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Carlos Alemán

Alemán, Carlos E.
Assistant Professor
Director, Latin American Studies Scholars Program
History

  • B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University

Fields: Modern Latin America, International Relations, Migration, Violence

Ivy Alexander

Alexander, Ivy
Administrative Assistant, History and Political Science
Building Coordinator, Brock Forum
History

Grace Anderson

Anderson, Grace
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies

  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Bernie Ankney

Ankney, Bernie
Chair
Associate Professor

  • B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., Syracuse University
  • Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bruce Atkinson

Atkinson, Bruce W.
Chair
Professor
Mathematics and Computer Science

  • B.A. in Mathematics, Pomona College, 1975
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of California, San Diego, 1980

J. Baggett

Baggett, J. Mark
Associate Professor
English

  • B.A. University of Alabama
  • M.A. English, University of Alabama
  • J.D. University of Alabama School of Law
  • Ph.D. American Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

David Bains

Bains, David R.
Professor
Religion

  • B.A., University of Virginia
  • A.M., Harvard University
  • Ph.D., Harvard University

Kristin Bakkegard

Bakkegard, Kristin A.
Associate Professor
Biological and Environmental Sciences

  • B.S., United States Naval Academy
  • M.A., Boston University
  • M.S., Auburn University
  • Ph.D., Utah State University

Giorgio Barbi

Barbi, Giorgio
Tutor, Critical Languages Program
World Languages and Cultures

  • Ph.D., Chemistry

Fields: Italian

James Barnette

Barnette, James R.
Associate Professor
Director, Preministerial Scholars
Religion

  • B.A., Samford University
  • M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Yolène Barreau

Barreau, Yolène Destin
Tutor, Critical Languages Program
World Languages and Cultures

  • B.S. University of Phoenix

Fields: Haitian Creole

Dana Basinger

Basinger, Dana
Assistant Dean
Communication Arts

  • B.A., University of Alabama in Birmingham
  • M.A., University of Alabama in Birmingham

S. Bass

Bass, S. Jonathan
Chair
Professor
University Historian
History

  • B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Ph.D., The University of Tennessee

Fields: Recent America and South, Civil Rights, Alabama, Legal History

Lisa Battaglia

Battaglia, Lisa J.
Assistant Professor
Religion

  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
  • M.A., Vanderbilt University
  • M.A., University of Alabama
  • B.A., Duke University

Charlotte Baughn

Baughn, Charlotte
Departmental Secretary
Psychology

Jack Berry

Berry, Jack W.
Assistant Professor
Psychology

  • BA, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Ph.D., The Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA
  • Post Doctoral Fellowships: Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University; UAB Injury Control Research Center, School of Medicine, Department of Immunology-Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Millicent Bolden

Bolden, Millicent A.
Associate Professor
World Languages and Cultures

  • B.A., Lake Forest College
  • M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Don Bradley

Bradley, Don
Chair
Associate Professor
Sociology

  • Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A., The University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A., Mars Hill College

Charlotte Brammer

Brammer, Charlotte D.
Associate Professor and Director, Communication Resource Center
Communication Studies

  • B.A., Hollins College
  • M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Ph.D., The University of Alabama

James Brown

Brown, James S.
Professor
History

  • B.A., Tennessee Technological University
  • M.A., Vanderbilt University
  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Fields: Russia, Modern Europe, Modern Near and Far East

Wilton Bunch

Bunch, Wilton H.
Professor
Philosophy

  • B.A.,Walla Walla College
  • M.B.A., The University of Chicago
  • M.Div., Church Divinity School of the Pacific
  • M.D., Loma Linda University
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Brad Burckel

Burckel, Brad
Asst. Professor of German
World Languages and Cultures

  • M.A., University of Alabama

M. Busbee

Busbee, M. Brad
Associate Professor
Chair
English

  • B.A., Presbyterian College
  • M.A., Middlebury College
  • Ph.D. University of California, Davis

Kathy Caswell

Caswell, Kathy
Tutor, Critical Languages Program
World Languages and Cultures

  • B.B.T.M.

Fields: Italian

Paul Cha

Cha, Paul S.
Assistant Professor
Director, Global Studies Program
History

  • B.A., Colgate University, 1998
  • M.A., University of Chicago, 2001
  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2011

Fields: East Asia, Modern Korea, Christianity in East Asia, Nationalism, Colonialism

Marigene Chamberlain

Chamberlain, Marigene
Spanish Instructor
Language Study Abroad Coordinator

  • B.A., Samford University
  • M.A., Vanderbilt University
  • Ed.D., Graduate Theological Foundation

David Chapman

Chapman, David W.
Dean, Howard College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, English
Howard College of Arts and Sciences

  • B.A., The University of Oklahoma
  • M.A., The University of Tulsa
  • Ph.D., Texas Christian University

Larissa Charny

Charny, Larissa
Tutor, Critical Languages Program
World Languages and Cultures

  • M.E.E.

Fields: Russian

Vitaly Charny

Charny, Vitaly
Tutor, Critical Languages Program
World Languages and Cultures

  • M.N.P., Belarusian State University

Fields: Russian

Stephen Chew

Chew, Stephen Linn
Chair
Professor

  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Carlo Chiarenza

Chiarenza, Carlo
Visiting Professor
Political Science

Fields: Cinema, Italian and Comparative Literature

Douglas Clapp

Clapp, Douglas C.
Associate Professor
Classics

  • B.A., Dartmouth College
  • M.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jon Clemmensen

Clemmensen, Jon
Professor
Journalism and Mass Communication

  • A.B., Rutgers University
  • M.S.J., Northwestern University
  • Ed.D., University of South Carolina

Charlotte Coleman

Coleman, Charlotte L.
Assistant Professor
World Languages and Cultures

  • B.A., Samford University
  • M.A., The University of Alabama

William Collins

Collins, William P.
Professor
Political Science

  • A.B., Florida State University
  • Ph.D., Florida State University

Gus Cook

Cook, Gus T.
Lab and Stockroom Manager
Lab Instructor
Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • M.S., University of Arkansas
  • B.S., Murray State University

Carolyn Crocker

Crocker, Carolyn R.
Instructor

  • B.A., Birmingham-Southern College
  • M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Carol Ann Cross

Cross, Carol Ann Vaughn
Assistant Professor, Core Curriculum
Core Curriculum

  • Ph.D., History, Auburn University
  • M.A., History, Auburn University
  • Post-Graduate Studies, Modern History, University of St. Andrews
  • B. A., History, University of Alabama-Huntsville

Fields: History of American Religion, History of Christianity, History of Missions, Women’s History, U. S. South, History of Technology and Culture, Film History, WWI and WWII, Gender and Culture

Tony Crunk

Crunk, Tony L.
Senior Lecturer
Core Curriculum

  • M.F.A. University of Virginia
  • M.A. University of Virginia
  • M.A. University of Kentucky

Yachiyo Culpepper

Culpepper, Yachiyo Takiguchi
Tutor, Critical Languages Program
World Languages and Cultures

Fields: Japanese