Faculty and lecturers

Teaching staff

Faculty emerit

  • Elmer Beal—Ethnology, anthropological theory, traditional music
  • Rich BordenPsychology, human ecology
  • JoAnne CarpenterArt history, architectural history, painting
  • William CarpenterCreative writing
  • Steven KatonaBiology
  • Anne Kozak—Writing
  • Susan Lerner—Visual arts
  • Isabel Mancinelli—Ecological planning
  • Ernest McMullen—Drawing & painting, two-dimensional design, ceramics
  • Steve Ressel—Biology
  • Davis Taylor—Economics
  • John Visvader—Philosophy

Lecturer emerit

  • Candice Stover—Writing & literature

Adjunct instructors

2023–2024 Academic Year

  • Thiago Altair—Physics I: Mechanics and Energy; Chemistry I
  • Abby Barrows—Human Ecology Lab in Ōsakikamijima
  • Ronald Beard—College Seminar: Practical Skills in Community Development
  • Michael Bennett—World Percussion
  • Ryan Blotnick—Jazz Ensemble
  • Scott Braddock—Geology of Mt. Desert Island; Geology of National Parks; Earth Systems; Glaciers and the Landscape
  • Peter Breslow—Audio Journalism: Reporting, Producing, Storytelling
  • Emma Brodeur—Psychology, Religion, Ethics, Love
  • Matthew Carroll—Fire: Science, Policy and Practice
  • Caroline Cotter—Introduction to Songwriting
  • Saffronia Downing—Introduction to Ceramics; Hand-Built-Pots; Making Art: Effort, Resilience, Persistence
  • Annika Earley—The History of Making Prints
  • Pamela Gagnon da Silva—Introduction to Feminist Therapy: Practices and Principles
  • Richard Hsu—Chamber Music
  • Franklin Jacoby—Introduction to Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Science: Reason, Truth, and Reality; Our Life with Words: Philosophies of Language
  • Sarah Kheireddine—Organic Chemistry II; Introduction to Catalysis
  • Dennis Kiley—EcoPsychology for Healing, Health, and Resilience
  • June Kim—Introduction to Photography
  • Galen Koch—Navigating Change: History, Place, Stories
  • Andrea Lepcio—Dramatic Writing for Stage and Screen
  • Heather Lyon—The Stitched Mark: Contemporary Embroidery
  • Richard MacDonald—Ornithology
  • Megan MacGregor—Queer Archives: People & Processing
  • Kreg McCune—Ceramics I
  • Adam McLean—Teaching and Learning Music in Human Ecology
  • Hiromi Nagao—Human Ecology Lab in Ōsakikamijima
  • April Nugent—Organic Poultry Practicum
  • Ramasubramanian Oruganti—Gandhian Economics and Green Entrepreneurship
  • Jill Piekut—Queer Archives: People & Processing
  • Ross Pike—Graphic Design Studio I: Visual Communication
  • Kendra Rand—Public Speaking Workshop
  • Dani Robbins—Beginning Contemporary Dance Technique; Sourcing the Body: Disability as Human Ecology; Dance Improvisation Ensemble
  • Jennifer Rock—Communicating Science
  • Kelley Sanborn—Supporting Students with Disabilities in the Regular Classroom
  • Matthew Shaw—Documentary Video Studio; Contemplative Media Practice; Advanced Documentary Studio
  • Hillary Smith—Navigating Change: History, Place, Stories
  • Natalie Springuel—Marvelous Terrible Place: Human Ecology of Newfoundland
  • Christina Spurling—Chamber Music
  • Toby Stephenson—Working the Sea
  • Kristy Summers—3D Studio: Introduction to Three-Dimensional Art and
  • Steve Thomas—Wood, Stone, and Steel: Building to Learn
  • Stephen Wessler—Hate Crimes in the Contemporary US and Europe; Genocide, Resistance, Response and Reconciliation