mvsu Assistant Professor of Public Administration Elizabeth D. Evans

Elizabeth D. Evans
Assistant Professor of Public Administration

W.A. Butts Social Science Building Office V


Elizabeth Evans joined the Mississippi Valley State University faculty in the fall of 2003 where she currently serves in the Social Sciences Department. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Mississippi Valley State University, where she was commissioned as a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) program. She earned a Master of Arts Degree in Public Management from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, Texas, and a Ph.D. degree in Public Policy and Administration from Mississippi State University. Other educational ventures include completion of the Air Force’s three-tier Professional Military Education program (Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, and Air War College) and Academic Instructor School while serving in the U.S. Air Force. As an assistant professor in the Social Sciences Department and the Public Administration Program, she teaches freshman through senior level courses, manages the internship program, advises all students in the Public Administration program, and serves as coordinator for the Public Administration program. Her primary interests are in continuous personal improvement and student achievement. She believes that teaching is more than the giving of information, it is working to ensure learning takes place; and, students must be engaged with exciting instruction, materials, examples, and demonstrations of real world situations to excite their desire to learn and use what they learn for a lifetime.


Ph.D. Mississippi State University M.A., University of Houston. (1999) B.S., Mississippi Valley State University