Welcome to Maine SSN

About the chapter

Maine SSN was launched in 2012 with engaged scholars from public and private colleges and universities. As Maine is a geographically expansive state with strong participatory traditions, we meet in different locales, often in conjunction with civic organizations. Among our interests are tax policy, policies promoting opportunity for the poor and middle class, health care, immigration, and challenges for American democracy. Members contribute to a biweekly column and blog, Research Shows, in the Bangor Daily News.

Leaders
  • Education
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
Kennebec Valley Council of Governments
  • Civic Engagement
  • Immigration
  • Democracy & Governance
University of Maine
Members
  • Environment & Energy
University of Maine
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Public Health
  • Inequality
University of Southern Maine, Portland
  • Inequality
  • Economy
  • Education
  • Labor
Jobs for the Future
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Civic Engagement
  • Health Care
University of Maine
  • Children & Families
  • Criminal Justice
  • Immigration
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Labor
University of Southern Maine
  • Labor
University of Maine
  • Environment & Energy
  • Inequality
University of Maine
  • Environment & Energy
University of Maine
  • Children & Families
  • Immigration
  • Gender & Sexuality
University of Maine
  • Civic Engagement
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
University of Maine
  • Reproductive Health
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Inequality
  • Public Health
University of Maine Farmington
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Religion & Values
University of Maine

Latest Contributions

Protecting Waterways and Our Food Supply from “Forever Chemicals”

  • Brie Berry
  • Cindy Isenhour

The Pandemic Dilemmas Confronting Thrift Stores

  • Brie Berry
  • Luisa S. Deprez ,

Latest in the News

Richard Berry quoted on not prescribing to the notion that there is only one way to teach media literacy, but thinking media literacy education is strongest when it’s linked to participation and activism, "Media Literacy Education in 2021: Holistic Curriculum or Fake News Spotting?" EdSurge Independent, 2021.
Richard Berry quoted on identifying the principles of journalism and how to ethically and effectively share stories and information with your community. , "Community Journalism: Basic Principles for Effective Storytelling" Young African Leaders Initiative
"In a Win for Victims and Facts, Alex Jones Is Being Held Accountable for Misinformation," Michael Rocque (with James Alan Fox), Columnists|Opinion, USA Today, November 19, 2021.
"Why Unconditionality Matters," Michael Howard, GTI Forum, Great Transition Initiative, November 2020.
"Conservatives Have Long Stoked Distrust in Government — And Now We’re Paying for It," Amy Fried (with Douglas B. Harris), Perspective, The Washington Post, October 12, 2021.

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