People

 

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Dr. Melissa Bass

  Dr. Melissa Bass, Assistant Professor of Public Policy Leadership at the University of Mississippi.

Assistant Professor

 

Ph.D. in Politics, Brandeis University
M.A. in Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
B.A., Indiana University-Bloomington

 

mlbass@olemiss.edu

 

Office: Odom 108, Phone: 662.915.1440

 
   
   
   
     
     
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Dr. Weixing (Mark) Chen, Chair

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Full Professor

 

Ph.D. in Political Science, Northern Illinois University
M.A. in International Relations and Law, College of International Relations (Beijing)
B.A. in English and Literature, Shandong University

 

wchen3@olemiss.edu

 

Office: Odom 104, Phone: 662.915.7347

 
   
   

 

 
     
     
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Dr. Joel F. Clark

  Dr. Joel F. Clark, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Policy Leadership.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 

Washington Internship Experience Coordinator

 

Ph.D. in Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

jfclark@olemiss.edu, bio

 

Office Phone: 703.307.9770

 
   
     
     
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Dr. Joseph (Jody) Holland

  Dr. Jody Holland.

Assistant Professor

 

Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration, Mississippi State University
Master of Science in Management, Belhaven College
Bachelor of Business Administration, Delta State University

 

jholland@olemiss.edu, curriculum vitæ

 

Office: 106 Odom Hall, Phone: 662.915.1362

 
   
   
     
     
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Crystal Jones   Thumbnail photo of Crystal Jones, Administrative Coordinator II in Public Policy Leadership.
Administrative Coordinator II  
B.B.A. in Business Administration and Management, University of Mississippi  
cjones@olemiss.edu
 
Office: 105 Odom Hall, Phone: 662.915.7347, Fax: 662.915.1954  
   

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Crystal Ferrier Jones serves as the Administrative Coordinator II for the Department of Public Policy Leadership. She began working at The University of Mississippi June of 1999 and started working in Public Policy Leadership in August of 2013. 

 
     
     
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Carley Lovorn   Carley Lovorn, Assistant Director, Mississippi Geographic Alliance, The University of Mississippi
Assistant Director, Mississippi Geographic Alliance  
M.S. in International Social Welfare and Policy, Columbia University
B.S. in Human and Organizational Development and English, Vanderbilt University
 
mclovorn@olemiss.edu
 
Office: 308 Odom Hall, Phone: 662.915.3776, Fax: 662.915.1903  
   
   
     
     
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Dr. David Rutherford

  Dr. David Rutherford, Associate Professor of Public Policy Leadership at The University of Mississippi

Associate Professor

 

Executive Director, Mississippi Geographic Alliance

 

Ph.D. in Geography, Texas State University San Marcos
M.A. in Geography, California State University Fullerton
B.A. in Geography, University of California Santa Barbara

 

druther@olemiss.edu, Web site

 

Office: Odom 111, Phone: 662.915.1337

 

Office hours: T's & Th's 11:00 - Noon & 2:00 – 3:00, or by appointment

 

 
     
     
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Dr. Christian Sellar

  Dr. Christian Sellar, Assistant Professor of Public Policy Leadership at The University of Mississippi

Assistant Professor

 

Ph.D. in Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. in Geo-History and Geo-Economy of border regions, Università degli Studidi Trieste, Italy
B.A. and M.A. in Communication Studies, Curriculum in Business and InstitutionalCommunication, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy

 

csellar@olemiss.edu, Web site, curriculum vitæ

 

Office: Lott 106, Phone: 662.915.6613

 

 

 
   
     
     
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Dr. Louise Vigeant

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Visiting Assistant Professor

 

Ph.D. in Philosophy, Cornell University
M.A. in Philosophy, Carleton University
M.A. in Linguistics, Stanford University
B.A. in Philosophy, University of Ottawa

 

lvigeant@olemiss.edu

 

Office: Odom 306, Phone: 662.915.2736

 

 

 
   
     
     
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Dr. Eric Thomas Weber

  Dr. Eric Thomas Weber, Associate Professor of Public Policy Leadership at The University of Mississippi

Associate Professor

Executive Director, Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA)

Freelance columnist on contract with The Clarion Ledger of Jackson, MS

Chair of the Am. Phil. Assoc's Committee on Public Philosophy, 2011-14

Ph.D. in Philosophy, Southern Illinois University
M.A. in Philosophy, Ohio University
B.S. in Philosophy and Communication Studies, Vanderbilt University

 

etweber@olemiss.edu, Web site, SOPHIA Web site, APA Committee on Public Philosophy Web site

 

Office: Odom 110, Phone: 662.915.1336, Fax: 662.915.1954

 
   

Honored with the Cora Lee Graham Award for the Outstanding Teaching of Freshmen in May of 2011 and the Thomas F. Frist Student Service Award in May of 2012.

 


 
 
     
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