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    Mississippi University for Women
   
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin

13. Administration and Faculty


13.1 Administration

James B. Borsig (2012) President, Professor of Political Science, B.S., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi, Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Sheila Adams (1973) Dean, College of Nursing and Speech-Language Pathology, and Professor of Nursing, A.A., Sullins College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Emory University; Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Brian Anderson (1998) Dean, College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Political Science, B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Maridith W. Geuder (2012) Executive Director of University Relations, B.A., Millsaps College, M.A., University of Alabama

Amanda Clay Powers (2016) Dean of Library Services and Professor, B.A., Wellesley College; M.L.I.S., Simmons College

Martin L. Hatton (1992) Interim Dean, College of Education and Human Sciences, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Director of Graduate Studies, and Professor of Communication, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Carla Lowery (2001) Chief Information Officer, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.B.A., Mississippi State University

Nora R. Miller (2001) Senior Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.B.A., Mississippi State University

Jennifer M. Miles (2011) Vice President of Student Affairs, B.S., Florida State University, M.A., Ed.D., University of Alabama 

Thomas Richardson (1988) Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Professor of English, and Eudora Welty Chair; A.B., Davidson College; M.Ed., Ph.D., Duke University

Andrea Stevens (2001) Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations, B.S., Mississippi University for Women

Scott Tollison (2004) Associate Professor of Management Information Systems and Dean, College of Business and Professional Studies, B.B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

13.2 Faculty          

Sheila Adams (1973) Dean, College of Nursing and Speech-Language Pathology and Professor of Nursing, A.A., Sullins College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Emory University; Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Joe Alexander (2016) Assistant Professor of Music, B.M., East Carolina University; M.M., James Madison University; D.M.A., University of North Texas

Twila Alpe (2000) Professor of Education, B.S., Northeast Louisiana University; M.Ed., Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Brian Anderson (1998) Dean, College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Political Science, B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Nan Anderson (2013) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, A.D.N., B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Alabama-Huntsville

Leslie Arnold (2016) Instructor of Nursing, Tupelo RN-BSN, A.A.S., Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.S., Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences; M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Lisa Bailey (2014) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Hanna Bascomb (2011) Instructor of Nursing, Tupelo, RN-BSN Advanced Placement Option, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Mark Bean (1991) Director of QEP, Department Chair of Health and Kinesiology, and Professor of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., Mississippi State University; M.Ed., Northeast Louisiana University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Dorothy Berglund (2006) Associate Professor of Family Studies, B.A., M.S., New Mexico State University, Ph.D., University of New Mexico

William (Peppy) Biddy (1987) Professor of Theatre and Director of Graduate Theatre, B.F.A., University of Mississippi; M.F.A., Trinity University

Shelley Bock (2010) Associate Professor of Education and Director, Office of Field Experience, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Valentin Bogdan (2013) Assistant Professor of Music, B.M., Wayne State University; M.M., Michigan State University; M.M., D.M.A. University of Miami

Tammy Bolton (2014) Instructor of Nursing, ASN, A.D.N., Bevill State Community College; M.S.N., Walden University

Lauren Brandon (2003) Professor of Microbiology, Emma Sadler Moss Chair, B.S., Ohio State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Marty Brock (2010) Department Chair of Business and Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Edward Bruster (2013) Instructor of Physics, B.S., Grambling State University; M.S., Louisiana Tech University

Barbara Bryan (1999) Instructor of Nursing, ASN, A.S.N., B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Todd Bunnell (2003) Instructor of English and Director of Writing Center, B.A., Wright State University; M.A., Mississippi State University

Donna Burlingame (2004) Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.S., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi

Marie Byrne (1997) Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.S., East Stroudsburg State University; M.A., Trenton State College; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Michael Calvery (2009) Instructor of Nursing, Tupelo, RN-BSN Advanced Placement Option, B.S.N., Cumberland University; M.S.N., University of Alabama-Huntsville

Agnes Carino (2013) Assistant Professor of Mathematics, B.S., University of the Philippines-Los Baňos; M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

