Christopher Monroe

Department: Marine Transportation

· Assistant Professor - USCG

Phone: 207-326-2715
Office: 220 Dismukes Hall
Office Hours: M (0900-1100) & BY APPT


Captain Chris Monroe, Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation, is a seasoned maritime professional with more than two decades of seagoing experience as a deck officer, chief officer, and captain aboard naval surface combatants and as captain of a 55m/180ft superyacht.

A retired Navy Commander, Captain Monroe received his commission through the NROTC program at Illinois Institute of Technology and served for more than twenty years on active duty as a surface warfare officer. While on active duty, he was captain of a Bath-built AEGIS destroyer homeported in Japan.

Captain Monroe is a licensed attorney and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court in the District of Maine and all local courts in the state of Maine. Prior joining MMA, he worked in the yachting industry and practiced law as maritime and corporate attorney at a regional law firm based in Portland, Maine.

  • B.A., Illinois Institute of Technology
  • M.A., United States Naval War College
  • MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • JD, University of Maine School of Law
  • USCG Master of Self-Propelled Vessels of Unlimited Tonnage (Upon Oceans), not including Aux Sail.

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