Faculty Listing

ANDERSON, JENNIFER, jennifer.p.anderson@usm.edu, 228.214.3352, Director of Coast Programs for Interdisciplinary Studies, Instructor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The University of Southern Mississippi.

ARANA-SANCHEZ, AUXILIADORA, dora.arana@usm.edu,  228.214.3260, Instructor of Spanish. B.A., M.A.T.L., The University of Southern Mississippi.

BRISTOL, DOUGLAS, douglas.bristol@usm.edu, 228.214.3247, Associate Professor of History. B.A., M.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro; Ph.D., University of Maryland. EXPERTISE:history of Mississippi, small business, labor markets, and the African American community.

BURTON, ANGIE, angela.m.burton@usm.edu, 228.214.3356, Assistant Professor of Paralegal Studies, B.A., Yale University; J.D., Hofstra Law School.

BUTLER, DAVID L., david.butler@usm.edu, 601.266.4735, Chair of Political Science, International Development and International Affairs, Professor of International Development. B.A., Texas A & M University; M.A., Texas A & M University; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati. EXPERTISE: disaster, international development, call center, self-service, technology.

EICKELMANN, ALLAN, Allan.Eickelmann@usm.edu, 228.214.3227, Instructor of Philosophy and Religion, B.A., M.A., University of Chicago; D. Min., McCormick Theological Seminary. EXPERTISE: Comparative Religion, Global Religious Ethics, Business Ethics, Religion and Violence, American Religion and Theories of Religion.

FOLLETT, WESTLEY, Westley.Follett@usm.edu, 228.214.3245, Associate Professor of History, B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University of Toronto.

FRANKE, DAMON, Damon.Franke@usm.edu, 228.214.3361, Associate Professor of English. Ph.D., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Georgia; B.A., University of California, Berkeley.

FUNDERBURK, CASEY MAUGH, Casey.Maugh@usm.edu, 228.214.3309, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, B.A., Huntingdon College; M.A., Colorado State University; Ph.D., Penn State University.

FUNK, MARY, mary.funk@usm.edu, 228.214.5416, Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies. B.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, M.B.A., William Carey University, Ph.D., Univeristy of Southern Mississippi.

GENTILE, PHILLIP, Phillip.Gentile@usm.edu, 228.214.3318, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication and Journalism, B.A., Youngstown State; M.F.A., Ohio University; M.A., University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of Rochester.

GOMEZ-DEL-MORAL,ALEJANDRO, alejandro.gomezdelmoral@usm.edu, 228.865.4590, Assistant Professor of History. B.A., Amherst College; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. EXPERTISE: Twentieth-Century Europe, Modern Spain, Consumer Culture, Globalization, Fascism, and Gender.

HOLT, MARY ANN, Mary.A.Stewart@usm.edu, 228.214.3253, Instructor of Spanish, B.A. in Music, University of Southern Mississippi; B.A. in Spanish, University of Southern Mississippi; M.A., University of Southern Mississippi.

LANSFORD, TOM, Tom.Lansford@usm.edu, 228.214.3291, Professor of Political Science. B.A., Virginia Wesleyan College; M.A., Ph.D., Old Dominion University.

MISTRETTA,VINCENZO, vincenzo.mistretta@usm.edu, 228.865.4558, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication and Journalism / Film Program, B.F.A. in Fine Arts, Pratt Institute., M.A.H. in Italian Literature / Media Study, State University of New York at Buffalo., M.F.A in Media Study, State Univeristy of New York at Buffalo.

MULLICAN, SUSAN, Susan.Mullican@usm.edu, 228.214.3258, Instructor of Philosophy and Religion. B.A., Mississippi State University, M.A., The University of Southern Mississippi.

NAGHSHPOUR, SHAHDAD, S.Naghshpour@usm.edu, 228.865.4514, Professor of Political Science, Gulf Coast. B.S., Tehran University, M.A., Western Michigan University, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

NUWER, DEANNE STEPHENS, Deanne.Nuwer@usm.edu, 228.214.3280, Interim Associate Dean of College of Arts and Letters, Associate Professor of History, Gulf Coast. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The University of Southern Mississippi.

PAULY, ROBERT, Robert.Pauly@usm.edu, 228.214.3240, Associate Professor of Political Science. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Old Dominion University. EXPERTISE: American foreign policy and national security; European politics; Islam and/in Europe and the West; Middle Eastern politics; terrorism.

PHAN, NGOC, ngoc.phan@usm.edu, 228.214.3245, Assistant Professor of Political Science. B.S., University of Arizona, M.S., Ph.D., Rice University. EXPERTISE: American Politics, Racial and Ethnic Politics, Political Psychology, Political Behavior, Research Methods.

POWELL, REBECCA, rebecca.a.powell@usm.edu, 228.214.3435, Assistant Professor of English, Ph.D., New Mexico State University; M.A., New Mexico State University; B.S., East Central University.

SMITH, JAMES PATTERSON, Jamespat.Smith@usm.edu, 228.865.4590, Professor Emeritus of History. B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

ST. MARIE, JOSEPH J., J.StMarie@usm.edu, 228.214.3254, Associate Professor of Political Science. B.A., Gonzaga University; M.A., University of Idaho; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

WATSON, WILLIAM, Wil.Watson@usm.edu, 228.865.4575, Associate Professor of English. B.A., Western Illinois University; M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.