Oct 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin

13. Administration and Faculty


13.1 Administration

Nora R. Miller (2001) President, B.A., M.S., Mississippi University for Women, M.B,A., 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

Marty Brock (2010) Interim Dean, College of Business and Professional Studies and Professor of Management Information Systems, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Karen Clay (2014) University Council, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., University of Tennessee; J.D., Mississippi College

Mark Ellard (2019) Vice President for Administration/CFO

Martin L. Hatton (1992) 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

Tammie McCoy  (1999) Dean College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and Professor of Nursing, A.A., Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.A., B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Mississippi

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

Anika Perkins (1999) Executive Director of University Relations, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Kent State University

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

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

Scott Tollison (2004) Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, B.B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Jason Trufant () Director of Athletics and Recreation, B.A., University at Albany; M.S., Frostburg State University

13.2 Faculty          

Emmanuel Ahua (2019) Assistant Professor of Health Education, R.N., Bom General Hospital Nigeria; B.S., Eastern Washington University; M.S., University of Central Missouri, H.S.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

Ashley Alexander (2019) Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women

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

Kristy Alpe (2019) Assistant Professor of Health Care Managment, B.S., University of Mississippi Medical Center; M.S., Mississippi State University; D.H.A., University of Mississippi Medical Center

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

Leslie Arnold (2016) Assistant Professor 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; D.N.P., Samford University

Laura Ball (2019) Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.A., B.S., West Virginia University; M.A., University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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) 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

Kelly Bennett (2018) Assistant Professor of Education, B.S. Mississippi University for Women; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Mississippi

Dorothy Berglund (2006) Department Chair and Professor of Psychology and Family Studies, B.A., M.S., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Valentin Bogdan (2013) Associate 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

Nichole Bonaventure-Larson (2019) Assistant Professor/Collection Development Librarian, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.L.I.S., San Jose State 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) Interim Dean of Business and Professional Studies and 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

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

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) Associate Professor of Art, B.F.A., Shorter University; M.F.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst

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

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

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

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

Shanna Cummings (2018) Instructor of Nursing, ASN, BSN, University of North Alabama; MSN, University of Mississippi Medical School

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

LeeAnn Davis (2019) Instructor of Nursing, RN-BSN, A.A., Itawamba Community College; B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Sacha Dawkins (2004) Assistant Professor of Nursing, BSN, A.D.N., Bevill State Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; D.N.P., Samford 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) 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., Western Kentucky University; M.S., Ohio University

Josh Dohmen (2018) Assistant Professor of Philosophy, B.A., Simpson College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Memphis

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) Department Chair of Languages, Literature, and Philosophy, Director, MFA Creative Writing Program and Professor of English, B.A., Knox College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

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

Candace Evans (2018) Instructor of Nursing, ASN, A.A., Jones County Junior College, B.S., Mississippi State University; B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Rose Ford (2019) Instructor of Education/JumpStart Coordinator, B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi University for Women

Dionne Fortenberry (2000) Professor of Chemistry, B.S., Dillard University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Elizabeth Fountain (2017) Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S.N., A.A., Hinds Communicty College-Raymond, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.N., University of Alabama-Birmingham; D.N.P., Samford 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

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

Karen George (2018) Coordinator, Advance Placement Option and Instructor of Nursing RN-BSN, A.D.N., Itawamba Community College; B.S., University of North Alabama; M.S.N., Delta State University

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; D.N.P., Samford University

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 and Management, B.B.A., M.B.A., Mississippi State University

Travis Hagey (2018) Assistant Professor of Biology, B.S., Western Washington University; Ph.D., University of Idaho

Amber Handy (2011) Director, Kossen Center for Teaching and Learning and Associate 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) Clinic Director and Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women

Alina M. Harges (2019 Assistant Professor of Education, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of Mississippi

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

Alexei Harrison (2012) Director and Assistant Professor of the Culinary Arts Institute, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Martin Hatton (1992) Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Division Head of Education and Outreach, 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

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

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

Lisa Hester (2018) Assistant Professor of Nursing, A.D.N., Itawamba Community College; B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center; D.N.P, Samford University

