Mississippi College

Dr. Clinton Bailey

Chair & Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Faculty member since 1999

MCC 415, Box 4036
Website | bailey@mc.edu | 601.925.3338

  • B.S., Mississippi College
  • Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
  • Postdoctoral research, University of Missouri-Columbia

Primary Teaching Areas:  Biochemistry


Mr. Leland Benton

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Safety Coordinator

Faculty member since 1997

Hederman 309, Box 4036 
Website |lbenton@mc.edu | 601.925.3853

  • B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi State University
  • Additional study, Mississippi College

Primary Teaching Areas:  General Chemistry


Dr. David Magers

Professor of Chemistry

Faculty member since 1989
Hederman 418, Box 4036
Website | magers@mc.edu | 601.925.3851

  • B.S., Mississippi College
  • Ph.D., University of Florida
  • Postdoctoral research, Harvard University

Primary Teaching Areas:  Theoretical Chemistry / Chemical Physics


Dr. Dean Parks

Professor of Chemistry

Faculty member since 1969
Hederman 414, Box 4069
Website | dparks@mc.edu | 601.925.3426

  • B.S., Georgetown College
  • Ph.D., University of Louisville

Primary Teaching Areas:  General Chemistry / Analytical Chemistry


Dr. D. J. Rosado

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Faculty member since 2011

Hederman 407, Box 4036
Website | rosado@mc.edu | 601.925.3424

  • A.S. , Jones County Junior College
  • B.S., University of Southern Mississippi
  • Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
  • Postdoctoral research, Vanderbilt University

Primary Teaching Areas:  Organic Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis


Dr. Willa Russell

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Faculty member since 2010

Hederman 411, Box 4036
Website | willia77@mc.edu | 601.925.7665

  • B.S., Mississippi Valley State University
  • Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Primary Teaching Areas:  Quantitative Chemical Analysis, General Chemistry


Dr. Trent Selby

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Faculty member since 2009

Hederman 407, Box 4036
Website | selby@mc.edu | 601.925.7665

  • B.S., Western Kentucky University
  • M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
  • Ph.D., University of Alabama
  • Postdoctoral Research, University of Utah

Primary Teaching Areas:  Organic Chemistry, Advanced Organic Chemistry

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