Committee Groups

Recruitment Working Group

Linda Boody, Employment Manager, Human Resources

Cathy Fallona, Associate Professor of Literacy, Language & Culture; and Director of Teacher Education, School of Education & Human Development

Jan Hitchcock, Professor of Social & Behavioral Studies, Lewiston-Auburn College

Lin Lin, Assistant Professor of Engineering

Jan Lockridge, Associate Professor of Communication & Media Studies

Leroy Rowe, Assistant Professor of History

Elizabeth Vella, Assistant Professor of Psychology

Retention, Promotion & Tenure Group

Clare Congdon, Associate Professor of Computer Science

Susan Feiner, Professor of Economics and Women & Gender Studies

Terry Theodose, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Karen Wilson, Assistant Research Professor of Environmental Science

Work-Family Balance Group

Luci Benedict, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Brenda Joly, Assistant Professor of Public Health, Muskie School of Public Service

Susan Spear, Assistant Professor of Occupational Thearapy, Lewiston-Auburn College

Jennifer Wriggins, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research, School of Law

What is ADVANCE?

"ADVANCE encourages institutions of higher education and the broader  science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) community, including professional societies and other STEM related, not-for-profit organizations, to address various aspects of STEM academic culture and institutional structure that may differentially affect women faculty and academic administrators." (ADVANCE Brochure, pg 2)