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

Anna Macedonia

Assistant Professor of Practice in Special Education

Anjanette Powers

Director, Clinical Experience, Licensure and Accountability

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 2022


Beverly Johnston

Adjunct Instructor

Dianne Thomas

Adjunct Instructor

Jennifer Rodgers

Adjunct Instructor

Nancy Finklea

Adjunct Instructor

Maud Kuykendall

Adjunct Instructor

Cathy Coleman

Adjunct Instructor

LaMarcus Norman

Adjunct Instructor

Cassie Varnell

Adjunct Instructor

Capucine Robinson

Adjunct Instructor

Brett Mayfield

Adjunct Instructor

Mandy Michael

Adjunct Instructor

Lynn Reed

Adjunct Instructor

Thea-Marie Williams-Black

Adjunct Instructor

Lindsay Brett

Adjunct Instructor

Todd English

Adjunct Instructor

Regina Pitts

Adjunct Instructor

Natalie McLellan

Adjunct Instructor

Cindy Gipson

Adjunct Instructor

Kristen Land

Adjunct Instructor

Pam Maxwell

Adjunct Instructor

Steven Holifield

Adjunct Instructor