Nicolle Littrell

Lecturer in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Phone: 207.323.3932

201 Fernald Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469

Research Interests: Nicolle is an educator, filmmaker and activist. In both the classroom and in her film/video work, she utilizes interdisciplinary and intersectional approaches to examine issues and themes pertaining to gender, identity, health, power and representation. Through her production company, Woman in the Moon Films, Nicolle produces documentaries, as well as promotional, educational and advocacy-related video content.

WGS courses taught: Introduction to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Topics courses: Born in the USA; Men and Masculinities; Social Movements/Media/Change; Wonder Woman: Amazon, She-roe, Feminist Icon; Witch: Magic Brooms, Hexes and “Wicked” Feminine Power and Sexuality

Education History
BA, State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo.  Theater and English Literature.  1991.
MALS, University of Maine.  Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Communication and New Media.  2011

Documentary Film: Mop Cap: An Alopecia Story (2017); Mothers, Grandparents, Fathers: Breastfeeding, Support, Tradition and the Penobscot Nation (2012); At Home in Maine: Narratives of Homebirth and Midwifery Care in Maine (2011).
Print: At Home in Maine:  Documenting Homebirth, Midwives and Vaginal Politics Through the Creation of a Web-Based Film Series.  LAP-Lambert.  2012