Core Curriculum

Susan McWilliams Ph.D.

Assistant Provost
photo of Susan McWilliams, Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Programs/Core

Office Location

004 Payson Smith, Portland campus



Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. Sociology, University of Washington, 1997
  • B.A. German and Sociology, Wesleyan University, 1986


Susan McWilliams oversees USM's Core Curriculum, Service Learning and Volunteering, Russell Scholars Program, Prior Learning Assessment, and our partnership with Maine Campus Compact. 

Susan received her BA in German and Sociology from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and her PhD in Sociology from the University of Washington.  Susan lives in Brunswick with her husband and their parrots. 

What Susan loves most about USM is its dedicated faculty and staff and its motivated and hard-working students.