School Staff and Faculty

School of Education


Benjamin Burnett

Dean of Education
(601) 318-6144

June Hornsby

Professor of Education and Director of Student Teaching
(601) 318-6140

Jeanne Lockley

Professor of Education
(601) 318-6611

Willie Pierce

Professor of Higher Education Administration
(601) 318-6085

Ben Waddle

Chair, Department of Health and Physical Education/Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
(601) 318-6186

Tina Bond

Administrative Assistant to the School of Education
(601) 318-6091

Nigel Boulton

Head Coach, Men's Soccer
(601) 318-6401

Craig Fletcher

Assistant Coach, Softball
(601) 318-6617

Earline Herrin

Administrative Assistant to the School of Education
(601) 318-6139

Cynthia Smith

Secretary to the School of Education
(601) 318-6600

Bobby Halford

Assistant Professor of Physical Education; Head Coach, Baseball
(601) 318-6110

Patrivan Yuen

Technical Services/Systems Librarian and Instructor of Education
(601) 318-6781

Walter Cooper

Professor of Education
(601) 318-6764


Darlene Emile

Administrative Assistant for the Education Department
(228) 702-1842

Peggy Gossage

Instructor of Education and Regional Librarian on the Tradition Campus
(228) 702-1890