People

Full-time Faculty

Professor of English, Chair

(207) 602-2615

smchugh@une.edu

Marcil Hall

Susan McHugh teaches courses in writing, literary theory, and animal studies.  She is the author of Animal Stories: Narrating across Species Lines, a volume in the University of Minnesota Press's Posthumanities series, as well as Dog, a volume in Reaktion Books' groundbreaking Animal series.

She has published dozens of essays in edited collections and peer-reviewed journals, including Critical Inquiry, Literature and Medicine, and PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America.  Her ongoing research focuses on the intersections of biological and cultural extinction. ... Read More

Expertise

Literary and interdisciplinary animal studies; dogs in literature and culture; genetics in film

literature

and popular culture; 20th century literary theory and cultural studies; film and media studies.

Professor

(207) 602-2726

manderson@une.edu

Marcil Hall
107

Ph.D. Yale University (Comparative Literature, 1999)Read More

Expertise

Law and the Humanities

French and American lyric poetry (19th and 20th century)

Associate Professor of Rhetoric & Composition, Director of Composition

(207) 602-2908

mcripps@une.edu

Marcil Hall
105

Michael J. Cripps directs English Composition at the University of New England. He is Associate Editor for Across the Disciplines: A Journal of Language, Learning, and Academic Writing, an online, international peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles related to writing in disciplinary contexts. He serves on the editorial board for the WAC Clearinghouse, a venue internationally recognized as the leading resource for information related to the writing-across-the-curriculum movement. He is a member of the Northeast... Read More

Expertise

Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines

Writing Program Administration

New Media Composition

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2709

cfrank@une.edu

Marcil Hall
105

Expertise

19th and 20th-century British literature

law and literature

Victorian studies

the novel

children's literature.

Vice President for Global Affairs and Communications; Professor of English; Director of the Center for Global Humanities

(207) 221-4447

amajid@une.edu

Proctor Hall
304

Anouar Majid reads, writes, and teaches in the areas of global literatures and cultures, postcolonial theory and studies, and intellectual history in general. He is the author of  Islam and America:  Building a Future Without Prejudice (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012); We Are All Moors: Ending Centuries of Crusades Against Muslims and Other Minorities (University of Minnesota Press, 2009); A Call for Heresy: Why Dissent is Vital to Islam and America (University of Minnesota Press, 2007), Freedom and Orthodoxy: Islam and... Read More

Instructor

(207) 602-2292

sramey1@une.edu

Marcil Hall
111

Sean Ramey was born in Lewiston, Maine. He graduated from Edward Little High School in Auburn, Maine.  Sean received a BA from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia and an MFA from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. A member of the Actor's Equity Association, Sean has performed at many of the fine regional theatres across the US. He now lives in Auburn once again with his lovely wife, Catherine, and their son, James.Read More

Expertise

Classical Drama

Comedia Del Arte

Contemporary American Theatre

Public Speaking

Dorothy M. Healy Professor of Literature and Health

Professor of English

Faculty Director, Maine Women Writers Collection

Co-founder and affiliated faculty, Women's and Gender Studies Program

(207) 602-2539

jtuttle@une.edu

Marcil Hall
106

Jennifer Tuttle teaches courses on literature and health studies, US Literatures, women's writing, and the US West. Holding an endowed chair in literature and health, she designs courses, pursues scholarship, and develops curricular and programming initiatives that integrate the health sciences and the humanities at UNE. As the Dorothy M. Healy Professor, she is also faculty director of the Maine Women Writers Collection. Beyond UNE, she is editor of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers.

She has... Read More

Expertise

Literature and Health

United States literature and culture

Women's literary history

Literatures of the US West

Charlotte Perkins Gilman studies

Women's detective fiction

literary recovery and archival studies

Adjunct

Adjunct Faculty

(207) 776-3376

thehausfrau@gmail.com

Marcil Hall
120

Nicole Chaison, M.A., teaches English Composition at UNE and also specializes in teaching Introduction to Literature, Oral Communications, and the Graphic Novel. A writer herself, Chaison has published a graphic novel, The Passion of the Hausfrau: Motherhood Illuminated (Random House/Villard), which has been described by the Utne Reader as "hilarious" and by Mothering Magazine as a "must-read." The book sprang out of Chaison's self-produced magazine, Hausfrau muthah-zine, which she's been producing since 2003. Chaison also wrote the James Beard-award nominated Spice (ReganBooks,... Read More

Expertise

Creative non-fiction

essay writing

oral communications

American literature

and graphic novels.

