College of Liberal Arts

University of Mississippi

New Faculty 2013-2014

FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS

fi-Kris Belden-Adams - ART

KRIS BELDEN-ADAMS

Assistant Professor of Art History
City University of New York Graduate Center, Ph.D.
Modern art and architecture, history of photography


fi-Adam Estes - Music

ADAM ESTES

Assistant Professor of Music
University of South Carolina, D.M.A.
Woodwind instruction, including saxophone, bassoon and clarinet, and oboe


fi-Michael Gardiner - Music

MICHAEL GARDINER

Assistant Professor of Music
New England Conservatory of Music, D.M.A.
Music theory and composition


THE HUMANITIES

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JAMES BOS

Assistant Professor of Religion
University of Michigan, Ph.D.
Biblical studies and Judaism


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LINDY BRADY

Assistant Professor of English
University of Connecticut, Ph.D.
Anglo-Saxon languages and cultures, and Middle English verse


fi-Erin Drew - English

ERIN DREW

Assistant Professor of English
Notre Dame University, Ph.D.
18th century British literature, poetics, nature writing, and ecocriticism


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CHIYUMA ELLIOTT

Assistant Professor in English and African American Studies
University of Texas, Ph.D.
African American literature, the Harlem Renaissance/New Negro Movement, 20th century American literature, poetry and poetics, modernism, and American intellectual history


fi-Shennette Garrett-Scott - HIS AAS

SHENNETTE GARRETT-SCOTT

Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies
University of Texas, Ph.D.
African American political and cultural history, African Diaspora, women and gender, U.S. South, and entrepreneurship and business


fi-Jonathan Gienapp - History

JONATHAN GIENAPP

Assistant Professor of History
Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D.
Early American history


fi-Steve Justice - english

STEVEN JUSTICE

Professor of English
Princeton University, Ph.D.
Medieval European literary and intellectual history


JAROD ROLL

Associate Professor of History
Northwestern University, Ph.D.
Labor and religion in the U.S. South


fi-Dave Smith - English

DAVE SMITH

Writer-in-Residence
Ohio University, Ph.D.
Contemporary poetry and free-verse poems that deal with history and regional identity, American literature, and modern literature


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Assistant Professor of English
McGill University, Ph.D.
20th century British literature, Irish literature, post-colonial literature and theory, radio, and cinema


fi-Caroline Wigginton - English

CAROLINE WIGGINTON

Assistant Professor of English
University of Texas, Ph.D.
Early American literature, transatlantic literature, Native American studies, women and gender studies, poetry and poetics, religion and culture, and African American literature


fi- Henrietta Yang

HENRIETTA YANG

Croft Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Co-Director of the Chinese Language Flagship Program
University of Texas, Ph.D.
Chinese linguistics and culture, language teacher education, and instructional technologyfree-verse poems that deal with history and regional identityfree-verse poems that deal with history and regional identity


MATHEMATICS, PHYSICAL, AND NATURAL SCIENCES

fi-Jared Delcamp - Chemistry

JARED DELCAMP

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D.
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, completed postdoctoral studies
Synthetic organic chemistry as related to dye-sensitized solar cells for solar energy conversion


fi-Martial Longla2 - Math

MARTIAL LONGLA

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
University of Cincinnati, Ph.D.
Probability theory and statistics


SOCIAL SCIENCES

fi-Mark Chen - PPL

MARK CHEN

Chair and Professor of Public Policy Leadership
Northern Illinois University, Ph.D.
Public policy, international relations, and Chinese politics


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SIMONE DELERME

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and McMullan Assistant Professor of Southern Studies
Rutgers, Ph.D. pending
Latin American and Caribbean migration, critical race theory, language identity, and inequality


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CAROLYN FREIWALD

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
University of Wisconsin, Ph.D.
Mayan and Mesoamerican archaeology


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BENJAMIN JONES

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ohio State University, Ph.D.
International security, civil and regional conflict, military intervention, and political methodology


fi-Mendoza, Marcos - Soc Anth

MARCOS MENDOZA

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
University of Chicago, Ph.D.
Latin American environmental, economic, and political anthropology


fi-maureen meyers

MAUREEN MEYERS

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
University of Kentucky, Ph.D.
Archaeology of the southeastern U.S.


fi-Douglas Rice - Pol. Science

DOUGLAS RICE

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D.
American politics, judicial politics, political institutions, public policy, and organized interests


fi-Yael Zeira - Pol. Science

YAEL ZEIRA

Croft Assistant Professor of Political Science
New York University, Ph.D.
Comparative politics, Middle East politics, intra-state conflict, and ethnic politics