Community Advisory Committee

Community Advisory Committee meetingCore Scholars

Curtis J. Austin
Assistant professor and co-director, Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage, University of Southern Mississippi

Patricia Kay Galloway
Associate professor, Archival Enterprise and Digital Asset Management, School of Information, University of Texas–Austin

Robert L. Jenkins
Professor emeritus of history, Mississippi State University; associate editor of the Mississippi Encyclopedia

W. Charles Sallis
Professor emeritus of history, Millsaps College; associate editor of the Mississippi Encyclopedia

Martha Swain
Professor emerita of history, Texas Woman’s University and Mississippi State University; associate editor of the Mississippi Encyclopedia

Charles Reagan Wilson
Professor of history and Southern Studies and director, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, University of Mississippi; editor-in-chief of the Mississippi Encyclopedia

Charles Yarborough
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, Social Science faculty

AFRICAN AMERICAN
L.A. Warren, Jackson
Curtis C. Bryant, McComb
Melvin Hollins, McComb
Barbara Beadle Barber, Jackson
Robert Walker, Vicksburg
Derrick Johnson, Jackson

AMISH
Roman Miller, Jackson

CELTIC
James Flanagan, Hattiesburg
Jack McMillan, Edinburg
Donald Penzien, Brandon
Laura Tarbutton, Jackson
David Patterson, Jackson
Thomas O’Brien, Gulfport

CHICKASAW NATION
Joshua Hinson, Ada, OK
Kelley Lunsford, Ada, OK
Amy Von Tungeln, Ada, OK
Jeannie Barbour, Ada, OK

CHINESE
Gilroy Chow, Clarksdale
Sally Chow, Clarksdale
Sammy Chow, Clarksdale

CHOCTAW
Austin Tubby, Philadelphia
Kenneth Carleton, Philadelphia
Deborah Boykin, Philadelphia
Thallis Lewis, Philadelphia

CHOCTAW OF OKLAHOMA
Terry Cole, Durant, OK
Sue Folsom, Durant, OK
Olin Williams, Durant, OK
Delton Cox, Durant, OK
Jack Pate, Durant, OK

EAST INDIAN
Seetha Srinivasan, Jackson
Asoka Srinivasan, Jackson
Urmila Mota, Ridgeland
Savita Nair, Jackson
K.R. Rao, Brandon

ENGLISH
Ann Lanneau, Natchez
Libby Hollingsworth, Port Gibson

FRENCH
Edmond Boudreaux, Jr., Biloxi

FRENCH & SPANISH
Mary Louise Adkinson, Biloxi

GERMAN
Sara Weisenberger, Jackson
John Minninger, Madison

GREEK
Ellen Hontzas, Jackson
Toula Zoubaukas Odom, Jackson
Elaine Isaak, Greenwood
Photini Vlahos, Biloxi

ITALIAN
Paul Canonici, Madison
David Trigiani, Jackson

JEWISH
Stuart Rockoff, Jackson
Bea Gotthelf, Jackson
Louis Shornick, Madison
A.L. & Joan Cahn, Meridian

LATINO–HISPANIC
Luis Cartagena, Morton
Maria Elba Corrigan, Starkville
Juan Corrigan, Starkville
Esperanza Velasquez, Jackson

LEBANESE
Miriam Buttross Koury, Jackson
Alfred Katool, Jackson
Peter Buttross, Natchez
Gwendolyn Mallory, Starkville
Joe Rice, Jr., Ridgeland

MUSLIM (AFRICAN)
Okolo Rashid, Jackson

MUSLIM (ARAB)
Emad Al-Turk, Jackson

SLAVIC
Mark Abraham, Biloxi
Jim Wetzel, Biloxi
Steve Anthony Smolcich, Biloxi
Robert Walter Baronich, St. Martin

TUNICA–BILOXI
Brent Barbry, Marksville, LA
Earl Barbry, Jr., Marksville, LA

VIETNAMESE
Nga Nguyen, Biloxi
Toan Ba Huynh, Biloxi

ETHNIC SPECIALIST
Barbara Carpenter, Jackson

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