Whitney Webb

Assistant Dean for Certification and Undergraduate Studies and Clinical Assistant Professor of Higher Education

Whitney Thompson Webb

Whitney Webb oversees undergraduate academic advising and field experience and serves as the Certification Officer for the University teacher licensure.


Dr. Webb started her career working at the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning on a grant project focusing on improving high school graduation standards and better supporting critical needs districts in MS. She transitioned to the University of Mississippi as the program recruiter for the Mississippi Teacher Corps and served in that role until 1996.

Dr. Webb continued her work with supporting teachers in critical needs districts through the Mississippi Teacher Fellowship Program grant, eventually transitioning to her current role as Asst. Dean of Advising and Certification Officer. She additionally serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Higher Education, teaching courses in research and writing and serving on dissertation committees for PhD and EdD students.

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught


B.A. Communications, North Carolina State University-Raleigh (1991)

M.Ed. Higher Education, The University of Mississippi (1995)

Ph.D. Education, The University of Mississippi (1997)