan, 1974 M.B.A., University of California, 1984 Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1984

J P. McGuire

Title: Professor Of Business And Governmental Sciences

Education B.A., Drake University, 1967 J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1973 LL.M., IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1981

Ronald N Norton

Title: Professor of Economics

Haley A. Brown

Title: Coordinator of Career Connections
Expertise: Academic Advising, Career Exploration (self-assessments, selecting a major), Job Search Strategies (resume/cover letter development, interviewing, job and internship search, employer networking, graduate school), Prior Learning Portfolio Assessment Process.

Program Liaison for: Liberal Studies, Social Science.

Patrick Cheek

Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology

Patrick Cheek is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Social Science Program. His academic interests include family poverty, non-resident parenthood, the college trajectories of rural … Read More

James M. Cook

Title: Associate Professor Of Sociology
Expertise: Social network analysis, Social media, Political sociology, Sociology of gender

Office Hours Mondays 11 AM – 1 PM in the UMA Augusta Community Garden Wednesdays 11 AM – 1 PM in the UMA Augusta Community Garden … Read More

Laura Kati Corlew

Title: Assistant Professor Of Psychology

Dr. Corlew earned her PhD in 2012 Community and Cultural Psychology from the University of Hawai’i with a dissertation on the response to climate change in … Read More

Katherine Darling

Title: Assistant Professor Of Sociology

Katherine (Kate) Weatherford Darling, PhD is a sociologist working across the boundaries of medical sociology, feminist science studies, healthy policy and bioethics. She is an Assistant … Read More

Charles S. Grunder

Title: Professor Of Psychology

Charles S. Grunder earned an Ed.D in Foundations of Education from Rutgers University and an M.A. in Psychology from Catholic University. He has done post-doctoral work … Read More

Mark Kavanaugh

Title: Part-Time Faculty

Lorien T. Lake-Corral

Title: Associate Professor of Sociology

Lorien Lake-Corral is an Assistant Professor of Social Science and is the Coordinator of the Social Science Program. She earned a B.A. from SUNY Geneseo in … Read More

Valerie Rubinsky

Title: Assistant Professor of Communication
Expertise: 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 … Read More

Alexander D. Carson

Title: Administrative Specialist CL2

Jennifer Freese

Title: Assistant Professor, Program Coordinator, Veterinarian in Veterinary Technology

Patricia Glidden

Title: Licensed Veterinary Technician

Lena Michaud

Title: Director of Enrollment & Advising Services
Expertise: Academic Advising, Change of Program forms, Bangor One-Stop, UM/UMA Foundations. 

Program Liaison for: Veterinary Technology, UM Foundations.

Kristen Mugnai

Title: Part-Time Faculty

Allison P. Simpson

Title: Licensed Veterinary Technician

Margaret Wheeler

Title: Part Time Faculty