David Carter (2001) Department Chair of Theatre and Associate Professor of Theatre, B.A., University of North Carolina-Asheville; M.F.A., North Carolina School of the Arts

Allison Caston (2007) Instructor of Nursing, ASN, B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Ian Childers (2011) Assistant Professor of Art, B.F.A., Shorter University; M.F.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Elizabeth Ashley Chisolm (2013) Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Coordinator, Promotion and Outreach Activities, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; J.D., Mississippi College School of Law

April Coleman (2012) Assistant Professor of Education, B.S., M.A., Ed.S., University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Jolyn Cooke (2000) Instructor of Nursing, Tupelo, RN-BSN Advanced Placement Option, B.S.N., University of Southern Mississippi; M.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Hugh Cooper (2015) Instructor of Accounting, B.S., M.B.A., Mississippi State University

Nora Corrigan (2008) Associate Professor of English, B.A., College of William and Mary, M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Jeffrey Courtright (2013) Assistant Professor of Philosophy, B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University

Katie Cranston (2012) Instructor of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., M.P.H., Thomas Jefferson University

David Lee Crouse (2010) Assistant Professor of Theatre, B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.A., Louisiana Technological University; M.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi

Jonathan Cumberland (2013) Assistant Professor of Art, B.F.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

Amanda Dahl (2007) Interim Director and Instructor of Nutrition, B.S., M.S.; Mississippi State University

Sacha Dawkins (2004) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, A.D.N., Bevill State Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Brenda Dickey (2011) Assistant Professor of Education, B.A., Southeastern University; M.Ed., University of South Carolina; Ed.D., Regent University

Shawn Dickey (1999) Department Chair of Art and Design and Professor of Art, B.S., B.F.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.F.A., Texas Tech University

Kristi DiClemente (2015) Visiting Assistant Professor of History, B.A., Millersville University; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Thomas Dodson (2009) Instructor of Biology, B.S., M.S., Ohio University

Kimberly Dorsey (2008) Professor of Management, B.B.A., Mississippi State University; M.B.A., Ph.D., Jackson State University

Carol Dowdy (2013) Chef Instructor of Culinary Arts, B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University

Kendall Dunkelberg (1994) Director, MFA Creative Writing Program and Professor of English, B.A., Knox College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Cherry Dunn (1999) Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, B.M.E., Mississippi University for Women; M.M., D.M.A., University of Alabama

Elaine Evans (1986) Instructor of Accounting, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Susan Ficken (2013) Assistant Professor of Mathematics, B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.S., Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Dionne Fortenberry (2000) Department Chair of Sciences and Mathematics and Professor of Chemistry, B.S., Dillard University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

K. Randell Foxworth (2008) Professor of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Ann Fletchall Frazier (2013) Visiting Assistant Professor of Geography, B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University

Bobby Fugitt (1999) Associate Professor of Library Services, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.L.S., University of Alabama

Bobby Fuller (2010) Instructor of Education, B.S., Mississippi State University, M.Ed., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Gillian Furniss (2014) Assistant Professor of Art Education, B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.A., Ed.D., Teachers College Columbia University

Wesley Garrett (2009) Director of Legal Studies and Associate Professor of Legal Studies, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; J.D., The University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Robert Gibson (1989) Professor of Art, B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.F.A., University of Tennessee

April Greenway (2016) Instructor of Nursing, Tupelo RN-BSN, A.A.S., Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.A., Mississippi State University; M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Lisa Griffin (2015) Instructor of Nursing, ASN, A.S.N., B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Thomas Haffey (2010) Instructor of Marketing, B.B.A., M.B.A., Mississippi State University

Elizabeth Haley (2016) Assistant Professor of Music Therapy, B.S., Fredonia State University-New York; M.S., Radford University

Amber Handy (2011) Director, Center for Teaching and Learning and Assistant Professor of History, A.B., Mount Holyoke College, P.H.M., Trinity College Dublin; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Joshua Hanes (2008) Associate Professor of Mathematics, B.S., Millsaps College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Lynn Hanson (2002) Speech-Language Pathologist and Graduate Practicum Coordinator, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women

