People

Associate Research Faculty

(207) 602-2626

madams3@une.edu

Decary Hall
224

During the 2012-2013 academic year, I am working as a research consultant and GIS technician for Oregon Metro, the regional government for the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area.  I am preparing demographic analysis and reports documenting Oregon Metro's compliance with provisions of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act in the use and disbursement of federal funds for land use and transportation planning.

I will return to campus for the fall 2013 semester.Read More

Expertise

Geography of land development

land use planning

and urban / environmental policy; Civic Environmentalism; Demographic change; Environmental history.

Ali Ahmida

Professor

(207) 602-2804

aahmida@une.edu

Decary Hall
326

Professor Ali Abdullatif Ahmida was born in Waddan, Libya and educated at Cairo University in Egypt and The University of Washington, Seattle.  He is the founding Chair (2000 – 2014) of the Department of Political Science at the University of New England, Biddeford, Maine, USA.  His areas of expertise are political theory, comparative politics, and historical sociology.  His scholarship is cross-cultural and focuses on power, agency and anti-colonial resistance in North Africa, especially in modern Libya.

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Expertise

Political theory

comparative politics

historical sociology of power

Modern Libya

Robert F. Alegre

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.  His work has followed two tracks: the history of social movements during the Cold War, and the history of gender and sexuality.  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... Read More

Expertise

Latin America

Mexico

Chile

Colombia

gender and sexuality

labor

memory

Chris Ambrose

Laboratory Assistant, Chemistry

(207) 602-2139

cambrose@mail.une.edu

Morgane Hall
207
On Campus

Chris has been teaching General Chemistry I & II Lab at UNE since 2007. He enjoys interacting with students in their first foray into the exciting world of college chemistry. In addition, he collaborates with students in the SPARTACUS Graduate Fellowship and the Chemistry Club in providing onsite and offsite visits to local elementary, middle, and high schools.Read More

Expertise

Chemistry Pedagogy

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)

Mike Arciero

Associate Professor and Chair

(207) 602-2439

marciero@une.edu

Decary Hall
341
On Campus

Expertise

Mathematics of signal processing

applied mathematical analysis.

Eva Rose Balog

Assistant Professor

(207) 602-2608

ebalog@une.edu

Morgane Hall
203
On Campus

Dr. Balog teaches chemistry and biochemistry. Her research interests include protein biochemistry, biomaterials, and biophysics.Read More

Expertise

Biochemistry

Structural Biology

Biomaterials

Nanomaterials

Enzymology

molecular biology

Audrey Bartholomew

Assistant Professor

(207) 602-2685

abartholomew1@une.edu

Decary Hall
139
On Campus
Teaching Online

Audrey Bartholomew is an Assistant Professor in the Education Department.  She teaches special education courses on introduction to special education, Autism, differentiation, and data-based decision making.  Prior to coming to UNE Audrey worked for the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center in Charlotte, North Carolina on helping states improve their secondary transition practices for students with disabilities.  She currently continues that work with school districts across the state of Maine.  ... Read More

Expertise

Secondary transition for students with disabilities

inclusive practices and schools

positive behavior support

effective online teaching practices

Anna Bass

Assistant Lecturer

(207) 602-2395

abass@une.edu

Marcil Hall
308
On Campus

Dr. Bass was trained as a zoologist and has been lucky to work on invertebrates, fish, reptiles, birds and mammals. While Molecular Ecology is a broad descriptor of her field of study, recent research on stranded and rehabilitated marine mammals led to deeper interests in the field of disease ecology and the concept of ecosystem health. In addition, she is interested in  the One Health approach as a strategy to link multiple disciplines in the study, prevention and management of... Read More

Expertise

Molecular ecology

disease ecology

One Health

Zoology

Professor Emeritus

(207) 602-2685

mbeaudoin@une.edu

Decary Hall

Expertise

Distance / online education

adult/continuing education

international education

program planning/evaluation

accreditation

educational leadership.

Professor Emeritus

On Campus

I have taught French language and literature, Great Books in translation, Transcultural Healing, and French Impressionism. I have traveled extensively and spent two sabbaticals in Paris. Among the awards received, I got  a medal from the French government, "Officier dans l'Ordre de l'Art et Lettres" for my contribution to French culture. I'm the author of 20 publications and I write in English and in French. Read More

Susan Bell

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Outing Club Advisor

(207) 602-2858

sbell2@une.edu

Decary Hall
338
On Campus

Susan Bell received an undergraduate degree from Salisbury University and a masters degree from the University of Houston.  Susan grew up in MD and currently resides in ME.  Her professional interests include differential equations, Laplace transforms, and incorporating technology into learning.  Hobbies:  Whitewater kayaking, whitewater paddleboarding, indoor rock climbing, hiking, yoga, and meditation.Read More

Adjunct faculty, The History of Jazz, Guitar Instruction, Ensemble Director

(207) 807-6263

bergeronkillough@gmail.com

Decary Hall

As a music historian and performer Mr. Killough has been an integral part of the New England music scene for the past twenty years. After attending both the Berklee College of Music and the University of New Hampshire from which he received a Bachelor of the Arts and Master of the Arts in music performance and history Mr. Killough began giving lectures and performances on the life and music of Django Reinhardt. His group the Hot Club of Portland has... Read More

Expertise

Music History

Theory

Improvisation

Jazz

and Guitar

Edward Bilsky

Vice President for Research and Scholarship; Professor of Pharmacology, Founding Director of the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, Co-Director of the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence for the Study of Pain and Sensory Function

(207) 602-2707

ebilsky@une.edu

Pickus Center
105
On Campus

Dr. Edward Bilsky currently serves as the Vice President for Research and Scholarship at the University of New England. He received his B.S. (physics) in 1989 and M.S. (Behavioral Neuroscience) in 1991 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He went on to earn a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy in 1996. After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Arizona, he became an Assistant Professor at the University of Northern Colorado in... Read More

Expertise

General pharmacology

neuroscience

opioid pharmacology

acute and chronic pain

addiction

neuropharmacology.

Catherine Bishop

Visiting Assistant Lecturer

On Campus

After serving in the Peace Corps from 1998 to 2000 in the Republic of Benin, I began working for an international non-profit organization in Washington, D.C.  I conducted surveys in many countries in West Africa to study the social and economic impacts and sustainability of agriculture and small business development projects.  From 2005 through 2008 I was the Chief of Party of an agribusiness project in northern Cameroon.  After working in Africa for a decade, I returned to school to... Read More

Expertise

human-environment interactions

African studies

impact evaluation

material culture

cultural and political ecology

international development

technology diffusion

Christopher Boucher

(207) 200-7840

cboucher3@une.edu

On Campus

Christopher has more than 20 years of corporate and business experience, ranging from sales, management, marketing, small business ownership, to other tasks such as supervision, inventory control, budgeting, wholesale, retail, as well as curriculum development. Christopher has also been teaching professionally since 2000. He earned a BSBA from Western New England College and a MBA from the University of Phoenix.  I enjoy teaching especially college students, and my greatest joy is when the light bulb goes off in a student’s head, also known as... Read More