Department Faculty & Staff Directory

Administration

Dr. Ramin Maysami, Dean and Professor of Economics and Finance
601-979-2411 ramin.c.maysami@jsums.edu

Dr. Sheila C. Porterfield, Associate Dean
601-979-2411, sheila.c.porterfield@jsums.edu

Ms. Maggie Walker, Director of Academic Services
601-979-2411, jean.walker@jsums.edu

Mrs. Mable L. Easley, Executive Assistant to the Dean
601-979-2411, mable.l.easley@jsums.edu

Ms. Monica Williams, Adminstrative Assistant 
601-979-2411, monica.d.williams@jsums.edu

Department of Accounting

Dr. Quinton Booker, CPA, Chair & BankPlus Professor
601 979-2704 , quinton.booker@jsums.edu

Dr. Bobbie Daniels, CPA, Associate Professor
(601) 979-2708, bobbie.w.daniels@jsums.edu

Dr. Cecil Hill, CPA, Associate Professor
601 979-2703, cecil.l.hill@jsums.edu

Dr. Wayne Nix, CPA, Associate Professor
(601) 979-2331, wayne.e.nix@jsums.edu

Dr. Annette Pridgen, CPA, Assistant Professor
(601) 979-2676, annette.k.pridgen@jsums.edu

Mr. Donald McWilliams, CPA, Instructor
(601) 979-2699, donald.mcwilliams@sums.edu

Mr. Joseph Akanji, CPA, Adjunct Instructor
(601) 979-2414 , jaakanji@btcpas.com

Mr. Henry G. Thomas, CPA, Instructor
(601) 979-2707, henry.thomas@jsums.edu

Ms. Tasha Watson, Administrative Assistant
(601) 979-2414, tasha.l.watson@jsums.edu

Department of Economics, Finance and General Business

Dr. Dal Didia, Interim Chair, Professor of Economics
(601) 979-2606, dal.o.didia@jsums.edu

Dr. Maury Granger, Professor of Economics
(601) 979-2679 , maury.granger@jsums.edu

Dr. Okechuku D. Anyamele, Associate Professor of Economics
(601) 979-2452, okechukwu.d.anyamele@jsums.edu

Mrs. Saundra Thompson McFarland, JD, Instructor of Business Law
601-979-1088, saundra.m.thompson@jsums.edu

Mr. Larry Day, Instructor of Finance
(601) 979-2607

Dr. Fidelis Ezeala-Harrison, Professor of Economics
(601) 979-2604, fidel.ezeala-harrison@jsums.edu

Dr. Patricia A. Freeman, Associate Professor of Economics
(601) 979-2610, patricia.a.freeman@jsums.edu


Dr. Gail G. Fulgham, Professor of Economics
(601) 979-2617, gail.g.fulgham@jsums.edu

Dr. Phillip Fuller, Professor of Finance
(601) 979-2612, phillip.r.fuller@jsums.edu

Dr. Nicholas Hill
Associate Professor of Economics
601-979-2605, nicholas.hill@jsums.edu

Dr. Priscilla Slade, Executive in Residence
601-979-1781, priscilla.d.slade@jsums.edu

Dr. Geungu Yu, Associate Professor of Finance
(601)979-2619, geungu.yu@jsums.edu

Mrs. Ella P. King, Administrative Assistant
(601) 979-2531, ella.p.king@jsums.edu
Fax (601)979-2690

Department of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Dr. Mary M. White, Chairperson & Associate Professor
601 979-2541, mary.m.white@jsums.edu

Dr. Donald Causey, Assistant Professor and Entrepreneur
601-979-3326, donald.causey@jsums.edu

Dr. Micah Crump, Associate Professor
601-979-2541

Ms. Deborah Haymon, Administrative Assistant
601-979-2541
Fax 601-979-2675

Department of Management and Marketing

Dr. Samuel Perkins, Interim Chair & Assistant Professor of Management 
(601) 979-2534, samuel.n.perkins@jsums.edu

Dr. Gwendolyn Catchings, Assistant Professor of Marketing
(601) 979-3313, gwendolyn.c.catchings@jsums.edu

Dr. Hyonsong Chong, Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
(601) 979-2974, hyonsong.chong@jsums.edu

Dr. Kenneth Russ, Assistant Professor of Marketing
(601) 979-1367, kenneth.russ@jsums.edu

Dr. J. R. Smith, Professor of Marketing
(601) 979-2534, jrsmith@jsums.edu

Dr. Douglas McWilliams, Assistant Professor of Management
601 979-2978, douglas.l.mcwilliams@jsums.edu

Dr. Palaniappan Thiagarajan, Associate Professor of Marketing
(601) 979-1265, palaniappan.thiagarajan@jsums.edu

Dr. Joann White, Assistant Professor of Management
(601) 979-2981, joann.white@jsums.edu

Mr. Eddie Anthony, Adjunct Instructor
(601) 979-2534, ehanthony@comcast.net

Ms. Rita Gray, Administrative Assistant
(601) 979-2534, ria.m.gray@jsums.edu

Graduate Business Office

Dr. Nicholas Hill, Ph.D Director
(601) 979-6331, nicholas.hill@jsums.edu

Dr. Kenneth Russ, Director, Business Graduate Program
(601) 979-1367, kenneth.russ@jsums.edu

Mrs. Shanta Jones, Administrative Assistant
(601) 979-1211, shanta.s.jones@jsums.edu