Margaret Chase Smith Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Sen. Anne Haskell will visit the University of Maine on Friday, Jan. 31. The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center brings its fellows to campus for a day to teach an undergraduate class, engage faculty about research and public policy, and meet with UMaine administration and graduate students. Assistant Majority Leader Anne Haskell is serving her first term in the Senate, representing Maine’s District 9, which includes parts of Portland and Westbrook. She previously served six terms in the Maine House, three representing Gorham, and three representing Portland.
Haskell has been recognized as a fellow of the organization, as she is a distinguished individual with a past or current career as a policymaker in the state of Maine.
While visiting campus, Sen. Haskell will talk to an introduction to American law class and meet with UMaine President Paul Ferguson, Vice President for Research Carol Kim, Vice President for Innovation and Economic Development Jake Ward, and Director of Economic Development Initiatives Renee Kelly. Haskell will also tour the Innovative Media Research and Commercialization (IMRC) Center, Advanced Structures and Composites Center and Advanced Manufacturing Center. The senator’s visit will conclude with a reception held at the University Club in Fogler Library at 4 p.m.