Faculty and Staff

The success of the Physics, Atmospheric, and Geoscience Department at Jackson State University is due in large part to the continued efforts of every member of the faculty and staff.


Mehri Fadavi, Ph.D.

Ezat Heydari, Ph.D.

Tigran V. Shahbazyan, Ph.D.

Quinton L. Williams, Ph.D.

Associate Professors

Rezwanul Karim, Ph.D.

R. Suseela Reddy, Ph.D.

Wilbur L. Walters, Jr., Ph.D.

Loren D. White, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors

Carl T. Drake, Ph.D.

Serguei Goupalov, Ph.D.

Duanjun Lu, Ph.D.

Visiting Professors

Peter Chang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Geoscience

Consuella Davis, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of General Science

Rakamohan Kalluru, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics

Abu O. A. Khan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics

Jian-Ge Zhou, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics

Adjunct Faculty

Portia Powell, General Science

Lee Smith, General Science


Kantave Green, Instructor of Meteorology

Vijaya Shankar, Instructor of Physics

Technical Staff

Brian Napolion

Administrative Staff

Debra Divinity

Felicia Russell