Honors Program

Margaret Reimer Ph.D.

Lecturer of English

Office Location

311 Luther Bonney



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, PhD, was hired by the English department 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 Ancient Literature and The Bible as Literature. After returning to the adjunct corps in 2011, she taught History of the English language for two years, Introduction to Literature, and Literature of the Environment. She has also taught Classics Mythology, Masterpieces of World Literature I, and College Composition. Since 2013 she has split her time between English and Honors courses. Margaret received her PhD from Purdue University (1999), focusing on mid-16th Century English literature, her MA in English from the University of Alaska Anchorage (1991), and her BS in Nursing from Washington State University (1978). She has 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.

In the Honors Program, she teaches HON 100: Honors College Writing; HON 101: Myth, Monsters & Metamorphoses; HON 103: Cultural & Historical Perspectives on Poverty; and HON 215: Thinking in Honors.