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 24 years and has taught a variety of courses and has been engaged in a wide range of scholarship. He has raised over $500,000... Read More
Latin American Studies
civic engagement and citizenship
and societies of the future through science fiction.
Alex Campbell, Ph.D., comes to UNE from England, and is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. Alex's 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... Read More
Alicia Peters is associate professor of anthropology and affiliated faculty in the Women's and Gender Studies Program. Her teaching interests include cultural anthropology, medical anthropology, ethnographic methods, human trafficking, and critical perspectives on gender and sexuality. Professor Peters' research examines how cultural understandings of gender and sexuality influence conceptions of human trafficking and the implementation of U.S. anti-trafficking law and policy. She is the author of the book, ... Read More
Cultural anthropology; medical anthropology; ethnographic methods; gender
and human rights; law
and policy; human trafficking
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.
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.
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
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
Clinical and Counseling Psychology
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 community organizations in Kenya to combat soil erosion. I have spent... Read More
indigenous ecological knowledge systems
African environmental ethics
qualitative research methods
Central and East Africa
I have taught French language and literature, Great Books in translation, Transcultural Healing, and French Impressionism. I have traveled extensively and spent two sabbaticals in Paris. Among the awards received, I got a medal from the French government, "Officier dans l'Ordre de l'Art et Lettres" for my contribution to French culture. I'm the author of 20 publications and I write in English and in French. Read More
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... Read More