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
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
PK-12 School Administration
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 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
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
Latin American Studies
civic engagement and citizenship
and societies of the future through science fiction.
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
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
Acute and chronic pain; ocular pain; headache; cannabinoids
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
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
Salt Marsh Conservation
Salt Marsh Restoration
Salt Marsh Ecology
Conservation and Preservation
Dr. Morrison's research interests include Thoreau
and environmental philosophy. He speaks to various groups about health care ethics
stem cell research
the Terri Schiavo case
social and ethical implications
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
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
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Religion
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
Women and the Environment
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