Walter Beckwith

Role: Walter Beckwith is a News Writer in the Division of Marketing and Communications. Beckwith is responsible for developing stories that demonstrate the quality and value of teaching, research and achievements in the UMaine community. 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.