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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

DONALD L DYER

MODERN LANGUAGES
CHAIR AND PROFESSOR OF MODERN LANGUAGES
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BONDURANT 115C
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7298
Joined UM: 08/16/1988

Areas of Expertise

  • LANGUAGES, RUSSIAN
  • LINGUISTICS

Brief Bio

Dr. Donald L. Dyer is Chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Professor of Russian and Linguistics at The University of Mississippi, where he has been teaching for the past 20 years. He obtained his B.A. in Russian (with Honors) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1980 and his M.A. (1982) and Ph.D. (1990) in Slavic Linguistics from the University of Chicago. Dr. Dyer teaches courses in Russian, Linguistics and Honors. His research interests include Slavic and Balkan linguistics, Bulgarian and the Romanian of Moldova, as well as languages in contact.

Degrees

BA
RUSSIAN
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA/CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA (1980)
MA
SLAVIC LANGUAGES
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO/CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (1982)
PHD
SLAVIC LANGUAGES
UNIVERISTY OF CHICAGO/CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (1990)

Committee Memberships

Arabic Lang Prog - Summer Intensive
UG Application Selection Committee
CLA-Course Substitution Committee
Ad Hoc Committee
Chinese Language Flagship Program
UG Application Selection Committee
Grad School - Minimum Stipend
Ad Hoc Committee
University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee

Awards

Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year
1992
University of Mississippi Humanities Teacher of the Year
2004