Education Faculty & Staff

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 Leadership

  • Erin Connor

    Erin L. Connor, Ph.D.

    Director, Graduate Programs in Education

    (207) 221-4962

    econnor@une.edu


    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

    Experience

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

Academic Administration

  • Brianna Bates Parsons

    Brianna Bates Parsons, Ed.D.

    Assistant Director, Education Curriculum & Research

    (207) 221-4962

    bparsons4@une.edu


    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


    Education

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

    Expertise

    Adult Education/Human Resource Development
    Organizational Leadership

Staff

Adjunct Faculty

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

  • Ella Benson

    Ella Benson, Ed.D.

    (207) 221-4960
    ebenson2@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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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