Maine Policy Review publishes timely, independent, peer-reviewed analysis of public policy issues relevant to the state of Maine. The journal is published two times per year by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine. It is intended for a diverse audience, including state policymakers; government, business, and nonprofit leaders; students; and general readers with a broad interest in public policy.

ISSN 1064-2587 (print) E-ISSN 2643-959X (online)

Current Issue: Volume 30, Issue 1 (2021)




History of Deer Herd Reduction for Tick Control on Maine’s Offshore Islands
Susan P. Elias, Benjamin B. Stone, Peter W. Rand, Charles B. Lubelczyk, and Robert P. Smith MD


Food Insecurity in Maine Higher Education
Kim K. McKeage, Frank S. Wertheim, Sally Slovenski, and Sumaya El-Khalidi


Building Solar Capacity in Maine: The Greater Bangor Solarize Case Study
Thomas Stone, Sharon J.W. Klein, and Kim K. McKeage


Forest Policies and Adaptation to Climate Change in Maine: Stakeholder Perceptions and Recommendations
Alyssa R. Soucy, Sandra De Urioste-Stone, Ivan J. Fernandez, Aaron Weiskittel, Parinaz Rahimzadeh-Bajgiran, and Tom Doak


Changes to Maine Policy Review Online Edition.

Starting with volume 30, number 1, Maine Policy Review will start releasing articles incrementally, rather than waiting until we have a full issue's worth of material.

Printed copies will be available at the end of each calendar year.