Dean’s Office


JSU_Azavedo_4574_tinyDr. Mario Azevedo
Title: Dean
Dept: Professor Department of History
Phone: (601) 979-7036
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no-image2_smallDr. Doris O. Ginn
Title: Interim Associate Dean
Dept: Associate Professor, English
Phone: (601) 979-2096
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Department Chairs

Department of Art
Prof. Charles Carraway, Chair and Associate Professor

Department of Criminal Justice & Sociology
Dr. Etta Morgan, Chair and Associate Professor

Department of English & Modern Foreign Languages
Dr. Perselfannie McDaniels, Interim Chair

Department of History & Philosophy
Dr. Rico Chapman, Interim Chair

Department of Mass Communications
Dr. Elyane Anthony, Interim Chair

Department of Military Science
LTC Travis Smith, Chair and Professor

Department of Music
Dr. David Akombo, Chair

Department of Political Science
Dr. Rickey Hill, Interim Chair and Professor

Department of Psychology
Dr. Pamela Banks, Interim Chair and Director of Clinical Training

Department of Speech Communication and Theater
Dr. Mark Henderson, Chair and Assistant Professor




Program Directors

Applied Psychological Services/Community Health Program
(Affiliated with Department of Psychology)
Dr. Pamela Banks, Director of Applied Psychological Services

Dr. Kaye Sly, Director of Community Health Program

Fannie Lou Hamer Institute @ Council of Federated Organizations
Civil and Human Rights Interdisciplinary Education Center
(Affiliated with Department of Political Science)
Dr. Rico Chapman, Program Director
Mr. Keith McMillian, Academic Director

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Art Studio
Ms. Kimberly Jacobs, Director (on fellowship 13-14)
Mr. Justin Ransburg, Activity Coordinator

Interdisciplinary Alcohol/Drug Studies Center
(Affiliated with Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology)
Ms. Earnestine McNeal-Brown
Director and Instructor

Margaret Walker Alexander National Research Center
(Affiliated with Department of History)
Dr. Robert Luckett
Director and Assistant Professor

Richard Wright Center
(Affiliated with Department of English)
Dr. Kathi Griffin
Director and Instructor