Robert Alegre is a Chilean-American historian of Latin America. His work has followed two tracks: the history of social movements during the Cold War, and the history of gender and sexuality. His book, Railroad Radicals in Cold War Mexico: Gender, Class, and Memory (Nebraska, 2013), argues that a national working-class movement emerged in Mexico during the 1950s, demonstrating the contested process of modernization in the postwar period. This movement, which included major industrial unions as well as teachers, challenged the hegemony of the... Read More
gender and sexuality
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
Elizabeth De Wolfe is Professor of History, Director of the Liberal Studies Program, and affiliated faculty in the Women's and Gender Studies Program. Her teaching areas include American women's history, nineteenth-century popular culture and historical research methods. De Wolfe offers a variety of courses including Growing Up Female: History of American Girls; Bestsellers and the Big, Bad City; Women, Health and History; and War Letters . Dr. De Wolfe's research explores ordinary women who find themselves in extraordinary situations. Her study of the anti-Shaker activist Mary... Read More
Nineteenth-century American Women's History; Shakers and Other American Communal Groups; Nineteenth-century popular culture
Brian Duff received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. He is the author of The Parent as Citizen, (The University of Minnesota Press). He has also published research on feminist theory, voting, and the politics of race and ethnicity.
Modern political theory; issues regarding the family and politics; the role of ideas about children in politics; American elections; public opinion; feminism; politics of race and ethnicity; patriotism.
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
Psychological Research & Statistical Methods
Psychology of Gender
Julie Longua Peterson is an Associate 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.
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
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
Jennifer Tuttle teaches courses on literature and health studies, US Literatures, 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 faculty director of the Maine Women Writers Collection. Beyond UNE, she is editor of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers.
She has... 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
Dr. Christina Pedram is an Assistant Lecturer of Psychology at the University of New England. Her area of specialization is Social Psychology and Personality. Her research interests include prejudice and stereotyping, implicit bias, race and inequality, and intergroup processes. Dr. Pedram's program of research has examined interpersonal perception as it relates to stereotyping and prejudice, specifically, how people spontaneously attribute cognitive and emotional capacities to other people, depending on their perceived group membership. Dr. Pedram is currently teaching Theories of... Read More
Stereotyping & Prejudice
Theory of Mind