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Faculty Profile

SALLY L MCWHITE

GENERAL LIBRARY
POLITICAL PAPERS ARCHIVIST AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1850
Joined UM: 08/10/1999

Brief Bio

After working several years as a graduate student assistant in the Archives & Special Collections at the University of Mississippi, Leigh McWhite became a full-time employee of the department in 2000. She completed her history doctorate two years later on the topic “Echoes of the Lost Cause: Civil War Reverberations in Mississippi, 1865-2000.” In 2004, McWhite became the Interim Political Collections Coordinator for the department’s new Modern Political Archives unit and received an appointment a year later as Political Papers Archivist & Assistant Professor.

Degrees

BA
ECONOMICS
RHODES COLLEGE/MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (1990)
MA
HISTORY
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1994)
PHD
HISTORY
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2002)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
Info. Literacy Committee - Library
Other Kind of Committee
Library Exhibit Committee
Other Kind of Committee
Modern Political Archives Grant Comm.
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Usability Team - Univ. Libraries
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