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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

RICHARD G FORGETTE

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
INTERIM DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
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313 LESTER HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7178
Joined UM: 08/01/2003

Brief Bio

Richard Forgette is Senior Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Professor of Political Science. Professor Forgette received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Rochester, and an M.A. from the University of North Carolina. He was an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science at Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) from 1992-2003. He also served as the 1996-97 American Political Science Association William Steiger Congressional Fellow. In 2003, Professor Forgette joined the Political Science Department at the University of Mississippi as Professor and Department Chair. Dr.Forgette has published numerous articles on the U.S. Congress, congressional elections, and public policy. He is the author of two books and his third book is under contract with CQ Press. His research Hurricane Katrina recovery and community resilience has been supported by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in American politics, public policy analysis, and quantitative research methods.

Degrees

MS
POLITICAL SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (1984)
PHD
POLITICAL SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (1992)

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University Standing Committee
General Education Committee
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Interdisciplinary Science Course
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STEM-Fac Recruit/Retention/Development
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UM STEM Advisory Council
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