Ms. Jessica Whipple

Instructor Jessica Whipple

MLIS-University of Southern Mississippi

Graduate Certificate in Youth Services and Literature.

B.A.-Southern Virginia University

Jessica Whipple received her B.A. in Biology from Southern Virginia University and MLIS degree along with a graduate certificate in Youth Services and Literature from USM.  She received the Warren Tracy Award from the School of Library and Information Science.  She has specific research interests in health information and consumer health information seeking habits.  Her teaching career began with early childhood education as a Montessori educator and she has taught in Montessori settings both in Virginia and Mississippi as well as teaching English abroad in China at the Bond Language Institute in Zhongshan, China.  She also enjoys listening to and playing all kinds of music and spending time with her family.