From excavations to sculpture, from hearing aids to aviation history, the College of Liberal Arts is a community of scholars who strive to contribute new knowledge and creative works. Our faculty are recognized by our national and international peers for their contributions to the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, and communication. They then share this scholarship in our classrooms - ensuring that our students become informed, engaged, and contributing members of society.
Haneen Ali is an associate professor in the Health Services Administration Program at Auburn University. Her research areas of interest are in healthcare delivery systems, applications of systems engineering and Lean Six Sigma in healthcare, and human-computer interaction. She has been leading a wide spectrum of projects in the healthcare delivery systems. The focus of these projects can be broadly classified under (1) safety and quality of care, (2) process improvement and system redesign, (3) evaluation of work systems, and (4) technology and innovation.
Khari Allen Lee has arisen as one of the most in-demand saxophonists, educators, composers and multi-instrumentalists of his generation. He has performed and recorded with such luminaries as Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Jason Marsalis, Ravi Coltrane, Kenny Barron and more. He is featured on recordings with Grammy and Tony-winner DeeDee Bridgewater & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. He is currently serving as the Daniel F. Breeden Eminent Visiting Scholar in the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University for the 2022 fall semester.
Keith S. Hébert is the Draughon Associate Professor of Southern History at Auburn University faculty. He directs the department's public history certificate program and teaches courses in public history and southern history. His interdisciplinary research work seeks to identify the brave marchers who joined together in the fight for freedom on Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama. Thanks to this work, approximately 256 marchers have been identified by position and order and 94 by name, and researchers also have identified 18-20 distinct groups among the marchers.