Meet Our Faculty
Libby Bischof, Ph.D.
"A study of the past provides students with the context and understanding to be an engaged citizen in the increasingly global 21st century world. Students who study History improve their writing, analytical, and oral presentation skills - all useful as they transition into professional careers."
Libby Bischof, Associate Professor of History
"The School of Music has close relationships with numerous performing organizations in Portland. So world class talent that comes to Portland often also has a presence at the School, whether performing, giving master classes, or meeting individually with students."
Daniel Sonenberg, Associate Professor of Music and Resident Composer
Mariusz Jankowski, Ph.D.
"Our engineering programs are among the most challenging a student will face at USM - in return they develop confidence, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. They're also rewarded with some of the best starting salaries and job opportunities available."
Mariusz Jankowski, Professor of Electrical Engineering
Tammy Bickmore, OTD, OTR/L
"Pediatrics, physical rehab, mental health, hospitals, schools - there are so many careers in Occupational Therapy. And our program has great diversity in age and experience, which makes for a really rich learning environment."
Tammy Bickmore, Director and Lecturer of Occupational Therapy
Faculty by Department
USM associate professor of Media Studies, David Pierson, edited a new book on the television show Breaking Bad that was published in November 2013. The book is the first publication to conduct a scholarly study of the TV series from a diverse range of critical perspectives.Learn More
Raphael DiLuzio: 7 Steps of Creative Thinking
Raphael DiLuzio, Associate Professor of Digital Art and Design, speaks on Creativity at TEDx Dirigo. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is an independently organized program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group setting.