Faculty and Staff

Interim Chair

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

    Faculty

    Anne K Bomba Ph.D.

    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
    Contact

    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)
    Curriculum Vita
    Areas of Expertise
    • Child Development Policy Issues
    • Creativity in Children
    • Family and Consumer Sciences
    • Family, Child Care Issues
    • Parenting

    Teresa Carr Carithers Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

    Research, Sponsored Programs and Creative Activities

    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
    Contact

    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)
    Curriculum Vita
    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 Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management

    Nutrition & Hospitality Management

    Email chang@olemiss.edu
    Phone +1 (662) 915-1352
    Office 202 Lenoir Hall
    Contact

    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)
    Curriculum Vita
    Areas of Expertise
    • Demographic Economics
    • Household Behavior and Family Economics
    • Welfare and Poverty

    Marcia Sheryl Cole M.S.

    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)
    Curriculum Vita

    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
    Contact

    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)
    Curriculum Vita

    Kathy B Knight Ph.D., R.D.

    Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management

    Nutrition & Hospitality Management

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

    Degrees & Expertise

    BAZoology University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1979)
    MSNutrition Mississippi State University / Starkville, Mississippi (1981)
    PHDNutrition Auburn University / Auburn, Georgia (1989)
    Curriculum Vita
    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 Ph.D., R.D.

    Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management and Program Director for the Didactic Program in Dietetics

    Nutrition & Hospitality Management

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

    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)
    Curriculum Vita
    Areas of Expertise
    • Child Nutrition
    • Nutrition

    Mary E Parkes M.S., R.D.

    Instructor in Nutrition and Hospitality Management

    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 Ph.D., R.D.

    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)
    Memberships & Certifications
  • Dietetic Internship, Oklahoma State University
  • Curriculum Vita
    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 Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management

    Nutrition & Hospitality Management

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

    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)
    Curriculum Vita
    Areas of Expertise
    • Hospitality Management

    James Joseph Taylor Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management

    Nutrition & Hospitality Management

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

    Degrees & Expertise

    BSBanking & Finance University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg Mississippi (1988)
    BSBusiness Administration University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg Mississippi (1991)
    PHDNutrition University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg Mississippi (2005)
    Curriculum Vita

    Melinda Wells Valliant Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

    Associate Professor and Director of Nutrition and Hospitality Management's Coordinated Programs

    Nutrition & Hospitality Management

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

    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)
    Curriculum Vita
    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 M.Ed.

    Lecturer in the Hospitality Management Program

    Nutrition & Hospitality Management

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

    Degrees & Expertise

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

    Staff

    Jean A Munson

    Administrative Coordinator I

    Nutrition & Hospitality Management

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

    Beth Pace

    Food Specialist

    Nutrition & Hospitality Management

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

    Degrees & Expertise

    MBABusiness Administration Baylor University, Waco, Texas (1997)