Dr. Devon Brenner

Department / Division

  • Administration


  • Assistant Vice President for Outreach & Initiatives
  • Professor, Curriculum, Instruction, & Special Education


Email: dgb19@msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-3570


  • P.O. Box 6343 Mississippi State, MS 39762
  • Mailstop: 9722

Administrative Responsibilities:

Undergraduate Research program

Faculty Travel grants programs

Faculty Research Advisory Council liaison

Education Policy Fellowship Program

Partnership School

Other education initiatives


Devon Brenner is Professor of teacher education in the College of Education at Mississippi State University and coordinates education initiatives in the MSU Office of Research and Economic Development. Brenner is currently co-editor of The Rural Educator, journal of the National Rural Education Association. Her research focuses on rural teacher recruitment and retention, rural education policy, and the implementation of literacy curriculum to promote reading and writing. Brenner coordinates the Mississippi Education Policy Fellowship Program, a state chapter of a national program that trains education leaders to engage in education policy and advocacy.