Elizabeth Hughes Cranford, MPA

Administrative Assistant

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 departmental budgets. 

Elizabeth received a BA in political Science from Northwestern State University in Louisiana and a MPA from Louisiana State University.  


 Gulf Park

Annette Copeland

Annette Copeland

International Development Doctoral Program Coordinator

Phone: 228.214.3240

Fax: 228.214.3242




Annette Copeland is the Coordinator for the International Development Doctoral Program and the Graduate Program Coordinator for the College of Arts & Letters on the Gulf coast.  Her responsibilities include assisting students with all forms associated with graduate course work, scheduling of classes, event planning and advisement.

Annette has earned a BA in history and a BA in paralegal studies from The University of Southern Mississippi.




Mary Garrett

Administrative Assistant

College of Arts and Letters

Phone: 228-214-3245

Fax: 228-214-3242