As a Psychology major you benefit from the extensive expertise of our faculty in the areas of human development, clinical psychology, cognitive neuroscience, learning and memory, social psychology, the biological basis of behavior and animal modeling.

Apart from our tenure track faculty who have doctoral degrees in their specialties, we also have two licensed clinicians on our faculty, which is very rare among undergraduate programs across the country.  

Since many of our students are interested in clinical/counseling psychology as a future health profession, we have faculty that can assist you in pursuing that path.

Full-time Faculty

Linda Morrison

Associate Professor of Psychology

Mental Health Rehabilitation Certification Program Coordinator

Women's and Gender Studies Program

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

(207) 602-2865

Decary Hall

Dr. Linda L. Morrison joined the faculty in the Psychology Department at UNE in 1995.  She has served as the Assistant Chair and Chair of the Department as well as her current service as the Program Coordinator of the MHRT/C minor program.  She is a founding faculty member of the Women's and Gender Studies Program and has served on a variety of faculty committees including the University Faculty Assembly, Core Curriculum Assessment, and Multicultural Affairs committees.  

Dr. Morrison has a... Read More


Violence Prevention

Clinical and Counseling Psychology

Gender Issues

LGBT Awareness

Multicultural Awareness

Mike Burman

Associate Professor

Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences K-12 outreach coordinator.

(207) 602-2301

Decary Hall

I am broadly interested in studying learning, memory and emotion using behavioral neuroscience techniques.  I have more recently become interested in how the brain's memory systems and emotional regulation systems come to function and cooperate over the course of development.  I enjoy teaching at both the introductory and upper levels. 

Dr. Burman is on sabbatical during the 2015-2016 year

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Animal Learning and Behavior. Limbic System Function. Developmental Psychobiology.

Associate Professor

Coordinator of Undergraduate Research

Program Coordinator, Animal Behavior Major

(207) 602-2578

Decary Hall

In general, my research group investigates how pharmaceuticals, endocrine disrupting chemicals, and other pollutants that might enter the enivronment through man-made means negatively affect the behavior of the fish living in these polluted waters. Behavior is both a very sensitive and rapid endpoint of exposure and has important fitness implications. We study many different behaviors that are important for species survival, from exploration to courtship. In addition to this overarching theme, we are also interested in how and why individuals,... Read More


courtship and aggression; influence of social environment on behavior; individual variation in behavior; behavioral endocrinology; fish behavior; communication networks; effects of endocrine disrupters and inadvertant pharmaceutical exposure on fish behav

Patricia Long

Clinical Professor & Chair, Department of Psychology

Affiliated Faculty, Women's and Gender Studies

(207) 602-2099

Decary Hall

Trish Long joined UNE in 2014 as Clinical Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department.  Her area of specialization is Clinical Psychology and her interests span the issues of sexual victimization, abnormal psychology, psychological research & statistical methods, and gender issues.  Dr. Long’s research investigates both the factors associated with the perpetration of rape and sexual assault and the mental health issues experienced by survivors of sexual victimization.   She invites students who are interested in participating in research on these... Read More


Clinical Psychology

Psychological Research & Statistical Methods

Psychology of Gender

Sexual Victimization

Julie Longua Peterson, Ph.D.

Program Director, Women's and Gender Studies

Assistant Professor of Psychology

(207) 602-2691

Decary Hall

Julie Longua Peterson is an Assistant Professor of psychology at the University of New England and the principal investigator of the Self and Close Relationships Lab.  Her program of research investigates the ways in which explicit (conscious, controlled) and implicit (unconscious, automatic) self and relationship processes influence how people navigate the ups and downs of daily life (e.g., acceptance, rejection).  Julie's courses include Introduction to Psychology, Social Psychology, Research Methods, Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, and a seminar in Self... Read More


Explicit and Implicit self-esteem; self-regulation; the role of the self in close relationships (e.g.

romantic relationships)

Glenn Stevenson

Associate Professor

Program Coordinator, Neuroscience Major

(207) 602-2285

Decary Hall

Before joining the faculty in 2005, Dr. Stevenson had two successful careers: one as a professional musician in Boston; the other working for luxury hotel brands in Washington, D.C. and Boston. Dr. Stevenson embarked on his third career by completing a Ph.D. in Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at American University and trained in the Psychopharmacology laboratory of Dr. Anthony L. Riley. Following his graduate training, he did a post-doctoral fellowship in Pharmacology in the laboratory of Dr. Steve Negus at McLean Hopspital / Harvard Medical... Read More


Drug development; preclinical methods development; opioid pharmacology; pain; exercise; drug abuse; drug interactions



Professor Emeritus of Psychology



Developmental Psychology

Stress in Childhood

Community Interventions

Stress Management in Childrern