The mission of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies is to enhance, expand, and enrich learning opportunities in education through student-centered operations. By maintaining strong partnerships with other UNE colleges, CGPS is best able to utilize UNE faculty expertise while maintaining a strong student focus. Our dedicated education faculty may have appointments in other UNE colleges, be affiliated with other respected institutions, or be expert practitioners in the field.
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Erin L. Connor, Ph.D.
Director, Graduate Programs in Education
Ph.D. University of Southern Maine
M.S.Ed. Harvard Graduate School of Education
B.A. Swarthmore College
Decision-making through Consensus
Shared Leadership Models in Schools
Education Policy and Leadership
Research InterestsExperiences of Maine high school graduates who require remediation as part of their post-secondary studies.
Brianna Bates Parsons, Ed.D.
Assistant Director, Education Curriculum & Research
Ed.D. Northeastern University
M.P.W. Chatham University
B.A. University of Maine, Orono
Academic and social integration with emphasis on first-generation low-income students
Non-traditional students and the role of gender with regard to academic persistence
Assistant Director, Graduate Programs in Education
CAGS University of Southern Maine
M.A. University of Southern Maine
Adult Education/Human Resource Development
The list below appears in alphabetical order by last name. Click on the faculty name to view full biographical information.