Deborah brings to the Department of Chemistry and Physics a diverse background in both work experience and life experience. Growing up in central Massachusetts, she has lived in Nashville, TN where she worked as an Art Director for a print company and Virginia Beach, VA where she was employed selling industrial fasteners to the military and government contractors. In 2000, Deborah relocated her family to Maine to take a position as a Marketing Director and Graphic Designer for an infrared... Read More
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Born and rasied in Maine, I have lived here most of my life and I wouldn't want it any other way! Prior to UNE I taught all levels of High School Math for a decade. Since arriving at UNE in 2008 I have taught Precalculus, Calculus, Statistics, Math for Elementary School Teachers, and Geometry.
My professional interests include academic assessment, fractal geometry, math education and math outreach.
My personal interests are skiing, traveling about New England and Atlantic Canada, hiking... Read More
Dr. Heather Heenehan is a Visiting Assistant Lecturer in Environmental Studies. Dr. Heenehan is currently teaching four sections of ENV104: Introduction to Environmental Issues in the Fall 2017 semester.
She received her Ph.D. in Marine Science and Conservation and Master of Environmental Management from Duke University, spending most of her time at the Duke University Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, NC. She spent more than a year after finishing her Ph.D. working as... Read More
marine mammal behavior and biology
Jeanne Hey earned a B.A. in international relations and Spanish from Bucknell University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from the Ohio State University. She is a frequent leader of professional development programming for emerging leaders in higher education. She has lived and worked in the US, Luxembourg, the Caribbean, Ecuador, Colombia and Scotland. Her teaching and research interests lie in the areas of leadership development, international politics, comparative foreign policy, the developing world, Latin America, and small states.... Read More
Comparative foreign policy
Study Abroad Curriculum Integration
Ph.D (Linguistics), University of Texas at Austin (2010). Dissertation: Negative Concord in Levantine Arabic.
M.A. (Linguistics), Cornell University (2000). Thesis: Word Order, Agreement and Specificity Effects in Rural Palestinian Arabic Existential Sentences.
B.A. (English), University of New Hampshire (1990).
Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship (August 2006).
National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Award (August 2007).
Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship (for Arabic, 2005).
UT-Austin Bruton Fellowship (2005).
Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship (for German,... Read More
Arabic linguistics; formal syntax and semantic theory; formal pragmatics and discourse semantics; intonational phonology; historical linguistics (Germanic
Semitic); Anglo-Saxon language and literature; "Tolkienian" linguistics.
Cris Edward Johnson is a graduate of Colgate University (B.A.) and Pace University School of Law (J.D.)
He has been a teacher of English and Humanities, a writer of educational curriculum and resource materials and an attorney practicing for 30 years in the fields of business and financial services where he was counsel to multi-national corporations as well as local community organizations.
Now retired from the practice of law, Cris is actively engaged in... Read More
Dr. “K” originally hails from the wilds of Nova Scotia, but has made her home in Maine and at UNE since 2008. A physical organic chemist, she primarily teaches organic chemistry lecture and laboratory, as well as mechanistic organic chemistry and the chemistry seminar course, and is notorious for being very excited about all things o-chem even during her 8 am lectures. Dr. K engages undergraduate students in her research program that uses organic chemistry to learn about the properties... Read More
Physical organic chemistry
laser flash photolysis
chemistry of materials
also: Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography, Miami University, Oxford OH USA
local ecological restoration and native landscaping
study abroad partnerships & pedagogy
the Eastern Caribbean (especially Dominica)
and ecological consequences of development
American Chestnut restoration
Current Employment: Professor (tenured) and NAS Fellow, Department of Business, University of New England, Biddeford, Maine (1998-).
Education: Doctor of Physical Education from Springfield College (December 1988); a Master of Science Degree from Springfield College (August 1980); and, a Bachelor of Arts-Teaching Degree [Individual Honors] from the University of Northern Iowa (May 1974).
Professional Experience in Higher Education: Served as a ranked member of the faculty at the University of Northern Iowa, Bradford College (Massachusetts), Colby-Sawyer College (New... Read More
Sport management and programming; sport philosophy and ethics; sport law and risk management; sport/venue planning
and construction; ADA and OSHA; Physical Activity and Recreation; and
long-distance hiking (one of the first 100 people to backpac
I've lived in Maine since 1976, coming from Michigan. I love Maine's natural beauty and especially its coast. I was attracted to Maine because of the wonderful sailing along the coast and its bountiful islands, harbors and coves. In the off season, I enjoy alpine and nordic skiing. I grew up in Michigan and earned my degrees from Michigan State and Eastern Michigan Universities. I've worked in the automobile industry, with Procter and Gamble and in small business. While teaching... Read More
Dr. Christina Leclerc is an Associate Lecturer in the psychology department with training in lifespan developmental psychology (with a research focus on the aging portion of the lifespan), as well as the cognitive and affective neural mechanisms of age-related change. Dr. Leclerc is currently teaching Introduction to Psychology, Lifespan Development in Context, and Research Methods in Psychology. Read More
Associate Professor, Department of Biology and Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, University of New England
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, University of New England
Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University
Research Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Awards and Honors
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research... Read More
neural stem cells
Dr. Lemons received his Ph.D in zoology and physiology from the University of Wyoming in 1975. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles; edited eight books; served as Editor-in-Chief of "The Environmental Professional," the official journal of the National Association of Environmental Professionals; served as environmental science book series editor for Blackwell Science, Inc., and has directed numerous grants and international projects. In addition to being the recipient of various research awards and fellowships, John received the Career Distinguished Research... Read More
Global climate change
nuclear waste disposal
national park policy
scientific uncertainty and public policy