Faculty and Staff

Chair

Eric Gregory Lambert

Chair and Professor of Legal Studies

Legal Studies

Email eglamber@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-2672
Office Legal Studies Odom Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

MACriminal Justice SUNYA, University at Albany, Albany, New York (1988)
PHDCriminal Justice SUNYA, University at Albany, Albany, New York (1999)
Curriculum Vita

Faculty

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

    Danny P. Hall Jr., J.D.

    Senior Lecturer in Legal Studies

    Legal Studies

    Email dhalljr@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7902
    Office 218 Odom Hall
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BAAccounting University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1985)
    JDLaw University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1992)
    Areas of Expertise
    • Accounting, Auditing
    • Accounting, Financial
    • Accounting, Taxation
    • Law, Business Law
    • Law, Civil Litigation
    • Law, Constitutional Law
    • Law, Criminal Issues
    • Law, Criminal Law
    • Law, Criminal Procedure

    Carl Julius Jensen Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Director of the Center for Intelligence & Security Studies

    Legal Studies

    Email carlj@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-1886
    Office Center for Intelligence & Security Studies
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BSNaval Science United States Naval Academy / Annapolis, Maryland (1978)
    MASociology Kent State University / Kent, Ohio (1995)
    PHDCriminal Justice University of Mayland / College Park, Maryland (2003)
    Memberships & Certifications
  • FBI Futures Working Group
  • American Society of Criminology
  • Police Futurists International
  • International Studies Association
  • International Association for Intelligence Educators
  • Lifeboat Foundation
  • Jeffery M Johnson M.S.

    Lecturer in Criminal Justice

    Legal Studies

    Email johnson1@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-6658
    Office 304 Odom Hall
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BSCriminal Justice Washburn University / Topeka, Kansas (1996)
    MSCriminal Justice Washburn University / Topeka, Kansas (1999)
    MCJCriminal Justice Washburn University, Topeka (1999)
    EDDProfessional Studies Delta State University, Cleveland, Ms (2014)
    Memberships & Certifications
  • Graduate Certificate Homeland Security, Texas A&M
  • Gang Specialist, National Gang Crime Research Center
  • Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association
  • Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Association
  • American Correctional Association
  • Linda Denise Keena Ed.D.

    Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

    Legal Studies

    Email ldkeena@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-1998
    Office 207 Odom Hall
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BSCriminal Justice Southeast Missouri State University / Cape Girardeau, Missouri (1984)
    MSAdministration Southeast Missouri State University / Cape Girardeau, Missouri (1991)
    EDDEducational Leadership University of Missouri-Columbia / Columbia, Missouri (2006)
    Memberships & Certifications
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Science
  • Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership
  • Ralph C Kennedy M.Ed

    Instructor in Legal Studies

    Legal Studies

    Email kennedy@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7319
    Office 318 Odom Hall
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BSIndustrial Management Memphis State University / Memphis, Tennessee (1968)
    MEDAdult Education Memphis State University / Memphis, Tennessee (1970)

    Terry Ponnath Lyons

    Senior Lecturer in Legal Studies

    Legal Studies

    Email tplyons1@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 690-6250
    Office 203 Odom Hall
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BPACriminal Justice The University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1976)
    MSCriminal Justice Washburn University / Topeka, Kansas (2006)
    Curriculum Vita

    Stephen Lee Mallory Ph.D.

    Professor of Legal Studies

    Legal Studies

    Email smallory@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7902
    Office 206 Odom Hall A
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BSAgriculture Mississippi State University / Mississippi State, Mississippi (1972)
    MSCriminal Justice The University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg, Mississippi (1985)
    PHDEducational Leadership The University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1994)
    Memberships & Certifications
  • CPM Certificate of Public Management
  • David H McElreath Ph.D.

    Professor of Legal Studies

    Legal Studies

    Email dhmcel@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-1635
    Office 302 Odom Hall
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BPALaw Enforcement University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1975)
    MCJLaw Enforcement University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1979)
    PHDAdult Education University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg, Mississippi (1985)
    Areas of Expertise
    • Law Enforcement
    • Police
    • Youth Crime

    Robert E Mongue J.D.

    Associate Professor of Legal Studies

    Legal Studies

    Email rmongue@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7293
    Office Odom Hall
    Website http://www.theempoweredparalegal.com
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BSPhilosophy Franklin and Marshall College / Lancaster, Pennsylvania (1973)
    JDLaw University of Maine / Portland, Maine (1976)
    Memberships & Certifications
  • Co-chair, Scholarly Journal Committee, American Association for Paralegal Education
  • Secretary/Board of Directors, American Association for Paralegal Education
  • Advisory Council, Organization of Legal Professionals
  • NYC Paralegal Association Advisory Board
  • Areas of Expertise
    • Law, Paralegal Professionalism, Empowerment and Ethics

    Jean R Moore J.D.

    Associate Director of Continuing Legal Education and Assistant Professor of Legal Studies

    Non-Credit Education

    Degrees & Expertise

    BS
    Interior Design Western Kentucky University / Bowling Green, Kentucky (1987)
    JD
    Law University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1995)
    Memberships & Certifications
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Association of American Law Schools ("AALS")
  • American Continuing Legal Education Association ("ACLEA")
  • Areas of Expertise
    • Law, Civil Litigation
    • Law, Family

    Amy Spencer Vanderford

    Clinical Instructor

    Legal Studies

    Email avander@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7283
    Office Grenada Campus
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BSPolitical Science University of Mississippi / University MS 38677 (1999)
    MSCriminal Law Delta State University / Cleveland, Mississippi (2005)

    Michael Peter Wigginton Jr., Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

    Legal Studies

    Email mpwiggin@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7902
    Office 217 Odom Hall
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BACriminal Justice Loyola University / New Orleans, Louisiana (1978)
    MSCriminal Justice The University of Alabama / Tuscaloosa, Alabama (2000)
    MSUrban Studies University of New Orleans / New Orleans, Louisiana (2002)
    PHDCriminal Justice University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg, Mississippi (2007)

    Angela M Williams M.A.

    Instructor and Coordinator of Paralegal Studies Program

    Legal Studies

    Email awilliam@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7902
    Office 317 Odom Hall
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    BAPolitical Science Georgia State University / Atlanta, Georgia (1979)
    MAHigher Education University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (2006)
    Memberships & Certifications
  • Post Baccalaureate Paralegal Cert, National Center for Paralegal Training
  • NALA Certified Legal Assistant
  • Areas of Expertise
    • Paralegal Studies

    Lorri C Williamson Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Legal Studies

    Legal Studies

    Email ldwillia@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7760
    Office 305 Odom
    Contact

    Degrees & Expertise

    MBEBusiness Education University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1978)
    BSBusiness Education Mississippi State University / Mississippi State, Mississippi (1983)
    PHDHigher Education University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1985)

    Staff

    Carol Bennett Forsythe

    Senior Secretary

    Legal Studies

    Email cbreid@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-7902
    Office 203 Odom Hall
    Contact