About Us


The Mississippi Political Science Association (MSPSA) is committed to furthering the study of political science in community colleges, colleges, and universities in Mississippi and surrounding states.  While the association encourages participation by faculty and graduate students, it particularly emphasizes undergraduate participation. 


The MSPSA officers for 2020-2021 are as follows:

President— Dr. Leslie Stewart (Delta State University) 

Vice President  Dr. Troy Gibson  (University of Southern Mississippi

Secretary— Victoria Gorham (Millsaps College)

Executive Director—Dr. Stephen Phillips (Belhaven University)

Ex Officio—  Dr. Nathan Shrader  (Millsaps College) Past President

At-Large Board Member  Marek Steedman  (University of Southern Mississippi)

Graduate Student Officer--John Proctor (Jackson State University)

Undergraduate Student Officer-- Tyler Wells (Delta State University)



Mock trial demonstration, MSPSA 2010

A business meeting for the 2017 conference was held in Jackson, MS, on July 9, 2016.