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Coastal Research & Extension Center

The Coastal Research and Extension Center is Mississippi State University’s “southern exposure,” linking residents of the coastal region to the university. The center’s mission is to conduct research and education programs aimed at developing a better understanding and use of renewable and nonrenewable resources in south Mississippi. Its applied research and educational programs with biological, physical and social systems focus on enhancing the quality of life of residents of Mississippi and other Gulf states.

Counties served include: Clarke, Covington, Forrest, George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lamar, Lauderdale, Marion, Neshoba, Newton, Pearl River, Perry, Stone, and Wayne.

MSU Mailstop:
Mailing Address:
1815 Popps Ferry Rd
Biloxi , MS
Physical Address:
1815 Popps Ferry Rd
Biloxi , Mississippi


Name Job Title Email
Dr. Gary R. Bachman Extension/Research Professor
Dr. Christine E. Coker Assoc Extension/Research Prof
Ms. Renee Collini Extension Associate III
Ms. Sarah Cunningham Extension Program Assistant
Ms. Doris Irene Cycyk Office Associate
Dr. James M. DelPrince Assistant Extension Professor
Ms. Mary Elizabeth Dikes Business Manager I
Ms. Heather M. Dikes Intermittent Worker
Dr. James Marcus Drymon Assistant Extension Professor
Mr. Garrett C. Dunne Intermittent Worker
Ms. Kathleen Gill Intermittent Worker
Ms. Jessica Gooch Intermittent Worker
Ms. Elizabeth Carambat Hall Contracts & Grants Assistant
Ms. Mikaela C Heming Extension Associate I
Dr. James Emery Henderson Professor and Head
Mr. Nicholas Thomas Hesler Intermittent Worker
Dr. Glenn Hughes Extension Professor
Ms. Katya A. Jagolta Intermittent Worker
Ms. Amanda E. Jefferson Extension Associate I
Mr. Andrew Evans Lucore Intermittent Worker
Ms. Sara Elizabeth Martin Extension Program Associate
Ms. Frankie McBeth Intermittent Worker
Ms. Samantha Mitchell Intermittent Worker
Ms. Monica Jordan Montano Intermittent Worker
Ms. Gillian Melissa Palino Intermittent Worker
Dr. Ben Posadas Assoc Extension/Research Prof
Ms. Alyssa E. Rodolfich Intermittent Worker
Ms. Amanda Nicole Sartain Extension Program Assistant
Ms. Emily Seubert Extension Program Associate
Dr. Eric L. Sparks Assistant Extension Professor
Dr. Eric Thomas Stafne Assoc Extension/Research Prof
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