Dr. Pam Lawhead Retires

Longtime professor Dr. Pamela Blass Lawhead retired from the University in June 2010.

Lawhead joined the Department as an Instructor in 1983 and moved into a tenure-track Assistant Professor position upon completing her doctorate in 1994. She was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2000. In 2001, she also assumed the role of founding Director of what is now called the Institute for Advanced Education in Geospatial Sciences (IAEGS).

Pam, thanks for over 27 years of dedicated service to the Department, its students, and the people of Mississippi!

Dr. Lawhead has agreed to teach part-time in Fall 2010. She is the instructor for CSci 450, Organization of Programming Languages, and for the Alice-focused section of CSci 103.

Lawhead will also continue her research, working with her faculty colleagues and the staff of IAEGS on various projects.