Rita Hargett (2013) Instructor of Nursing, ASN, B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Eric Harlan (1991) Instructor of Broadcasting, B.A., M.A., Western Kentucky University

Michelle Harmon (1982) Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Alexei Harrison (2012) Chef Instructor-Culinary Arts, Hinds Community College Campus, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Martin Hatton (1992) Interim Dean, College of Education and Human Sciences, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Director of Graduate Studies, and Professor of Communication, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Mary Hawkins (2014) Chef Instructor, Culinary Arts/Certificate Program Coordinator, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., Mississippi State University

Lynn Healy (2014) Assistant Professor of Spanish, B.A., M.A., Loyola University-Chicago; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Ghanshyam Heda (2008) Associate Professor of Biology, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Osmania University-India

Jessica Henry (2014) Assistant Professor of Culinary Arts, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., Auburn University

Melesia Henry (2013) Assistant Professor of Nursing, BSN; B.S.N., Mississippi College; M.S.N., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., Capella University

Bryan Hilliard (2005) Professor of Philosophy, B.A., Elon University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Chrystal Hodges (2013) Assistant Professor of Education, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., University of Mississippi

Richard Holden (2002) Professor of Education, B.S., South Dakota State University; M.S., Troy State University; M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Erinn Holloway (2007) Coordinator of Study Abroad Program and Instructor of Spanish, B.A., M.A., Mississippi State University; J.D., California Western School of Law

Jonathon Hooks (2008) Assistant Professor of History and Secondary Social Studies Education, B.A., Elon University; M.A., East Carolina University; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Clara Hurd (2011) Instructor of Nursing, Tupelo RN-BSN Advanced Placement Option, B.S.N., University of North Alabama, M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Jessica Jeremiah (2005) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, B.S., M.S., University of Pennsylvania

Monica Johnson (2016) Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.S., University of Mississippi; M.S. University of Louisiana

Beverly Joyce (2003) Professor of Art, B.F.A., Memphis College of Art; M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Kansas

Erin Kempker (2008) Chair, Department of History, Political Science, and Geography and Associate Professor of History, B.S., Central Missouri State University; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University 

Dorothy Kerzel (1997) Professor of Mathematics, B.S., Lewis and Clark College; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., Washington State University

Russell King (2008) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, B.S.N., University of Memphis; M.S.N., Arkansas State University

Holleen Krogh (2000) Department Chair of Psychology and Family Studies and Professor of Psychology, B.A., University of Texas; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Brandy Larmon (2008) Associate Professor of Nursing, ASN, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center; Ed.D Delta State University

Dee Larson (1998) Professor of Management and Marketing, B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Thomas Lee (2016) Visiting Assistant Professor of English/Creative Writing, B.A., M.S., Mississippi State University; M.F.A., Spalding University

Youn Mi Lee (2006) Associate Professor of Family Studies, B.A., M.A., Sook Myung Women’s University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Alena Lester (2016) Assistant Professor of Graduate Nursing, A.A.S., Mississippi Delta Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P., Mississippi University for Women

Xiaoxia Li (2007) Associate Professor of Chemistry, B.E., Chongging University; M.S., Zhejiang University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carla Lowery (2001) Chief Information Officer and Instructor of Management Information Systems, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., Mississippi State University

Andrew Luccasen, III (2010) Associate Professor of Finance and Economics; B.S., Birmingham-Southern College; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Paul Mack (2006) Professor of Biology, B.S., University of California-Riverside; M.S., University of California-Davis; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Mallory Malkin (2014) Assistant Professor of Psychology, B.A., Guilford College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Kathrynmay Malone (2015) Instructor of Health and Kinesiology, A.A., State University of New York Broome Community College; B.S., Cornell University; M.A., Teachers College Columbia University

Ashley Matthews (2016) Instructor of Education, B.S., Mississippi State University; M.Ed., Mississippi University for Women

Steven McCorkle (2013) Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University

