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. ...
Literary and interdisciplinary animal studies; dogs in literature and culture; genetics in film
and popular culture; 20th century literary theory and cultural studies; film and media studies.
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...
Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines
Writing Program Administration
New Media Composition
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...
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.
Comedia Del Arte
Contemporary American Theatre
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.
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
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,...
and graphic novels.
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...
English language usage
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...
Contemporary American Fiction and Short Stories
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...
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....
Josh Pahigian writes and manages 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 490/505).
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 several...
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,...