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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Autumn Cypres, Dean 2018 -

    Autumn currently serves as Dean of the UAB School Of Education. She is a former biology teacher and school principal whose line of inquiry focuses on the politics of education, change, and building bridges between those who prepare school leaders and those leading school systems. She has served in the role of department chair (Virginia Commonwealth University), and founding director of the Leadership Academy at The University of Tennessee. In terms of national leadership, Autumn served as a prog...

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    Kristi Menear, Director 2019 -

    Kristi S. Menear’s professional disciplinary background is in special education and adapted physical education. As chair of the Department of Human Studies in the School of Education at UAB, she supports the work of 30 faculty and over 850 students in the following program areas: counselor education, educational foundations, educational leadership, educational psychology and research, community health and human services, physical education, and fitness leadership/exercise science. She is a forme...

  • Non-academic Position

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    Cordelia Merk, Program Coordinator II 2000 -

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    Damien Larkin, Assessment Management & Analysis Director 2016 -

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    Jennifer Huey, Communications Director 2017 -

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    Kacie Kilpatrick, Program Manager II 2016 -

    I have a passion for higher education, effective communication, and most importantly, people. I love assisting students on their academic journey, and I do that by listening, forming relationships, building trust and figuring out what is the best path for each individual that I work with.

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    Michelle Robinson, Dean of the School of Education 2005 -

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    Shawntay Meeks, Financial Officer I 2019 -

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    Teressa Streeter, Executive Assistant I 2017 -

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    Tina Phillips, Director of Administrative and Fiscal Affairs 1997 -

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    Vanessa Vega, Program Director II 2007 -

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    William Johnson, Financial Associate 2012 -