Samuel A. McReynolds, Ph.D.
Dr. McReynolds received his Ph.D. from Cornell University and is a Professor of Sociology. He has taught at the University of New England for 22 years. He is the former chair of the Department of Sociology, and has been the Faculty Coordinator of the Office of Citizenship and Civic Engagement for twelve years. During this time, the program has expanded significantly and is now the primary source of community service for students at UNE. The Citizenship Program has received over $400,000 in grant support over the last five years.
Theo Dunfey, M.A.L.D. (Master of Arts in Law & Diplomacy)
Theo Dunfey is the Coordinator of Citizenship and Service Learning at the University of New England. She teaches two sections each semester of the required Senior Citizenship Seminar and works with students to help them identify community service opportunities.Theo maintains the office database of over 700 community organizations where UNE students have volunteered in fulfillment of their Citizenship requirements. In doing so, she maintains regular contact with many of the directors of these programs.
Danielle Mack is the Coordinator of the College Community Mentoring Program and the Diversion to Assets Program, and teaches at least two sections of Citizenship each semester. Danielle coordinates and supervises the mentoring and volunteer activities of her students and club members in the communities surrounding UNE's Biddeford Campus.
Kristen Brannen is the AmeriCorps VISTA for the Office of Citizenship and Civic Engagement. She supervises the America Reads/America Counts work study tutoring program and the College Aspirations program, allowing UNE students to work and volunteer with youth in the local K-12 public schools.