Apr 24, 2024  
2023-2024 UMA Catalog 
    
2023-2024 UMA Catalog

Faculty and Administration


ADAMS, DAVID T.; Lecturer of Nursing (2023)
B.S., The College of New Jersey, 2008
B.S., The University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2011
M.S., St. Joseph’s College of Maine, 2021

ALLEY, LEIGH R.; Assistant Professor of Education (2022)
B.A., University of Maine at Machias, 2002
M.ED., Saint Joseph’s College, 2007
Ed.D., University of New England, 2016

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

BAYLESS, JONATHAN W.; Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2021)
B.A., Clemson University, 2003
M.A., Dartmouth College, 2006
Ph.D., Dartmouth College, 2008

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

BEDELL GADBOIS, GWEN R.; Lecturer of Accounting; Co-Coordinator of Business Administration/Financial Services (2022)
B.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2009
M.S., Saint Joseph’s College, 2018

BELLAIRE, ERIN.; Assistant Professor of Nursing/Clinical Coordinator (2020)
BSN, Husson College, 1997
MSN, University of Maine, 2006
Ph.D., Purdue University Global, 2021

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

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

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.; Associate 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.; Regional Director of UMA Inland Centers; Director, UMA Centers in Lewiston and Rumford; Interim Director of UMA Advising (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.; Coordinator ATLaS Scholars (2015)
B.A., University of Maine, 1997
M.S., Walden University, 2011

BUCKLEY, PHILLIP,; Assistant Professor of Justice Studies (2022)
B.A., George Washington University, 1989
J.D., George Washington University, 1993
M.Ed., Framingham State University, 2001
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2011

CARLSON, MICHELLE C.; Lecturer of Dental Health (2022)
B.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2019
A.S., University of Maine, 1988

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

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

CORLEW, LAURA (Kati); 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

CURRY, GLENN C., Director of UMA Rockland Center (2022)
M.A., Miami University

CUSHMAN, JENIFER,; President of the Univerasity of Maine at Augusta (2023)
B.A., Rhoders College, 1989
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1992

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

DAVIDSON, CRYSTALL, Lecturer of Dental Health (2023)
B.A., University of Maine at Augusta, 2016

DAVIS, JENNIFER, Dean of Students (2012)
B.S., University of Florida, 2001
M.A., Boston College, 2006

DEAN, CYNTHIA D.; 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

DEMERS, LUC; Assistant Professor of Art (2023)
A.A., University of Maine at Augusta (1993)
B.F.A, University of Southern Maine (2003)
M.F.A, Vermont College of Fine Arts (2010)

DUBE, MATTHEW P., Associate Professor of Data Science, Computer Information Systems, and Applied Mathematics (2016)
B.A., University of Maine, 2007
M.S., University of Maine, 2009
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2016

DYER, TRICIA S.; Registrar (2001)
M.S., Thomas College, 1997

EGO, DAWN M., Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity (2021)
B.A., Rutgers, the State University, 1996
M.S.W., University of New England, 2002

FAHY, GREGORY; Professor of Philosophy (2003)
B.A., Bowdoin College, 1989
Ph.D., Boston University, 1998

FELCH, HENRY J.; Professor of Cyber Security and Computer Information Systems; Coordinator of Cyber Security and CIS (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

FLOWERS, SARA M. FAWCETT; Director of ATLaS Scholars (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

FREESE, JENNIFER, Associate 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., Brandeis 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

GIORDANO, THOMAS J.; Associate Professor of Accounting (2006)
B.S., Bentley College, 1978
M.B.A., Hofstra University, 1985

GOOGINS, LORI J.; Director, UMA Ellsworth Center (2021)
B.S., University of Southern Maine, 1984
M.Ed., University of Maine, 1995
Ph.D., Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, 2017

GRAZIANO, ROCKO P.; Lecturer of Data Science and Machine Learning (2021)
B.S., Boston College, 1987
M.S., Georgia Tech, 2019

HANSFORD, PATRICK A.; Assistant Professor of Architecture (2022)
B.S., Bowling Green State University, 1983
M. Arch., Miami University, 1986

HARRISON, KRISTIE; Assistant Professor 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)
A.S.N., University of Maine at Augusta, 1998
B.S.N., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2010
M.S.N., Grand Canyon University, 2014
Ph.D., Purdue University Global, 2021

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

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

IRELAND, VICKIE A., Assistant Professor of Nursing (2021)
B.A, Virginia Tech, 1991
ADN-RN, Pensacola Junior College, 1995
M.S.N., University of Phoenix, 2009
Ph.D., Capella University, 2021

