People

Full-time Faculty

Professor of History, Chair

Affiliated Faculty, Women's & Gender Studies

(207) 602-2322

edewolfe@une.edu

Marcil Hall
208

Elizabeth De Wolfe is chair of the Department of History & Philosophy and affiliated faculty in the Women's and Gender Studies Program. Her teaching areas include American women's history, nineteenth-century popular culture and historical research methods. De Wolfe offers a variety of courses including Growing Up Female: History of American Girls; Bestsellers and the Big, Bad City; Women, Health and History; and War Letters . Dr. De Wolfe's research explores ordinary women who find themselves in extraordinary situations. Her study of the anti-Shaker activist Mary Marshall...

Expertise

Nineteenth-century American Women's History; Shakers and Other American Communal Groups; Nineteenth-century popular culture

Associate Professor of Latin American History; Affiliated Faculty, Women's and Gender Studies

ralegre@une.edu

Marcil Hall
205

Robert Alegre is a Chilean-American historian of Latin America, with a particular interest in the history of gender and sexuality and its intersection with wage and coerced labor.  His book, Railroad Radicals in Cold War Mexico: Gender, Class, and Memory (Nebraska, 2013), argues that a national working-class movement emerged in Mexico during the 1950s, demonstrating the contested process of modernization in the postwar period.  This movement, which included major industrial unions as well as teachers, challenged the hegemony of the ruling party, influencing and...

Expertise

Latin America

Mexico

Chile

Colombia

gender and sexuality

labor

memory

Professor of History

(207) 602-2238

pburlin@une.edu

Marcil Hall

Professor Burlin's specialty is 19th-century American diplomatic history. He has published a number of articles in this area and has completed a book titled Imperial Maine and Hawai'i: Interpretative Essays in the History of Nineteenth Century American Expansion  that traces connections between Maine and Hawai'i as a way to explore large issues related to American imperialism in the 19th century. He also has an interest in the perceptions and insights "foreigners" have about U.S. history, culture and society. He is...

Expertise

US History

US foreign policy

contemporary world affairs

Assistant Professor of Modern European History

(207) 283-0170

ezuelow@une.edu

Marcil Hall
204

Eric is Assistant Professor of European History at the University of New England, Special Graduate Faculty at the University of Guelph, Ontario, and Adjunct Graduate Faculty at Union Institute and University. Eric is especially interested in the evolution of national identity in the British Isles and in the history of popular culture in Europe. He is co-editor of Nationalism in a Global Era: The Persistence of Nations (Routledge, 2007) and is author of Making Ireland Irish: Tourism and National Identity...

Expertise

Nations

nationalism

national identity<br />History of tourism<br />Modern British and Irish History<br />Modern Scotland and Ireland<br />European social and cultural history

Affiliated Faculty

Director, Special Collections

(207) 221-4324

cgurley@une.edu

Cally Gurley has a background in Art History and Applied Art and a Master's degree in Library and Information Science. Prior to coming to UNE she worked in the Bowdoin College Archives and Special Collections Department as the Processing Archivist cataloging and creating web access to the Senate collection of Senator George J. Mitchell. At UNE she has worked as the Curator of UNE's Maine Women Writers Collection from 1999-2010. Currently she works as the Director of the UNE Department...

Expertise

Facilitating primary source research by undergraduate graduate post-graduate researchers in UNE collections

Management

cataloging

Special Collections(artifacts/historical archival materials)

Michelle Steen Adams

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2515

msteenadams@une.edu

Decary Hall
217

Expertise

Coupled human and natural systems.<br />Forest landscape ecology

Historical ecology

Riparian forests. <br />Environmental history

Forest social sciences and policy.<br />Global population-environment interactions. <br />Integrative graduat

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.

Emeriti

Ted Dipadova

Dean Emeritus, Associate Professor (retired)

(207) 602-2144

tdipadova@une.edu

Off-Campus

Theodore DiPadova, Ph.D., was Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from 1993 to 1998.  He then served as interim Vice President for Academic Affairs from 1998 to 2001, and as Associate Professor of History from 2001 until he retired in December 2007.  In 2003, he gave a semester to work as a Capital Campaign Project Director, raising funds for the improvement of the Westbrook College Campus.  He has participated in UNE's Study Abroad program, taking a class to...

Expertise

French history

modern European history

higher education administration

learning outcomes assessment

academic advising