Graduate Student Senate

The purpose of the Graduate Student Senate (GSS) is to provide the student perspective to the dean of the Graduate School who serves as its official adviser. It is a voice for all graduate students and an advocate for their concerns and ideas concerning graduate education and graduate students at The University of Southern Mississippi. The Senate is composed of a representative from each department or school nominated by the chair or director.

Officers and department representatives for 2016-2017 will be posted in August.


Alisha Sink,
2016-17 President and Sport
Pedagogy Doctoral Student
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Accounting (TBD)
Anthropology and Sociology (TBD)
Biological Sciences (TBD)
Business-MBA (TBD)
Chemistry and Biochemistry (TBD)
Child and Family Studies (TBD)
Coastal Sciences (TBD)
Communication Studies (TBD)
Computing (TBD)
Construction (TBD)
Criminal Justice (TBD)
Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education (TBD)
Economic Development, Tourism and Sports Management (TBD)
Educational Leadership and School Counseling (TBD)
Educational Studies and Research (TBD)
English (TBD)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (TBD)
Geography and Geology
History (TBD)
Human Capital Development (TBD)
Kinesiology (TBD)
Library and Information Science (TBD)
Marine Science (TBD)
Mass Communication and Journalism (TBD)
Mathematics (TBD)
Medical Laboratory Science (TBD)
Music (TBD)
Nursing-Advanced Practice (TBD)
Nursing (Systems Leadership and Health Outcomes (TBD)
Nutrition and Food Systems (TBD)
Physics and Astronomy (TBD)
Political Science and International Affairs (TBD)
Polymer Science (TBD)
Psychology (TBD)
Public Health (TBD)
Science and Mathematics Education (TBD)
Social Work
Speech and Hearing Sciences (TBD)
Theatre (TBD)