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Faculty of Mississippi University for Women

2017-2018 Academic Year

John Adams (2017) Visiting Professor of Psychology, B.A., George Washington University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama

Sheila Adams (1973) Dean, 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

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, Sciences, and Education 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, B.S., Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences; A.A.S., Northeast Mississippi Community College; M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Lisa Bailey (2015) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Hanna Bascomb (2011) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, 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

Tiffany Bowman (2017) Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.A., M.S., University of Alabama

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 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 

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, BSN-Tupelo, 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) 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 and Coordinator, Promotion and Outreach Activities, 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) Associate 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

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) Instructor of Nutrition, B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University 

Sueanne Davidson (2006) Associate Professor of Nursing, MSN, B.S.N., University of Alabama; M.S.N., D.N.P., University of Alabama-Birmingham

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) Associate 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

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 

Elizabeth Fountain (2017) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., A.A., Hinds Community College-Raymond, B.S.N, Mississippi University for Women; M. N., University of Alabama-Birmingham

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

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

Lorraine Gaddis (2013) Associate Professor of Nursing, MSN, B.S.N., University of North Alabama; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

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

Teresa Hamill (1993) Chair and Assistant Professor of Graduate Nursing, MSN, B.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center; M.S.N., University of Texas; F.N.P. Certificate, D.N.P., Mississippi University for Women

Amber Handy (2011) Director, 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) Speech-Language Pathologist and Graduate Practicum Coordinator, B.S., M.S., 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) 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, 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., Ohio State University

Ghanshyam Heda (2008) 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 

Rita Hinton (1993) (2017) Professor Emerita of Philosophy, B.S., Mississippi State University, M.A., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Chrystal Hodges (2013) Assistant 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

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

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

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 

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 Jo Lambert (2017) Instructor of Graduate Nursing, A. A. S., Northeast Community College, B.H.S.C, Baptist Memorial College Health Sciences, P.M.C, Mississippi University for Women, D.N.P, Vanderbilt 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) Professor of Finance and Economics; B.S., Birmingham-Southern College; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

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

Carey McCarter (2006) Associate Professor of Nursing, MSN, B.B.A., Mississippi State University; B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P., University of Tennessee

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 

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., University of Southern Mississippi; M.F.A., University of Texas-Austin

Linda Mills (Cox) (1987) Instructor of Nursing, BSN-Tupelo, 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., M.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 

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

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

Shonda Phelon (2011) Assistant Professor of Nursing, MSN, B.S.N., The University of Mississippi School of Nursing; 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 Anne Puckett (2014) Instructor of Nursing, Tupelo BSN, B.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center; M.S.N., Delta State University

Chanley Rainey (2016) Assistant Professor of Political Science, B.A., Huntingdon College; Ph.D., 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; MLIS, University of Southern Mississippi

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, B.S.N., University of North Alabama; M.S.N., University of Alabama-Birmingham

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; Ph.D., William Carey University

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

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

Amber Lynn Shaw (2017) Instructor of Nursing, 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., Autόnoma 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-Tuscaloosa 

Carrie Smith (2015) Assistant Professor of Audiology, B.A., Au.D., 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) 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 

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

Hannah Sumerford (2017) Instructor of Nursing, BSN, Itawamba Community College-Tupelo; B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; Master of Nursing; University of Alabama-Birmingham

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, ASN, B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women 

Leigh Todd (2017) Visiting Professor of Education, B.S., Mississippi University for Women, E.D.S, Mississippi State University

James Todd (2008) Assistant Professor of Nursing, Tupelo RN-BSN., 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

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 

Dana Walker (2012) Coordinator of Tupelo RN-BSN Advanced Placement Option and Assistant Professor of Nursing, Tupelo RN-BSN, B.S.N., M.S.N., and 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

Ashley White (2017) Assistant Professor of Health Education, B.S., M.P.H., Jackson State University; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Kim Whitehead (2004) Director of Ina E. Gordy Honors College and Associate Professor of English, 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, 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., University of Mississippi

Zelda Wilmoth (2017) Instructor of Education & Coordinator of JumpStart, B.S., Evangel College, M.S., Oklahoma State University

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

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


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