Meet Our New Faculty

Bagley College of Engineering

Jared Becker
Lecturer, Industrial and Systems Engineering
M.S. - Mississippi State University
Don A. Cagle
Lecturer, Aerospace Engineering
M.S. - Mississippi State University
Seungdeog Choi
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. - Texas A&M University
Alireza Ermagun
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ph.D. - University of Minnesota
Ali Gurbuz
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Umar Iqbal
Assistant Clinical Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. - Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Julie L. Jessop
Professor and Associate Director, Swalm School of Chemical Engineering
Ph.D. - Michigan State University
Aubrey Knight
Lecturer, Computer Science and Engineering
M.S. - Southern New Hampshire University M.S. - Mississippi State University
Chun-Hung Liu
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. - University of Texas at Austin
Chaomin Luo
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. - University of Waterloo
Yu Luo
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. - University of Connecticut
Vuk Marojevic
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. - Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (Barcelona Tech)
Christopher (Chad) C. McDaniel
Instructor, Computer Science and Engineering
M.S. - Mississippi State University
Corey H. Mize
Lecturer, Computer Science and Engineering
M.S. - Mississippi State University
Kortni D. Neal
Lecturer, Computer Science and Engineering
M.S. - Mississippi State University
Alexis P. Nordin
Instructor, Dean's Office
M.A. - Louisiana State University
Kyle Pearson
Lecturer, Industrial and Systems Engineering
M.S. - Mississippi State University
Shahram Rahimi
Professor and Department Head, Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D. - University of Southern Mississippi
Hongjoo Rhee
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. - Michigan State University
Carmen Sescu
Lecturer, Aerospace Engineering
Ph.D. - University of Toledo, Ohio
Omid Shahvari
Visiting Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Ph.D. - Oregon State University
Emily L. Spayde
Assistant Clinical Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. - Mississippi State University
Andrea Strzelec
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. - University of Wisconsin
Jun Wang
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ph.D. - McMaster University, Canada
Yeqing Wang
Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Ph.D. - University of Iowa
Robert R. Wolz
Instructor, Aerospace Engineering
M.B.A. - Georgia Southern University

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

David Buys
Assistant Professor, Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion
Ph.D. - University of Alabama, Birmingham
Daniel Chesser
Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Ph.D. - Mississippi State University
Linlin Fan
Assistant Professor, Agricultural Economics
Ph.D. - University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign
Matthew Janzen
Instructor, Agricultural Economics
M.S. - Mississippi State University
Carley Morrison
Assistant Professor - School of Human Sciences
Ph.D. - Mississippi State University
Henry A. Paz Manzano
Assistant Professor, Animal and Dairy Science
Ph.D. - University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Shecoya White
Assistant Professor, Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion
Ph.D. - Mississippi State University

College of Architecture, Art and Design

Silvina Lopez Barrera
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
M.Arch - Iowa State University
Joan Blanton
Lecturer (5th Year Jackson Center), School of Architecture
Ph.D. - Jackson State University
Anna E. Chaney
Lecturer, Interior Design Program
B.S. - Mississippi State University
Richard Chenoweth
Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
M.Arch - University of Virginia
George Ford
Director and Professor, Building Construction Science Program
Ed.D. - Western Carolina University
Ming Ying Hong
Assistant Professor, Department of Art
MFA - Washington University, St. Louis MO
L. Ashley Hughes
Visiting Assistant Professor, Interior Design Program
M.S. - Ball State University
Christopher Hunter
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
Ph.D. - Texas A & M
Edward Kemp
Lecturer, Building Construction Science Program
ME - Mississippi State University
Zach Koch
Instructor, Department of Art
MFA - Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Joe Morzuch
Assistant Professor, Department of Art
MFA - Southern Illinois - Carbondale
Alireza Shojaei
Assistant Professor, Building Construction Science Program
Ph.D. - University of Florida
Finas Townsend
Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
MFA - Glasgow School of Art, Scotland
Ashley Weekly
Lecturer, Interior Design Program
B.S. - Kansas State University

