Meet the Staff

Office of the Graduate School Staff

Dr. Lori Mann Bruce

Dr. Lori Mann Bruce

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School
Giles Distinguished Professor

662-325-7400

Dr. Rebecca G. Long

Dr. Rebecca G. Long

Associate Dean of the Graduate School

662-325-7400

Chris Rousseau

Chris Rousseau

Administrative Assistant to the Dean

662-325-3808

George Dunn

George Dunn

Enrollment Management Coordinator

662-325-9516

Contact For:

  • Graduate Enrollment
  • Graduate School Website
  • Marketing, Quantitative Analysis & Business Law
  • Recruitment
Meredith Nagel

Meredith Nagel

Enrollment Management Assistant Coordinator

662-325-9077

Contact For:

  • Communication
  • Data Management
  • Graduate Enrollment
  • Recruitment
Margaret McMullen

Margaret McMullen

Program Coordinator

662-325-1622

Contact For:

  • Graduate Student Association
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Certification
  • Professional Development
  • Special Programs
Forest N. Sparks

Forest N. Sparks

Data Management Coordinator

662-325-7403

Contact For:

  • Data Management
  • Electronic Recommendation Letters
  • Graduation Lists
  • IHL Reporting
  • Online Applications
  • Workflow
  • Xtender

Graduate Admissions

Doretta S. Martin

Doretta S. Martin

Senior Admissions Assistant

662-325-9514

Colleges:

  • College of Engineering

Contact For:

  • Admission Releases
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Certificate Programs
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Computational Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • General Engineering
  • Master of Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Linda Bonner

Linda Bonner

Senior Admissions Assistant

662-325-3363

Colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Education

Contact For:

  • Admission Releases
  • Counseling, Educational Psychology & Foundations
  • Curriculum Instruction and Special Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • History
  • Instructional Systems and Workforce Development
  • Kinesiology
  • Mathematics and Statistics
Portrait of Marina Hunt

Marina Hunt

Admissions and Enrollment Assistant

662-325-5188

Colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact For:

  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural & Extension Education
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agriculture and Biological Engineering
  • Animal and Dairy Science
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Physiology
  • Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Fashion Design and Merchandising
  • Food Science, Nutrition & Health Promotion
  • General Biology
  • Genetics
  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Human Development & Family Studies
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Plant and Soil Sciences (Agronomy/Horticulture/Weed Science)
  • Poultry Science
Portrait of Lakan Drinker

Lakan Drinker

Admissions and Enrollment Assistant

662-325-8951

Colleges:

  • College of Business
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Education

Contact For:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures
  • English
  • Finance & Economics
  • Graduate School Website
  • Management & Information Systems
  • Marketing, Quantitative Analysis & Business Law
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Unclassified Students
  • Vision Specialist Program
Nathan Drake

Nathan Drake

Admissions and Enrollment Assistant

662-325-3804

Colleges:

  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Forest Resources
  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact For:

  • Anthropology and Middle Eastern Culture
  • Applied Physics
  • Basic Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Forestry
  • Geosciences
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Pathobiology and Population Medicine
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Political Science and Public Administration
  • Sustainable Bioproducts
  • Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture

Graduate Programs

Pam Sullivan

Pam Sullivan

Manager, Graduate Programs

662-325-7394

Contact For:

  • Degree Audits for College of Arts & Sciences and College of Engineering
  • Faculty Appointments
  • Graduate Catalog
  • Graduate Policy and Procedure
  • Graduation
  • Graduation Faculty Appointments
  • International Students
  • Level Overrides
  • Mitchell Memorial Library Liaison
  • Registration for International Students with an English Language Hold
  • UCCC Liaison
Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin

Graduate Program Assistant

662-325-8095

Contact For:

  • Admission Releases
  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Forest Resources
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Degree Audits
  • Level Overrides
  • Unclassified Students
  • Undergraduate Enrollment

Business and Graduate Assistantships

Amanda Baine

Amanda Baine

Business Manager II

662-325-9056

Contact For:

  • Accounting
  • Assistantships
  • Budget
  • Health Insurance Supplements
  • Personnel
  • Tuition Waivers
Shlynn Morris

Shlynn Morris

Business Coordinator

662-325-8602

Contact For:

  • Assistantships
  • Health Insurance Supplements
  • Tuition Waivers