Dr. James Sulikowski is a marine biologist and professor at the University of New England. He has 25 years of experience working with cartilaginous and bony fish. He has more than 74 peer-reviewed publications and his research has garnered more than $11 million in external grant funding. James has appeared on numerous local and national television shows including NBC’s “Today Show,” “Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin” and the BBC series “Rise of Animals.” His research was featured on the Discovery Channel's Shark Week in both... Read More
Life history and population dynamics of sharks
composition and spatial/temporal distribution of fish communities
physiological responses to stress and how this influences by-catch mortality
environmental adaptations in fish; conservation of fish communities
and trophic interactions between fish species
Oran Suta, was born in Maine to a family of visual artists. The intersection of the artistic and the technical is the recurring theme in Oran’s work. He has a wide experience in art and design which he brings to his work designing and teaching at UNE.
Oran is currently UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine’s medical illustrator/medical curriculum multimedia designer and teacher of the Scientific Illustration course for the Art and Communications department at the University of New England College... Read More
Raised in Maine, Chris returned after earning his master’s degree to join UNE in 2002. He is a strong proponent of experiential learning and spends his time working with students in organic chemistry laboratories, where he can sometimes be found elbow deep in a fume hood providing assistance. He is also the chief caretaker of the university’s ECX300 NMR spectrometer supporting its use in teaching and research. Read More
Having grown up in MD and IN, attending universities in Chicago, Scotland, Boulder, and Denver, and teaching in ND and CA, Craig has lived in 5 time zones in all. He lives in Portland, ME with his wife and 2 children. Craig likes board games, playing music poorly, and spending time outdoors with his family.Read More
Extremal graph theory
combinatorial game theory
Plein Air landcape painter. Have shown throughout the United States and Europe. Have had over 20 solo shows and have been included in over 100 group shows in Museums and Galleries.
Dr. Charles Tilburg is the Chair of the Department of Marine Sciences, Director of the Arthur P. Girard Marine Science Center, and a Professor of Marine Sciences at the University of New England. He received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Texas and a PhD in Oceanography from Florida State University. He has twenty years of research and teaching experience in physical oceanography, numerical modeling, and bio-physical coupling of... Read More
river plume dynamics
Jennifer Tuttle teaches courses on literature and health studies, US Literature and cutlure, women's writing, and the US West. Holding an endowed chair in literature and health, she designs courses, pursues scholarship, and develops curricular and programming initiatives that integrate the health sciences and the humanities at UNE. As the Dorothy M. Healy Professor, she is also director of the Maine Women Writers Collection. Beyond UNE, she is coeditor of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers.
She... Read More
Literature and Health
United States literature and culture
Women's literary history
Literatures of the US West
Charlotte Perkins Gilman studies
Women's detective fiction
literary recovery and archival studies
Camille Vande Berg earned her Ph.D. in French/Romance Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana. She has taught French, Spanish, Italian, ESL and literature at a number of universities in the U.S. and Europe. Her research interests include language teaching and learning, with a current focus on autonomous language study and self-assessment.Read More
ACTFL Superior-level proficiency in French and Spanish
Advanced-level in Italian.
History and Research:
The moniker "Dr. V" is in veneration to his late father, an outstanding teacher in the Concord Massachusetts school system who went by the name of "Mr. V." Dr. V teaches general physics and undertakes research in molecular self-assembly of four-stranded DNA and physics education. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Clark University with a dual major in chemistry and physics in 1982. He graduated with... Read More
Physics education pedagogy
physical science teacher training
scanning probe microscopy.
Gender and Sport
I began my professional career as a cartographer, stumbled into education in my mid-twenties and have been happily teaching mathematics ever since. Through hard work, a series of good turns and a bit of luck, I've developed an expertise in developmental mathematics specifically and developmental education more generally. I am passionate about learning and enjoy sharing knowledge with others.
Brian joined UNE in the summer of 2013 as the Assistant Director of Student Activities/ Organizations, and became an adjunct in the Department of Business in 2015. He specializes in outdoor recreation and student leadership development. Brian also manages the recreational waterfront at UNE comprising several dozen boats and watercraft which are available for UNE community use, and bike share programs on the Biddeford campus.
Along with an M.B.A., Brian holds an Adolescent Education credential from The... Read More
Dr. Wang is part of the general chemistry and biochemistry instructional group, teaching both the lab and lecture. As an instructor, Dr. Wang's goal is to foster the development of his students' critical thinking skills so that they can become self-reliant learners. He also strives to connect chemistry to real world examples for the students in order to inspire them to understand and question all of the chemistry that occurs around them. Read More
Landscape scale conservation planning
Identification of rare plant and animal species of New England
Natural community classification
Vernal pool biology
Invertebrate taxonomy (odonates
and fairy shrimp)
Natural history education
John Waterman is an Assistant Lecturer in Philosophy. He teaches courses on bioethics, the intellectual history of ideas, and on the experimental philosophy of mind. A native New Englander, he recently moved back to Maine with his wife Barbara, and their three children Ida, Hazel, and Noel. He received an M.Sc. in the philosophy of science from The London School of Economics and a Ph.D. in philosophy from The Johns Hopkins University.Read More