People

Christine Baumann Feurt

Director, Department of Environmental Studies Center for Sustainable Communities

Director, Coastal Training Program, Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve

Associate Lecturer Department of Environmental Studies

(207) 602-2834

cfeurt@une.edu

Decary Hall
213C

Christine Baumann Feurt, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Christine Feurt works on the coast of Maine where she is the Director of the Coastal Training Program for the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve and Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities in the Department of Environmental Studies at the University of New England. Her work focuses on applying Collaborative Learning and other environmental communication methods to implement community based ecosystem management and a sustainability science approach to research.  She works with coastal... Read More

Expertise

outreach and communication strategies to facilitate ecosystem management

watershed management and coastal management. Science translation and science to management application in coastal and marine systems.

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

Photo of Dr. Samantha Fox

sfox9@une.edu

Decary Hall
333

Samantha Fox  is a lecturer in the Department of Society, Culture, and Languages at the University of New England. Dr. Fox earned her PhD in Sociology from Binghamton University. Her teaching interests are in environmental sociology; globalization; race, class, and gender; food and agriculture; social movements; and Latin American Society. 

Dr. Fox's research focuses on autonomy in indigenous communities targeted by extractive development in Central America. She has spent several years working in the highlands... Read More

Expertise

Political Economy

Globalization

Sociology of Food and Agriculture

Development Sociology

Race and Gender

Indigenous Politics

Social Movements

environmental sociology

Jeri Fox

Associate Professor, Aquaculture and Aquarium Sciences Program Coordinator

(207) 602-2876

jfox@une.edu

Morgane Hall
8

Dr. Fox is a graduate of the University of Tennessee where she received a Bachelor's degree in Organismal Biology. From there she went to the University of Houston where she earned her Master's of Science for her work on the reproduction of Penaeid shrimp. From Houston she went to Seattle, Washington where she entered the Doctoral program at the University of Washington in the College of Ocean and Fisheries Science while at the same time working in the Medical Center in... Read More

Expertise

aquaculture

Aquarium Science

Marine and Freshwater Ornamental Husbandry

Aquaponics

Coral Biology

Candidate Species for Aquaculture

Stephen Fox

Professor, Chemistry

(207) 602-2317

sfox4@une.edu

Morgane Hall
012

Stephen Fox hails from the United Kingdom.  He moved to the United States in Fall 1981.  As a graduate student he developed interest and skill in the synthesis of transition-metal complexes with chelating ligands.  As a post-doctoral scholar at The Johns Hopkins University he studied complexes that modeled the structure of cytochrome oxidase.  As a faculty member at the University of Louisiana-Monroe he initiated a research program involving a novel chelating ligand — naphthyridinediimine, to prepare complexes of two metals in mutual close... Read More

Expertise

Bioinorganic Chemistry; synthesis of novel organic ligands; model compounds of metalloprotein active sites; coordination chemistry

Catherine Frank

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.

Markus Frederich headshot

Professor of Marine Sciences

(207) 602-2406

mfrederich@une.edu

Marine Science Center
218

Dr. Frederich is a Professor of Marine Sciences at the University of New England. He received his masters degree in biology from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, where he investigated anatomical abnormalities in ants that got exposed to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Bremen, Germany for his work at the Alfred Wegener Institute of Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany. Here he investigated stress physiology mechanisms in Antarctic crustaceans. For... Read More

Expertise

Temperature physiology

polar biology

energy metabolism

crustacean biology

marine invertebrates

Margaret Friar

Associate Lecturer

(207) 602-2712

mfriar@une.edu

Marcil Hall
310

Expertise

Avian behavior

behavioral ecology of seabirds

animal social systems; comparative anatomy of vertebrates; ornithology; general biology; field research techniques

design of experiments.

