Conference Chair, NASPA-AL
Conference Chair | Interim Director of the Blackburn Institute
The University of Alabama
Jerran Hill joined The University of Alabama in 2016 and currently serves as the Interim Director of the Blackburn Institute, a leadership development program with a civic engagement focus on improving the state of Alabama. With a decade of experience in higher education, he previously served as a Senior Military Science Instructor at Marion Military Institute and taught adjunct courses at Judson College and Concordia College Alabama. Jerran is a former U. S. Army Captain and combat veteran, earning a Bronze Star for his service in Iraq. His community involvement includes service with Leadership Tuscaloosa, the Lions Club, and mentoring programs for young men. Jerran is an alumnus of Alabama A&M University (Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning) and Samford University (Master of Divinity). He resides in Helena with his wife and two children.