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College of Professional Programs

Barbara J Blackstone

Barbara J Blackstone

Dean, College of Professional Programs; Dean, College of Education; Coordinator of Exercise Science

  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1991
    M.S., United States Sports Academy, 2001
Patrick Baker

Patrick Baker

Head Athletic Trainer

  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 2008
    M.S., Montana State University, 2009
Courtney Boma

Courtney Boma

CBE Academic Success Coach

  • Education

    B.S., University of Southern Maine, 2002
    M.Ed., Walden University, 2008
Jean H Cashman

Jean H Cashman

Associate Professor of Social Work and Field Coordinator

  • Education

    B.S., University of Connecticut, 1972
    M.S.W., University of Connecticut, 1979
    Licensed Clinical Social Worker Certification, State of Maine; Academy of Certified Social Workers
Shea Cushman

Shea Cushman

YourPace Admissions Coordinator; Head Nordic Ski Coach

  • Education

    B.L.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 2018
Carolyn Dorsey

Carolyn Dorsey

Associate Professor of Business Management

  • Education

    B.S., B.A., Husson University, 1991
    M.S.B., Husson University, 1995
    M.S., Husson University, 2009
Stacey Emery

Stacey Emery

Assistant Professor of Business

  • Education

    B.A., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 2006
    M.A., Husson University, 2008
Lorne Gibson

Lorne Gibson

Executive Director of Academic Development & Compliance; Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Alan D Gordon

Alan D Gordon

Lecturer of Physical Education; Head Men's Soccer Coach; Athletic Compliance Officer

  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1987
    M.S., Ithaca College, 1990
Tomasz Herzog

Tomasz Herzog

Professor of Social Foundations of Education and Social Studies Education

  • Education

    B.A., Theological Seminary, 1989
    M.A., Adam Mickiewicz University, 1993
    Ph.D., Adam Mickiewicz University, 2002
Kimberly A Jones

Kimberly A Jones

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

  • Education

    B.A., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1997
    M.S., Husson University, 2009
Lisa R Leduc

Lisa R Leduc

Professor of Criminal Justice

  • Education

    B.A., University of Ottawa, 1990
    M.A., University of Ottawa, 1992
    Ph.D., Carleton University, 2003
Wendi Malenfant

Wendi Malenfant

Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education

  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1993
    M.Ed., University of Maine, 2011
Alana Margeson

Alana Margeson

Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, Assistant Professor of Education, Director of Education Program

  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1999
    B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1999
    M.Ed., Saint Joseph's College of Maine, 2008
    Ed.D., Walden University, 2019
Aaron Peter Marston

Aaron Peter Marston

Faculty for Exercise Science

  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1997
    M.S., Marshall University, 2003
Linda McLaughlin

Linda McLaughlin

Administrative Specialist

  • Education

    A.S., Northern Maine Community College, 1995
Robert L Murray

Robert L Murray

Associate Professor of Business Management

  • Education

    B.A., University of Massachusetts at Boston, 1979
    M.B.A., Suffolk University, 1981
Ann Osgood

Ann Osgood

Associate Professor of Business

  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Machias, 1976
    M.S., Husson College, 1993
Shara Page

Shara Page

Associate Director of Advising; Testing Manager

  • Education

    B.A., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 2004
    M.S., University of Southern Maine, 2016
Matthew Papsadora

Matthew Papsadora

Assistant Professor, Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

  • Education

    B.S., Husson University, 2010
    DPT, Husson University, 2012
Christopher Rolon

Christopher Rolon

Director and Assistant Professor of Physical Therapist Assistant Program

  • Education

    B.S., Keene State College, 1994
    M.A., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2001
Shirley Rush

Shirley Rush

Associate Professor of Social Work and BSW Program Director

  • Education

    B.A., California State University, 1985
    M.S.W, California State University, 1988
    LCSW Certification from the State of Maine
Leo L Saucier

Leo L Saucier

Coordinator of Physical Education; Faculty Athletic Representative

  • Education

    B.S., Slippery Rock University, 1983
    M.Ed., Valdosta State University, 1992
Christine L Standefer

