Dr. Timothy Broughton of Bishop State Community College in Mobile has been appointed to the United States Sports Academy’s Board of Trustees.

Broughton, who lives in Mobile, has been the director of teaching and learning center/athletics director at Bishop State since 2005. Before ascending to that position he served as an instructor at Bishop State, Clark Atlanta University and Spelman College. He also served a year at Harvard University as an administrative fellow starting in August of 2003, where he worked with the Harvard Medical School faculty, staff and students to enhance faculty development and curriculum reform.

Broughton earned his Doctor of Arts in Humanities in History from Clark Atlanta University in 2003, and in 1994 obtained his master’s in Religion at the Morehouse School of Religion at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta. He earned his undergraduate degree in Sociology from Spring Hill College in Mobile.

Broughton is also an accomplished author, with a number of articles and short biographies that have been published. Among his works is the “Birth of the Civil Rights Movement in Mobile, Alabama,” by the New England Journal of History in the fall of 2009. He also co-authored “Culturally Competent Care Education at Harvard University Medical School,” which was submitted to Civil Rights Project of Harvard University, in 2005.