Adjunct Faculty

(207) 602-2509

Marcil Hall
120

Adjunct Faculty

(207) 602-2509

jforssen@une.edu

Marcil Hall
120

Retired high school teacher (Traip Academy in Kittery, ME: American literature, journalism, fiction writing); former public affairs writer for private industry and government agencies; recipient of several national awards for editorial excellence in the production of government publications; fiction has appeared in The Minnetonka Review, The Roanoke Review (winner of 2006 short fiction competition), The New England Review, The Gihon River Review and The Amoskeag Review. Early in his career, he was a reporter at the New Haven Register, an... Read More

Expertise

English language usage

journalism

technical writing

Fiction

Adjunct Faculty

(207) 602-2509

jgennaco@une.edu

Marcil Hall
120

Jennifer has taught English writing and composition for seventeen years. As a state-certified English teacher, she began her career in a Massachusetts middle school. After completing a Master's degree in Education, Jennifer moved to Maine. She continued as a middle school instructor before moving on to teaching at four-year universities as well as community colleges. She has taught a variety of courses including composition, American cinema, American literature, and communications.
In addition to teaching, Jennifer has also worked as a... Read More

Expertise

Contemporary American Fiction and Short Stories

Adjunct

(207) 602-2509

lgiles@mail.une.edu

Marcil Hall

Lisa Giles teaches composition and creative writing courses, often with an emphasis on environmental topics. She has also taught at Boston University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Southern Maine. Her current research focuses on the poetics of gardens: literary history, aesthetics, ethics. Her poems have appeared in the Black Fly Review, Puckerbrush Review, HaydenÕs Ferry Review, Hawaii Pacific Review, and California State Quarterly. She lives in Freeport, in a family house built in 1830, where she cultivates... Read More

Jesse Miller

M.F.A.

Adjunct Faculty

(207) 602-2509

jmiller12@une.edu

Marcil Hall

Jesse Miller has taught English Composition and Creative Writing at UNE. He has also taught at the University of Maine at Augusta, Southern Maine Community College, and Kennebec Valley Community College He is deeply passionate about reading, experimental fiction, and the Boston Red Sox. Jesse is working on a eschatological mosaic language novel loosely based on the imagined life of Paris, a small but significant character in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. He lives in the great city of Portland.... Read More

Expertise

Writing

Fiction

experimental fiction

literature

Chief Writer

Adjunct Instructor

(207) 221-4939

jpahigian@une.edu

Ginn Hall
105

Josh Pahigian writes and manages writing content for various print and web-based platforms to promote UNE. He also serves as an instructor in the Center for Global Humanities, teaching the annual Seminar Series courses (CGH 490).

Josh has been affiliated with UNE since 2004, when he joined the English Department as an adjunct instructor. In addition to teaching writing and literature courses, he was the founding faculty advisor for The Nor'easter News

He is also the author of... Read More

Expertise

Writing

Writing Instruction

Script Writing

Content Editing

Copy Editing

Adjunct Faculty

(207) 602-2509

Marcil Hall
120

Adjunct in English and Languages; Fellow in Global Humanities

(207) 602-2509

gyoung1@une.edu

Marcil Hall
120

Ph.D., Yale University

Before coming to UNE, George Young taught Russian language and literature from 1965 to 1978 at Grinnell and Dartmouth Colleges. He is the author of a collection of poems, a study of the life and work of the nineteenth century Russian religious philosopher Nikolai Fedorov, and a book on the early twentieth century American artist Charles H. Woodbury. He wrote the article on Fedorov for the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, and many of his poems, translations, essays,... Read More

Expertise

Russian literature

religion

and philosophy

Staff

Administrative Assistant

(207) 602-2144

ebrouillette@une.edu

Marcil Hall
112

Expertise

I am the administrative assistant for English

History & Philosophy

Latin American Studies

Women's & Gender Studies and Core Connections.