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Tracy Michaud Stutzman

I use community to teach students how to think

Job Lecturer / University of Southern Maine

Lives In Scarborough

Tracy Michaud Stutzman, Ph.D. has been doing community economic development in Maine focusing on the arts for over 10 years.  Working with local development corporations, Tracy founded and ran The Maine Highlands Guild which merged in 2008 with the Maine Crafts Association, a non-profit organization that promotes Maine Craft Artists.  As Executive Director of The Guild she won Columbia University's 2003 National Social Venture Competition.  Tracy sat on the Maine Governor’s Council for the Creative Economy and the Quality of Place.  She served on the board of the Maine Association of Non-Profits and the World Crafts Council.  She is currently on the Maine Arts Commission and is a Trustee of Foxcroft Academy.  She was chosen for Maine Biz magazine’s “NEXT” list and has won the Governors Award for CDBG Administrator of the Year and the Warren Myrick Community Service Award. As Executive Director of the Maine Crafts Association, she lead the creation of the Center for Maine Craft and an Associate’s Degree in Craft. Tracy is now a full-time professor of Anthropology at the University of Southern Maine focusing her teaching in the Tourism and Hospitality Degree program. In her spare time Tracy sings and acts with local theaters.

Why did you choose Portland? The University and the opportunities for schooling for my kids!

What do you like to do with out-of-towners? Go to the Ocean. Visit the Portland Museum of Art. Walk the Old Port. The Cheese Iron-yum!

Where's your "happy place" on the peninsula? East End Playground

What's the most surprising thing about this city? How nice people are!

What's your favorite indulgence and where do you find it? Whole Foods "salad bar"

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