The Center’s Advisory Committee is made up of leaders in the arts, culture, and philanthropy from around the nation who have special interests in the American South. Advisory Committee members provide guidance for Center programming and important connections to organizations around the region.

  • Julie Adkisson — Conway, Arkansas
  • Eunice Benton — Oxford, Mississippi
  • Courtney Blossman – Ocean Springs, Mississippi
  • William Dunlap – Coral Gables, Florida
  • W. Ralph Eubanks – Oxford, Mississippi
  • Ron Feder – Ocean Springs, Mississippi
  • Randy Fertel — New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Lynn Gammill – Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Neal Gregory — Seattle, Washington
  • Julia Grimes — Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Rick Gruber, Asheville, North Carolina
  • Tom Howorth – Oxford, Mississippi
  • Jamie Joyner – Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Louise & Luke Lampton – Magnolia, Mississippi
  • Lynn & Holt McMullan – Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Carlette McMullan – Chicago, Illinois
  • Madeleine McMullan – Lake Forest, Illinois
  • Margaret McMullan, Pass Christian, Mississippi
  • Hollidae Morrison – Jackson, Mississippi
  • Ron Nurnberg – Oxford, Mississippi
  • Greg Perkins – Seattle, Washington
  • Alice Randall – Nashville, Tennessee
  • Elaine Scott – Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Mary McKenzie Thompson – Clarksdale, Mississippi
  • Mary Warner – Los Angeles, California
  • Kathryn Wiener – Jackson, Mississippi
  • Mary Margaret Miller White – Jackson, Mississippi