Russ H. Willis

Assistant Teaching Professor

Russ Willis is a Professor of Practice of Management and joined the Southern Miss College of Business faculty in 2012.  He teaches Principles of Management and Human Resource Management.

Prior to becoming a faculty member, Mr. Willis worked as an administrator at The University of Southern Mississippi for twenty (20) years, including positions as Vice-President for Administrative Affairs and Director of Human Resources.

Mr. Willis has presented at various conferences and workshops on a range of human resource management topics including immigration law, anti-discrimination law, affirmative action, and employee assistance plans.


Professional Affiliations

  • Faculty advisor for Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Southern Management Association (SMA)
  • Board Member for the Southern Mississippi Federal Credit Union
  • Board Member for Partner for the Arts