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Sheila McGuckin, Adjunct Assistant Professor

Sheila McGuckin

Sheila McGuckin grew up in Rochester, N.Y. and received a Masters degree in History from SUNY Geneseo.  She has lived in Sanford, Maine for thirty years, earning a Ph.D. from the University of New Hampshire, with a special interest in 20th century intellectual history.  She has taught at UNH, UMA, the University of Southern Maine, U Mass Lowell and Phillips Exeter Academy.  Sheila  teaches a course in world history called Diverse Cultures I and II which emphasizes the social, cultural and economic differences of key cultures from the prehistoric period to the present. Recognizing the importance today of evidence based research and writing skills, her goal is to assist MECA students to round out their artistic education with an appreciation for historical scholarship and a proficiency in critical thinking.


Ph.D., 20th Century Intellectual History, University of New Hampshire
MA, History, SUNY Geneseo