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2020-2021 UMA Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty and Administration


BAKER, SUSAN; Professor of Science; Science Coordinator (1983)
B.S., Brown University, 1979
M.Ed., University of Maine, 1995

BATES, CHRISTOPHER D.; Professor of Communication & Drama (1987)
B.A., Southern Connecticut University, 1977
M.A., University of Maine, 1984

BEAN, FRANK G.; Associate Professor of Finance & Management (1995)
B.S., University of Southern Maine, 1973
M.B.A., University of Southern Maine, 1975

BEAROR, DAWN M.; Professor of Dental Health; Dental Health Programs Coordinator (1977)
A.S., Westbrook College, 1976
B.S., University of Maine, 1980
M.Ed., University of Maine, 1982
Ed.D., University of Maine, 2012

BELLAIRE, ERIN.; Assistant Professor of Nursing/Clinical Coordinator (2020)
BSN, Husson College, 1997
MSN, University of Maine, 2006

BERNHEIM, ROBERT B.; Assistant Professor of History (2011)
B.A., Bowdoin College, 1986
M.A., Goddard College, 1993
Ph.D., McGill University, 1997

BISULCA, NORMA; Professor of Mathematics (1991)
B.A., University of Maine, 1971
M.A., Rutgers University, 1984

BLANCHARD, JOYCE M.; Executive Director of Advancement & Strategic Projects (1987)
A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 1984
B.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 1993
M.S., University of Southern Maine, 1997

BLANCHETTE, DIANE E.; Associate Professor of Dental Health (1989)
R.D.H., 1978
A.S., University of Maine, 1978
B.S., University of Maine, 1992
M.Ed., University of Maine, 1995

BLANKE, ANNE M. WELDON; Lecturer in Developmental Mathematics; Bangor Math and Math Lab Coordinator (1981)
B.A., University of Maine, 1976
M.A., University of Maine, 1984

BOONE, DIANE; Professor of Business Administration (2003)
A.S., NMVTI, 1985
B.S., Husson College, 1989
M.S., Central Michigan University, 1992
D.B.A., Argosy University, 2003

BOTSHON, LISA; Professor of English; Humanities Coordinator (1997)
B.A., Brandeis University, 1988
M.A., Columbia University, 1990
M.Phil., Columbia University, 1993
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1997

BOWEN, JONATHAN M.; Assistant Professor of Mental Health and Human Services (2015)
B.S., Kutztown University, 2001
M.Ed., University of Maine, 2008
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2014

BRADLEY, JAMES F.; Director, UMA Centers in Lewiston and Rumford (2017)
A.A., University of Maine Augusta, 2010
B.A., University of Maine Augusta, 2013
M. ED., University of Southern Maine, 2016

BRANN, SHERRIE L.; Academic Success Coach, Coordinator of Tutoring Services for the Augusta Campus (2015)
B.A., University of Maine, 1997
M.S., Walden University, 2011

BUTLER, DAYLIN J.; Professor of Business & Public Administration (1994)
B.A., University of Southern California, 1972
M.A., University of Michigan, 1974
M.B.A., University of California, 1984
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1984

CHEEK, PATRICK P.; Assistant Professor of Psychology (2019)
B.A., University of Maine at Augusta, 2007
M.S., University of Maine, 2009
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2015

CLARK, PATRICIA M.; Lecturer in Mental Health and Human Services (2001)
B.A., Midland Lutheran College, 1975
B.S., University of Nebraska, 1979
M.S., University of Southern Maine, 1993

COLBY, TERRY DAVIS; Professor of Nursing; PINE Program Coordinator (1982)
B.S., University of Southern Maine, 1979
M.S., Boston University School of Nursing, 1982

COOK, JAMES M.; Associate Professor of Social Sciences (2011)
B.A., Oberlin College, 1993
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2000

CORBETT, ANN M.; Registrar (1978)
A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 1988
B.A., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1993

CORLEW, LAURA; Associate Professor of Psychology (2014)
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 2002
M.A., University of Hawaii, 2009
Ph.D., University of Hawaii, 2012

COUSINS, GUY R., Lecturer of Mental Health and Human Services (2015)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1983
M.S.W., University of Dundee, 1991

DARLING, KATHERINE W., Assistant Professor of Sociology (2018)
B.S., University of California, 2007
Ph.D., University of California, 2016

