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Meet Our Faculty

Marilyn Epp
Marilyn Epp

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Marilyn Epp was hired in 2018 as the Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Public Safety. Prior to teaching for UMFK, she was an intelligence analyst with the Drug Enforcement Administration. Professor Epp’s career began when she enlisted in the United States Air Force after September 11, 2001. She was trained as an Arabic linguist and worked in military intelligence.  She has been a juvenile Restorative Justice Facilitator for Aroostook County since 2019 and became a licensed Maine hunting guide in 2020.

Professor Epp earned her BS in Forensic Biology from San Jose State University and then earned her MS in Intelligence and National Security from the University of Texas at El Paso.

She enjoys hiking, backpacking, yoga, reading, baking, and hunting, especially archery. In the summer of 2019, Ms. Epp climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro with her father.

J. Darrell Ouellette
J. Darrell Ouellette

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Public Safety

J. Darrell Ouellette, B.A. UMFK, 1975; B.S. Education, UMFK, 1977.

Professor Ouellette is a retired Lieutenant Commander for the Maine State Police. He is skilled at using the knowledge brought on from a celebrated career to help students put what they learn into context.