Meet Our Faculty

Experiential Learning

Assistant Professor Mehrdaad Ghorashi designs engaging exercises to expand the classroom experience for his engineering students; “[h]ands-on activities are crucial for proper education of engineers.”

Faculty Authors

Many USM faculty members are talented authors, including Professor of Social Work and Sociology Dr. David Wagner and Professor of Sociology and Director of Women and Gender Studies Dr. Wendy Chapkis.
USM has many authors among our talented faculty

Jeannine Diddle Uzzi Ph.D.

Jeannine Diddle Uzzi, Ph.D.

"Immerse yourself in another world: as a recent graduate put it, come see how flexible a classics degree can be!”

Jeannine Diddle Uzzi, Associate Professor of Classics

Elizabeth Fisher Turesky Ph.D.

Elizabeth Fisher Turesky Ph.D.

“USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College is a collaborative learning community where faculty are innovative, nurturing, and student-oriented."

Prof. Elizabeth Fisher Turesky, Associate Professor of Leadership & Organizational Studies.

Amarpreet Kohli Ph.D.

Amarpreet Kohli

“...[M]anufacturing is gaining strength in the US, returning jobs to our shores and creating new ones–making this a good time to prepare for a career in operations management.”

Amarpreet Kohli, Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, USM School of Business

Christopher B. Scott Ph.D.

Christopher B. Scott

“We are currently determining what exercises specifically promote...extra energy cost and will be designing exercise programs to exploit this finding.”

Christopher B. Scott, Department of Exercise, Health and Sport Sciences

Faculty by Department

Recent Publication

'Breaking Bad' book edited by USM's David Pierson

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.

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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.