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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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    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, Assistant 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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    John Hutchings Jr, Professor (P) 2011 -

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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, Assistant 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, Assistant 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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    Abby Hogelin, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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    Anne Morgan, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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    Arletha Ndoume, Credentialed Course Instructor 2016 -

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    Beth Duncan, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Bonnie Whitener, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Brandy Yates, Lecturer 2017 -

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    Caitlin Miller, Credentialed Course Instructor 2014 -

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    Candice Byers, Credentialed Course Instructor 2017 -

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    Clara Busby, Credentialed Course Instructor 2016 -

    Clara Busby is a graduate student at The University of Alabama pursuing a Ph.D. in English Literature and specializing in British Romanticism. She teaches Literature and Composition courses.

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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 Simmons, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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    Elizabeth Theriot, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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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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    Jason Walker, Credentialed Course Instructor 2015 -

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    Jessica Smith, Credentialed Course Instructor 2017 -

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    Jessica Smith, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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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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    John Saad, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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    Joyce Williams, Credentialed Course Instructor 2003 -

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    Kwoya Maples, Lecturer 2019 -

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    Leisha Hultgren, Credentialed Course Instructor 2017 -

    Extensive experience in teaching and advising college students; developing and implementing faculty training in learning management systems, new technology, and best practices; collaborating on leadership teams; recruiting and overseeing adjunct instructors and academic tutors; writing and editing institutional reports, grants, and literary journals.

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    Matthew Whitehurst, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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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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    Riley Kross, Credentialed Course Instructor 2017 -

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    Sasha Mitchell, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Scot Langland, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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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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