2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
  
    Jan 20, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Faculty Register



Faculty

Sarah Lea Anglin (1995)
Professor of Biology; B.A., Mississippi College; M.S., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine

Elizabeth A. Beck (1997)
Assistant Professor, Catalog and Systems Librarian; B.A., University of South Alabama; M.L.S., University of Southern Mississippi

Jesse D. Beeler (1994)
Professor of Accounting, Hyman F. McCarty Jr. Chair of Business Administration; B.S., M.B.A., Southwest Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Texas-Arlington

Véronique Belisle (2013)
Associate Professor of Anthropology; B.S., Uni­versité de Montreal; M.S. Université de Montre­al, Montreal; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Cheri Bergeron (2018)
Instructor of Accounting; B.B.A., M.Acc., Millsaps College

George James Bey III (1990)
Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Chisholm Foundation Chair of Arts and Scienc­es; B.A., University of New Mexico; M.A., Ph.D., Tulane University

James E. Bowley (2002)
Professor of Religious Studies; B.A., Grace College; M.Phil., Ph.D., Hebrew Union Col­lege-Jewish Institute of Religion

Bill M. Brister (1989)
Assistant Professor of Finance; B.S., M.B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Uni­versity of Arkansas

Amalia G. Broche (2021)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art; B.A., B.F.A., Jacksonville University; M.F.A., Uni­versity of Kentucky

Nicolas Brunet (2018)
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience; B.S., Uni­versidad de Las Americas; Ph.D., Florida State University

Judith G. Caballero (2008)
Associate Professor of Spanish; B.A., B.F.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona

Damon E. Campbell (2008)
Professor of Management Information Systems, Kelly Gene Cook Chair of Business Administra­tion; B.A., Lewis Clark State College; M.B.A., Ph.D., Washington State University

Cheryl W. Coker (1987)
Associate Professor of Music; B.M.Ed., M.M., University of Southern Mississippi; D.M.A., University of Minnesota

David H. Culpepper (1984)
Professor of Accounting; B.S. Belhaven College; B.S., M.B.A., Millsaps College; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Gayla F. Dance (1989)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.A., Uni­versity of Texas; M.Ed., Texas A&M University; M.S., Mississippi College

David C. Davis (1988)
Associate Professor of History; B.A., William Carey College; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., Northwestern University

Stacy L. DeZutter (2008)
Associate Professor of Education; B.A., Rhodes College; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., Washington University

Sue Carrie Drummond (2016)
Assistant Professor of Art; B.A., Millsaps Col­lege; M.F.A., The University of the Arts

S. Keith Dunn (2011)
Professor of Chemistry, Provost and Dean of the College; B.S., Erskine College; Ph.D., Indiana University

Elizabeth E. Egan (2014)
Lecturer, Director of the Centers of Academic Success and Excellence; B.A., The University of Chicago; M.F.A., George Mason University

Louwanda Evans (2012)
Associate Professor of Sociology; B.A., M.A., University of Texas-Arlington; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Blakely Fox Fender (2000)
Professor of Economics, J. Armistead Brown Chair of Business Administration; B.A., Millsaps College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin

Priscilla M. Fermon (1983)
Associate Professor of French; B.A., Lehman College; M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Uni­versity of Virginia

Harvey L. Fiser (2003)
Professor of Business Law Richard and Selby McRae Chair, Interim Dean Else School of Management; B.A., Mississippi State University; J.D., Mississippi College School of Law

Amy W. Forbes (2001)
Professor of History; B.A., Louisiana State University; M.Ed., M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Laura E. Franey (1999)
Associate Professor of English; B.A., University of California-San Diego; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles

Stanley J. Galicki (2001)
Professor of Geology; B.S., Wittenberg Uni­versity; M.S. University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Tomás Negron Gallereta (2000)
Millsaps Scholar of Maya Studies Licenciado de Antropologia, Universidad Autónoma de Yu­catán, Merida, Mexico; M.A., Tulane University

Kristen B. Golden (1995)
Associate Professor of Philosophy; B.A., Standford University; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Victoria Gorham (2019)
Assistant Professor in Government and Politics; B.A., Millsaps College; Ph.D. University of Florida

Eric J. Griffin (1998)
Pro­fessor of English, Janice B. Trimble Endowed Chair in English;  B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Sabrina N. Grondhuis (2013)
Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., Univer­sity of California- Irvine; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Gerad Hardy (2020)
Visiting Instructor of Management; B.A., State University of New York, Saratoga; M.B.A., Millsaps College

James B. Harris (1995)
Professor of Geology; B.S., Eastern Kentucky University; B.S., University of Houston; M.S., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Rachel Heard (2002)
Associate Professor of Music; B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School; D.M.A., Rutgers University