Geoff Ganter

Professor of Biology

(207) 602-2126

gganter@une.edu

Morgane Hall
009
On Sabbatical From: Fall 2015 to Fall 2016

Expertise

neuroscience

Neurogenetics

Neurobiology

molecular biology

Cell biology

Drosophila

Genetics

Behavior

Steroids

Nociception

Pain sensitization

Jen Gennaco

Adjunct Faculty

Professional Writing Consultant

DigiSpace Coordinator

(207) 602-2509

jgennaco@une.edu

Marcil Hall
120

At UNE, Jen teaches English Composition courses. She is particularly interested in the role of peer review as a tool to improve students' writing and reading skills. She has also teaches Writing Lab in the Student Academic Success Center, and as a professional tutor, she suppors students in their transition to college as well as in the development of their literacy skills. Jen is also the DigiSpace Coordinator. In this role, she oversees digital literacy consultants in their role to support students and faculty with... Read More

Expertise

Contemporary American Fiction and Short Stories

college composition

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

Sarah Gorham

Associate Lecturer

(207) 602-2613

sgorham@une.edu

Creative and Fine Arts Building
203

Associate Lecturer Gorham studied Painting, Italian, Photography, and Art History in Florence, Italy following her BA in Fine Arts at Wittenberg University. Her experiences in Italy led to graduate study in K-9 Art Education at Tufts University where she received her Masters in Arts in Teaching degree. In 2001 she returned again to gradutate schol to obtain a Masters of Fine Arts Degree at Maine College of Art.  Gorham has received awards for her landscape paintings, has participated in group... Read More

Expertise

Landscape painting

Teacher Educator Fellow

kgorrivan@une.edu

Decary Hall

Krysten Gorrivan is a Teacher Educator Fellow in the Education Department.  On sabbatical from the Biddeford School Department for the 2017-18 school year, Krysten will teach education courses  - Curriculum and Assessment, Methods of Teaching Science, Methods of Teaching Math, and Classroom Management.  She has been a second grade teacher for eleven years, with more than fifteen years in elementary education, and will return to the Biddeford Primary School upon completion of this year-long experience.  Krysten... Read More

Expertise

Elementary Education

Classroom Management

Curriculum & Instruction

Inclusive Classroom/School Climate

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

Tami Gower

Tami Gower

C.P.A., MBA, MEd

Chair

Clinical Professor

Department Chair of Business

(207) 602-2557

tgower@une.edu

Decary Hall
Room 301

The best thing about being an educator is working with the students and watching them learn, grow and reach their goals right before your eyes.  

I joined the Business Department of UNE in 2016.  My education includes a B.S. in Accounting from Husson University, a MBA (with a concentration in Economics) from Bentley University and a Master’s in Education from Lesley University. Prior to joining UNE... Read More

Expertise

Public Accounting

Auditing

Team Facilitation

Susan Gray

Susan S. Gray

Ed.D. in Mathematics Education

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2248

sgray@une.edu

Decary Hall
403

Susan Gray received an undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University, the MAT degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and a doctorate in Mathematics Education from Boston University.  She taught mathematics at UNE and conducted research on issues related to mathematics teaching and learning for over twenty years.  She was Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences prior to assuming the role of Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences. Her current responsibilites include curriculum, assessment, program development and program... Read More

Expertise

Curriculum

assessment

program development

mathematics education

Professor of Environmental Literature, Dept of Environmental Studies

(207) 602-2245

vgrumbling@une.edu

Decary Hall
213D

Expertise

Nature literature; Edward Abbey; William Wordsworth; land/habitat conservation policy; pedagogy relating science

humanities

and environmental awareness.

David Guay headshot

Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Senior Lecturer, Department of Marine Sciences

(207) 602-2188

dguay1@une.edu

Decary Hall
309A

Expertise

Benthic marine ecology

community & population ecology

invertebrate zoology

oceanography

evolutionary biology

science education

cally gurley

Cally Gurley

M.L.I.S.

Special Collections Librarian

(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 Special Collections Librarian.  Special Collections includes... Read More

Expertise

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

Management

cataloging

Special Collections(artifacts/historical archival materials)

Joe Habraken

Joe Habraken

M.A . Film and Video

Associate Professor of Film and Video

(207) 602-2781

jhabraken@une.edu

Decary Hall
315

Joe Habraken is a writer, filmmaker and educator with more than 20 years experience as a teacher and practitioner of the cinema arts. Joe is currently an associate professor of film and video  at the University of New England. In Biddeford, ME. He teaches documentary and narrative film production and screenwriting.  As a filmmaker, Professor Habraken likes to explore stories that emphasize the often-overlooked successes in daily life, whether it is the sublime art of a master sushi chef or... Read More

Expertise

Screenwriting

Digital Video

Filmmaking

New Media

Video Editing

Photo Editing

Videography

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