CUE Faculty and Staff
Kathy Lowe Tubbs Administrative Support Specialist klowe@uab.edu
Michele Jean Sims UTEP Director mjsims@uab.edu
Tondra Loder-Jackson Director tloder@uab.edu

Present Faculty Affiliates

Faculty AffiliatesAffiliation
Briggs, Samantha Elliott Consultant, P.E.A.C.E. Educational Consulting
Adjunct Professor
College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Collins, Loucrecia Associate Professor
Human Studies, School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Gurley, Keith Assistant Professor
Human Studies, School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Houser, John Clinical Psychologist
Civitan International Research Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Perry, Tonya Associate Professor
Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Wallace, Gail Research Fellow
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
Wilkinson, Larrell Assistant Professor
Human Studies, School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Zimmerman-Brown, Veronique Assistant Professor
Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Past Faculty Affiliates


Dr. Michael Brooks
Dr. Angela Coker
Dr. Margo Coker
Mrs. Lyn Froning
Dr. Michael Froning
Dr. Janice Patterson
Dr. Gary Sapp
Dr. Tommy Smith


Advisory Board MembersAffiliation
Allen, Barbara Community Representative and Former Superintendent
Birmingham, Alabama
Calhoun, Charles Associate Professor
Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Christensen, Lois Professor
Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Colosimo, Sean Teacher and UTEP Alumnus
Wenonah High School
Birmingham City Schools
Corley, Robert Retired Assistant Professor
Department of History, College of Arts & Sciences
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dale, Louis Vice President for Equity and Diversity
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dean, Adolph “Buddy” Practicing Attorney
Retired Senior Trial Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Retired Assistant United States Attorney
Foster, Jerrie Retired Birmingham City Schools Teacher
CUE Board Liaison for Alumni Relations
Jackson, Waymond Vice President, Workforce Development
Birmingham Business Alliance
Kindell, Sandra Principal
Robinson Elementary School
Birmingham City Schools
McKnight, Andrew Associate Professor, Educational Foundations Program
Department of Human Studies, School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Snyder, Scott Director, Center for Educational Accountability
School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Southward, Penny Executive Director
Financial Education Outreach (formerly the Urban Development Group)
Voltz, Deborah Dean, School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Williams, Claudia Retired Birmingham City Schools Administrator
CUE Board Liaison for School District Partnerships
Williams, April School Board Member
Birmingham City Schools
Wilson, Michael Principal
Glen Iris Elementary
Birmingham City Schools
Witherspoon, Craig Superintendent
Birmingham City Schools
Woolfolk, Odessa Chair Emerita
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Worthington, Lou Anne Associate Dean of Programs, School of Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Yancie, Nefertari Teacher and UTEP Alumna
Huffman Middle School
Birmingham City Schools