James B Angel



Educational Information

  • Ph.D., The University of Tennesee
  • M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • B.S., U.S. Naval Academy


Fitness and Health

Contact Information

Email: jbangel@samford.edu
Phone: 726-2717
Fax: 726-2607
Office: 308B

Biographical Information

Dr. Angel has been a member of the Samford faculty for almost thirty years.  He has served a Chair of the Department of Excercise Science and Sports Medicine, Associate Dean of Budgets for the School of Education and Professional Studies and  is currently a Professor in the Kinesiology Department of the College of Health Sciences.  Dr. Angel served in the U.S. Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer, he is an active member and Fitness Coordinator for First Baptist Church in Helena, he has had numerous professional publications and presentations throughout his career.  He has been married to Linda L. Angel for 46 years and has two children and four grandchildren. 

  • Outstanding Spiritual Impact Award - The School of Education and Professional Studies (2012)
  • The George Macon Award for Teaching - Samford University (2012)
  • Outstanding Teaching Award - The School of Education and Professional Studies (2011)
  • Birmingham DA-SH Magazine - Quarterly Column