University of Mobile Names Dr. Kelley Wilson Assistant Professor of Psychology

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MOBILE, Ala. – Dr. Kelley Wilson has been named assistant professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at University of Mobile.

Wilson has been in clinical practice in both Mobile and Fairhope since 2015. She holds a Ph.D in clinical and counseling psychology from University of South Alabama, and completed a pre-doctoral internship at Western Kentucky University’s Counseling and Testing Center. She earned a Master of Science in applied psychology at University of South Alabama, and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology at Samford University.

“Dr. Wilson has a wealth of experience in the field of clinical psychology,” said Dr. Lonnie Burnett, executive dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. “Our students will benefit from her contacts with local agencies as well as her classroom instruction.”

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About University of Mobile

University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

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Rivers Brunson

Rivers is an experienced writer and an alumna of University of Mobile. She graduated in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication. She returned to University of Mobile professionally as marketing communications specialist in 2017. She also hosts a podcast with Bellum Creative Group called Due South about Southern arts and culture. A Grove Hill, Alabama native, Rivers fell in love with the city of Mobile as an undergraduate student and now calls it home; however she takes frequent trips to see her family who are NAMB church planters in Livingston, Montana. She has a lovable golden retriever named Cooper.