People

Anouar Majid

Vice President for Global Affairs; Managing Director of UNE Morocco; Founding Director of the Center for Global Humanities, Founding Director of the Tangier Global Forum; Professor of English

(207) 221-4447

amajid@une.edu

Proctor Hall
301

Anouar Majid is Vice President for Global Affairs, founding director of the Center for Global Humanities (Maine, USA) and the Tangier Global Forum (Morocco), and founding chair of the Department of English, which he headed from 2000 to 2009. He conceived and established UNE's campus in Tangier and is the managing director of UNE's operations in Morocco. Majid has published widely on relations between Islam and the West. He is the author of Islam and America:  Building a Future Without Prejudice (Rowman &... Read More

Carol Marcotte

Associate Lecturer

(207) 602-2242

cmarcotte@une.edu

Decary Hall
137

Dr. Carol Marcotte completed her doctorate in School Administration & Supervision at Berne University International Graduate School in St. Kitts, West Indies. Her primary specialty areas include literacy and educational leadership.

Carol’s education career started as a regular classroom and special education teacher. Multi-age and looping schedules were part of her classroom expertise.  In addition to working as a classroom teacher, she was a principal for 8 years. Her first role at University of New England... Read More

Expertise

Educational leadership

curriculum development

Literacy

PK-12 School Administration

Professional Development

Adjunct Professor in Music

(207) 450-7850

dmcclure@maine.rr.com

Decary Hall

Deirdre McClure (M.M, D.M.A.,Conducting, Peabody Conservatory of Music, B.A., Piano, Macalester College) teaches Music in Film and Animation and Music Appreciation at the University of New England. She has worked with many orchestras, opera companies, and chamber ensembles in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the Oakland Opera Theater, where she has been Music Director and Conductor since 2001. Oakland Opera Theater produces orchestral productions of significant 20th and 21st Century works, including works of composers such as Benjamin Britten,... Read More

Susan McHugh

Professor of English, Chair

(207) 602-2615

smchugh@une.edu

Marcil Hall

Susan McHugh teaches courses in writing, literary theory, and animal studies.  She is the author of Animal Stories: Narrating across Species Lines (2011), a volume in the University of Minnesota Press's Posthumanities series, as well as Dog (2004), a volume in Reaktion Books' groundbreaking Animal series. With colleagues in the UK, she co-edited The Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies (2014) and Literary Animals Look (2013), a special issue of Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture.  Additionally, she has published dozens of essays in edited... Read More

Chair, Department of Society, Culture and Languages

Professor

Academic Coordinator, Office of Citizenship and Civic Engagement

(207) 602-2327

smcreynolds@une.edu

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

Expertise

Theory

developmental sociology

Latin American Studies

civic engagement and citizenship

community development

environmental sociology

mentoring

and societies of the future through science fiction.

Ian Meng

Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences; Director of the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for the Study of Pain and Sensory Function

Director, Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for the Study of Pain and Sensory Function

(207) 602-2195

imeng@une.edu

Stella Maris
203

Dr. Ian Meng received his ScB and PhD in Neuroscience at Brown University.  Following completion of his PhD, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Howard Fields in the Department of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), studying the brain circuits mediating the analgesic properties of cannabinoids.  Dr. Meng joined the University of New England (UNE) in 2003 where he is currently a professor of Biomedical Sciences, Director of the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences (CEN),... Read More

Expertise

Acute and chronic pain; ocular pain; headache; cannabinoids

Jesse Miller

Visiting Assistant Lecturer

(207) 602-2871

jmiller12@une.edu

Marcil Hall
105

Bienvenue! I began teaching writing courses at UNE in 2008; I am now a Visiting Assistant Lecturer in English. I teach Creative Writing and first-year writing courses. I am the author of two novels including Unwrap Your Candy and ARK from Common Deer Press. I live in the great city of Portland, Maine with my wife, two cats, and dog. I root for the Red Sox. Go Sox!... Read More

Expertise

Creative writing

Fiction Writing

First-Year Writing

Developmental Writing

Writing Tutoring

Digital Humanities

Zach Miller-Hope

Assistant Director for Education |​ UNE NORTH

Assistant Lecturer |​ Department of Biology and Marine Science

(207) 221-4149

zhope@une.edu

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Expertise

aquaculture

Recirculating Aquaculture Systems

water quality

Food Systems

Marine Biology

sustainability

Amita Mittal

Senior Lecturer

(207) 602-2433

amittal@une.edu

Decary Hall
340

Expertise

Data analysis using a variety of softwares including SAS

SPSS

EXCEL

SYSTAT

MINITAB; teaching statistics with new innovative methods including use of technology.

