Faculty and Staff

Chair

David Henry Holben

Chair and Professor, Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email dhholben@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-1359
Office 214 Lenoir Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

MSHuman Nutrition and Food Management
The Ohio State University / Columbus,oh (1995)
PHDHuman Nutrition and Food Management
The Ohio State University / Columbus,oh (1996)

Faculty

Anne K Bomba

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director of Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email abomba@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7802
Office 211 Lenoir Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BSHome Economics
Oklahoma State University / Stillwater, Oklahoma (1981)
MSFamily Sciences
Oklahoma State University / Stillwater, Oklahoma (1987)
PHDHome Economics
Oklahoma State University / Stillwater, Oklahoma (1989)
Areas of Expertise
  • Child Development Policy Issues
  • Creativity in Children
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Family, Child Care Issues
  • Parenting

Teresa Carr Carithers

Associate Dean of the School of Applied Sciences and Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management
School of Applied Sciences

Email carither@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7900
Office School of Applied Science
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Degrees & Expertise

BSInstitutional Foods
Mississippi College / Clinton, Mississippi (1978)
MSHealth Science
Mississippi College / Clinton, Mississippi (1986)
PHDPreventive Medicine
University of Mississippi Medical Center / Jackson Mississippi (2003)
Areas of Expertise
  • Academic Administration
  • Children and the Law, Abuse and Neglect
  • Gerontology
  • Nutrition
  • Preventive Health
  • Public Health
  • Research Administration, Faculty Development
  • Southern Culture

Yunhee Chang

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email chang@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-1352
Office 202 Lenoir Hall
Website yunheechang.wix.com/home
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Degrees & Expertise

BHEFamily Resource Management
Seoul National University / Seoul, Korea (1989)
MHEConsumer and Child Studies
Seoul National University / Seoul, Korea (1991)
PHDAgri Economics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign / Urban, Illinois (2003)
Areas of Expertise
  • Demographic Economics
  • Household Behavior and Family Economics
  • Welfare and Poverty

Marcia Sheryl Cole

Lecturer in Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email mscole@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7371
Office 219 Lenoir Hall
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BASociology
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1998)
MSSociology
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (2000)

Hyunwoo Joung

Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email hjoung@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7372
Office 216 Lenoir Hall, Sorority Row
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Degrees & Expertise

BSFood and Nutrition
Seoul National University / Seoul, Korea (2004)
MSHotel & Restaurant Management
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas (2009)
PHDHospitality Administration
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas (2013)

Kathy B Knight

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email kknight@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-5172
Office 201 Lenoir
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Degrees & Expertise

BAZoology
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1979)
MSNutrition
Mississippi State University / Starkville, Mississippi (1981)
PHDNutrition
Auburn University / Auburn, Georgia (1989)
Areas of Expertise
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Foods
  • Nutrition and Foods, Improving Eating Habits
  • Nutrition and Foods, Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Foods, Weight Control
  • Weight Control

Laurel Greenway Lambert

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email lambertl@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7371
Office Lenoir Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BSDietetics
Eastern Michigan University / Ypsilanti, Michigan (1986)
MSInstitution Management
University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg Mississippi (1995)
PHDNutrition
University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg Mississippi (2000)
Areas of Expertise
  • Child Nutrition
  • Nutrition

Mary E Parkes

Lecturer in Nutrition & Hospitality Management and Program Director for the Didactic Program in Dietetics
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email meparke1@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7371
Office 221 Lenoir
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BSFamily Sciences
The University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (2001)
MSNutrition
University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg, Mississippi (2003)
Areas of Expertise
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Healthy Nutrition
  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Foods, Improving Eating Habits
  • Nutrition and Foods, Weight Control

Mary G Roseman

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management and Director of the Hospitality Management Program
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email mroseman@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-1902
Office 210 Lenoir Hall
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BSNutrition
Western Kentucky University / Bowling Green, Kentucky (1977)
MBABusiness Administration
University of Central Oklahoma / Edmond, Oklahoma (1984)
PHDHome Economics
Oklahoma State University / Stillwater, Oklahoma (1988)
Areas of Expertise
  • Business, Employee Recruiting and Selection
  • Business, Human Resources
  • Business, Oral and Written Communication
  • Business, Presentations
  • Hospitality Management
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Nutrition and Foods
  • Nutrition and Foods, Improving Eating Habits
  • Nutrition and Foods, Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Writing, Business Reports
  • Writing, Resumes

Tanya Maren Ruetzler

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email ruetzler@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7805
Office Lenoir Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BSHospitality Management
University of Central Florida / Orlando, Florida (1992)
MSHotel & Restaurant Management
University of Nevada / Las Vegas, Nevada (1997)
PHDNutrition
University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg, Mississippi (2005)
Areas of Expertise
  • Hospitality Management

James Joseph Taylor

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email jtaylor@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7371
Office Lenoir
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BSBusiness Administration
University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg Mississippi (1991)
MBABusiness Administration
University of South Florida / Tampa, Florida (1994)
PHDNutrition
University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg Mississippi (2005)

Melinda Wells Valliant

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email valliant@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-1437
Office 222 Lenoir
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Degrees & Expertise

BSFamily Sciences
University of Mississippi / University Mississippi (1988)
MSExercise Science
University of Mississippi / University Mississippi (1994)
PHDExercise Science
University of Mississippi / University Mississippi (2005)
Areas of Expertise
  • Exercise, Diet and Cholesterol
  • Exercise, Physical Conditioning
  • Exercise, Weight Control
  • Healthy Nutrition
  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Foods, Improving Eating Habits
  • Nutrition and Foods, Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Foods, Weight Control

Candis Couch Varnell

Lecturer in the Hospitality Management Program
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email cvarnell@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-1848
Office 223 Lenoir Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

MEDEducational Administration
Texas A&M University Commerce / Commerce, Texas (1999)
Areas of Expertise
  • Hospitality Management
  • Jordanian Society and Culture

Staff

Janie W Cole

Registered Dietitian and Adjunct Instructor in Nutrition & Hospitality Management
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email janierd@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-8662
Office 115 Lenoir Hall
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BSFamily Sciences
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (2000)
BSFamily Sciences
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (2000)
MSDietetics
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (2001)

Jean A Munson

Administrative Coordinator I
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email jamunson@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7371
Office Nutrition and Hospitality Management
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Beth Pace

Food Specialist
Nutrition & Hospitality Management

Email mevicker@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7264
Office 203 Lenoir Hall, Sorority Row
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Degrees & Expertise

MBABusiness Administration
Baylor University, Waco, Texas (1997)