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Faculty Profile

Ellen B Meacham

Journalism Instruction
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF JOURNALISM INSTRUCTION
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18 FARLEY HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7535
Joined UM: 01/01/2002

Areas of Expertise

  • HISTORY, CIVIL RIGHTS
  • JOURNALISM
  • JOURNALISM, NEWSPAPER FEATURE WRITING

Brief Bio

Ellen Meacham is a Tennessee native, longtime resident of Mississippi, and a career journalist and journalism instructor at her alma mater, the University of Mississippi. She is the author of Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi and has been a working journalist for more than twenty years. She is a member of the faculty in the University of Mississippi's journalism school, where she teaches news reporting and editing. Meacham is uniquely positioned to write about the South and Mississippi. Her experience as a newspaper reporter has given her extensive contacts within the state's political and journalistic circles. In addition, her master's degree in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi undergirds her understanding the culture and the people of the Mississippi Delta. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today Online, The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi, The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tennessee and The Advocate Baton Rouge. She lives outside of Oxford, Mississippi, with her family.

Degrees

BA
JOURNALISM
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1990)
MA
SOUTHERN STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1990)

Awards

Frist Service Award
2009