Tammie McCoy (1999) Department Chair of BSN Program and Professor of Nursing, BSN, A.A., Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.A., B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Mary Miller (2016) Visiting Assistant Professor of English/Creative Writing, B.A., Mississippi State University; M.A., the University of Southern Mississippi; M.F.A., The University of Texas-Austin

Linda Mills (Cox) (1987) Professor of Nursing, Tupelo RN-BSN Advanced Placement Option, B.S.N., Florida State University: M.S.N., University of Alabama; Ed.D., University of Mississippi

Lindsay Mitchell (2016) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, A.A., Itawamba Community College; B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Amy Mobley (2016) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, A.A.S., Itawamba Community College; B.S.N., University of North Alabama

Gladys Mooneyham (2011) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, B.S.N., M.S.N., University of North Alabama                                              

Julia Mortyakova (2012) Department Chair of Music and Associate Professor of Music, B.M., M.A., D.M.A., University of Miami-Coral Gables

Chad Murphy (2012) Assistant Professor of Health and Kinesiology, B.A., University of Mississippi; M.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Karen Nabors (1992) Professor of Nursing, ASN, B.S.N., University of Alabama; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; Ed.D., University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Bonnie Oppenheimer (1998) Associate Department Chair of Sciences and Mathematics and Professor of Mathematics, B.S., B.M., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.A.T., University of Chicago; M.A., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin

Carmen Osburn (2005) Associate Professor of Music, B.S., Tennessee Technological University; M.A., Drexel University

Amy Pardo (1997) Professor of English, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Carolyn Payne-Purvis (2014) Assistant Professor of Health Education, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

Sally Pearson (2001) Assistant Professor of Nursing, BSN, B.S.N.University of Mississippi Medical Center; M.S.N., D.N.P., Mississippi University for Women

Bridget Pieschel (1983) Department Chair of Language, Literature and Philosophy, Professor of English and Director of the Center of Women’s Research and Public Policy, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ph.D., University of Alabama

George Pinchuk (2004) Professor of Microbiology, M.D., Kyiv Medical University; Ph.D., Academy of Medical Sciences, USSR

Irene Pintado (2007) Associate Professor of Health Education, Emma Ody Pohl Chair, and Coordinator of Graduate Studies in Health Education, B.S., Barry University, M.Ph., University of Utah, Ph.D., University of South Florida

Amanda Clay Powers (2016) Dean of Library Services and Professor, B.A., Wellesley College; M.L.I.S., Simmons College

Leigh Ann Puckett (2012) Instructor of Nursing, Tupelo RN-BSN, Advanced Placement Option, B.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center, M.S.N., Delta State University

Chanley Rainey (2016) Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, B.A., Huntington College; Pd.D., The University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Thomas Richardson (1988) Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of English, and Eudora Welty Chair, A.B., Davidson College; M.Ed., Ph.D., Duke University

Debbie Ricks (2012) Instructor of Nursing, Tupelo RN-BSN, Advanced Placement Option, B.S.N., University of North Alabama; M.S.N., University of Alabama-Birmingham

Monica Riley (2004) Department Chair of Education and Professor of Education, B.A., Southeastern University; M.A., University of West Florida; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Van Roberts (1988) Professor of Communication, B.A., Mississippi State University; M.A., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Jiben Roy (2004) Professor of Chemistry, B.S., M.S., University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Mary Helen Ruffin (2012) Assistant Professor of Nursing, ASN, B.S.N., M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Clara Rustin (1994) Associate Professor of Nursing, ASN, A.S.N., Pearl River Junior College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; D.N.P., Samford University

Sarah Shotts (2015) Instructor of Theatre, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Goldsmiths University of London

Blanca Simmons Diez (2013) Instructor of Biology, B.S., California State University; Ph.D., Autónoma State University of Madrid

Adrian Sligh (2011) Instructor of Nursing, ASN, B.S., The University of Mississippi; B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Barry Smith (2006) Department Chair of Communication and Professor of Communication, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama

Carrie Smith (2015) Assistant Professor of Audiology, B.A., Au,D., The University of Southern Mississippi

