Jeanne Hey

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

(207) 602-2371

Decary Hall

Jeanne Hey earned a B.A. in international relations and Spanish from Bucknell University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from the Ohio State University. Her teaching and research interests lie in the areas of international politics, comparative foreign policy, the developing world, Latin America, and small states. She was a faculty member in Miami University's (Ohio) department of political science and program in international studies from 1992-2011, serving as the director of international studies for nine years. She... Read More


Comparative foreign policy

Latin America

developing world.

David Sandmire

David A. Sandmire

M.D., M.A.


Interim Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

(207) 602-2849

Morgane Hall

Dave came to the University of New England in 1994 following completion of his M.D. (University of Wisconsin) and M.A. (History of Medicine/Science, University of Wisconsin) degrees. He teaches courses in anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, cardiovascular physiology, human reproduction, and embryology. His areas of research have included the effects of individual learning styles on collaborative clinical problem-solving, the cardiovascular and neurologic effects of purposeful vs. non-purposeful activity, and, more recently, the study of the emotional and cardiovascular effects of art-making. He... Read More





cardiovascular physiology; impact of learning style on collaborative problem-solving.

Charles Tilburg

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Associate Professor, Department of Marine Sciences

(207) 602-2130

Marine Science Center


Physical oceanography

numerical modeling

coastal oceanography

larval transport

river plume dynamics


Brooks Payette

Brooks Christian Payette

B.A. Political Science

Assistant to the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

(207) 602-2371

Decary Hall

A former White House intern and 2011 Truman Scholar Award Recipient, Brooks Payette is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and is currently completing his graduate work at UNH in Political Science. His interests include community health, fitness and electoral politics.

Payette is also a Second Lieutenant in the New Hampshire Air National Guard's Public Affairs office. He earned his commission in September 2013 after serving as an enlisted airman in the 157 Civil Engineer Squadron since 2008.... Read More