People

Full-time Faculty

Chair, Department of Society, Culture and Languages

Professor

(207) 602-2327

smcreynolds@une.edu

Decary Hall

Dr. McReynolds is a Professor of Sociology, Chair of the Department of Society, Culture and Language, and the Academic Coordinator of the Office of Citizenship and Civic Engagement. He has a doctorate from Cornell University, a MA from the University of Vermont, and a BA from the Univesity of Virginia. He has been at UNE for 23 years and has taught a variety of courses and has been engaged in a wide range of scholarship. He has raised over $500,000...

Expertise

Theory

developmental sociology

Latin American Studies

civic engagement and citizenship

community development

environmental sociology

mentoring

and societies of the future through science fiction.

Associate Professor of Spanish & Portuguese; Director of Latin American Studies Minor

(207) 602-2579

sbyrd@une.edu

Decary Hall
351

Expertise

Spanish and Portuguese language teaching and linguistics

Afro-Brazilian speech

Latin American Studies

Associate Professor of Sociology

(207) 602-2765

acampbell@une.edu

Decary Hall

Alex Campbell, Ph.D., comes to UNE from England, and is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. AlexÕs courses include: "Deviance," "Crime and Deviance," "Globalization and Identity," "Race, Class, and Gender," "Globalization and Technology," and "Introduction to Sociology," and she is the present coordinator of the Sociology Internship.

Alex is currently working on a book manuscript, which explores issues of race and white identities in cyberspace, and arises from research she conducted as part of her Ph.D. She has...

Assistant Professor

(207) 602-2236

apeters2@une.edu

Decary Hall
322

Expertise

Cultural anthropology; medical anthropology; ethnographic methods; gender

sexuality

health

and human rights; law

culture

and policy; human trafficking

Instructor

(207) 602-2260

cvandeberg@une.edu

Marcil Hall
25

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.

Expertise

ACTFL Superior-level proficiency in French and Spanish

Advanced-level in Italian. 

Affiliated Faculty

Chair, Professor

(207) 602-2804

aahmida@une.edu

Decary Hall

Expertise

Political theory

comparative politics

historical sociology of power

agency and anti-colonial resistance in North Africa

especially modern Libya.

Associate Professor

Coordinator of Undergraduate Research

Program Coordinator, Animal Behavior Major

(207) 602-2578

tdzieweczynski@une.edu

Decary Hall
327

Expertise

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

Richard Peterson

Associate Professor and Assistant Chair, Department of Environmental Studies

(207) 602-2862

rpeterson@une.edu

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215

As a teacher, I seek to create opportunities for students to actively engage in their own learning, through active discussion and debate in the classroom and by getting their hands dirty in the field, whether though volunteering on an organic farm, touring the local incinerator and seeing where their garbage goes, helping out at local food shelters, taking part in a work weekend at an Eco-village, or working with AIDS orphans in Kenya.I have spent a lot of time in...

Expertise

Ecological anthropology; indigenous ecological knowledge systems; Learning Community pedagogy; qualitative research methods; East and Central Africa.

Adjunct

Faculty Adjunct

(207) 602-2509

fhoyt@une.edu

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Education:

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). 

Awards

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,...

Expertise

Arabic linguistics; formal syntax and semantic theory; formal pragmatics and discourse semantics; intonational phonology; historical linguistics (Germanic

Celtic

Semitic); Anglo-Saxon language and literature; "Tolkienian" linguistics.

Coordinator, Adjunct Professor

(207) 602-2826

rlongoria@une.edu

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Roxanne Longoria received a BachelorÕs degree in Biomedical Science at Texas A&M University. She then continued her education at Texas A&M Health Science Center and received a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Social and Behavioral Science. While at Texas A&M University she was employed as an organizational advisor in the Department of Multicultural Affairs as well as in the School of Military Science where she taught Leadership Development I and II. She is originally from Floresville, Texas...

Staff

Emeriti

Joel See

Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

(207) 602-2236

jsee@une.edu

Decary Hall

Joel See is a sociologist with a Ph.D. from Florida State. He currently teaches courses on Popular Culture, Social Problems, Introduction to Sociology, Cross-Cultural Communication, Cultural Anthropology, and Marriage and Family.

Since receiving his Ph.D., he has also studied at the East-West Center in Hawaii, where he was a participant in a summer institute on Japanese Culture and Civilization, and at the Intercultural Institute in Oregon, where he studies cross-cultural communication.

His courses are often global and cross-cultural in their...