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Committees

Academic Bankruptcy

  • Carol Donovan (SPEMA)
  • Brent Hardin (KIN)
  • Julie Bannerman (MUE)
  • Emily Sims – Chair
  • Karen Spector (C&I Secondary)
  • Vacant (C&I)

Academic Issues

  • Carl Hancock (MUE)
  • John Petrovic (ELPTS)
  • Lisa Fowler (C&I)
  • Stacey Hughey Surman (ESPRMC) – Chair
  • Jennifer Jolly (SPEMA)
  • Lisa Matherson (C&I)
  • Jewoong Moon (ELPTS)  
  • Emily Lund (ESPRMC)
  • Emily Sims (ex-officio)
  • Oleg Sinelnikov (Kinesiology)
  • Nicole Swoszowski (SPEMA)
  • Joy Burnham (ex-officio)

Alternates:

  • Nathaniel Bray (ELPTS)
  • Hayley McDonald (Kinesiology)
  • Lucy Barnard-Brak (SPEMA)
  • Carl Hancock (MUE)

Assessment

  • Blair Alexander (Dean’s Office)
  • Elizabeth Michael (SPEMA)
  • Elizabeth Bailey (Dean’s Office)
  • Bill Bergeron (ELPTS)
  • Tracy Windle (Clin. Exp.)
  • Joy Burnham (Dean’s Office) – Co-Chair
  • Matt Curtner-Smith (Kinesiology)
  • Cailin Kerch (C&I)
  • Carl Hancock (MUE)
  • Julie Bannerman (MUE)
  • James Hardin (SSC)
  • Stacy Hughey Surman (ESPRMC)
  • Junfei Lu (ESPRMC)
  • Miguel Mantero (C&I)
  • Lisa Matherson (Dean’s Office)
  • Mirai Nagasawa mnagasawa@crimson.ua.edu (GA)
  • Mohammad Uddin mmuddin@crimsonl.ua.edu (GA)
  • June Preast (ESPRMC)
  • Emily Sims (SSC)
  • Nicole Swoszowski (SPEMA)
  • Diana Winchester (SSC)
  • Libba Woodruff (Kinesiology)
  • Steven Yates (SLIS)
  • Akeisha Young (Dean’s Office) – Co-Chair

College-wide Renewable Faculty (Full) Promotion Committee

  • Brenda Mendiola (ELPTS)
  • Lisa Fowler (C&I)
  • Carl Hamner (ESPRMC)
  • Lucy Barnard-Brak (SPEMA)
  • Arleene Breaux

College-wide Renewable Faculty (Associate) Promotion Committee

  • Yvette Bynum (ELPTS)
  • Lisa Matherson (C&I)
  • Stacy Hughey Surman (ESPRMC)
  • Libba Woodruff (KINES)
  • James Hardin

College-wide Tenure and Promotion Committee

  • Julianne Coleman (C&I) (term expires 2024) Chair
  • Matthew Curtner-Smith (Kinesiology) (term expires 2025)
  • David Walker (ESPRMC) (term expires 2025)
  • Bob Johnson (ELPTS) (term expires 2024)
  • Kagendo Mutua (SPEMA) (term expires 2024)

Departmental T&P Committee Chairs

  • Cory Callahan (C&I)
  • Nathaniel Bray (ELPTS)
  • Kelly Guyotte (ESPRMC)
  • Mark Richardson (Kinesiology)
  • Greg Benner (SPEMA)

Dean’s Student Advisory Committee

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

  • Elroy Aguiar (KINES)
  • Arleene Breaux (ELPTS)
  • Rebecca Ballard (Dean’s Office)
  • Cailin Kerch (C&I)
  • Courtney O’Grady (SPEMA)
  • Stephanie Shelton (ESPRMC) – Chair
  • Carlton McHargh (Dean’s Office)
  • Doug McKnight (ELPTS)
  • Laura McNeill (ELPTS)
  • John Petrovic (ELPTS)
  • Karen Spector (C&I)
  • Yurou Wang (ESPRMC)

Exceptions Board

  • Tracy Windle (ex-officio)
  • Emily Sims
  • Joy Burnham (ESPRMC)
  • Julie Bannerman (MUE)
  • Lynn Heard (ex-officio)
  • Stacy Hughey Surman (ESPRMC)
  • Jill Lancaster (ex-officio)
  • Christopher Lee (ex-officio)
  • Carlton McHargh (ex-officio)
  • Kagendo Mutua (SPEMA)
  • Mark Richardson (Kinesiology)
  • Emily Sims – Chair
  • Shelley Vold (ex-officio)