Cathy Smith (2004) Assistant Professor of Nursing, BSN, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Alabama-Huntsville; D.N.P., Samford University

David Smith (1983) Professor of Paralegal Studies, B.S., Carson-Newman College; J.D., University of Mississippi

Melissa Smith (2011) Assistant Professor of Communication and Gibbons Chair of Journalism, B.A., Auburn University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Michael Smith (2007) Associate Professor of English, B.A., Mississippi State University; M.Ed., William Carey University; Ph.D., The University of Southern Mississippi

Alexander Stelioes-Willis (2003) Associate Professor of Art, B.F.A., Washington University; M.F.A., Indiana University

Maria Stephens (2005) Department Chair of Associate Nursing and Associate Professor of Nursing, A.S.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; D.N.P., Samford University

Phillip Stockton (2013) Assistant Professor of Choral/Music Education, B.M., Auburn University; M.M., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Leslie Stratyner (1997) Professor of English, B.A., M.A., University of New York-Albany; Ph.D., Louisiana State University and A&M College

Tara Sullivan (2012) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, A.S.N., Bevill State Community College; M.S.N., Samford University

Amanda Thacker (2015) Chef Instructor, Culinary Arts-MGCCC-Jefferson Davis Campus, A.A., Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, B.S., Mississippi University for Women

Pamela Thomas (2003) Instructor of Nursing, A.S.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

James Terry Todd (2008) Assistant Professor of Nursing,Tupelo RN-BSN Advanced Placement Option, A.S.N., Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of North Alabama; D.N.P., Samford University

Scott Tollison (2004) Dean, College of Business and Professional Studies and Professor of Management Information Systems, B.B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Joy Townsend (1995) Interim Department Chair of Speech-Language Pathology and Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.A., University of Mississippi; M.S., Mississippi University for Women

Royal Toy (2009), Associate Professor of Education, A.A., Brigham Young University; B.M.E., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado

Thomas Velek (1997) Professor of History, B.A., Millikin University; M.A., J.D., Washington University School of Law; Ph.D., Edinburgh University-Scotland

Dana Walker (2012) Coordinator, Tupelo RN-BSN Advanced Placement Option, and Instructor of Nursing, Tupelo RN-BSN, B.S.N., M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Derek Webb (2012) Assistant Professor/Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist, B.A., Texas Tech University; M.A., University of Notre Dame; M.L.S., Indiana University

Nicole Welch (2008) Professor of Biology, B.S., M.S., Marshall University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Nancy Wheeley (1967) Assistant Professor of Library Services, B.A., Muskingum College; M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh

Kim Whitehead (2004) Interim Director of Ina E. Gordy Honors College and Associate Professor of English and Religion, B.A., Jacksonville State University; M.Div., Southern Seminary; Ph.D., Emory University

Ross Whitwam (1999) Professor of Biology, B.S., M.S., Carleton University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Donna Williams (2015) Assistant Professor of Nursing, Tupelo RN-BSN Advanced Placement Option; A.S.N. Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., The University of Southern Mississippi; D.N.P., Samford University

John Williams (2010) Instructor of Accounting, B.A., Sewanee-The University of the South; M.B.A., The University of Mississippi

Meagan Wood (2016) Assistant Professor of Psychology, B.A., Valdosta State University; M.A., The University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Janet Woodcock (2007) Visiting Instructor of English, B.A., M.A., Mississippi State University

Cathy Young (2003) Coordinator of Information Literacy Programs/Reference Services and Associate Professor of Library Services, B.S., Mississippi State University; M.L.S., University of Alabama

13.3 Child and Parent Development Center

Penny Sansing Mansell (2016) Director, A.A., East Mississippi Community College; B.S., Mississippi University for Women

Mariah Conley (2016) Care Teacher, B.S., Mississippi Univerisity for Women

Rebecca Morton (2010) Care Teacher, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., Mississippi State University

Chandra Steele (2002) Teacher, B.S., Mississippi University for Women

Kayla Tate (2016) Care Teacher, A.A., East Mississippi Community College; B.S. Mississippi University for Women; M.S. University of Southern Mississippi

