People

Full-time Faculty

Associate Professor of Latin American History; Affiliated Faculty, Women's and Gender Studies

ralegre@une.edu

Marcil Hall
205

Robert Alegre is a Chilean-American historian of Latin America, with a particular interest in the history of gender and sexuality and its intersection with wage and coerced labor.  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 ruling party, influencing and... Read More

Expertise

Latin America

Mexico

Chile

Colombia

gender and sexuality

labor

memory

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. 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

Professor of History, Chair

Affiliated Faculty, Women's & Gender Studies

(207) 602-2322

edewolfe@une.edu

Marcil Hall
208

Elizabeth De Wolfe is chair of the Department of History & Philosophy 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 Marshall... Read More

Expertise

Nineteenth-century American Women's History; Shakers and Other American Communal Groups; Nineteenth-century popular culture

Jennifer M. Denbow

J.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Director of Women's and Gender Studies

(207) 602-2156

jdenbow@une.edu

Decary Hall
335

Jennifer Denbow received a Ph.D. in Jurisprudence and Social Policy and J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of "Governed through Choice: Autonomy, Technology, and the Politics of Reproduction" (NYU Press, 2015). 

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Chair, Associate Professor

(207) 602-2535

bduff@une.edu

Decary Hall
330A

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.
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Expertise

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.

Julie Longua Peterson

Assistant Professor

(207) 602-2691

jpeterson6@une.edu

Decary Hall
349

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

Expertise

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

romantic relationships)

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

Adjunct

Affiliated Faculty

Dorothy M. Healy Professor of Literature and Health

Professor of English

Faculty Director, Maine Women Writers Collection

Co-founder and affiliated faculty, Women's and Gender Studies Program

(207) 602-2539

jtuttle@une.edu

Marcil Hall
106

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

Expertise

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

Staff

Administrative Assistant

(207) 602-2144

ebrouillette@une.edu

Marcil Hall
112

Expertise

I am the administrative assistant for English

History & Philosophy

Latin American Studies

Women's & Gender Studies and Core Connections.