Judith Hakola


Degrees     M.A. in English, University of Maine at Orono, 1965
B.A. in English Literature, Colby College, 1961

Other        Technical Writing Institute for Teachers, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, June 1983.
University of London Summer School in Victorian Literaure, 1966.

Teaching Experience

Instructor/Lecturer, Dept. of English, University of Maine, Orono, Maine (full and part time; regular and Continuing Education; conventional classroom, web-based, and interactive television), 1965-1968 and 1980-2016.

Representative writing courses included Freshman/College Composition, Analysis and Persuasion, Business and Technical Writing, various technical writing courses for the Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering. Literature courses include Introduction to Fiction, Introduction to Nonfiction Prose, The Nature of Story, American Sports Literature and Film, Writers of Maine, topics courses such as Maine’s Women Writers and a Sense of Place, The Hero and the Quest, Storytelling in the Electronic Age and The American West in Fiction and Film. Co-taught, Web-based, multidisciplinary courses include A Midwife’s Tale and the Social Web and Pop!Tech, a course on popular culture and technology delivered in conjunction with the annual Camden (ME) conference of the same name.

Cooperating Lecturer, College of Engineering and Dept of Civil Engineering, 1997-2016.

Additional teaching (selected): Down East Senior College, Ellsworth, ME; workshops on effective professional communication for businesses and professional organizations around the state