Rebecca earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in Southern Studies, both from the University of Mississippi. In the fall, she teaches a FASTrack section of EDHE 105: The Freshman Year Experience, designed to help first-year students adjust to the university.
Previously, she was editor of Oxford Town magazine and was a communications specialist in the University of Mississippi’s Department of Media and Public Relations. Outside of campus, she is a member of the board of directors of the Lafayette County Literacy Council, and is a past president of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi-Oxford/Ole Miss chapter. She was also named the University of Mississippi’s 2013 Outstanding Staff Member for Professional Non-Faculty.