COE Faculty Policies and Procedures Committee

  • Lisa Matherson – COE & C&I (Chair)
  • Joy Burnham – COE
  • Rebecca Ballard – COE
  • Julie Bannerman – MUE
  • Lucy Barnard-Brak – SPEMA
  • Colleen Geary – KIN
  • James Hardin – ELPTS
  • Wenchao Ma – ESPRMC
  • Carl Hancock – MUE

Faculty Issues Committee

  • Cory Callahan (Dean’s Appointment)
  • Carol Donovan (SPEMA)
  • Mike Fedewa (KINES) – Chair
  • Cailin Kerch (C&I)
  • Joni Lakin (ESPRMC)
  • Junfei Lu (ESPRMC)
  • Feiya Luo (ELPTS)
  • Robin McWilliam (SPEMA)
  • vacant (MUE)
  • Jeremy Zelkowski (C&I)

Faculty Retention and Recruitment Committee

  • Elroy Aguiar (KINES)
  • Julie Bannerman (MUE)
  • Angela Benson (ELPTS
  • Andre Denham (ELPTS) – Chair
  • Lori Burroughs (Dean’s Office)
  • Latrise Johnson (C&I)
  • Kristine Jolivette (SPEMA)
  • Emily Lund (ESPRMC)
  • Margaret Stran (KINES)

Faculty Senate

Senators

  • Nirmala Erevelles (2024)
  • Alison Hooper (2025)
  • Stephanie Shelton (2024)
  • Stacy Hughey Surman (2025)
  • John Petrovic (2025)
  • David Walker (2024)

Alternates

  • Lisa Fowler (2025)
  • Colleen Geary (2025)
  • Tongi “George” Mugoya (2025)
  • Nicole Swoszowski (2025)
  • Libba Woodruff (2025)

Graduate Council

Members:

  • Angela Benson (2025)
  • Jonathan Shemwell (2023)
  • Firat Soylu (2023)
  • Nicole Swoszowski (2023)

Alternates:

  • David Hardy (2024)
  • Margaret Rice (2025)

Dean’s Student Advisory

  • TBA

Honors Day

  • Rebecca Ballard – Chair
  • Carina Larbig
  • Tracy Windle
  • Lori Burroughs
  • Lynn Heard
  • David Hardy
  • Emily Sims
  • Joy Burnham

Julie Laible Lecture

  • Rebecca Ballard (Dean’s Office)
  • Nirmala Erevelles (ELPTS)
  • Bob Johnson (ELPTS)
  • Latrise Johnson (C&I)
  • John Petrovic (ELPTS)
  • [Race and Gender Studies Dept. Rep.]

Research and Faculty Development Committee

  • Becky Atkinson (ELPTS)
  • Mike Fedewa (Kinesiology)
  • Carl Hancock (MUE)
  • David Hardy (Non-voting, Office of Research and Service) – Chair
  • Sara McDaniel (SPEMA)
  • George Mugoya (ESPRMC)
  • Jingping Sun (ELPTS)
  • Nicole Swoszowski (SPEMA)
  • Stefanie Wind (ESPRMC)
  • Jonathan Wingo (Kinesiology)
  • Karen Spector (C&I)
  • Kelly Guyotte (Non-Voting Co-Facilitator)

Office, Clerical & Technical Staff Assembly – UA

Leah McCool (Dean’s Office)

Office of International Programs Advisory Committee

  • Vacant (OIP) – Chair
  • Cory Callahan (C&I)
  • Michael Lawson (ESPRMC)
  • Yvette Bynum (ELPTS)
  • Vacant (SPEMA)
  • Joy Burnham (Dean’s Office) – Ex-Officio

Professional Staff Assembly – UA

Shelley Vold 

Davis Faulkner 

Tracie Sellers 

Tamela Wilson 

Research and Faculty Development Committee

  • Becky Atkinson (ELPTS)
  • Carl Hancock (MUE)
  • Mike Fedewa (Kinesiology)
  • David Hardy (Non-voting, Office of Research
  • and Service) – Facilitator
  • Alison Hooper (C&I)
  • Sara McDaniel (SPEMA)
  • George Mugoya (ESPRMC)
  • Karen Spector (C&I)
  • Jingping Sun (ELPTS)
  • Nicole Swoszowski (SPEMA) – Chair
  • Stefanie Wind (ESPRMC)
  • Jonathan Wingo (Kinesiology)

