Intensive English Program

The University of Mississippi – Office of Global Engagement

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 a biography and contact page.

Dr. Whitney Sarver, Senior Director
Tracy Case Koslowski, Associate Director of Recruitment & Development
Kate Batson, Operations Coordinator & Instructor
Marco DeVera, Instructor
Lance Herrington, Coordinator of Instructional Services & Instructor
Velsie Pate, Coordinator of Short-Term Programs & Instructor
Dr. Michael Raines, Instructional Assistant Professor of Modern Languages & Intensive English
Dinorah Sapp, Coordinator of Collaboration Development & Lecturer
Laura Vaughn, Coordinator of Admissions

2017-2018 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

2017-2018 Graduate Teaching Assistants

Teaching Assistants are pursuing the M.A. in Modern Languages with Emphasis in TESL and have completed 18hrs of coursework.
Connor Edwards, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Victoria Donato, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Kelly Slater, Graduate Teaching Assistant

2017-2018 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.

Shuang Cheng, Graduate Assistant

Affiliated Faculty

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
Matthew Weaver, Academic Advisor for the Center for Student Success & Adjunct Instructor of Intensive English