MAIS Graduates and Projects

Recent graduates from the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Maine Studies are listed below, with their master’s project titles and dates of completion. Printed copies of master’s theses are available in the Special Collections section of UMaine’s Fogler Library. Linked text below takes you to electronic copies of theses, available on UMaine’s Digital Commons.

• Courtney Hawkes, Maine Literature 101: A Course for High School Seniors (2017)

• Tasha Raymond, On Becoming a Maine Homesteader (2015)

• Lisa Lavoie, Effect of 9/11 on a Borderlands Community: Fort Kent, Maine, and Clair, New Brunswick (2015)

• Erin-Kate Sousa, Service-Learning as an ESL Course Component (2015)

• Stephanie Spruce Leonard, Public Art and Public Education: Controversy and Connections (2014)

• Jamie Carter, Family Ties and Cultural Persistence in the Little Italy of Portland, Maine (2014)

• Blossom Kravitz, Maine Crab: A Study of the Fishery with an Emphasis on Crab Picking (2013)

• Rosemary A. Cyr, A Change Occurring: The Evolving Relationship Among Archaeologists and Wabanakis in Maine (2012)

• Phyllis Herrick vonHerrlich, “Absolute Equality for Women in Law and Custom”: Gail Laughlin’s Fight for Gender Equality in the Maine Legislature (2010)