Many University of Maine at Farmington professors are nationally recognized experts in their fields but they are first and foremost teachers.

Of course many UMF faculty are well-known and widely-published experts in their fields, but they chose to work at Farmington because have a passion for teaching. It’s their true calling. And they take the time to really get to know their students.


At Farmington, you’ll work closely with your professors. Sharing ideas, debating issues, conducting research, or helping with a tricky assignment, our professors will become an active part of your life. And some will even become treasured lifelong mentors.

Collaborating with students on a research project, holding office hours to review a term paper, or chatting over a cup of coffee, our professors take the time to get to know youyour research passions, your favorite sports teams, what bands you’re listening to, your favorite authors and more.

Here, the vast majority of our classes – even introductory classes – are taught by full-time faculty. We don’t use graduate assistants to teach our classes. (This is not the case at all universities.)

Faculty, by Academic Division / Department


Division of the Arts

Department of Sound, Performance, and Visual Inquiry

Division of Humanities

Department of Creative Writing
Department of English
Department of Modern Languages
Department of Philosophy and Religion

Division of Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Department of Early Childhood Education
Department of Elementary Education

Division of Secondary Education and Community Health

Department of Secondary/Middle Education
Department of Community Health

Division of Mathematics and Computer Science

Department of Mathematics
Department of Computer Science

Division of Natural Sciences

Department of Biology
Department of Environmental Science
Department of Geology
Department of Chemistry and Physics
Department of Science and Science Education

Division of Psychology and Human Development

Department of Psychology

Division of Rehabilitation Services and Special Education

Department of Rehabilitation Services
Department of Special Education

Division of Social Sciences and Business

Department of Business Economics
Department of Geography
Department of History
Department of Political Science
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

International & Global Studies