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Wrighton Named Associate Dean for Gulf Coast College of Arts and Letters PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Contact Charmaine Williams Schmermund - 228.865.4573   

University of Southern Mississippi associate professor of political science Dr. Mark Wrighton is the new associate dean for the Southern Miss Gulf Coast College of Arts and Letters.

In his new role, Wrighton serves as direct representative for all academic and administrative issues for the College of Arts and Letters on the Gulf Coast, including leadership of its programs and signature authority for its budgets and student paperwork, on behalf of the dean of the college.

Wrighton comes to the Gulf Coast from Millikin University in Illinois. He earned a master of arts and doctor of philosophy in political science from the University of Iowa and a second master of arts from the University of Alabama.

In 2006 he co-wrote the book Campaigns and Political Marketing, published by Haworth Press. He has also written a number of peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and invited essays.

Dr. Mark Wrighton

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