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Graduate School Staff

Karen S. Coats

Karen S. Coats, Ph.D.

Dean of the Graduate School

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Tracy Barnhill, M.Ed.

Tracy Barnhill, M.Ed.

Director of Graduate School Operations

601.266.5908

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Desira L. Bailey

Desira L. Bailey

Administrative Assistant

Areas of Responsibility

Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Graduate Council, and Faculty Credentials

601.266.4262

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Shelby Flores, M.P.A.

Shelby Flores, M.P.A

Coordinator of Business and Accounting Processes

Areas of Responsibility

Maintains all GRaduate School accounts and oversees all graduate assistantships

601.266.4733

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Michaela Donohue, M.A.

Michaela Donohue, M.A.

Graduate Communications and Documents Specialist

Areas of Responsibility

Thesis, dissertation, and doctoral project formatting and review

601.266.4372

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Sue Fayard, B.S.

Sue Fayard, B.S.

Degree Auditor

Areas of Responsibility

Progress-to-degree for students in the College of Education & Human Sciences, School of Music, and International Development

601.266.5136

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Michael Howell, M.A.

Michael Howell, M.A.

Degree Auditor

Areas of Responsibility

Progress-to-degree for students in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business & Economic Development, and Nursing & Health Professions

601.266.4181

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Elisabeth McBride

Elisabeth McBride, M.S.

Associate Director for Graduate Admissions

Areas of Responsibility

Admissions and PeopleSoft Process, Radius set-up, maintenance, and training

601.266.5184

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Julie Beckham, B.S.

Julie Beckham, B.S.

Graduate Admissions Specialist

Areas of Responsibility

Admissions processes

601.266.6847

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Lindsey Jones, B.A.

Lindsey Jones, B.A.

Coordinator of Professional Development/Admissions Specialist

Areas of Responsibility

Graduate student professional development and admissions processes

601.266.6567

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Kim S. Brown, M.S.

Kim S. Brown, M.S.

Director of McNair Scholars Program

601.266.6544

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Renee Bailey, Ph.D.

McNair Scholars Program Coordinator

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Graduate School
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Hattiesburg Campus

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