DEAN, CYNTHIA D.; Associate Professor of Education; Teacher Certification Coordinator (2011)
B.A., University of Maine at Augusta, 1998
M.A., University of Maine, 2000
M.Ed., University of Maine, 2005
Ed.D., University of Maine, 2010

DELANEY, ANN; Director, UMA Ellsworth Center (2017)
B.A., Bowling Green State University, 1992

DUBE, MATTHEW P., Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems (2016)
B.A., University of Maine, 2007
M.S., University of Maine, 2009
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2016

DUBOIS, LAUREN R.; Executive Director of Classroom and End-User Technology, UMA/University College IT Relationship Manager (1980)
A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 1995
B.A, University of Maine at Augusta, 2005

DYER, TRICIA S.; Director of Enrollment Services & Advising (2001)
M.S., Thomas College, 1997

ELLIS, WILLIAM F.; Professor of Psychology and Human Services; Mental Health and Human
Services Coordinator (1996)
B.A., Merrimack College, 1974
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1983

EVANS, VICTORIA; Professor of Nursing (2002)
B.S.N., University of Colorado, 1980
M.S.N., Columbia University, 1985
M.P.H., Columbia University, 1986
DNP, Frontier Nursing University, 2015

FAHY, GREGORY; Associate Professor of Philosophy; Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (2003)
B.A., Bowdoin College, 1989
Ph.D., Boston University, 1998

FELCH, HENRY J.; Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems (2011)
A.S., University of Maryland, 1991
B.S., University of Louisville, 1997
M.Ed., University of Louisville, 1998
M.S., University of Phoenix, 2002
M.S., Colorado Technical University, 2004
D.C.S, Colorado Technical University, 2009

FINCK, BRANDY; Associate Vice President of Admission and Student Financial Services (2017)
B.S., Texas A&M University, 2003
M.Ed., Texas A&M University, 2004
M.A., Texas A&M University, 2009
Ed.D., The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 2016

FLOWERS, SARA M. FAWCETT; Director of TRIO Programs (2016)
A.A., Central Maine Technical College, 2003
B.A., University of Southern Maine, 2005
M.S., University of Southern Maine, 2012
C.A.S., University of Southern Maine, 2013
Ph.D., Lesley University, 2015

FOSTER, NANCY; Associate Professor of Dental Health (2014)
B.S., Northeastern University, 1994
M.Ed., Boston University, 1995

FRASER, SHERI C.; Dean of Students (1992)
B.S., State University of New York at Geneseo, 1985
M.A., Bowling Green State University, 1987

FREESE, JENNIFER, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology (2017)
B.S., Campbellsville University, 2002
D.V.M., Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2006

FRENCH JR., LESTER A.; Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics; Math Coordinator (2012)
B.S., University of New Hampshire, 1993
M.S., University of Maine, 2002
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2011

FRISARDI, MARTA C., Lecturer in Biology (2017)
B.S., UCLA, 1979
M.S., Cornell University, 1983
Ph.D., Brandies University, 1988

GAUVIN, SHANNON, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Director of Nursing (2019)
A.S., Central Maine Medical Center School of Nursing, 1997
B.S., University of Southern Maine, 2003
M.S., University of Phoenix, 2005
Ph.D., University of Phoenix, 2006

GIATAS, DOMNA, Executive Director of Planning and Communication (2017)
B.A., University of Maine, 1985
J.D., University of Maine School of Law, 1988

GIORDANO, THOMAS J.; Associate Professor of Accounting; Business Administration and Financial
Services Coordinator (2006)
B.S., Bentley College, 1978
M.B.A., Hofstra University, 1985

GRUNDER, CHARLES S.; Professor of Psychology (1987)
B.A., University of Miami, 1970 M.A., Catholic University, 1972
Ed.D., Rutgers, The State University, 1979
Ed.S., University of Virginia, 1986

HAGGARD, SANDRA S.; Associate Professor of Biological Science (1985)
B.S., Seattle University, 1966
M.S., University of Maine, 1973

HARRISON, KRISTIE; Lecturer of Nursing (2020)
B.A., University of Southern Maine, 1997
BSN, University of Southern Maine, 2005
MSN, Walden University, 2016

HAYES-GRILLO, ANNE; Lecturer of Biological Science (1995)
B.S., University of Massachusetts, 1975
B.S., University of Massachusetts, 1979
M.S., Rutgers University, 1992

HEALD, LISA; Assistant Professor of Nursing (2020)
ASN, University of Maine at Augusta, 1998
BSN, University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2010
MSN, Grand Canyon University, 2014