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

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

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) Associate Professor of History and Secondary Social Studies Education, B.A., Elon University; M.A., East Carolina University; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Janette Hreish (2019) Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.S. Mississippi University for Women; M.S., The University of Southern Mississippi

Susan Hurley (2016) Assistant Professor of Voice, B.M., Rutgers University; M.M., Rice University; D.M.A., Arizona State University

Elizabeth Jones (2019) Visiting Instructor of Music, B.A., Mississippi State University; M.M., Georgia State University

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

Stephanie Kelley (2017) Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women

Erin Kempker (2008) Chair, Department of History, Political Science, and Geography and 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

Hwamog Kim (2019) Assistant Professor of Mathematics, B.S., Sejong University; Ph.D. , Mississippi State University

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

Brandy Larmon (2008) Department Chair of Associate of Science in Nursing and 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) Interim Department Chair of Business and Professor of Management and Marketing, B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Thomas Lee (2016) 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

Constance Lee (2018) Collections Development Librarian and Assistant Professor. A.A.S., Illinois Central College; B.S., MacMurray College; M.S., Illinois Benedictine College; M.L.I.S., Wayne State University

Shana Lenoir (2018) Instructor of Nursing, ASN, BSN, University of North Alabama; MSN University of Mississippi Medical Center

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

Tina Long (2018) Instructor of Nursing, ASN, A.D.N., Bevill State Community College; M.S.N., Samford University

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) Professor of Finance and Economics; B.S., Birmingham-Southern College; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

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

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

Hunter Manasco (2018) Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.A., Birmingham-Southern College; B.S., M.S., University of Montevallo; Ph.D., University of South Alabama

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

Jim McAnally (2019) Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, B.F.A., Birmingham Southern College; M.F.A., Louisiana Tech University

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

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

Linda McNeely (2017) Assistant Professor of Management, B.S., University of Illinois-Urbana; M.B.A., Butler University; Ph.D., International School of Management

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; D.N.P., Samford University

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 Professor of Music, B.M., Vanderbilt University; M.A., New York University; D.M.A., University of Miami-Coral Gables

Chad Murphy (2012) Associate 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

Kathy Newman (2018) Assistant Professor of Theatre. A.A., North Greenville University; B.A., LaGrange College; M.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi

Benjamin Onyeagucha (2019) Assistant Professor of Biology, B.S., M.S., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Bonnie Oppenheimer (1998) 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

Angela Orsborn (2018) Instructor of Nursing, ASN, A.A.A., Itawamba Community College; B.S.N., University of North Alabama; M.S. Mississippi University for Women

Andrea Osbirn (2019) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, A.A., Itawamba Community College; B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Carmen Osburn (2005) 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

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

Deana Pendley (2019) Visiting Instructor of Education and Program Support Specialist, B.A., University of Mississippi; M.Ed., Mississippi College

Brett Pickens (2018) Instructor of Nursing. A.A.S., Itawamba Community College; B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., Western Governors University; D.N.P., Samford University

Bridget Pieschel (1983) 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

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) Assistant Professor of Nursing, Tupelo RN-BSN, Advanced Placement Option, B.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center, M.S.N., Delta State University; D.N.P., Samford University

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

Hillary Richardson (2017) Associate Professor, Undergraduate Research Coordinator and Information Literacy Librarian, B.A., Millsaps College, M.A., University of Mississippi; M.L.I.S., University of Southern Mississippi

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

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

Brandon Robinson (2019) Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Bands, B.M.E., M.M., Arkansas State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

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

Mary Helen Ruffin (2012) Associate Professor of Nursing, ASN, B.S.N., M.S.N., University of North Alabama; Ph.D., William Carey University

Clara Rustin (1994) 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

Robert Sample (2019) Assistant Professor of Microbiology, A.S., Lincoln Land Community College; A.G.E., Lincoln Land Community College; A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force; M.S., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Maria Scott (2005) Department Chair of Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Professor of Nursing, A.S.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University of Women; D.N.P., Samford University

Kathy Shapley (2018) Department Chair of Speech-Language Pathology and Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.A. University of Houston; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Amber Lynn Shaw (2017) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, A.A.S., Bevill State Community College; M.S.N., Nebraska Meth College of Nursing/All