13.4 Emeriti Administration

Claudia A. Limbert (2002-2010) President Emerita, B.A., Bethel College, M.A., Ph.D., Boston University

Clyda S. Rent (1989-2001) President Emerita , A.B., M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Gail Gunter (1974-2016) Dean of Library Services Emerita and Associate Professor B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.L.S., University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Hal E. Jenkins, II (1999-2011) Dean Emeriti of College of Education and Human Sciences and Professor of Education, B.S.E., Delta State University; M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Helen Sue Jolly (2005-2015) Dean Emerita, College of Education and Human Science and Professor Emerita of Education, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

13.5 Emeriti Faculty

Jessica Lynn Alexander (1975-2008) Assistant Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Mississippi

James Allen (1965-2014) Associate Professor Emeritus of Music, B.M., M.M., University of Southern Mississippi

Suzanne Meriweather Bean (1989-2008) Professor Emerita of Education, B.S., Delta State University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Suzanne L. Bennett (1981-2007) Assistant Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.A., Harding University; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Laverne Bray (1966-1976) Assistant Professor Emerita of Business, B.A., Blue Mountain College; M.B.Ed., University of Mississippi

Gloria Bunnell (1996-97, 1999-2016) Professor Emerita of English, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Dorothy Burdeshaw (1973-1994) Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, A.B., Judson College; M.S., Louisiana State University; Ed.D., University of Texas

Mary Patricia Curtis (1979-2003) Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S.N., Marquette University; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Hubert James Davidson, Jr. (1975-2007) Professor Emeritus of Paralegal Studies, B.A., J.D., University of Mississippi

Carl J. Doumit (1973-2004) Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, B.S., University of Southwestern Louisiana; M.A.T., M.S., Ph.D., Tulane University

Lawrence L. Feeney (1968-2003) Professor Emeritus of Art, B.A., St. Ambrose College; M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa

Jon R. Fortman (1968-2004) Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, B.S., University of Florida; M.Ed., Louisiana State University; M.A., Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

David H. Frank (1965-2001) Professor Emeritus of Art, B.S., University of Minnesota; M.F.A., Tulane University

Barbara Ann Garrett (1967-1991) Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.Ed., Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Janice Giallourakis (1983-2013) Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S.N., Alverno College; M.S.N., Case Western Reserve University

Robert I. Gilbert (1954-1967; 1968-1980) Professor Emeritus of Sociology, B.A., M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., Florida State University

Theo J. Gordon (1973-1999) Assistant Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S., M.S., Rutgers University

Jane Hinton (1974-2005) Professor Emerita of English, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Rita Hinton (1993-2012) Professor Emerita of Philosophy, B.S., Mississippi State University; M.A., University of South Carolina: Ph.D., University of Georgia

Ginger Y. Hitt (1966-1968; 1971-1997) Professor Emerita of English, B.A., Blue Mountain College; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Jane C. Hodges (1971-1996) Professor Emerita of Education, B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi University for Women; Ed.D., University of Mississippi

Charlie M. Holcomb (1959-1991) Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, B.A., William Carey College; B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi State University; M.S., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., Florida State University

Sarah Howell (1972-2011) Emerita Assistant Professor of Associate Nursing, A.D.N., B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center

James W. Hunt (1963-1989) Professor Emeritus of Education, B.S., Mississippi College; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Mississippi

Joyce M. Hunt (1976-2009; 2012-2016) Professor Emerita of Business, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Mary Jo Kirkpatrick (1976-2015) Assistant Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S.N., University of Mississippi; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

R. Bruce Lacey (1973-2003) Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, A.B., Albion College; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Bonnie E. Lockard (1977-2000) Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama; Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Thomas Michael Longton (1990-2015) Associate Professor Emeritus of Spanish, B.A., M.A., University of Arizona; M.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Linda Mahoney (2005-2016) Professor Emerita of Education, B.A., Goshen College; M.Ed., Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Commerce