HENRY, JONATHAN; Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing (2017)
B.A., University of Vermont, 1985
M.Ed., University of Vermont, 1991

HENTGES, SARAH; Associate Professor of American Studies (2009)
B.A., Humboldt State University, 1997
M.A., Oregon State University, 2000
Ph.D., Washington State University, 2006

HINKLEY, AMY E.; Assistant Professor of Architecture (2012)
B.Arch., Cornell University, 1994

HOLDEN, CONSTANCE C.; Professor of Developmental Math and Science (1981)
B.A., Brandeis University, 1965
M.Ed., University of Maine, 1968
Ed.D., University of Maine, 1979
M.S., University of Maine, 2002

JAMES, CALEB, Assistant Professor of English (2019)
B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock (2010)
M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock (2013)
Ph. D., Bowling Green State University (2017)

JEROSCH, ANITA; Assistant Professor of Music; Music Coordinator (2013)
B.M., University of Maine at Augusta, 2001
M.M, University of Maine, 2003
ABD for Ph.D., University of Maine,

JOLDA, J. GREGORY; Lecturer in CIS; Aviation Coordinator (2013)
B.S., Northeastern University, 1970
M.S., United States Air Force Institute of Technology, 1977

JORDAN, GILLIAN M.; Professor of English (1982)
B.A., University of Maine, 1977
M.A., University of Maine, 1980

KATZ, ROBERT I.; Professor of Art; Art Program Coordinator (1981)
B.S., New York University, 1972
M.F.A., University of Montana, 1975

KELLERMAN, ROBERT; Professor of English (2006)
B.A., University of Michigan at Flint, 1983
M.A., Michigan State University, 1993
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1997

KIREBURNS, KATHERNINE; Lecturer of Dental Health (2020)
A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2009
B.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2011
M.S., University of Southern Maine, 2020

KLOSE, ROBERT T.; Professor of Biological Science (1986)
B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1976
M.S., University of Maine, 1984
Ph.D., University of Maine, 1995

KOKOSKA, DIANA; Instructor of Computer Information Systems; Coordinator of CIS (1999)
B.S., University of Maine at Machias, 1978
M.S., Husson College, 2000

KOSAKOWSKI, JODI; Associate Professor of Information & Library Science and Coordinator of ILS (2004)
B.A., Southern Connecticut State University, 1997
M.L.S., Southern Connecticut State University, 1999
Ph.D., Drexel University, 2007

LAGE, CHRISTOPHER R.; Professor of Biology (2006)
B.S., University of Vermont, 1995
M.S., University of Maine, 2000
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2005

LAKE-CORRAL, LORIEN T.; Associate Professor of Social Science; Social Science Coordinator (2010)
B.A., State University of New York, 2001
M.A., University of Arizona, 2004
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2010

LAKEY, JENNIFER; Lecturer of Nursing (2018)
B.S.N., Messiah College, 2000
M.S.N., Husson University, 2014

LANE, KIM M.; Professor of Mental Health & Human Services (2010)
A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 1979
B.S., University of Maine Farmington, 1981
M.S.W., University of Maine, 1991
Ph.D., Capella University, 2008

LANEY, JENNIFER E.; Director of Student Life and Athletics (2008)
B.S., University of Maine, 2006
M.Ed., University of Maine, 2013

LAWSON, TERRY; Academic Associate; Applied Science Coordinator (1998)
A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2000
B.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2011
MS.Ed., University of Southern Maine, 2016

LETCHER, CHRISTINE; Lecturer of Music (2020)
B.M., Westminster Choir College of Rider University, 1994
M.M., Northwestern University, 1996

LEE, JOLEEN; Associate Professor of Dental Health (1973)
A.S., University of Rhode Island, 1972
B.S., University of Maine, 1977
M.Ed., University of Maine, 1980

LEMAY, DIANE; Associate Professor of Mental Health & Human Services (2001)
B.A., University of New Hampshire, 1974
M.Ed., University of New Hampshire, 1975
Ed.D., University of Maine, 1980

LINHARDT, MAGDALENA; Associate Professor of Psychology & Mental Health (2001)
B.A., Safarik University [Czechoslovakia], 1977
M.A., Safarik University [Czechoslovakia], 1977
Ph.Dr., Safarik University [Czechoslovakia], 1979
Ph.D., Komensky University [Czechoslovakia], 1989
Post. Doc., Boston Institute for Psychotherapy, 1996
Post. Doc., Boston University, 1997

