People

Leadership

Dr. David Shaw

Dr. David Shaw
Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Bio

Kathy Gelston

Kathy Gelston
Associate Vice President for Corporate Engagement and Economic Development
Bio

Dr. Teresa Gammill

Dr. Teresa Gammill
Assistant Vice President for Research

Sandy Williamson

Sandy Williamson
Executive Director, Research Fiscal Affairs

Dr. Devon Brenner

Dr. Devon Brenner
Assistant to the Vice President for Education Initiatives
Bio

Julie Jordan

Dr. Julie Jordan
Interim Associate Vice President
International Programs & Interim Executive Director, International Institute



Administrators and Staff

Bailey Anderson

Bailey Anderson
Senior Accountant

Peggy Childers

Peggy Childers
Accountant

Jeremy Clay

Jeremy Clay
Director of Technology Management

Tina Hood

Tina Hood
Interim Director of Sponsored Projects

Katie Echols

Dr. Katie Echols
Director of Research Analysis and Support

Carmen Kelly

Carmen Kelly
Administrative Assistant I

Jim Laird

Jim Laird
Research Editor: Public Affairs/Office of Research and Economic Development

Neil Lewis

Neil Lewis
Director of Research Security

marc McGee

Marc McGee
Director, Research and Technology Corporation: Research and Technology Park

Jessica Northcutt

Jessica Northcutt
Administrative Assistant II

Michael Parsons

Michael Parsons
Director of Environmental Health and Safety

Dr. Lucy Senter

Dr. Lucy Senter
Director of Animal Res/Attending Vet - Lab Animal Veterinarian

Jana Spencer

Jana Spencer
Business Coordinator

Kacey Strickland

Kacey Strickland
Director of Research Compliance

Lynn Taylor

Lynn Taylor
Administrative Assistant II

Lynn Wyman

Lynn Wyman
Business Manager II



Research and Technology Advisory Council

Mississippi State University’s Research and Technology Advisory Council is comprised of professionals from a wide range of sectors, including economic development, business, industry, state and federal government, and defense.

  • Ted Bowlds - U.S. Air Force (Retired)
  • Herb Eppert - Naval Research Laboratory, Marine Research Laboratory
  • Thomas "Randy" Galloway - John C. Stennis Space Center, NASA
  • Richard Gilbrech - John C. Stennis Space Center, NASA
  • Barry Knight - Indigo Agriculture
  • David Latham - Southern Hunt Club
  • Glenn McCullough - Mississippi Development Authority
  • Richard Mills, Jr. - Tellus Operating, LLC
  • David Pittman - U.S. Army Engineer Research Development Center, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Gray Swoope - VisionFirst Advisors
  • Brian Useforge - Economic Development, Mississippi Power
  • Scott Waller - Mississippi Economic Council

Mailing Address

Office of Research and Economic Development
P.O. Box 6343
Mississippi State University, MS 39762

Physical Address

Office of Research and Economic Development
3001 Lee Hall
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone Number: (662) 325-3570
Fax Number: (662) 325-8028
Campus Mailstop: 9722