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August 31, 2007

Birmingham-Southern College announces five faculty appointments

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has announced the addition of five faculty members beginning with the 2007-08 academic year. They include:

Clare Emily Clifford, visiting assistant professor of English. Clifford earned a bachelor of arts from Virginia Tech, a master of arts from Northeastern University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Alabama. She will serve a one-year appointment at BSC.

Susan Cockrell, associate professor of accounting. Cockrell earned a bachelor of science and a master of administrative science degrees from the University of Alabama at Huntsville and a Ph.D. from the University of Alabama.

Amy Cottrill, assistant professor of religion. Cottrill earned an A.B. degree from Earlham College, a master of divinity from Methodist Theological School in Ohio, and a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible from Emory University.

Mark Rupright, assistant professor of physics. Rupright earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kelly Russell, instructor of education. Russell earned a bachelor of science degree and a master of education from UAB. She has completed all coursework toward her Ph.D. in early childhood education.

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