Brent E. Hendrixson (2008)
Professor of Biology; B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.S., West Texas A&M University; Ph.D., East Carolina University

Patrick Hopkins (2000)
Professor of Philosophy, Jennie Carlisle Golding Chair in Philosophy; B.A., University of Missis­sippi; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University

Elizabeth A. Hussa (2014)
Associate Professor of Biology; B.A., Illinois Wes­leyan University; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Mary Kirkham (2018)
Assistant Professor, Collection Development and Interlibrary Loan Librarian; B.B.A., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi-Gulf Coast Campus

Baerbel Kramer (2019)
Instructor of Chemistry and Stockroom Coor­dinator; Candidate Chemist, M.S. University of Cologne

Wolfgang H. Kramer (2003)
Professor of Chemistry; Candidate Chemist, M.S., Ph.D., University of Cologne

Yvette Langdon (2015)
Associate Professor of Biology; B.S., University of Maryland-Baltimore County; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Maximillian Littlejohn (2021)
Visiting Assitant Professor of Economics; B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Irvine

Sabino Luévano-Ortega (2020)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish; B.A., Universidad de Sonora; M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston

Mark J. Lynch (1989)
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Mill­saps College; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Anne C. MacMaster (1991)
Associate Professor of English; B.A., Rice University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

L. Lee Lewis Maggio (2002)
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics; B.A., B.S., Mississippi College; Ph.D., University of South­ern Mississippi

Guy Matthew McClain (2013)
Associate Professor of Accounting; B.S., Lou­isiana Tech University; MAcc., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Robert S. McElvaine (1973)
Professor of History, Elizabeth Chisholm Chair of Arts and Letters; B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York- Bing­hamton

Emlee W. Nicholson (2010)
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.B.A., Georgia State University; M.S., Ph.D., Universi­ty of Mississippi

Ozkan, Cuma (2019)
Faculty Teaching Fellow in Religious Studies; B.A., Ankara University; M.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Robert W. Pearigen (2010)
President and Professor of Political Science; B.A., The University of the South M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Michael Pickard (2015)
Associate Professor of English; B.A., Millsaps College; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., Uni­versity of Virginia

Penelope J. Prenshaw (1994)
Professor of Marketing; B.S., M.B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., University of Houston

Huan Qiu (2019)
Assistant Professor of Finance; B.A., Guang­dong University of Foreign Studies; M.B.A., M.B.A., Mississippi College; Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, LA

H. Lynn Raley (2002)
Associate Professor of Music; B.M., Southern Methodist University; M.M., University of Cin­cinnati; D.M.A., Rutgers University

Monika Rawal (2019)
Assistant Professor of Marketing; B.S., Pune University; M.B.A., Jamia Millia Islamia Univer­sity; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Kristina Rehm (2020)
Instructor of Biology; B.S., M.A.T., East Carolina University; Ph.D., Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Alex Rice (2017)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia

Stephanie R. Rolph (2010)
Associate Professor of History, Director of Experiential Learning and Stratigic Initiatives; B.A., Millsaps College; M.A., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Taban Salem (2020)
Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.J., Univer­sity of Missouri; M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

William W. Selman (2016)
Assistant Professor of Biology; B.S. Millsaps Col­lege; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Nathan R. Shrader (2014)
Associate Professor of Political Science; B.A., Thiel College; M.S., Suffolk University; Ph.D., Temple University

Elise L. Smith (1988)
Professor of Art History, Sanderson Chair of Arts and Sciences; B.A., Florida State University; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Kristina L. Stensaas (1997)
Professor of Chemistry; B.A., Ph.D., University of Wyoming

William K. Storey (1999)
Professor of History; A.B., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., The John Hopkins University

Tracy L. Sullivan (1993)
Instructor of Mathematics; B.A., M.S., University of Mississippi

Holly M. Sypniewski (2002)
Professor of Classics; B.A., University of Cincin­nati; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

A. Kurt Thaw (1998)
Professor of Psychology; B.S., Georgia Southern University; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Kenneth L. Thompson (2015)
Lecturer of Data Analytics; B.S., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Cory G. Toyota (2009)
Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry; B.S., Mississippi College; Ph.D., University of Florida

Jonathan Trotter (2016)
Director of Choral Activities and Instructor; B.A., The University of Arkansas-Little Rock; M.A., The University of Mississippi; Ph.D. candidate, The University of South Carolina

Ming Tsui (1992)
Associate Professor of Sociology; B.A., Honan Teacher’s University, China; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York-Stony Brook

Yan Wang (2008)
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Com­puter Science; B.S., M.S., South China Normal University; M.S., National University of Singa­pore; Ph.D., University of Alabama-Huntsville

