Research and service partnerships internal to UMaine

School of Economics faculty are connected to a wide range of research units and service organizations across the entire University of Maine, including:

The majority of faculty are involved with the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, whose aim is to study agriculture and food sciences, forestry and wood products, fisheries and aquaculture, wildlife, outdoor recreation, and rural economic development.

Research and service partnerships external to UMaine

SOE faculty work with researchers affiliated with several government and research institutions, including:

U.S. Agencies

  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Energy

State Agencies

  • Maine Department of Administrative & Financial Services (Maine State Economist Office)
  • Maine Department of Labor
  • Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention
  • Maine Public Utilities Commission
  • Maine Department of Environmental Protection
  • Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
  • Maine National Guard
  • Maine Department of Marine Resources


  • Eastern Maine Health Care System
  • Acadia Hospital
  • Symphony Health Solutions
  • Island Institute
  • Maine Development Foundation
  • Maine municipalities
  • Natural Resources Council of Maine
  • Maine Food Strategy
  • Maine Healthy Beaches Program