MARCH, NOEL C., Director of the Maine Community Policing Institute, Lecturer of Justice Studies, Chief of Police (2019)
A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 1989
B.S., University of New England, 1998
M.A., University of Maine, 2012

MASCARO, JENNIFER, Director, Department of Student Support and Development (2012)
B.S., University of Florida, 2001
M.A., Boston College, 2006

MARTIN, BRY, Assistant Professor of Justice Studies; Public Administration Coordinator (2019)
B.A., Stanford University, 2003
M.A., Stanford University, 2003
J.D., Harvard Law School, 2007
M.A., University of Notre Dame, 2013

MCALEER, BRENDA O.; Professor of Business; Dean of the College of Professional Studies; Associate Provost (2000)
B.A., St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, 1971
M.A., Vermont College of Norwich University, 1989
Ph.D., Walden University, 2000

MCCARTHY, BOBBI J.; Lecturer of Nursing (2014)
A.D.N., University of Maine at Augusta, 1992
B.S.N., University of Maine at Augusta, 2012
M.S.N., Norwich University, 2014

MCCUE-HERLIHY, BETTY; Associate Director of TRIO SSS (1997)
B.A., University of Maine at Orono, 1976
M.S. Ed., University of Maine Orono, 1976
Ed.D., University of Maine Orono, 1997

MCGUIRE, J. POWERS; Professor of Business and Governmental Sciences (1980)
B.A., Drake University, 1967
J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1973
LL.M., IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1981

MCMAHON SAWYER, SHARON; Assistant Professor of Justice Studies (2015)
B.S., Georgetown University, 1980
J.D., Suffolk University Law School, 1983
LL.M., McGeorge School Law, 1985

MEEHAN, DEBORAH; Director, UMA Rockland Center (2006)
B.A., Colgate University, 1974
M.S., University of Southern Maine, 2009

MILLIGAN, PETER; Professor of Biological Science (2001)
B.S., Northeastern University, 1986
M.S., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1995
Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1998

NARDONE, GILDA E.; Executive Director, New Ventures Maine (1978)
A.A.S., Westbrook College, 1968
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1976
M.S.Ed, Wheelock College, 1979

NELSON, RICHARD; Professor of Music (1994)
B.A., University of California, 1977
M.M., Indiana University, 1988
D.M.A., Columbia University, 1995

NICKERSON, THOMAS; Director of UMA Brunswick Center (2017)
B.A., Trinity College (Hartford, CT), 1986
MSW, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey, 1993

NOONAN, COURTNEY; Lecturer of Dental Health (2020)
A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2017
B.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2019

NORTON, RONALD N.; Professor of Economics (1978)
B.S., University of Southern Maine, 1975
M.A., University of Iowa, 1977
Ph.D., Boston College, 1990
C.R.R.A., 2003

PAGE, GARY,; Assistant Professor of Accounting (2017)
B.S., Bob Jones University, 1975
M.B.A., University of Southern Maine, 1988
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2006

PHILBRICK, DANIEL K.; Director of UMA Saco Center (2015)
B.A., University of Southern Maine, 1991
M.A., University of Southern Maine, 2010

POWERS, ELIZABETH C.; Associate Professor of English; Coordinator of Augusta Writing Center (2014)
B.A., Thomas More College, 2006
M.A., Boise State University, 2009
Ph.D., Florida State University, 2014

PRECOURT, PETER; Professor of Art (2006)
B.F.A, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, 1997
M.F.A., University of Houston, 2000

RAHN, AMY, Assistant Professor of Art History (2019)
B.A., Albion College (2005)
M.A., Stony Brook University (2013)

RAINEY, ROBERT O.; Associate Professor of Photography; Gallery Director (2008)
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, 1986
M.F.A., University of New Mexico, 2008

RAY, CHELSEA D.; Associate Professor of French Language and Literature (2007)
B.A., Beloit College, 1994
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1998
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2004

REITER, TERRI L., Director, Department of Student Support and Development (2015)
B.S., University of Maine, 1994
M.S., University of Maine, 2000

RETZLAFF, KAY; Professor of English (2004)
B.A., University Nebraska-Lincoln, 1976
M.A., University Nebraska-Lincoln, 1981
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2004

RODAS, LAURA; Associate Dean of Students (2011)
B.A. University of Southern Maine, 2004
M.S. University of Cincinnati, 2008