Scholarship

Graduate

  • Rebecca Ballard (Alumni)
  • Arleene Breaux (ELPTS)
  • Nirmala Erevelles (ELPTS)
  • Hayley MacDonald (Kinesiology)
  • Sara McDaniel (SPEMA)
  • Carlton McHargh (Dean’s Office)
  • George Mugoya (ESPRMC)
  • Mark Richardson (Kinesiology)
  • Stephanie Shelton (ESPRMC)
  • Emily Sims (SSC)
  • Jingping Sun (ELPTS)
  • C&I Vacant
  • Elizabeth Wade, Chair (Financial Affairs)
  • Margaret Rice (ELPTS)

Undergraduate

  • Rebecca Ballard (Alumni)
  • Latrise Johnson (C&I)
  • Carlton McHargh (Dean’s Office)
  • Ragan McLeod (SPEMA)
  • Laura McNeill (ELPTS)
  • Margaret Stran (Kinesiology)
  • Vacant (C&I)
  • Nicole Swoszowski (SPEMA)
  • Elizabeth Wade, Chair (Financial Affairs)

Strategic Planning Committee

  • Lucy Barnard-Brak (SPEMA)
  • Yvette Bynum (ELPTS)
  • Lori Burroughs (Financial Affairs)
  • Carl Hancock (MUE)
  • David Hardy (Research & Service)
  • Joni Lakin (ESPRMC)
  • Mark Richardson (KINES)
  • Nicole Swoszowski (SPEMA)
  • Liza Wilson (Dean’s Office)
  • Joy Burnham (Dean’s Office)

Teacher Pinning Committee

  • Rebecca Ballard (Dean’s Office)
  • Tracy Windle (Clin. Exp.)
  • Carlton McHargh (Dean’s Office)
  • Carina Larbig (Dean’s Office)
  • Emily Sims (SSC)
  • Joy Burnham (Dean’s Office)

Technology Advisory Committee

  • Kristen Lamb (SPEMA)
  • Rebecca Ballard (Dean’s Office)
  • Lisa Fowler (C&I)
  • Elizabeth Hancock (Tuscaloosa City Schools)
  • James Hardin – Chair
  • Chris Jenks (Tuscaloosa City Schools)
  • Melissa Life (MUE)
  • Laura McNeill (ELPTS)
  • Jewoong Moon (ELPTS)
  • Margaret Rice (ELPTS)
  • Tracie Sellers (Technology Support Services)
  • Michael Sulkowski (ESPRMC)
  • Lee Winchester (KINES)
  • Steven Yates (Library and Information Studies)

UA Educator Preparation Council

  • James Dalton (Executive Vice President and Provost)
  • Mike Daria (Tuscaloosa City Schools Superintendent)
  • Lisa Dorr (Arts & Sciences Associate Dean)
  • Jeff Gray (Engineering Computer Science Professor)
  • Robert Hayes (Continuing Studies Associate Dean)
  • Liza Wilson, Chair (Education Dean)
  • Amanda Inabinett (Alabama State Department of Education)
  • Keri Johnson (Tuscaloosa County Schools Superintendent)
  • Robert Laird (HES Human Development & Family Studies)
  • Miguel Mantero (Curriculum & Instruction Department Head)
  • Tricia McElroy (Arts & Sciences Associate Dean)
  • Utz McKnight (Arts & Sciences Associate Dean)
  • Belinda McRae (State Board of Education Dist. 7)
  • Joseph Messina (Arts & Sciences Dean)
  • Lisa Pawloski (Arts & Sciences Associate Dean)
  • Yvette Richardson (State Board of Education Dist. 4)
  • Roger Sidje (Arts & Sciences Associate Dean)
  • Emily Sims (Education Associate Dean for Student Services and Certification)
  • Michael Sulkowski (School Psychology)
  • Nicole Swoszowski (SPEMA Department Head)
  • Stuart Usdan (Human Environmental Sciences Dean)
  • Raymond White (Arts & Sciences Associate Dean)
  • Joy Burnham (Education Senior Associate Dean)
  • Jonathan Wingo (Kinesiology Department Head)
  • Steven Yates (School of Library and Information Studies)

UA Undergraduate Council

  • Libba Woodruff (2025)
  • Jeremy Zelkowski (2025)