Full-time Faculty

Chair, Department of Society, Culture and Languages


Academic Coordinator, Office of Citizenship and Civic Engagement

(207) 602-2327

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 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



developmental sociology

Latin American Studies

civic engagement and citizenship

community development

environmental sociology


and societies of the future through science fiction.

Steven Eric Byrd

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

(207) 602-2579

Decary Hall


Spanish and Portuguese language teaching and linguistics

Afro-Brazilian speech

Latin American Studies

Associate Professor of Sociology

(207) 602-2765

Decary Hall

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

Assistant Professor

(207) 602-2236

Decary Hall

Alicia Peters is Assistant 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


(207) 602-2260

Marcil Hall

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. 


Faculty Adjunct

(207) 602-2509

Marcil Hall


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.

Coordinator, Adjunct Professor

(207) 602-2826

Decary Hall

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... Read More

Affiliated Faculty

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

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

Richard Peterson

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Studies

(207) 602-2862

Decary Hall

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


Ecological anthropology

indigenous ecological knowledge systems

African environmental ethics

community-based conservation

qualitative research methods

Central and East Africa



Professor Emeritus

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


Professor Emeritus

(207) 602-2236

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... Read More