Division of Teacher Education, Leadership, and Research

Faculty and Staff

Merideth Van Namen

Chair, Associate Professor

Robin Acord

Assistant Professor, Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program Coordinator

Bib Belenchia

PT Instructor, Elementary Education

Dori Bullock

Coordinator of Delta State/Hinds 2+2 Program

Jacqueline Craven

Associate Professor, Professional Studies

Diana Ezell

PT Instructor, Educational Leadership Program Coordinator

Kathleen Lott

Educational Leadership Advisor

LaMarcus Norman

Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership

Anjanette Powers

Director, Clinical Experience, Licensure and Accountability

Lynn Reed

Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership

Keon Shelby

Assistant Professor, Elementary Education

Corlis Snow

Associate Professor, Doctoral Program Coordinator

Nicole Spinks

Instructor, Undergraduate Elementary Education Program Coordinator

Timothy Watkins

Associate Professor, Program Coordinator for Graduate Elementary Education, Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, and Ed.S. in Higher Education

Karey Westfall

Senior Secretary

Division Adjunct Instructors Fall 2021


Beverly Johnston

Adjunct Instructor

Dianne Thomas

Adjunct Instructor

Jennifer Rodgers

Adjunct Instructor

Nancy Finklea

Adjunct Instructor

Maud Kuykendall

Adjunct Instructor

Cathy Coleman

Adjunct Instructor

Wendi Graves

Adjunct Instructor

Cassie Varnell

Adjunct Instructor

Michelle Mathews

Adjunct Instructor

Angela Bridges

Adjunct Instructor

Mandy Michael

Adjunct Instructor

Brett Mayfield

Adjunct Instructor

Cindy Gipson

Adjunct Instructor

Pam Maxwell

Adjunct Instructor

Steven Holifield

Adjunct Instructor

Kristen Land

Adjunct Instructor