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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

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

Brief Bio

Ellen Meacham A native of Smyrna, Tennessee, Meacham graduated in 1990 with a B.A. in journalism from Ole Miss. Since then, she has worked as an award-winning reporter for newspapers in north Mississippi and Charleston, S.C. She also worked in public relations for the Memphis Chamber of Commerce and Ole Miss. In 2003, she earned a master’s degree in Southern studies from the university and began teaching in the journalism department. In 2005, Meacham was named an American Press Institute fellow and served her fellowship at the Baton Rouge (La.) Advocate. Teaching interests: beginning news writing, basic news reporting, advanced news reporting, crime and courts, politics and government, covering the South, covering civil rights Research interests: Robert Kennedy’s visit to the Mississippi Delta, Southern politics Recent Articles: Entry for the Mississippi Encyclopedia on the Education Reform Act of 1982., Op-ed on Kennedy’s visit to the Mississippi Delta in the Memphis Commercial Appeal.

Degrees

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

Awards

Frist Service Award
2009