University of Maine at Farmington 2020-2021 Catalog

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Academic Organization

President - Dr. Edward A. Serna

Vice President for Student Affairs - Dr. Christine Wilson

Chief Business Officer - Laurie Gardner

Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost - Dr. Eric Brown

Associate Provost and Dean of Arts and Sciences - Dr. Steven Quackenbush

Division, Art - Jesse Potts

Division, Humanities - Jeffrey Thomson

Division, Mathematics & Computer Science - Dr. Peter Hardy

Division, Natural Sciences - Dr. Christopher Magri

Division, Psychology and Human Development - Natasha Lekes

Division, Social Sciences and Business - Wendy Harper

Associate Provost and Dean, College of Education, Health & Rehabilitation - Dr. Katherine Yardley

Division, Elementary, Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education -  Dr. Patricia Williams

Division, Secondary and Special Education - Koren Coughlin

Division, Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services -  Dr. Maurice Martin

Associate Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education - Erin Connor

Division of the Visual and Performing Arts

Department of Visual Arts

Associate Professors: Sarah R. Maline, Dawn Nye, Jesse Potts, Katrazyna A. Randall; Assistant Professors: Ann Bartges; Lecturers: Elizabeth Olbert, Barbara Sullivan


Department of Performing Arts

Professor: Steven Pane; Associate Professor: Melissa Thompson; Instructor: Jayne Decker; Lecturers: Matthew Houston, Amy Maier, Bruce McInnes, Stan Spilecki, Eric Thomas

Division of Humanities

Department of Creative Writing

Professors:  Patricia E. O'Donnell, Jeffrey J. Thomson; Professor Emeritus: Wes C. McNair; Assistant Professors: Eireann Lorsung, Amy Neswald; Lecturer: Carey Salerno

Department of English

Professors: Eric C. Brown, Kristen Case, Daniel P. Gunn, Michael K. Johnson, Tanya Kennedy; Associate Professors: Christine M. Darrohn, Sabine Klein; Assistant Professors: Stephen Grandchamp, Misty Krueger, Luann I. Yetter, Shana Youngdahl; Lecturers: Kirsten Kelley, Denisa Cundick, Lorna Hughes, Misty Beck

World Languages

Professor: Linda L. Britt; Associate Professor: Olivia Donaldson; Assistant Professors: Andre Siamundele, Steve Wenz; Lecturers: Ross Cram, Yuen Wk

Department of Philosophy and Religion

Professors: Jonathan R. Cohen; Associate Professor: Philip Francis; Assistant Professors: George H. Miller; Lecturers: Matthew Freytag, Matthew Houston, Frank Underkuffler


Division of Elementary, Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education

Department of Early Childhood Education

Professors: Mellisa A. Clawson, Katherine W. Yardley; Associate Professors: Patti Bailie, Donna Karno, Patricia H. Williams; Assistant Professors: Leigh Ann Fish, Joshua Hill; Lecturers: Erika Neal, Nena Cunningham

Department of Elementary Education

Associate Professors: Shannon Larsen, Carole Lee, Deborah W. Overstreet; Assistant Professors: Meredith Swallow, Kathryn Will-Dubyak, Cara Furman; Lecturers: Deborah J. Baker, Virginia Dearani, Mary Mahoney-Ferster, Carla Miller, Cynthia Stevens

Department of Early Childhood Special Education

  Professor: Mellisa Clawson; Lecturer: Deborah Chase

Division of Secondary and Special Education

Department of Secondary/Middle Education

Associate Professors: Theresa L. Overall, Clarissa S. Thompson; Assistant Professor: Clara Jean Howard, Stephanie Purington; Lecturers: Koren Coughlin, Ashley LeCasse, Elizabeth Luckraft, Kathleen Miles, Elizabeth A. Yeaton-Evans.

Department of Special Education

Assistant Professor: Brian Cavanaugh, Dominique Tetzlaf, Kate MacLeod, Karen G. Smith; Lecturers: Diane St. Lawrence.

Division of Mathematics and Computer Science


Professors: Sarah W. Hardy, Lori J. Koban, Nicholas A. Koban, Gail L. Lange, Michael G. Molinsky; Associate Professors: Allen T. Bailey, Paul J. Gies, Peter G. Hardy, Daniel R. JacksonAssistant Professor: Pamela Mitchel; Lecturer: Stephen Bies

Computer Science

Professor: Gail L. Lange; Associate Professor: Christopher Bennett

Division of Natural Sciences

Department of Biology

Professors: Andrew M. Barton, Ronald G. Butler, Jean A. Doty; Associate Professor: Sarah A. Sloane; Assistant Professors: Timothy Breton, Rachel Hovel, Donelle Schwalm; Lecturer: Nancy K. Prentiss

Department of Environmental Science

Professors: Andrew M. Barton, Ronald G. Butler, Jean A. Doty, David Gibson; A. Mariella Passarelli, Douglas N. Reusch; Associate Professors: Julia F. Daly, Christopher Magri, Martin T. Morocco, Paul N. Stancioff; Assistant Professors: Timothy Breton, Rachel Hovel, Donelle Schwalm; Lecturers: Pamela Mitchel, Nancy K. Prentiss

Department of Geology

Professors: David Gibson, Douglas N. Reusch ; Associate Professor: Julia F. Daly

Department of Chemistry and Physics

Professor: A. Mariella Passarelli; Associate Professors: Christopher Magri, Martin T. Morocco, Paul N. Stancioff; Lecturer: Pamela Mitchel; Visiting Assistant Professor: Michael Sherrod


Division of Psychology and Human Development

Department of Psychology

Professors: Joel R. King, Karol K. Maybury, Dan R. Seabold, Marilyn A. Shea; Associate Professors: Rhonda Jamison, Natasha Lekes; Assistant Professor: Jennifer Blossom; Lecturer: Lisa Henry


Division of Community Health Education, Recreation and Rehabilitation Services

Department of Rehabilitation Services

Professor: Karen E. Barrett; Associate Professor: Nicole Achey, Gina Oswald; Lecturers: Joanne Grant

Department of Community Health Education

Professor: Maurice Martin; Associate Professor: Alireza Geshnizjani, Kelly Bentley; Assistant Professor: Kate Callahan; Lecturers: Carla DeGraw, James Hoisington, Urban Pierce, Philip Poirier, Robert John Rogers, Matthew Swan.

Department of Recreation

 Lecturer: Elizabeth Collet

Division of Social Sciences and Business

Department of Business Economics

Professors: Sheena S. Bunnell, S. Waleck Dalpour, Frank M. Engert, John D. Messier, Clyde G. Mitchell; Associate Professors: Wendy L. Harper  

Department of Geography

Associate Professors: Brad T. Dearden, Matthew J. McCourt; Assistant Professor: Jesse Minor

Department of History

Professors: Allison L. Hepler, Christopher O'Brien; Associate Professor: Michael Schoeppner, Anne Marie Wolf; Lecturer: Louis Sell

Department of Political Science

Professors: Linda A. Beck, Scott D. Erb, James P. Melcher; Adjunct Professor: Andrew Robinson; Lecturer: Marcia Hartwell

Department of Anthropology

Professor Emeritus: Jon Oplinger; Associate Professor: Gaelyn D. Aguilar, Nicole Kellett; Assistant Professor: Lucas Kellett





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