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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Academic Administration

  • Erin Connor

    Erin L. Connor, Ph.D.

    Director, Graduate Programs in Education
    (207) 221-4962 | econnor@une.edu
    Innovation Hall

    Decision-making through Consensus
    Shared Leadership Models in Schools
    Education Policy and Leadership

    Education

    Ph.D. University of Southern Maine
    M.S.Ed. Harvard Graduate School of Education
    B.A. Swarthmore College

    Expertise

    Decision-making through Consensus
    Shared Leadership Models in Schools
    Education Policy and Leadership

    Research Interests

    Experiences of Maine high school graduates who require remediation as part of their post-secondary studies.
  • Brianna Bates Parsons

    Brianna Bates Parsons, Ed.D.

    Assistant Director, Education Curriculum & Research
    (207) 221-4962 | bparsons4@une.edu
    Innovation Hall

    Motivational Theory
    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

    Education

    Ed.D. Northeastern University
    M.P.W. Chatham University
    B.A. University of Maine, Orono

    Expertise

    Motivational Theory
    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

  • Monique Roy, Assistant Program Manager - Graduate Programs in Education, UNE Online

    Monique Roy

    Assistant Director, Graduate Programs in Education
    (207) 221-4793 | mroy20@une.edu
    Innovation Hall

    Adult Education/Human Resource Development
    Organizational Leadership

    Education

    CAGS University of Southern Maine
    M.A.  University of Southern Maine

    Expertise

    Adult Education/Human Resource Development
    Organizational Leadership

Staff

  • Kelsey Oltz

    Kelsey Oltz

    Staff Assistant
    (207) 221-4960 | koltz@une.edu
    Kelsey Oltz is the Staff Assistant for the Graduate Programs in Education.

Adjunct Faculty

The list below appears in alphabetical order by last name. Click on the faculty name to view full biographical information.

  • Darren J. Akerman

    Darren J. Akerman, Ed.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | dakerman@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Ella Benson

    Ella Benson, Ed.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | ebenson2@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • William Boozang

    William Boozang, Ed.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | wboozang@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • David J. Cannan

    David J. Cannan, M.S.Ed.

    (207) 221-4960 | dcannan1@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Donald C. Cannan

    Donald C. Cannan, Ed.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | dcannan@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Michelle Collay

    Michelle Collay, Ph.D.

    (207) 602-2010 | mcollay@une.edu
    Decary Hall

  • Joanne Cooper

    Joanne Cooper, Ph.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | jcooper5@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Karen Deterding

    Karen Deterding, M.S.

    (207) 221-4960 | kdeterding@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Kathryn Iwanusa

    Kathryn Iwanusa, M.S.Ed.

    (207) 221-4960 | kiwanusa@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Bradford Jackson

    Bradford Jackson, Ed.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | bjackson@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Steven Klein

    Steven Klein, Ph.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | sklein2@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Andre A. Lawe

    Andre A. Lawe, Ed.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | alawe@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Anne Lovejoy

    Anne Lovejoy, M.S.Ed.

    (207) 221-4960 | alovejoy1@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Carolyn Marie Marcotte

    Carolyn Marie Marcotte, Ph.D.

    (207) 602-2242 | cmarcotte@une.edu
    Decary Hall 137

  • Steven Moskowitz

    Steven Moskowitz, Ed.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | smoskowitz@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Dave Murphy

    Dave Murphy, Ed.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | dmurphy@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Suzan Nelson

    Suzan Nelson, Ed.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | snelson11@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Marylin Newell

    Marylin Newell, Ph.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | mnewell@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Caroline Peinado

    Caroline Peinado, M.S.Ed

    (207) 221-4960 | cpeinado@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Sanford Prince

    Sanford Prince, M.S.

    (207) 221-4960 | sprince@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Chris Rohde

    Chris Rohde, J.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | crohde@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Andrew Ross, Ph.D.

    (207) 221-4960 |
    Off Campus

  • Grinell Smith

    Grinell Smith, Ph.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | gsmith10@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Cathy Stieg

    Cathy Stieg

    (207) 221-4960 | cjordan1@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Lee Anna Stirling

    Lee Anna Stirling, Ed.D.

    (207) 221-4960 | lstirling@une.edu
    Off Campus

  • Margaret Wallace

    Margaret Wallace, M.S.

    (207) 221-4960 | mwallace1@une.edu
    Off Campus

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