Tina Naremore Jones

Tina Naremore Jones, Ph.D., is provost and professor of English at the University of West Alabama. Previously, she served as vice president for the Division of Economic & Workforce Development. Dr. Jones was the founding director of the Center for the Study of the Black Belt, which serves as the management entity for the Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area. She has written for the Encyclopedia of AlabamaAlabama HeritageAlabama Review, and Tributaries. She is co-editor of Belles Letters: Contemporary Stories by Alabama Women, contributing author to Alabama Women: Their Lives and Times, and editor of Bridging Time: 175 Years at the University of West Alabama. Dr. Jones serves on the boards of the Alabama State Council on the Arts, Alabama Folklife Association, Alabama Main Street, and Black Belt Treasures. She and her husband Britt live in Livingston; they have one daughter, Jordan.