Author: kjbrown

We can solve the widespread problem of lead in school water – BDN

Michael Haedicke is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Maine and a faculty fellow at the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions. This column reflects his views and expertise and does not speak on behalf of the University of Maine or the Mitchell Center. Haedicke is a member of the […]

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Associate Professor, Michael Haedicke elected to Presidency of the Midwest Sociological Society(MSS)

Michael Haedicke, associate professor of sociology, was elected to the presidency of the Midwest Sociological Society (MSS). The MSS is a professional organization that serves nearly 1300 scholars, students, and practicing sociologists in the Midwest region and beyond. Haedicke will serve a four-year term, rotating through the positions of president-elect-elect, president-elect, president, and past president […]

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Media reports on UMaine survey on decriminalizing drug offenses- Harm Reduction Research & Results

Robert Glover and Karyn Sporer had a press conference Tuesday on their Harm Reduction Research and results. Their results were picked up by a number of media outlets: BDN: https://www.bangordailynews.com/2022/09/27/news/bangor/maine-voters-decriminalize-low-level-drug-offenses (was also on the cover of the print copy yesterday) WABI: https://www.wabi.tv/2022/09/27/university-maine-researchers-share-report-detailing-mainers-attitudes-drug-policy-reform/ Maine Beacon: https://mainebeacon.com/mainers-support-drug-treatment-programs-over-incarceration-statewide-survey-finds/ Spectrum News: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/me/maine/news/2022/09/27/survey-finds-strong-support-for-decriminalization Portland Press Herald: https://www.pressherald.com/2022/09/27/umaine-survey-shows-support-for-drug-decriminalization-treatment-programs/ Maine Public: https://www.mainepublic.org/health/2022-09-27/maine-voters-support-drug-treatment-over-criminal-prosecution-survey-finds   In addition, the Portland Press Herald […]

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