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Biographical Information

Mariella Rose Squire

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Professor of Anthropology and Sociology

Ext. 7824 Office: 207 Nadeau Hall

Additional Titles:
coordinator, Native American Scholarship 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.

Courses Taught

Mariella teaches courses in the subjects of Sociology, Psychology, Geography, Environmental Science, and Anthropology.

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