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Long-time professor named associate dean
TROY – Dr. Bill Grantham, a long-time professor of anthropology and chair of the Social Sciences Department, has been named associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Troy University.
In his new role, Dr. Grantham will serve as the administrative officer of the College, working in close coordination with the academic programs, and the three assistant deans for administration on the Dothan, Montgomery and Global Campuses will report to him, said Dr. Jim Rinehart, Dean of the College.
“Dr. Grantham’s experience as both a senior faculty member and a proven administrator within the College will be of significant value in his new assignment,” he said.
A Birmingham native, Dr. Grantham completed an undergraduate degree from University of Alabama at Birmingham and a graduate degree in anthropology from the University of Alabama. He holds a doctorate in anthropology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. He is the author of “Creation Myths and Legends of the Creek Indians” and has authored numerous articles, monographs and conference papers on zooarchaeology and ethnography of the Middle East, and Native American creation myths and legends.
Dr. Grantham joined the TROY faculty in 1994. His appointment was effective Feb. 1.
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