Carol A. Blasi

Carol A. Blasi is an adjunct instructor in the History Department as well as a preceptor in the Honors College. She received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Maine in 2019. Before entering the Ph.D. program at Maine, Carol practiced environmental law for over twenty years, and was an associate professor at Unity College in the Conservation Law Enforcement, and Environmental Law and Policy departments.  Carol’s research interests include the history of colonial New France, and in particular the history of the French colony of l’Acadie; legal history, especially how understandings of “property” have shaped societies and their histories; and, environmental history. Her dissertation is entitled, “Land Tenure in the Agricultural Communities of l’Acadie, 1604-1755: Cultural Retention and the Emergence of Custom.”


Ph.D., History, University of Maine

J.D., Temple University

M.A. in Divinity, University of Chicago

B.A., Syracuse University


Courses Taught at the University of Maine

HTY 103, United States History to 1877

HTY 104, United States History from 1877

HON 111, Civilizations: Past, Present and Future

HON 112, Civilizations: Past, Present and Future