Jerry R. Alliston, Ph.D.

Institute for Disability Studies: Mississippi's UCEDD
The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive #5163
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
Phone: 601-266-5979
Secondary Phone: 601-266-5163
Email: [email protected]
Login to Update Your Profile
Last Updated: October 27, 2021

Jerry R. Alliston

Leadership: Associate UCEDD Director
Specialty Resource Contacts: Transition to Adulthood including Employment and Education
Discipline(s): Social Work
Human Development/Child Development
Education: Administration
Disability Studies
AUCD Council Membership: Community Education Directors' Council
Council on Community Advocacy
Research: Community Inclusion, Volunteerism, Transition, Employment, Person-Centered Planning, Service, National Service for Persons with Disabilities and Self-Advocacy
Education: Ph.D. Higher Education Administration University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
August 2010

Master of Social Work University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Coast
May 1999

Bachelor of Psychology University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
May 1993

Associate of Art MS Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston
May 1991
Service: Member of the Mississippi Inclusion TEAM through the Commission for Volunteer Services since 2006

Board Member of the Mississippi APSE Chapter since 2013, Secretary 2014

Member of the Hattiesburg American Society for Training and Development since 2011; Vice-President for Professional Development 2013, President Elect 2014



Associate Director, Community Education Director, Project Coordinator, January 2005 - present, Institute for Disability Studies

Regional Disability Social Worker/Case Manager, October 2001 to December 2004, Humana Military Healthcare Services

Medical Social Worker, May 2000 to October 2001, Hancock Medical Center

Early Intervention Service Coordinator, June 1995 to May 2000, Mississippi State Department of Health, Coastal Plains Public Health District                          

Psychology Technician, December 1993 to June 1995, South Mississippi Regional Center

Psychology Technician, May 1993 to December 1993, Transitional Living Center