Elizabeth Hughes

Elizabeth Hughes Cranford, BA, MPA

Administrative Assistant

Political Science, International Development and International Affairs

Phone: 601-266-4310

Fax: 601-266-4172




Elizabeth is the Administrative Assistant for the Political Science, International Development and International Affairs Department.  Her duties include helping students with change of major forms, advisement, scheduling courses, and handling the deparmental budgets. 

Elizabeth recieved her BA in political Science from Northwestern State University in Louisiana and her MPA from Louisiana State University.  


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Kim Cox

Kimberly Scherlofsky, Ph.D

Recruiter/Program Coordinator

International Development Ph.D. Program

Phone: 228-214-3240

Fax: 228-214-3242




Kimberly Cox Scherlofsky is the Recruiter/Program Coordinator for the International Development Doctoral Program.  Her duties include recruiting for the International Development program, enrolling current students in courses, coordinating all in-person sessions, and helping students from the beginning of their Ph.D. career all the way to graduation.  

Kimberly received her Ph.D. from the University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. Her dissertation studied alcohol and drug treatment programs among the incarcerated population and conducting a comparison of these methods between the United States and the European Union. 


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Administrative Assistant

College of Arts and Letters

Phone: 228-214-3245

Fax: 228-214-3242