Libby Bischof, Ph.D.

Libby Bischof, Ph.D.

"A study of the past provides students with the context and understanding to be an engaged citizen in the increasingly global 21st century world. Students who study History improve their writing, analytical, and oral presentation skills - all useful as they transition into professional careers."  

Libby Bischof, Associate Professor of History

Daniel Sonenberg

Daniel Sonenberg

"The School of Music has close relationships with numerous performing organizations in Portland. So world class talent that comes to Portland often also has a presence at the School, whether performing, giving master classes, or meeting individually with students."

Daniel Sonenberg, Associate Professor of Music and Resident Composer

Mariusz Jankowski, Ph.D.

Mariusz Jankowski, Ph.D.

"Our engineering programs are among the most challenging a student will face at USM - in return they develop confidence, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. They're also rewarded with some of the best starting salaries and job opportunities available."

Mariusz Jankowski, Professor of Electrical Engineering

Tammy Bickmore, OTD, OTR/L

Tammy Bickmore, OTD, OTR/L

"Pediatrics, physical rehab, mental health, hospitals, schools - there are so many careers in Occupational Therapy. And our program has great diversity in age and experience, which makes for a really rich learning environment."

Tammy Bickmore, Director and Lecturer of Occupational Therapy

Faculty by Department

Adult and Higher Education

Art Department

Biological Sciences, Department of

Book Arts, Kate Cheney Chappell 83 Center for

  • Coordinator, Kate Cheney Chappell '83 Center for Book Arts

Business and Economic Research, Maine Center for

  • Director, MCBER EDA University Center, Chair, CPD Program and Professor of Public Policy & Management, Muskie School of Public Service

Business, School of

Chemistry, Department of

Communication and Media Studies Department

Computer Science, Department of

Counselor Education


Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation, Center for

Educational Leadership

Educational Psychology

Engineering, Department of

English, Department of

Entrepreneurship, Center for

Environmental Science and Policy, Department of

Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences, Department of

Extended Teacher Education Program (ETEP)

Food Studies Program

Game Design Studies Program


History Major

Honors Program

Leadership Studies

Lewiston-Auburn College

Liberal Studies-Humanities


Literacy Education

Mathematics and Statistics, Department of

Music, School of

Muskie School of Public Service

Natural and Applied Sciences

  • Professor of Natural and Applied Science
  • Associate Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences, Academic Associate Dean

Nursing, School of

Occupational Therapy Program

Philosophy Department

Physics, Department of

Policy, Planning, and Management

Political Science Major

Psychology, Department of

Public Health

Public Policy, PhD in

Recreation and Leisure Studies, Department of

School Psychology

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social Work, School of


Southern Maine Partnership

Special Education

  • Professor of Education
  • Lecturer, Special Education, CoCoordinator of Special Education Preservice Program

Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

Teacher Education


TESOL: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Theatre, Department of

Tourism and Hospitality

Women and Gender Studies Program

Dedicated Professors

USM students and faculty share their thoughts on their experiences working together and the close-knit community at USM developed to help students thrive.