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; Associate 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

JOWETT, TRACEY L.; Assistant Professor of Dental Health (2021)
A.S., University of Maine Orono, 1993
B.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2020

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

KELLETER, TANNER; Director of Campus Technology

KENNEDY, TANYA “ANN’; Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies (2022)
B.A., Reed College, 1991
M.A., Rice University, 1998
Ph.D., Rice University, 2004

KIREBURNS, KATHERNINE; Assistant Professor of Dental Health; Dental Assisting & EFDA Coordinator (2020)
A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2009
B.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2011
M.S., University of Southern Maine, 2020

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

LABONTE, NATALIE A.; Lecturer of Dental Health (2022)
A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 
B.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2020

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; Assistant Professor 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

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

LEACH, DAVID M.; Lecturer of Business Administration; Co-Coordinator of Business Administration/Financial Services (2022)
B.A., University of Maine, 1981
M.P.A., University of Maine, 2002

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

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

LLOYD, AMIE M.: Lecturer of Dental Health (2023)
A.S., University of Vermont, 2000
B.S., University of Vermont, 2001
M.S., University of Bridgeport, 2013

LONG, JENNIFER A.; Assistant Professor of Biology (2021)
A.A., Moorpark College, 1993
B.S., University of California, 1995
M.S., Southeastern Louisiana University, 2001
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2007

MACRAE, PAMELA S.D., Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (2021)
B.S., Saint Mary’s University, 1997
M.S., University of Toronto, 1999
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2006

MARCH, NOEL C., Director of the Maine Community Policing Institute, Lecturer of Justice Studies and Community Policing, 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

MAYHEW, LAUREN A., Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems (2023)
B.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2000
M.A., University of Maine, 2004
Ph.D., Colorado Technical University, 2017

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; Interim 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

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

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

MYERS, KELBY; Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology (2021)
B.S., Oregon State University,
Ph.D., Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013

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

NORFOLK, MALISSA; Lecturer of Medical Laboratory Technology (2022)
B.S., University of Massachusetts, 2010
M.B.A., University of Massachusetts, 2018

NOONAN, COURTNEY; Assistant Professor 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

PHILBRICK, DANIEL K.; Regional Director of UMA Coastal Centers; 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.; 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

ROTH, ZACHARY C.; Assistant Professor of Psychology (2022)
B.A., Purdue University, 2013
M.S., Western Illinois University, 2015
Ph.D., Ohio University, 2021

ROZAN, TIMOTHY F.; Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2023)
B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1986
M.E.S., Yale University, 1994
Ph.D., Yale University, 1998

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

SCHOONBECK, HEIDI L.; Lecturer of Dental Health (2022)
A.S., SUNY Orange County Community College, (2005)
B.A., State University of New York at Albany, (2002)
M.S., University of Minnesota, (2021)

SHIM, JUYOUNG K., Assistant Professor of 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.; Assistant Professor of Architecture (2020)
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, 2002
M.Arch., Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 2010

SMITH, JANET O.; Executive Director, New Ventures Maine (2022)

SPEARIN, TRICIA A.; Assistant Professor of Dental Health (2023)
A.S., University of Maine, 1993
B.S., University of Maine, 1995
M.Ed., University of Maine, 2000

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

STARK, LAUREN; Assistant Professor of Education (2022)
B.A., University of Delaware, 2005
M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2006
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2020

SULLIVAN, CON, Associate Professor of Biology (2018)
B.S., Adelphi University, 1996
M.S., Adelphi University, 1998
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2006

SURRETTE, LAUREN, Assistant Professor of Mental Health and Human Services (2021)
B.A., Miami University, 2002
M.A., University of Maine, 2007
PH.D., University of Maine, 2011

SURRETTE, TIMOTHY N.; Associate 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.; Dean of Bangor Campus (2021) and 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; Interim President; 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

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

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

THALLER, AMANDA R., Lecturer of Nursing (2023)
B.S.N., University of Virginia, 1999
M.S.N., University of Virginia, 2005

TRIPP, HALEY J.; Lecturer in Nursing (2022)
A.S.N., New Hampshire Community College, 2001
B.S.N., Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, 2016
M.S.N., Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, 2020

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

WELCH, DAVID A.; Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2022)
B.S., University of Maine, 2008
M.S., University of Maine, 2010
Ph.D., University of California, 2015

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

WINCK, JESSICA,; Associate 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

WIEHL, LINDSEY,; Assistant Professor of Music (2023)
B.S., The College of Saint Rose, 2015
M.A., Ball State University, 2017
Ph.D., Ball State University, 2020

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