Christine L Standefer

Adjunct faculty

  • Education

    B.S., Moorhead State University, 1977
    M.S., North Dakota State University, 1978
    Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, 1992
John (Jack) V Stewart

John (Jack) V Stewart

Director of Student Teaching and Field Experience

  • Education

    B.A., University of Maine, 1968
    M.A.T., University of Maine, 1970
Tara Whiton

Tara Whiton

Assistant Professor of Health Administration

  • Education

    B.S. University of Southern Maine, 2011
    M.S. Montana State University, 2014
    Ph.D. East Tennessee State University, 2019
  • Bio

    Tara Whiton is joining UMPI as an Assistant Professor of Health Administration (Community Health) and Curriculum Development Specialist for the new Health Administration degree as part of the Title III grant. Tara has a Master’s in Health and Human Development and PhD in Sport Physiology and Performance. She is passionate about chronic disease prevention through health education and promotion of nutrition, fitness, and wellness, as well as maternal and infant nutrition, and (nutrient) energy availability and resources. Prior to earning her doctorate, Tara previously worked for UMPI as a part-time faculty member and most recently as the Dean of Athletics and STEM faculty at Gould Academy in Bethel, ME. Outside of the classroom, Tara enjoys spending time with her husband Tim, and son Rhys. She enjoys the outdoors, weightlifting, and cooking and baking. Tara and her family are looking forward to returning to the county!

Leslie KR Anderson
  • Education

    B.S., University of Nebraska, 1990
    M.S.B., Husson University, 2005
Joshua David Cheney
  • Education

    B.S., Roch Institute of Technology, 1969
Leonard (Lenny) Charles Cole

Leonard (Lenny) Charles Cole

Adjunct Faculty

  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1969
Michael G Dugal
  • Education

    A.S., Northern Maine Community College, 1980
    B.S., Kaplan University, 2006
Travis C Durepo
  • Education

    B.S., Husson University, 2006
    M.S., Husson University, 2009
David T Ferrell
  • Education

    B.A., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 2003
    M.A., Laurentian University, 2004
Michelle M Ferris
  • Education

    B.A., Alma College, 2003
    M.A., Columbia University School of SW, 2006
Deborah R Folsom
  • Education

    A.A.S., Rockland Community College, 1982
    B.S.N., Dominick College of Blauveer, 1988
    M.S.N., College of New Rockelle, 1998
Guy R Gallagher
  • Education

    B.A., St. Mary's University, 1960
    M.A., Laval University, 1968
    Ph.D., Laval University, 1979
Linda Larae Gover
  • Education

    B.A., University of Maine at Orono, 2008
    M.A., Husson University, 2010
Debra A Guiod

Debra A Guiod

Adjunct Faculty

  • Education

    B.A., University of Maine at Orono, 1985
    M.E.D., University of Maine at Orono, 1992
Melissa J Ivey

Melissa J Ivey

Adjunct Faculty

  • Education

    M.A., Clark University, 1995
Aaron Prestwood Kouhoupt
  • Education

    A.A., Northern Maine Community College, 2001
    A.A., Northern Maine Community College, 2007
Jean-Paul Laforge
  • Education

    B.A., University of Moncton, 1964
    B.E.D., University of Moncton, 1965
    M.E.D., University of Moncton, 1968
Kimberly A McCrea
  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 2001
Reed E Nonken
  • Education

    B.S., University of Connecticut, 1998
    M.A., North Carolina State University, 2007
    M.B.A., Husson, 2017
    M.S.C.J.A., Husson, 2018
Heather Nunez-Olmstead

Heather Nunez-Olmstead

Instructional Design Specialist

  • Education

    B.A.A.E., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 2009
    M.S.Ed., University of New England, 2016
John B Pelletier
  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Machias, 1970
    M.S., Husson College, 2008
Clifford L Rhome
  • Education

    B.A., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1995
Mark Alan Shea
  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 1995
Rachel  Tomlinson
  • Education

    B.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 2002
    M.A., Loras College, 2005
Carol Westerdahl
  • Education

    B.L.S., University of Maine at Presque Isle, 2004
    M.S.W., University of Nebraska, 2011