Our People

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Sujan Anreddy PhD

Assistant Research Professor
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Connie Baird-Thomas PhD

Associate Director, SSRC Policy Studies
Director, Evaluation and Research Group
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Cindy Bethel PhD

Billie J. Ball Endowed Professor, Engineering
Director, STaRS Lab
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Devon Brenner PhD

Director, SSRC
Professor, Department of Curriculum, Instruction, & Special Education
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Arthur Cosby PhD

William L. Giles Distinguished Professor
Director Emeritus, SSRC
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Ronald Cossman PhD

Research Professor Emeritus
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John F. Edwards PhD

Research Professor and Director, Survey Research Lab, SSRC
Research Scientist, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station
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Dana Franz PhD

Professor, Mathematics Education
University Director of Academic Quality
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Sheena Gardner PhD

Assistant Research Professor
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Heather Hanna PhD

Assistant Research Professor and Director, Systems Change Lab
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David May PhD

Professor, Department of Sociology
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Robert McMillen PhD

Associate Director, Tobacco Control Unit
Professor, Department of Psychology
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Diana Outlaw PhD

Project Manger
Associate Professor
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Kathleen Ragsdale PhD

Research Professor
Director, Gender Impacts Lab
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Mary Read-Wahidi PhD

Assistant Research Professor
Co-Director, Gender Impacts Lab
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Gina Rico Mendez PhD

Assistant Research Professor
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Angela Robertson PhD

Associate Director and Research Professor, SSRC
Coordinator of Research and Development, MASEP
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Holli Seitz MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor
Director, Message Laboratory
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Megan Stubbs-Richardson PhD

Assistant Research Professor
Co-Director, DS3 Laboratory