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Academic Department

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Alison Chapman, Department Chairperson 2015 -

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    Peter Bellis, Department Chairperson 2011 -

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    Rebecca Bach, Associate Dean 2011 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Adam Vines, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Alison Chapman, Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Amy Cates, Instructor (P) 2017 -

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    Ana Maria Santiago, Instructor (P) 2013 -

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    Aparna Dwivedi, Instructor (P) 2017 -

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    Aruni Mahapatra, Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor (P) 2020 -

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    Bruce McComiskey, Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Cassandra Ellis, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Cheryl Temple, Instructor (P) 2011 -

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    Christopher Minnix, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Cynthia Ryan, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Daniel Butcher, Instructor (P) 2011 -

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    Daniel Siegel, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    David Basilico, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Gale Temple, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Jaclyn Wells, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    James Braziel, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    James Guthrie, Instructor (P) 2013 -

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    Jeffrey Bacha, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Jennifer Young, Assistant Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Jessie Dunbar, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

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    Jill Clements, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

    A native of northern Missouri, Jill Hamilton Clements works primarily on Old English language and literature, with research interests in medieval views of death and dying, practices of commemoration, and early medieval law. Her current book project, Writing the Dead in Anglo-Saxon England, examines the interplay of dead bodies and texts in Anglo-Saxon commemorative genres and in religious and heroic poetry. Her recent work has been published in Gesta and in Anglo-Saxon England, and she has chapt...

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    Joseph Wood, Assistant Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Kerry Madden-Lunsford, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

    Kerry Madden (www.kerrymadden.com) is the author of the Appalachian Maggie Valley Trilogy: Gentle’s Holler, Louisiana’s Song, and Jessie’s Mountain (all Viking). Her other books include Offsides, a 1997 New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age selection, Writing Smarts, which helps kids craft their own stories and poetry, and Nothing Fancy About Kathryn & Charlie, about a Selma, Alabama friendship between a storyteller and a folk artist. Kerry is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing ...

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    Lauren Slaughter, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Leonard Grimes, Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Lila Graves, Associate Professor - Emeritus (P) 2015 -

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    Margaret Jessee, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Marilyn Kurata, Associate Professor - Emeritus (P) 2012 -

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    Mary Braswell, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2019 -

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    Melba Major, Assistant Professor (P) 2013 -

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    Nichole Lariscy, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Peter Bellis, Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Rebecca Bach, Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Shelly Cato, Instructor (P) 2014 -

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    Sherman Camp, Instructor (P) 2011 -

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Alayziah Torres, Credentialed Course Instructor 2017 -

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    Anne Morgan, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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    Arletha Ndoume, Credentialed Course Instructor 2016 -

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    Bonnie Whitener, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Brandy Yates, Lecturer 2017 -

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    Burton Buchanan, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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    Caitlin Miller, Credentialed Course Instructor 2014 -

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    Daniel DeVaughn, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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    Daryl Brown, Lecturer 2013 -

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    Donald Gilliland, Credentialed Course Instructor 2011 -

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    Elizabeth Ervin-White, Credentialed Course Instructor 2016 -

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    Elizabeth Theriot, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Gregory Ariail, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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    Halley Cotton, Credentialed Course Instructor 2014 -

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    Heather Woodard, Credentialed Course Instructor 2006 -

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    Jacklon Wright, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Joe Kennedy Jr, Credentialed Course Instructor 2003 -

    Joey Kennedy, a Pulitzer Prize winner, is a life-long journalist. He worked for more than 33 years at The Birmingham News. He’s won numerous awards, including best editorial columnist in Alabama five times, and is a finalist for two more Pulitzer Prizes. Joey writes a weekly column for Alabama Political Reporter and the monthly back-page column, “B-Curious,” for B-Metro magazine, a Birmingham city magazine. Joey teaches English at UAB, where he was named the Walt Mayfield Outstanding Adjunct Ins...

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    Joyce Williams, Credentialed Course Instructor 2003 -

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    Kenyon Gradert, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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    Kristi Fleetwood, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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    Kristy Burkart, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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    Kwoya Maples, Lecturer 2019 -

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    Melissa Griffin, Credentialed Course Instructor 2016 -

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    Michael Hornbuckle, Credentialed Course Instructor 2012 -

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    Patricia Rippetoe, Credentialed Course Instructor 2011 -

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    Sasha Mitchell, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Sherrill Linder, Credentialed Course Instructor 2003 -

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    Stanley Sundberg, Credentialed Course Instructor 2011 -

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    Timothy Tipton, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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    Tina Braziel, Lecturer 2014 -

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    Wendy Dinwiddie, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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