R software

Pam Morgan

Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Studies

(207) 602-2227

pmorgan@une.edu

Decary Hall
223

I have taught a variety of courses at UNE, including Conservation and Preservation, Conservation Field Skills, Wetland Conservation and Ecology, Wetland Restoration: Science and Policy, Plant Systematics and Conservation, Women and the Environment, Introduction to Environmental Issues and others. My approach to teaching is to help students learn by doing.  We do many projects in local habitats and local communities, as well as projects right here on campus. 

Being right on the coast of Maine offers amazing opportunities to involve... Read More

Expertise

Salt Marsh Conservation

Salt Marsh Restoration

Salt Marsh Ecology

Wetland Conservation

Wetland Restoration

Wetland Ecology

Conservation and Preservation

Environmental Education

Professor

(207) 602-2108

rmorrison@une.edu

Marcil Hall

Expertise

Dr. Morrison's research interests include Thoreau

bioethics

and environmental philosophy. He speaks to various groups about health care ethics

especially euthanasia

stem cell research

the Terri Schiavo case

and legal

social and ethical implications

Linda Morrison

Associate Professor of Psychology

Mental Health Rehabilitation Certification Program Coordinator

Women's and Gender Studies Program

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

(207) 602-2865

lmorrison@une.edu

Decary Hall
323

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

Expertise

Violence Prevention

Clinical and Counseling Psychology

Gender Issues

LGBT Awareness

Multicultural Awareness

Jerome Mullin

Professor of Chemistry

Ludcke Chair 2013

(207) 602-2870

jmullin@une.edu

Morgane Hall
205

Expertise

Analytical chemistry

spectroscopic methods of analysis

fluorescence and chemiluminescence

environmental analysis

clinical analysis

Merissa Newton

M.A. Philosophy

Adjunct Professor

(504) 717-3659

mnewton2@une.edu

Marcil Hall

Merissa Newton moved to Maine from Washington, D.C. in September 2015. She currently teaches philosophy at University of New England and Southern Maine Community College. Her research interests are philosophy of science, philosophy of religion, ethics, and phenomenology. Read More

Expertise

Philosophy of Science

Philosophy of Religion

Ethics

Phenomenology

Zach Olson

Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior

(207) 602-2766

zolson@une.edu

Decary Hall
335

Expertise

animal behavior

Behavioral ecology

Community Ecology

Herpetology

mammalogy

Molecular Ecology and Conservation Genetics

Wildlife Conservation

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2814

kono@une.edu

Marine Science Center
206

Expertise

Behavioral ecology and animal behavior

marine mammal behavior and biology

marine mammal policy

evolution.

Helida Oyieke head shot

Research Associate

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, 2010-2011

I am a Fulbright scholar and UNE Research Associate with a keen interest in environmental research particularly those leaning towards biodiversity and its conservation in Kenya and Africa at large. Throughout my research career I have alternated between academics, research positions and the administration as well as implementation of institutional research programs in the East African region. My interest and extensive experience in environmental research, policy and advocacy has seen me serve on various local and international boards, committees and... Read More

Expertise

Biodiversity

Conservation

Marine Botany

Women and the Environment

Josh Pahigian

Writer

jpahigian@une.edu

Ginn Hall
103

Josh has been affiliated with UNE since joining the English Department as an adjunct instructor in 2004. He currently teaches the annual Center for Global Humanities Seminar Series and English Composition, and writes part-time for the Office of Communications. 

Josh is also the author of several books, including popular baseball titles like The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip... Read More

Expertise

Writing

Writing Instruction

Script Writing

Content Editing

Copy Editing

Baseball Culture

Pages