Mariella Rose Squire
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociology
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Ext. 7824
Office: 207 Nadeau Hall

Additional Titles:
coordinator, Native American Scholarship program
coordinator, Behavioral and Social Sciences program

Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Albany SUNY 1996 M.Ed. Secondary Ed. /Multiculturalism, St. Michae's College 1981 M.A. Anthropology, University of Buffalo SNY 1977 B.A. Anthropology, University of Vermont 1975
Teaching Experience
I've been in higher education since 1977, at a collegegs/universities in NY, VT, NH and now Maine, teaching a range of subjects: anthropology (of course), also archaeology, sociology, history, women's studies, music, and folklore
Coaching Experience
I can teach Vocal music, traditional arts and crafts--like spinning, weaving, quilting, embroidery, cooking, herbal medicines
currently working on a text: Anthropology and Magic
Research Interests
my research interests include symbolic anthropology, psychological anthropology, and identity theory. I am particularly interested in comparative religion, spiritual traditions, magic, and folklore, as well as ethnic identity in North America.
Campus & Community Service
in 2010-11 serving on Academic Council, French Heritage, Peer Review, Diversity Committee, Distance Education Committee; also as Music Minister and lay preacher for Christ Church Congregational, and as Manager and lead soprano for Forest Song choral society.
Courses Taught

Mariella teaches courses in the subjects of Sociology, Public Safety, Environmental Science, Criminal Justice, and Anthropology.

Contact Information

Mariella may be contacted by phone at (207) 834-7824 or by email at