Sandra Featherman

Professor, President Emeritus

(207) 602-2483

Decary Hall

Sandra Featherman, Ph.D., was the president of the University of New England from 1995 through June 2006. The UNE Board of Trustees has named her president emeritus.

Her many awards include Champion of Economic Development, Maine Development Foundation, 2002; Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania, Governor of Pennsylvania, 2004; Woman of Distinction, International Women's Forum, 2004; Woman of Distinction, Girl Scouts of Maine, 2006; City of Philadelphia Community Service Award, 1984; Brooks Graves Award, Pennsylvania Political Science Association, 1982;... Read More


American politics

urban politics

voting and elections

impact of race and ethnicity on voting behavior

women and politics

and public policy analysis

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

Decary Hall

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


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

Marcil Hall

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


English language usage


technical writing


Photo of Dr. Samantha Fox

Decary Hall

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


Political Economy


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

Morgane Hall

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



Aquarium Science

Marine and Freshwater Ornamental Husbandry


Coral Biology

Candidate Species for Aquaculture

Stephen Fox

Professor, Chemistry

(207) 602-2317

Morgane Hall

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


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

Catherine Frank


(207) 602-2709

Marcil Hall


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

Marine Science Center

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


Temperature physiology

polar biology

energy metabolism

crustacean biology

marine invertebrates

Margaret Friar

Associate Lecturer

(207) 602-2712

Marcil Hall


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

Morgane Hall
On Sabbatical From: Fall 2015 to Fall 2016





molecular biology

Cell biology






Pain sensitization

Jen Gennaco

Adjunct Faculty

Professional Writing Consultant

DigiSpace Coordinator

(207) 602-2509

Marcil Hall

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


Contemporary American Fiction and Short Stories

college composition


(207) 602-2509

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

Creative and Fine Arts Building

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


Landscape painting

Teacher Educator Fellow

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


Elementary Education

Classroom Management

Curriculum & Instruction

Inclusive Classroom/School Climate

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

Tami Gower

Tami Gower

C.P.A., MBA, MEd


Clinical Professor

Department Chair of Business

(207) 602-2557

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


Public Accounting


Team Facilitation

Susan Gray

Susan S. Gray

Ed.D. in Mathematics Education

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2248

Decary Hall

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




program development

mathematics education

David Grimm

Associate Lecturer

(207) 602-2716

Morgane Hall

Dr. Grimm has been teaching human anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology for the past 20 years in settings ranging from community college to medical school. Other areas of teaching interest include neuroscience and human nutrition. He received his doctorate in Applied Physiology from Columbia University in 1995 and completed his post-doctoral training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in the area of spinal cord injury. His current research focus includes examining the... Read More


Human anatomy and physiology

Human nutrition

Professor of Environmental Literature, Dept of Environmental Studies

(207) 602-2245

Decary Hall


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


and environmental awareness.

David Guay headshot

Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Senior Lecturer, Department of Marine Sciences

(207) 602-2188

Decary Hall


Benthic marine ecology

community & population ecology

invertebrate zoology


evolutionary biology

science education

cally gurley

Cally Gurley


Special Collections Librarian

(207) 221-4324

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


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



Special Collections(artifacts/historical archival materials)