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Call for Submissions for Maine Policy Review’s Bicentennial Issue

This special issue of Maine Policy Review will celebrate the state’s rich 200-year history. Articles will highlight policy successes and challenges by reflecting on the past and present and commenting on the future. We welcome essays that explore Maine’s political history and notable leaders; indigenous peoples; natural resources (forest, agricultural, marine, mineral, and tourism); economy, workforce, […]

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Spring 2019 issue of Maine Policy Review now available

The spring 2019 issue of Maine Policy Review (Volume 28, No. 1) presents articles on a range of issues affecting Maine. In the issue’s Margaret Chase Smith Essay, transplanted Mainer and college student Matthew Bourque reflects on the strength and character of Maine’s political tradition. The issue also include the reflections of Executive Editor Linda […]

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Fall 2018 issue of Maine Policy Review now available

The fall 2018 issue of Maine Policy Review presents articles on a range of issues affecting Maine. In the issue’s Margaret Chase Smith Essay, Vice Admiral Nora Tyson (ret.) examines the concept of leadership as it relates to her 38-year career in the US Navy and the debt she owes Margaret Chase Smith. The issue […]

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Executive Editor Linda Silka has piece in Bangor Daily News

MPR Executive Editor Linda Silka has an op-ed in today’s @bangordailynews on Maine leadership in changing times: http://researchshows.bangordailynews.com/2018/09/11/home/maine-leadership-in-changing-times/ Access the full issue of MPR on our Digital Commons site: https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/  

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Maine Policy Review’s Special Issue on Leadership

It is with great pleasure that we bring you this special Maine Policy Review issue on leadership. Over a year in the making, this issue captures the broad array of work on leadership in Maine, exciting work that continues to build Maine’s national visibility in the leadership arena. It is no coincidence that we are […]

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Maine Policy Review article mentioned in Sun Journal

In an op-ed in the Sun Journal, Reps. Jared Golden and Jim Handy call for measures to reduce childhood exposure to lead, drawing on research published in Maine Policy Review. The article by Mary Davis, “Economic Assessment of Children’s Health and the Environment in Maine of Tufts University,” was published in 2010 in Maine Policy […]

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Special Issue of Maine Policy Review on Citizen Science

The Fall 2017 issue of Maine Policy Review (MPR, vol. 26, no. 1) is a special issue on citizen science in Maine. Citizen science initiatives are rapidly growing in number and popularity around the world, and Maine is a leader in this approach to science. In the Margaret Chase Smith Essay, Ted Ames shares his […]

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Maine Policy Review Available in New Format

Starting with the Spring 2017 issue of MPR, the journal is now available in a new flipbook format for easy reading on your phone or tablet. We’ve also converted issues back to the 2011 Special Issue on Maine’s Food System into the new format. Click here to see the issues available in the new format. […]

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