Sciences Faculty

Beth Auger Elizabeth Auger  
Assistant Professor

PhD, Rice University
MS, Ball State University
BS, St. Joseph College (Connecticut)


Teaches Biology, Medical Biology, and Biochemistry courses including Microbiology, Biochemistry I & II, and Cell Biology

Scholarly interests - Effects of stress on bacterial gene expression


Lucas Bernacki Lucas Bernacki
Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Vermont
BS, Sacred Heart University


Teaches Biology and Ecology courses including Introduction to Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Seminar and Research Thesis, and Special Topics: Evolution

Scholarly interests - Landscape Genetics, Molecular Ecology, Species Conservation & Management, Invasive Species Ecology, Molecular Evolution


Camilla FecteauCamilla Fecteau Bridge
Instructor

MS, University of Southern Maine
BS, University of Maine at Farmington


Teaches Biology labs including Introduction to Biology I and II  

Scholarly interests - effects of mercury and other environmental toxins on reproduction and behavior in birds (Kingfishers, Loons, etc.), organisms as indicators of environmental health.   


Lenore DiFiore Lenore DiFiore
Assistant Professor  

DC, Western States Chiropractic College
BSN, University of Massachusetts Amherst


Teaches Biology and Medical Biology courses including Anatomy and Physiology I and II, and Medical Microbiology  

Scholarly Interests - Effects of gardening on senior mental health and wellness, the role of intestinal microbiota in immune system homeostasis  


Ryan Dorland Ryan Dorland
Assistant Professor

PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston
MS, University of Minnesota Duluth
BS, Minnesota State University Mankato


Teaches Physics and Chemistry courses including Physics I and II, Physical Chemistry, and Principles of Chemistry Labs

Scholarly interests - development of inexpensive environmental monitoring sensors and platforms, numerical modeling of lake circulation and transport, effects of environmental change on lakes  


Johan Erikson new Johan Erikson
Associate Professor

PhD, Dartmouth College
MS, Stanford University
AB, Dartmouth College


Teaches Environmental and Marine Sciences and Chemistry courses including Climate Change & Glacial Geology, Oceanography, Principles of Chemistry I & II, and Research Science on Sebago Lake

Scholarly interests - "acid snow" deposition in the White Mountains, sedimentary geology, geologic history of northern South America and the Andes  


Mark GreenMark Green
Professor

PhD, SUNY at Stony Brook
MS, SUNY at Stony Brook
BS, Allegheny College


Teaches Environmental and Marine Sciences courses including Ecology and the Environmental Challenge, the Environmental Seminar and Aquaculture: Science and Methods and Senior Research

Scholarly Interests - Marine geochemistry, ocean acidification, climate change impacts on marine ecosystems; Aquaculture techniques and production  


Yi Jin GorskeYi Jin Kim Gorske
Visiting Assistant Professor  

PhD, University of Wisconsin
BA, University of California, Berkeley


Teaches Chemistry courses including Organic Chemistry I and II

Scholarly interests - synthesis of medicinally relevant organic small molecule libraries, featuring medium-sized rings that can serve as biological probes  


Jeanne GulnickJeanne Gulnick
Assistant Professor

PhD, Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook,
MPh, Coastal Oceanography, State University of New York at Stony Brook
BA, Chemistry, University of Virginia


Teaches Chemistry and Environmental courses including Chemistry for Health Sciences, Survey of Organic Chemistry, Ecology and the Environmental Challenge, Special Topics: Food, and Senior Research

Scholarly interests - Sustainability research, climate change solutions, the intersection of science and public policy  


Steven JurySteven Jury
Assistant Professor  

PhD, University of New Hampshire
MS, University of Massachusetts-Amherst


Teaches Biology and Environmental courses including Concepts in Biology, Introduction to Biology, Physiology, Ecology and the Environmental Challenge, and Seminar and Research Thesis

Scholarly interests - invertebrate and fish physiology and behavior, fisheries, and aquaculture  


Emily Lesher Emily Lesher
Assistant Professor  

PhD, Colorado School of Mines
MS, Colorado School of Mines
BA, Dartmouth College


Teaches Chemistry courses including Principles of Chemistry I and II, Environmental Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry

Scholarly interests - drinking water contaminants, metals in the environment, carbon cycling in freshwater systems, community based learning in chemistry courses  


Johanna MaltbyJohanna Maltby
Visiting Assistant Professor

PhD, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and CAU Kiel
Diploma Biology, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel and GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel


Teaches Chemistry and Environmental courses including Principles of Chemistry I and II labs and recitations, and Ecology and the Environmental Challenge

Scholarly interests - biogeochemistry in marine sediments, environmental controls on microbial processes, greenhouse gas production in marine/freshwater environments  


James ParukJames Paruk
Associate Professor

PhD, Idaho State University
MS, Northern Illinois University
BS, Lake Superior State University


Teaches Biology and Ecology courses including Introduction to Biology, Anatomy and Physiology I and II, and Ornithology

Scholarly interests - Ornithology, behavioral ecology and ecotoxicology, specializing in loons  


Greg Teegarden Greg Teegarden
Professor, Chair  

PhD, University of Rhode Island
MS, University of Maine
BA, University of Colorado


Teaches Environmental and Marine Sciences courses including Marine Ecology, the Environmental Seminar, Ecology and the Environmental Challenge, Oceanography, and Fisheries

Scholarly interests - harmful algal blooms, toxins in marine food webs, effects of changing environments on plankton productivity