Skip to Main Navigation


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

Wesley John Yates

Center for Intel & Security Studies
Instructional Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Intelligence and Security Studies
vCard icon QR Code icon
120 Old Athletics
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-1947
Joined UM: January 12, 2015

Brief Bio

Wesley Yates joined the CISS in 2015. Mr. Yates served eight years in the U.S. Navy as an intelligence specialist where he deployed to the Middle East and later served as an intelligence training instructor. Before joining the staff at CISS, Mr. Yates worked as a contractor at the Office of Naval Intelligence focusing on C4ISR projects. He has extensive experience in imagery analysis, strike operations, photogrammetry, OSINT, and C4ISR. He received an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Mississippi and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Science.


The University of Mississippi (2014)