College of Arts and Sciences

Arialle Crabtree
Lecturer, Department of Sociology
M.A. - University of Georgia
Amanda Diegel
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D. - University of Tennessee
Abigail Good
Lecturer, Mathematics
M.S. - Mississippi State University
Tonya Hays
Visiting Professor, Department of Communication
MFA - Texas Christian University
Terri Hernandez
Assistant Provessor, Department of Communication
Ph.D. - Texas Tech University
Jason Hibbs
Instructor, Department of Communication
MS - Montana State University, Billings
Hsain Ilahiane
Professor and Head, Anthropology and Middle Eastern Culture
Ph.D. - University of Arizona
Godfred Inkoom
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Ph.D. - Mississippi State University
Christie Jones Lawrence
Lecturer, Department of Communication
M.S. - University of Southern Mississippi
Mallory L. Malkin
Lecturer, Psychology
Ph.D. - University of Southern Mississippi
Pilar Martinez
Lecturer, Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures
M.A. - University of Southern Mississippi
Milena A. Melo
Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures
Ph.D. - University of Texas at San Antonio
Tyler G. Page
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication
Ph.D. - University of Maryland, College Park
Adrienne Pearson
Lecturer, Department of Sociology
M.A. - University of Alabama
Ryan Phillips
Lecturer, Department of Communication
M.S. - University of Alabama
Prabhakar Pradhan
Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Ph.D. - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Morgan J. Robinson
Assistant Professor, History
Ph.D. - Princeton University
Jehan Seneviratne
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Ph.D. - Mississippi State University
Han-Hsin Sung
Lecturer, Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures
M.Ed. - University of Hong Kong
Tara Sutton
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Ph.D. - University of Georgia
Nana Takeda
Lecturer, Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures
M.A. - Waseda University, Japan
Benjamin Tkach
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D. - Texas A&M University
Alaina M. Veluscek
Lecturer, Department of Communication
M.A. - San Diego State University
Jilu Wang
Visiting Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D. - City University of Hong Kong

College of Business

Emily Hunt
Assistant Professor, School of Accoutancy
Ph.D. - University of Arkansas
Joshua Hunt
Assistant Professor, School of Accoutancy
Ph.D. - University of Arkansas
Kendall J. Kennedy
Assistant Professor, Department of Finance and Economics
Ph.D. - Purdue University
Michele Medina
Assistant Professor, Management and Information Systems
Ph.D. - University of North Texas
Renata Roberts
Instructor, Management and Information Systems
MBA - Mississippi State University
David Sikolia
Assistant Clinical Professor, Management and Information Systems
Ph.D. - Oklahoma State University
Laura Walton
Instructor, Department of Marketing, Quantitative Analysis and Business Law
Ph.D. - University of Southern Mississippi
Matthew Whitledge
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Finance and Econimics
Ph.D. - Texas Tech University

College of Forest Resources/Forest and Wildlife Research Center

Sandra Bibiana Correa
Assistant Professor, Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Ph.D. - Texas A&M University
Joshua J. Granger
Assistant Professor, Forestry
Ph.D. - University of Tennessee
Krishna Prasad Poudel
Assistant Professor, Forestry
Ph.D. - Oregon State University
Jia Yang
Assistant Professor, Forestry
Ph.D. - Auburn University

College of Veterinary Medicine

Aimee Kirk Daniel
Clinical Instructor, Department of Clinical Sciences, (ICU)
DVM, MS - Mississippi State University
Christine T. Lopp
Clinical Instructor, Department of Clinical Sciences (Equine)
DVM - Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Debra P. Moore
Assistant Clinical Professor (IMMS)
DVM - Tuskegee University
Chase A. Seyer
Clinical Instructor, Department of Clinical Sciences, (CVS)
DVM - St. George's University

General Library

Audrey Gunn
Assistant Professor, General Library
M.A. - University of Wisconsin, Madison
Corinne Kennedy
Assistant Professor, General Library
MLIS - University of Southern Mississippi
Preston Salisbury
Assistant Professor, General Library
MLIS - University of Southern Mississippi

Meridian

Andrea Coleman
Lecturer, Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education
M.Mus. - Delta State University
Pamela Cruse
Lecturer, Kinesiology
M.S. - Mississippi State University
Limeul Eubanks
Lecturer, Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education
M.F.A. - Mississippi College
Tito Lanier
Lecturer, Educational Leadership
M.Ed. - William Carey University
Debra Munsell
Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
Ph.D. - Nova Southeastern University
Rosalind Operton
Lecturer, Educational Leadership
Ph.D. - Mississippi State University
Ashley Reed
Lecturer, Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education
M.Ed. - Grand Canyon University
Howard Savage
Lecturer, Educational Leadership
Ed.D. - William Carey University
Eric Suddeath
Assistant Professor, Counseling, Ed. Psych and Foundations
Ph.D. - Universityof Mississippi
Julie White
Lecturer, Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education
M.F.A. - Ohio State University

Contact Information

PO Box BQ
3501 Lee Hall
262 Lee Boulevard
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Mailstop: 9723

Phone: 662.325.3742
Fax: 662.325.4039
provost@msstate.edu