Therese Anderson received her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Microbiology, her Master of Science in Biochemistry and her Master of Science in Teaching from the University of Maine. She has worked at Colby College's Chemistry Department, and the University of Maine's Water Research Institute and Department of Chemistry. In addition, she has worked for Northeast Laboratory Services, URS and Summit Environmental Consultants, Inc. Therese's relationship with Husson began in 2008, when she joined the staff as an adjunct instructor before becoming a full-time member of the faculty.
All together, Therese has over 20 years experience working with organic chemicals, including sampling, extraction and analysis of data at both public and private laboratories. As an Organic Chemist she has worked closely with Federal, State and Local officials in the analysis of organochlorine pesticides, herbicides, polychlorinated biphenyls, brominated flame retardants and dioxins/furans in a variety of matrices. She is experienced in the evaluation of data for adherence to Quality Assurance and Quality Control protocols and has served as in house data evaluator and has conducted training on health and safety issues and data ethics.