Sula Johnson Marsalis (1958-1978) Professor Emerita of Chemistry, B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.S., University of Mississippi; Ed.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Patricia H. Matthes (1980-2004) Professor Emerita of Library Services, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.L.S., University of Alabama

Margaret E. McClintock (1996-2009) Professor Emerita of Management Information Systems, B.S., San Diego State University; M.B.A., Ph.D., Ohio University

Betty Joyce Metheny (1992-2005) Assistant Professor Emerita of Nursing, A.D.N., San Antonio Junior College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Richard Millikin (1992-2013) Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Family Studies and Professor of Psychology, B.A., University of Hawaii; M.Ed., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Linda S. Mills (1987) Professor Emerita of Nursing, BSN-Tupelo, B.S.N., Florida State University; M.S.N., University of Alabama; Ed.D., University of Mississippi

Martha Jo Mims (1970-2000) Professor Emerita of Human Sciences, B.S., M.S., Ed.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ph.D., Florida State University

Deborah Miranda (1994-2015) Professor Emerita of Nursing, BSN, A.D.N., Morehead State University; B.S.N., University of Kentucky; M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Mary Alyce Mize (1973-1998) Professor Emerita of Education, B.A., Birmingham Southern College; M.A., Ed.D., University of Alabama

Richard Montalto (1988-2016) Professor Emeritus of Music, B.A., University of New Orleans; M.A., Tulane University; D.M.A., University of North Texas

Barbara Moore (1996-2011) Emerita Professor of Gifted Studies, B.S., Northwestern University; M.A., San Francisco State University; M.S., University of Southern Maine; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Thomas D. Nawrocki (1970-2012) Professor Emeritus of Art, B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A., University of Wisconsin

Carol Ottinger (1965-1990) Professor Emerita of Mathematics, B.S.Ed., Arkansas College; M.S., Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

William S. Parker (1974-2007) Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, B.A., Wabash College; M.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Utah

M. Judy Pate (1973-1998) Assistant Professor Emerita of Mathematics, B.A., Harding College, M.Ed., M.C.S., Mississippi State University; Ed.S., Mississippi University for Women

David L. Payne (1967-1968; 1969-1992) Professor Emeritus of Library Services, B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University; M.L.S., University of Alabama; Ed.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Stephen R. Pieschel (1967-1992) Assistant Professor Emeritus of English, B.A., St. Louis University; M.A., University of Mississippi

Billy Dean Pounds (1959-1997) Professor Emeritus of Paralegal Studies, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., Mississippi State University

R. Glenn Rhyne, Jr. (2001-2010) Professor of Economics, B.S. Western Carolina University; M.A., Appalachian State University; D.B.A. Mississippi State University

Alma J. Roberts (1966-1981) Assistant Professor Emerita of Business, B.S., Livingston University; M.E., University of Texas, Austin

James Roth (2000-2016) Professor of Psychology, B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Ohio State University; M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., Harvard University

Sarah P. Sanders (1971-1995) Professor Emerita of Home Economics, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Florida State University

Robert Seney (1993-2006) Professor Emeritus of Gifted Studies, B.A., University of Missouri; M.Div., Nashotah House; Ed.D., University of Houston

Harry L. Sherman (1961-1992) Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, B.S., Jacksonville State College; M.S., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Jo Edna Spearman (1974-2005) Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., North Texas State University; M.A., University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University

Carole Ann Stewart (1972-2001) Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., Murray State University; M.S., Indiana University; Ed.D., University of Mississippi

Rebecca S. Stockwell (1964-1992) Professor Emerita of History, B.A., LaGrange College; M.A., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Marilyn R. Swingle (1967-1992) Professor Emerita of Music, B.M., M.M., Ph.D., Florida State University

Joan T. Thomas (1961-1987) Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Martha Fulton Wells (1964-1996) Emma Ody Pohl Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., University of Montevallo; M.S., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Florida State University

Cyril John Wierengo (1967-1993) Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, B.A., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Shaochen Yang (1988-2012) Professor Emerita of Mathematics, B.S., National Chengchi University (Taiwan); M.S., Marquette University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee