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

Oxford Campus

Janice K Bounds MBE

Administration (Budget, Services, Staffing and Facilities)

Assistant Dean of the School of Applied Sciences, Interim Department Chair of Nutrition and Hospitality Management 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
  • 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

    Adjunct 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)

    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

    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)

    Desoto Campus

    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
  • Tupelo Campus

    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

    Grenada Campus

    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)

    Staff

    Carol Bennett Forsythe

    Senior Secretary

    Legal Studies

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