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...
gender and sexuality
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...
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...
Nineteenth-century American Women's History; Shakers and Other American Communal Groups; Nineteenth-century popular culture
Jennifer Denbow received her Ph.D. in Jurisprudence and Social Policy and her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She has a B.S. in Philosophy with minors in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Jennifer DenbowÕs research interests are in political theory, jurisprudence, feminist theory, public law, and science and technology studies. Her current research explores the notion of reproductive autonomy through examination of the legal and medical regulation of abortion and sterilization in the United...
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.
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...
Explicit and Implicit self-esteem; self-regulation; the role of the self in close relationships (e.g.
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.
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