Department of English

Margaret Reimer

Adjunct Faculty of English
Margaret Reimer

Office Location

311 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland



Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mid-16th Century English Literature, Purdue University, 1999
  • M.A., English, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1991
  • B.S., Nursing, Washington State University, 1978


Margaret Reimer was hired by the Department of English in 2001 primarily to teach College Writing courses. In 2002 she was awarded a full-time lecturer position, which she held for five years, adding to the composition teaching with ENG 315 Ancient Literature and ENG 316 The Bible as Literature. After returning to the adjunct corps in 2011, she taught ENG 330 History of the English language for two years, ENG 120 Introduction to Literature, and ENG 145 Literature of the Environment. She has also taught CLA 200 Mythology (including one on-line course) as well as Ancient Literature and College Composition on-line. Since 2013 she has split her time between English courses, including ENG 220 World Masterpieces I and college composition, with work in the USM Honors Program, including Entry Year Experience courses on Myth, Monsters, and Metamorphosis, Thinking and Writing in Honors, and The Socio-Cultural Analysis of Poverty. Before USM, she taught at The University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Pacific University, Purdue University, and Michigan State. She serves as President of the Bridgton Historical Society and is a frequent presenter at Senior College in Bridgton, Maine.