Faculty & Staff
Our faculty and staff members are dedicated to helping our students in their studies, as well as with their adjustment to living in the US. For more information or to contact one of us, simply click on a staff member’s name below to view his/her biography and contact page.
Dr. Whitney Sarver, IEP Senior Director
Kate Batson, Operations Coordinator & Instructor
Lance Herrington, Coordinator of Instructional Services & Instructor
Tracy Case Koslowski, Coordinator of Service Learning & Instructor
Velsie Pate, Coordinator of Short-Term Programs & Instructor
Michael Raines, Instructional Assistant Professor of Modern Languages & Intensive English
Dinorah Sapp, Coordinator of Professional Development & Lecturer
Laura Vaughn, Coordinator of Admissions
Marco deVera, Instructor
2016-2017 Graduate Instructors
Graduate Instructors have completed their M.A. in TESL or a related field and are currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Education, Second Language Studies, or a related field.
Shokhsanam Djalilova, Graduate Instructor
2016-2017 Teaching Assistants
Teaching Assistants are pursuing the M.A. in Modern Languages with Emphasis in TESL and have completed 18hrs of coursework.
Charlsie Haire, Teaching Assistant
Cecilia Kyalo, Teaching Assistant
Goretty Wawire, Teaching Assistant
2016-2017 Graduate Assistants
Graduate Assistants are current students in the Modern Languages, Linguistics, TESL, or other M.A. program at the University of Mississippi. They help with event planning, coordination of student affairs, student housing, and other activities within the IEP department.
The following faculty are affiliated with our program as mentors, guest lecturers, and adjunct instructors of IEP courses.
Ashley Fly, Study Abroad Advisor & Adjunct Instructor of Intensive English
Kurt Smith,Global Engagement Projects Coordinator & Adjunct Instructor of Intensive English