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Connie D. McKinney Department of Human Sciences, Hospitality, and Design

Dean's Office

Dr. Donna Lefort, Dean                                                                  
(ph) 256.765.4252
Donna Lefort

Dr. Beth Sewell, Associate Dean
(ph) 256.765.4578

Mr. Caleb Banks, Executive Assistant
(ph) 256.765.4252

Ms. Jennifer Murray, Coordinator of Graduate Enrollment and Support
(ph) 256.765.4718

Educator Preparation

Ms. Christy Waters, Director of Clinical Experiences
(ph) 256.765.4482

Ms. Betty Phillips, Director of Teacher Certification
(ph) 256.765.4860

Ms. Amanda Sizemore, Senior Administrative Assistant                      
(ph) 256.765.4631


Elementary Education

Ms. Lindsey Goode, Administrative Assistant                                
(ph) 256.765.4251
Dr. Trudy Abel, Associate Professor
(ph) 256.765.5610
Dr. Linda Armstrong, Professor
(ph) 256.765.4230
Dr. Linda Armstron

Mrs. Madonna Choat, Instructor
(ph) 256.765.4728

Mrs. Madonna Choat
Dr. Lisa Clayton, Associate Professor
(ph) 256.765.4732
Dr. Lisa Clayton
Dr. Lorie Johnson, Assistant Professor
(ph) 256.765.4723
Dr. Lorie Johnson
Dr. Katie Kinney, Professor, Chair
(ph) 256.765.4623
Dr. Katie Kinney

Dr. Natalia Kouraeva, Visiting Assistant Professor

Dr. Robert Young, Professor
(ph) 256.765.4327
Dr. Robert Young

Secondary Education

Ms. Jill Holt, Administrative Assistant                                                   
(ph) 256-765.4575
Jill Holt
Dr. Joy Brown, Professor
(ph) 256.765.4837
Joy Brown

Dr. Matthew Campbell, Assistant Professor


Dr. Jeff Cornelius, Associate Professor
(ph) 256.765.4619

Dr. Cornelius

Dr. Felecia Harris, Associate Professor
(ph) 256.765.4309


Dr. Lamont Maddox, Associate Professor
(ph) 256.765.5187

Lamont Maddox
Dr. Jessica Mitchell, Assistant Professor
(ph) 256.765.5212
Jessica Mitchell

Dr. Gary Padgett, Associate Professor
(ph) 256.765.5842

Gary Padgett
Dr. Beth Sewell, Associate Professor, Associate Dean
(ph) 256.765.4578
Dr. Leah Whitten, Associate Professor, Chair
(ph) 256.765.4686
Dr. Leah Whitten

Counselor Education

Dr. Sandra Loew, Professor, Chair                                                  
(ph) 256.765.4912
Sandra Loew
Ms. Paula Hailey, Administrative Assistant
(ph) 256.765.4763
Paula Hailey
Dr. Quinn Pearson, Professor
(ph) 256.765.4643
Quinn Pearson
Dr. Karen Townsend, Associate Professor
(ph) 256.765.5091
Karen Townsend
Dr. Miranda Parries, Assistant Professor
(ph) 256.765.4767

Health, Physical Education, & Recreation

Dr. Tom Coates, Professor, Chair                                                    
(ph) 256.765.4378
Tom Coates
Ms. Janet Jones, Senior Administrative Assistant
(ph) 256.765.4377
Dr. Matt Green, Professor
(ph) 256.765.4554
Matt Green
Dr. Mike Hall, Professor
(ph) 256.765.4205
Mike Hall
Mr. Johnny Long, Temporary Part-Time Professor
(ph) 256.765.4552
Johnny Long
Dr. Joyce McIntosh, Temporary Part-Time Professor
(ph) 256.765.4553
Joyce McIntosh
Dr. Eric O'Neal, Assistant Professor
(ph) 256.765.4555
Eric O'Neal
Dr. Lee Renfroe, Associate Professor
(ph) 256.765.4558
Lee Renfroe
Dr. Walter Teaff, Part-Time, Temporary Faculty
(ph) 256.765.4560
Walter Teaff
Ms. Kathy Underwood, Assistant Professor
(ph) 256.765.4551

Connie D. McKinney Department of Human Sciences, Hospitality, and Design

Ms. Kendra McLain, Assistant Professor, Interim Chair                   
(ph) 256.765.4483

Ms. Courtney Cornelius, Senior Administrative Assistant
(ph) 256.765.4313

Ms. Laura McKee, Instructor
(ph) 256.765.4875
Dr. Jill Englett, Instructor
(ph) 256.765.4484
Jill Englett
Dr. Johnson Ogun, Assistant Professor
(ph) 256.765.6920
Johnson Ogun
Mr. Dhrumil Patel, Assistant Professor
(ph) 256.765.5059
Dhrumil Patel
Mr. William Yuille, Half-Time Regular Culinary Assistant
(ph) 256.765.6920