Walter Beckwith

Role: Walter Beckwith is the Research Communications Coordinator in the Division of Marketing and Communications, working in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Research. He serves as a liaison with UMaine’s research centers and institutes, and maintains the UMaine research website. He writes and disseminates news and information about UMaine research, scholarship and creative achievement, including news releases and articles for UMaine Today.

Bio: Beckwith has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and a master’s degree in Quaternary and climate studies, with a focus in archaeology, from the University of Maine. He has participated in international research projects in North, Central and South America, and has served as a photographer for National Geographic-sponsored projects. Beckwith is from Gardiner, Maine, and joined the University of Maine’s Division of Marketing and Communications in 2016.