Academic Affairs > administrative staff

Dr. Alisa Mosley
Provost and Senior Vice President 
Our goal is to help you achieve in all areas of academia and ensure that you have the necessary skills to grow and thrive inside and outside the classroom. We are here to support your desire to learn and happy to guide you through one of the most important intellectual journeys of your life. We pride ourselves on providing a diverse learning environment.
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Dr. Brandi Newkirk-Turner
Associate Provost
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Dr. Joseph A. Whittaker
Associate Provost / Vice President for Research & Economic Development
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F. Janelle Hannah Jefferson, Ph.D.
Ombudsperson/Special Assistant to the Provost

Phone:  601.979.2127

Ms. Sherree T. White
Executive Assistant to the Provost
Phone: (601) 979-2246

Ms. Patricia Sheriff-Taylor
Academic Specialist
Phone: (601) 979-2320


Division of Academic Affairs
Jackson State University 
1400 J.R. Lynch Street 
P.O. Box 17199
Jackson, MS 39217
601-979-2246 (office)
601-979-8246 (fax)