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) Assistant Professor of Nursing, ASN, B.S., The University of Mississippi; B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of North Alabama; D.N.P., Samford University

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

Cathy Smith (2004) Associate 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 Legal Studies, B.S., Carson-Newman College; J.D., University of Mississippi

Melissa Smith (2011) Associate 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

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

Hannah Sumerford (2017) Assistant Professor of Nursing, BSN, Itawamba Community College-Tupelo; B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.N., University of Alabama-Birmingham; D.N.P., Samford University

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

Leigh Todd (2017) Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, Director, Office of Field Experience, B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi University for Women; Ed.S., Mississippi State University

James Terry Todd (2008) Associate 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) Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Management Information Systems, B.B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Laura Beth Turner (2017) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

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

Reyna Vergara (2019) Assistant Professor of Spanish, B.S., M.Div., Baylor University; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Elaine Walker (2019) Assistant Professor/Graduate Studies Librarian, B.S., University of South Alabama; M.L.I.S., University of Southern Mississippi

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

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) Associate 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

Brandy Wilson (2018) Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing, B.A., University of Arkansas; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., Florida State University

Clifton Wingard (2019) Professor of Mathematics, B.S., Belhaven University; M.S., Ph.D., The University of Mississippi

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

Christopher Wright (2018) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, L.P.N., East Mississippi Community College; A.S.N., B.S., B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Lestonio Yarbrough (2019) Instructor of Management, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., Troy University

13.3 Child and Parent Development Center

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

Beth Bryan Fullerton (2019) Lead Early Childhood Professional, B.S. Mississippi State University

Miracle Gandy (2019) Early Childhood Professional, B.S. Mississippi University for Women

Bobbye Harrison (2017)Lead Early Childhood Professional, B.S. Mississippi University for Women

Francisco Lopes (2016) Early Childhood Professional, B.A., Central Bible College

Sherriee Sanders (2019) Lead Early Childhood Professional, B.S. Mississippi University for Women

Chandra Steele (1999) Lead Early Childhood Professional, B.S., Mississippi University for Women

 

 

13.4 Emeriti Administration

Sheila Adams (1973-2018) Dean of College of Nursing and Health Sciences and Professor of Nursing, A.A., Sullins College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Emory University; Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Jim Borsig (2012-2018) President Emeriti, B.S., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Mississippi 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

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

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

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

William (Peppy) Biddy (1987-2018) Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Director of Graduate Theatre, B.F.A. University of Mississippi; M.F.A., Trinity University

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

Marie Byrne (1997-2018) Professor Emerita of Speech-Language Pathology, B.S. East Stroudsburg State University; M.A., Trenton State College; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

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

Cherry Dunn (1999-2019) Visiting Assistant Professor Emerita of Music, B.M.E., Mississippi University for Women; M.M., D.M.A., University of Alabama

Elaine Evans (1986-2017) Professor Emerita of Accounting, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women, E.D.D, Mississippi State 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

K. Randell Foxworth (2008-2019) Professor Emeritus of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., M.S., 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

Michelle Harmon (1982-2018) Professor Emerita of Speech-Language Pathology, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ph.D., Mississippi State 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-Crater (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

Richard Holden (2002-2017) Professor Emeritus of Education, B.S., South Dakota State University; M.S., Troy University; M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi 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

Paul Mack (2006-2017) Professor Emeritus of Biology, B.S., University of California-Riverside; M.S., University of California-Davis; Ph.D., University of Georgia

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

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. (Cox) 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

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

George Pinchuk (2004-2019) Professor Emeritus of Microbiology, M.D., Kyiv Medical University; Ph.D., Academy of Medical Sciences, USSR

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

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

Patricia Smyth (1994, 2006-2017) Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S.N., State University of New York; M.S.N., University of Pittsburg; D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

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

Joy Townsend (1995-2018) Assistant Professor Emerita of Speech-Language Pathology, B.A., University of Mississippi; M.S., Mississippi University for Women

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

Nancy Wheeley (1967-2017) Assistant Professor Emerita of Library Services, Muskingum College; M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh

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