University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts

Jeff Jackson, 2012 UM Humanities Teacher of the Year


The 2012 UM Humanities Teacher of the Year is Jeff Jackson, associate professor of sociology.

Mississippi and the Global South: The Contemporary Paradox of Poverty Amid Plenty—-an exploration of how inequality in Mississippi compares to other parts of the world and how the theoretical concept of ‘the global south’ can help us to overcome scholarly divides in the effort to understand the world-wide disparities that connect us all—-will be the topic of his lecture November 8, at 7 o’clock p.m. in the Tupelo Room of Barnard Observatory. 

The public is invited to the lecture and the reception. 

Sponsors are the College of Liberal Arts and the Mississippi Humanities Council.

For more information or if you require assistance relating to a disability, please contact the College at 662.915.7178 or