ROPER, ROBERT K.; Interim Dean of Bangor Campus (2017) and Professor of Business Administration (1987)
B.S., University of Maine, 1983
M.S., University of Maine, 1987
M.A., University of Maine, 2011

RUBINSKY, VALERIE, Assistant Professor of Communications(2019)
B.A., Temple University, 2012
M.A., Emerson College, 2014
Ph.D., Ohio University, 2019

SAMUELIAN, DAVID J.; Professor of Mental Health and Human Services; Bangor Coordinator of Mental Health & Human Services (1982)
B.A., Bridgewater State College, 1972
M.A., State University of New York at Brockport, 1974
C.A.S., University of Maine, 1980
Ed.D., University of Maine, 1982

SHIM, JUYOUNG K., Lecturer in Biology (2019)
B.A., Hankook University of Foreign Studies, 1994
B.S., Bates College, 2005
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2018

SIROIS, ELISHA; Lecturer and Coordinator of MLT Program (2020)
B.S., University of Maine, 2014
M.S., Southern New Hampshire University, 2019 

SKEMP, CARTER W. , Lecturer of Architecture (2020)
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, 2002
M.Arch., Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 2010

ST. PIERRE, WENDY, Assistant Professor of Mental Health and Human Services (2018)
B.A. University of Maine at Farmington, 1992
M.S. W University of New England, 1994
Ph. D., University of Albany, 2006

STARK, ERIC; Professor of Architecture; Architecture Coordinator (2005)
B.A., Cornell College, 1989
M.Arch., Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, 1998

SULLIVAN, CON, Assistant Professor of Biology (2020)
B.S., Adelphi University, 1996
M.S., Adelphi University, 1998
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2006

SURRETTE, TIMOTHY N.; Assistant Professor of Education (2015)
B.S. University of Maine, 2002
M.Ed., University of Maine, 2007
Ed.D., University of Cincinnati, 2016

SYCHTERZ, JEFFREY S.; Associate Professor of English (2011)
B.S., United States Naval Academy, 1991
M.A., University of Illinois, 2001
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2005

SZAKAS, JOSEPH; Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost (2000)
B.S., The University of Michigan - Dearborn, 1987
M.S., Western Michigan University, 1989
M.S., The Ohio State University, 1995
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1997

TAGLE, BETINA, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems (2018)
B.A., Frederick Taylor University, 2006
B.S., Excelsior College, 2007
M.S., Capella University, 2013
D.C.S., Colorado Technical University, 2016

TAGUE, NOEL T., Assistant Professor of English (2019)
B.A., University of New Hampshire (2008)
MFA, University of Montana (2012)
Ph.D., University of Pittsburg (2018)

TAYLOR, ELLEN; Professor of English (2002)
B.A., Tulane University, 1982
M.A., University of New Hampshire, 1985
D.Ed., Harvard University, 1997

TERRIO, KYLE; Lecturer of Architecture (2020)
B.S., University of Maryland, 2003
M.S., University of Maryland, 2011

VOISINE, ERIN; Lecturer in Nursing (2018)
B.S.N., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2004

WALKER, KATHRYN, Assistant Professor of Dental (2019)
A.S., University of Maine Orono, 1982
B.S., University of Maine Orono, 1984
M.S. Ed, University of Southern Maine, 2018

WEIGLE, ANASTASIA S., Assistant Professor of Information & Library Science (2018)
A.S., SUNY Empire State College, 1993
B.A., SUNY Empire State College, 1995
M.S.L.I.S., Simmons College, 1998

WHITE, REBECCA A., Assistant Professor of History (2019)
B.A., College of Atlantic, 1998
M.A., University of Pittsburg, 2002
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2015

WILLETTE, AMANDA E.; Assistant Professor in Dental Assisting; Dental Assisting & EFDA Coordinator (2014)
A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2011
B.A.S. University of Maine at Augusta, 2013
M.S.Ed., University of Southern Maine, 2016

WINCK, JESSICA,; Assistant Professor of English (2017)
B.A., Emerson College, 2008
M.A., The Ohio State University, 2010
M.A., Eastern Michigan University, 2012
Ph.D., University of Louisville, 2016

WOOTEN, BRENT; Director of Enrollment Marketing (2017)
B.S., University of Southern Maine, 1996
M.B.A., Saint Joseph’s College, 2011

WYKE, REBECCA M.; President of the University of Maine at Augusta (2017)
Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2013
M.A., University of Maine, 1989
B.A., University of Maine, 1985