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Leadership

Dr. David Shaw

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

Allen Parrish

Dr. Allen Parrish
Associate Vice President for Research 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

Dr. Devon Brenner

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

Julie Jordan

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

Sandy Williamson

Sandy Williamson
Executive Director, Research Fiscal Affairs



Administrators and Staff

Bailey Anderson

Bailey Anderson
Senior Accountant

Deana Card

Deana Card
Director of Research Security

Peggy Childers

Peggy Childers
Accountant

Jeremy Clay

Jeremy Clay
Director of Technology Management

Katie Echols

Dr. Katie Echols
Director of Research Analysis and Support

Kevin Enroth

Kevin Enroth
Director of Sponsored Projects

Carmen Kelly

Carmen Kelly
Administrative Assistant I

Jim Laird

Jim Laird
Research and Executive Support Editor

marc McGee

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

Elizabeth Nicholson

Elizabeth Nicholson
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President

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 to the Vice President

Lynn Wyman

Lynn Wyman
Business Manager II



Research and Technology Advisory Council, 2018-2019

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)
  • Richard Gilbrech, Stennis Space Center
  • Barry Knight, Indigo Agriculture
  • David Latham, Southern Hunt Club
  • Glenn McCullough, Jr., Mississippi Development Authority
  • Richard Mills, Jr., Tellus Operating, LLC
  • David Pittman, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Research & Development
  • David Shaw, Vice President for Research and Economic Development
  • Gray Swoope, VisionFirst Advisors, LLC
  • Brian Useforge, 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