University of Mississippi

John S. Brewer

Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Department of Biology

Phone: 662-915-1077 | Office: 412 Shoemaker |

Robbie Ethridge

Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Phone: 662-915-7317 | Office: Leavell 214 |

Ann Fisher-Wirth

Director of the Minor in Environmental Studies and Professor of English
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School
Teaches poetry workshops and seminars, 20th-century American literature, and a wide range of courses in environmental literature.
Office: C212 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-5929 | afwirth at

Andy Harper

Director of the Southern Documentary Project, Instructional Assistant Professor of Southern Studies & Journalism
Ph.D., Northern Arizona University
Phone: 662-915-5917 | Office: 241 Kinard Hall |

Karen Raber

Professor of English
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Writes and teaches early modern British literature. Her research interests include cultural and gender studies, animal studies, and ecocriticism.
Office: W209B Bondurant Hall | 662-915-5793 | kraber at

Jason E. Ritchie

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Ph.D., University of Texas
Phone: 662-915-5329 | Office: 309 Coulter Hall |

David J. Rutherford

Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Policy Leadership
Ph.D., Texas State University
Phone: 662-915-1337 | Office: 105 Odom Hall |

John Sonnett

Associate Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Phone: 662-915-7316 | Office: Leavell 207 |

Jay Watson

Professor of English and Howry Professor of Faulkner Studies
Ph.D., Harvard University
Teaching interests: American literature, southern literature, Faulkner
Office: C211 Bondurant | 662-915-7671 | jwatson at