Center Staff

Ted Ownby, Center Director Ted Ownby Director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture
Professor of History and Southern Studies
662-915-5993 209 Barnard Observatory
Thomas-Jimmy James G. Thomas, Jr. Associate Director for Publications 662-915-3374 Barnard Observatory Tower
Becca Walton Becca Walton Associate Director for Projects 662-915-3363 217 Barnard Observatory
Margaret Gaffney Staff Assistant 106 Barnard Observatory
Sarah Pegues Sarah Dixon Pegues Administrative Assistant 111 Barnard Observatory
Rebecca Lauck Cleary Rebecca Lauck Cleary Senior Staff Assistant
Website Administrator 215 Barnard Observatory
Nikki Neely Nikki Neely Director of Development for the College of Liberal Arts Memory House

Living Blues Magazine Staff

Melanie Young Publications Manager 662-915-5129

Southern Documentary Project Staff

Andy Harper Director and Instructional Assistant Professor of Southern Studies and Journalism 239 Kinard
Matthew Graves Producer/Director 240 Kinard
Rex Jones Producer/Director Wing D Kinard
Karen Tuttle Administrative Coordinator 241 Wing D Kinard
Joe York Producer/Director Wing D Kinard

Southern Foodways Alliance Staff

John T. Edge Director 204 Barnard Observatory
Melissa Hall Assistant Director 203 Barnard Observatory
Ava Lowrey Pihakis Foodways Documentary Fellow
Jenna Mason Office Manager 202 Barnard Observatory
Sara Camp Arnold Milam Managing Editor 202 Barnard Observatory
Afton Thomas Project Coordinator 202 Barnard Observatory