Faculty News

Roscoe named 2016 Distinguished Maine Professor

University of Maine anthropologist Paul “Jim” Roscoe has been named the 2016 Distinguished Maine Professor by the University of Maine Alumni Association. Roscoe, a world-renowned leader in cultural anthropology, is a professor of anthropology, and a cooperating professor in UMaine’s Climate Change Institute and the School of Policy and International Affairs. Sponsored by UMaine’s classes […]

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Putnam blazes ice age career path

Aaron Putnam has been awarded one of most prestigious grants for an early-career scientist. Early career indeed. Putnam has been on the job at the University of Maine for about eight months as the George H. Denton Assistant Professor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences. In May, he’ll take the reins of a […]

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Fifteen Umaine faculty members receive tenure and/or promotion

Tenure and/or promotion for 15 University of Maine faculty members has been approved by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees. The faculty were nominated by UMaine President Susan J. Hunter based on a peer and administrative review of their successful work in teaching, research and public service. “The caliber of these faculty members […]

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Moxley a finalist for the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

Jennifer Moxley, University of Maine professor of English, is a finalist for the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, presented by Claremont Graduate University. The award is given annually to honor a poet at mid-career, providing resources that allow the artist to continue working toward the pinnacle of their craft. Moxley is being recognized for her […]

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