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Meet Our Faculty and Staff

The faculty and staff of the Communication Department are known on campus and among our graduates as individuals who care about students as learners and individuals.  Collectively, over 100 years of service to Mississippi College is represented by this group of dedicated scholars and campus leaders.

We encourage all alumni to stay in touch and all prospective Choctaws to contact our professors about pursuing a degree in Communication at Mississippi College!


Ryan Capell

Instructor

Credentials

  • B.A., Garner-Webb University
  • M.S., Mississippi College

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Cliff Fortenberry

Professor and Chair

Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
  • M.S., Mississippi College
  • B.S., Mississippi College

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Sandra Grayson

Instructor

Credentials

  • B.S.Ed., Mississippi College
  • M.Ed., Mississippi College

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J. Mignon Kucia

Assistant Professor

Credentials

  • B.S., University of Southern Mississippi
  • M.C.S., Mississippi College
  • Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

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Tim Nicholas

Associate professor

Credentials

  • B.S., Georgia State University
  • M.A., University of Southern Mississippi
  • Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

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Phyllis W. Seawright

Assistant Professor

Credentials

  • B.A., Mississippi College
  • M.A., Baylor University
  • Ph.D., Florida State University

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Reid Vance

Instructor

Credentials

  • M.S., Mississippi College
  • M.A., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.S., Mississippi College

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Merle Ziegler

Professor

Credentials

  • Ph.D., Bowling Green State Univeristy
  • M.A., Bowling Green State University
  • B.A., Cedarville University

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