Timothy Joseph Ward (1990)
Professor of Chemistry, Berry Family Endowed Chair in Science; B.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Sarah Williams (2019)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History; B.S., M.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City; Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia

Wyatt Winnie (2021)
Associate College Librarian; B.A., Weber State University; M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Jamie Bounds Wilson (2010)
Associate Professor, College Librarian; B.A., M.A., M.L.I.S., University of Southern Missis­sippi

David W. Wood (2014)
Associate Professor of Spanish; B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., California State University-Sacramento; M.A., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles

Glen Wood (2020)
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies; B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., York University

David Carl Yates (2010)
Associate Professor of Classical Studies; B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., University of Colo­rado-Boulder; Ph.D., Brown University

Jennifer L. Yates (2011)
Director of Student Success and Academic Advising and Assistant Professor of Classical Studies; B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Brown University

 

Emeriti Faculty

John Quincy Adams (1965)
Emeritus Professor of Political Science; B.A., Rice University; M.A., University of Texas-El Paso; J.D., University of Texas-Austin

Theodore Gerald Ammon (1985)
Emeritus Associate Professor of Philosophy; B.A., Mississippi State University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University

Diane F. Baker (1997)
Emerita Professor of Management; B.S., Concordia College; M.B.A., Ph.D., University  of Oklahoma

Carl G. Brooking (1981)
Emeritus Professor of Economics and  Quantitative Management; B.S., Millsaps  College; M.S., Ph.D., University of  Pennsylvania.

Timothy C. Coker (1984)
Emeritus Professor of Music; B.M., M.M., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

George Harold Ezell (1967)
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry; B.S., Mississippi College; M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Catherine R. Freis (1979)
Emerita Professor of Classics; B.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley

Richard Freis (1975)
Emeritus Professor of Classics; B.A., St. John’s College in Annapolis; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley

Delbert E. Gann (1982)
Emeritus Associate Professor of Geology; B.S., University of Missouri; M.S., Northeast Louisi­ana University; Ph.D., University of Missouri

Michael Ray Grubbs (1987)
Emerita Professor of Management; B.S., Millsaps College; M.B.A., Mississippi College; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Thomas W. Henderson (1997)
Emeritus Associate Professor and Librarian; B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; M.S., Florida State University

Asif Khandker (1985)
Emeritus Associate Professor of Physics; B.S., University of Decca; M.S., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Robert J. Kahn (1976)
Emeritus Associate Professor of Romance Languages; B.A., State University of New York-Buffalo; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Robert H. King (1980)
Dean Emeritus of the College and Vice President for Academic Affairs; B.A., Harvard University; B.D., Ph.D., Yale University

Thomas Wiley Lewis III (1959)
Emeritus Professor of Religion; A.B., Millsaps College; B.D., Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., Drew University

Debora L. Mann (1993)
Emerita Assistant Professor of Biology; B.A., University of Miami; M.S., Vanderbilt Universi­ty; Ph.D., Clemson University

Suzanna Marrs (1988)
Emerita Professor of English; B.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

James Preston McKeown (1962)
Emeritus Professor of Biology; B.S., University of the South; M.A., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

David Gregory Miller (1991)
Emeritus Professor of English; B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley

Walter P. Neely (1980)
Emeritus Professor of Finance; B.S., M.B.A., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Iren Omo-Bare (1990)
Emeritus Associate Professor of Political Science; B.A., M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

James F. Parks Jr. (1969)
Emeritus College Librarian; A.B., Mississippi College; M.L.S., Peabody College

Jimmie M. Purser (1981)
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry and Computer Science; B.S., Millsaps College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Harrlynn G. Sallis (1981)
Dean Emerita of Adult Learning; B.M., Southwestern at Memphis; M.M., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

W. Charles Sallis (1968)
Emeritus Professor of History; B.S., M.S., Mis­sissippi State University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Connie See Schimmel (1990)
Emerita Associate Professor of Education; B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Califor­nia-Berkeley

Robert A. Shive Jr. (1969)
Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science; B.A., M.S., Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., Iowa State University

Steven Garry Smith (1985)
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Reli­gious Studies, Jennie Carlisle Golding Chair in Philosophy; B.A., Florida State University; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., Duke University

Patrick A. Taylor (1984)
Emeritus Associate Professor of Economics; B.B.A., University of Mississippi; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama

Marlys T. Vaughn (1979)
Emerita Professor of Education; B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Edmond R. Venator (1967)
Emeritus Professor of Psychology; A.B., Universi­ty of Buffalo; Ph.D., Emory University

Lola L. Williamson (2006)
Emerita Associate Professor of Religious Studies; B.S., M.L.S., Rollins College; M.S., M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Leon Austin Wilson (1976)
Emeritus Associate Professor of English; A.B. Valdosta State College; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of South Carolina