School of Applied Sciences

The University of Mississippi

School of Applied Sciences Leadership

Velmer Stanley Burton Ph.D., Ed.D.

Dean of the School of Applied Sciences and Professor of Social Work & Legal Studies

School of Applied Sciences

Email vsburton@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-1081
Office George St House
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BSCriminal Justice University of Cincinnati / Cincinnati, Ohio (1985)
MSCriminal Justice University of Cincinnati / Cincinnati, Ohio (1986)
PHDSociology University of Cincinnati / Cincinnati, Ohio (1991)
EDDHigher Education Management University of Pennsylvania / Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2003)
Areas of Expertise
  • Academic Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminology
  • Quantitative Research
  • Social Work

Mark Loftin Ph.D.

Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Policy, Tenure & Promotion, Faculty Relations

Associate Dean of the School of Applied Sciences and Professor of Exercise Science

School of Applied Sciences

Email mloftin@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7900
Office School of Applied Sciences, George Street University House
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BAPhysical Education The University of Texas / Tyler, Texas (1975)
MAPhysical Education The University of Texas / Tyler, Texas (1977)
PHDPhysical Education The University of Illinois / Champaign, Illinois (1980)
Curriculum Vita
Areas of Expertise
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Exercise Science

Janice K Bounds MBE

Administration (Budget, Services, Staffing and Facilities)

Assistant Dean of the School of Applied Sciences and Associate Professor of Legal Studies

School of Applied Sciences

Email jbounds@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7900
Office George Street University House
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BSBusiness Education Georgia Southwestern University / Americus, Georgia (1972)
MBEBusiness Education University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1976)
Memberships & Certifications
  • Southern Criminal Justice Association
  • Mississippi Women's Law Enforcement Association
  • Mississippi Correctional Association
  • Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers' Association
  • Areas of Expertise
    • American Judicial System
    • Business, Communication Skills and Interpersonal Communication
    • Business, Etiquette
    • Juvenile Law, Juvenile Delinquency
    • Law, Criminal Issues
    • U.S. Courts

    Teresa Carr Carithers Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

    Research, Sponsored Programs and Creative Activities

    Associate Dean of the School of Applied Sciences and Professor of Nutrition & Hospitality Management

    School of Applied Sciences

    Email carither@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7900
    Office School of Applied Science
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BSInstitutional Foods Mississippi College / Clinton, Mississippi (1978)
    MSHealth Science Mississippi College / Clinton, Mississippi (1986)
    PHDPreventive Medicine University of Mississippi Medical Center / Jackson Mississippi (2003)
    Curriculum Vita
    Areas of Expertise
    • Academic Administration
    • Children and the Law, Abuse and Neglect
    • Gerontology
    • Nutrition
    • Preventive Health
    • Public Health
    • Research Administration, Faculty Development
    • Southern Culture

    Kelley James Jenkins

    Assistant To the Dean

    School of Applied Sciences

    Email kdjames@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7900
    Office The George St House
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BBAMarketing The University of Mississippi / University Mississippi (2006)
    MAHigher Education The University of Mississippi / University Mississippi (2009)

    Staff

    Denny K Spencer

    Business Analyst

    School of Applied Sciences

    Email spnc639@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7916
    Office George Street House
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BEDElementary Education University of Mississippi / University Mississippi (1970)

    Susan King Morton

    Senior Records Coordinator

    School of Applied Sciences

    Email skmorton@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7941
    Office George Street House
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    ASSOCIATEBusiness Northwest Mississippi Community College / Senatobia Mississippi (1983)

    Teri W Gray

    Senior Administrative Secretary

    School of Applied Sciences

    Email twgray@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7900
    Office School of Applied Science
    Contact

    Je'lisa Hairston

    Records Coordinator

    School of Applied Sciences

    Email hairston@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7900
    Office School of Applied Services, George Street University House
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BSBusiness Administration University of Phoenix / Phoenix, Az (2009)

    Sheriece L. Robinson

    Academic Counselor

    Southaven Regional Campus

    Email slrobin3@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 342-4765
    Office Southaven Desoto Campus
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BSHuman Services Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi (2001)
    MSCounselor Education Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi (2006)

    Brian Ezell

    Academic Counselor

    School of Applied Sciences

    Email bezell@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7900
    Office School of Applied Science
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BACriminal Justice Lane College / Jackson, Tennessee (2006)

    Foundation

    Michael A Upton

    Director of Development for the School of Applied Sciences

    Development Officer III

    University Development

    Email mupton@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-3027
    Office Carriage House
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    ASSOCIATELiberal Arts Itawamba Community College / Fulton Mississippi (1998)
    BAHistory University of Mississippi / University Mississippi (2000)
    MAHistory University of Mississippi / University Mississippi (2002)
    Areas of Expertise
    • Academic Libraries
    • Fund Raising / Resource Development for Academic Programs and Institutions
    • History