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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

Michael Seth Mott

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Teacher Education
Professor of Elementary Education
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317 Guyton Hall
Oxford, MS 38677
(662) 915-7350
Joined UM: August 20, 2009

Brief Bio

Michael Mott is Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Mott received his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Mississippi State University in Starkville,Mississippi, a Masters of Science in Education from the Bank Street College of Education in New York City and a Bachelors of Art in Political Science from Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. Dr. Mott has authored two textbooks, several research publications in peer reviewed journals, and has presented at regional, national and international conferences on literacy, teaching methodology and educational foundations. Following ten years of employment as an elementary school teacher in the New York City Public Schools and The Lowell School in Washington, DC, Dr. Mott worked in higher education, as a Lecturer, Assistant Professor and University Professor of Education. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Mississippi, Dr. Mott served as Associate Director at the Adler Planetarium where he designed and administrated graduate-level earth and space science teacher education courses, workshops and conferences and conducted educational and visitor studies research.


Early Childhood
Bank Street College of Education (1991)
Elementary Education
Mississippi State University (1998)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
Dept of Curr & Inst - Grad Admissions
Other Kind of Committee
Early Childhood Reading/Tech Res Grp
Other Kind of Committee
Technology Committee - Sch of Educ
Other Kind of Committee