HPC MSU
Name:Jarryl B. Ritchie (Jay)
Associated Centers:Northern Gulf Institute
Geosystems Research Institute
Position:Social Sciences Coordinator
Email: jritchie@ngi.msstate.edu
Office:Stennis Space Center, 233
Office Phone:(228) 688-3575
Address:MSU Science and Technology Center
1021 Balch Blvd
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529

Biography:Jay Ritchie serves as the Gulf Coast Liaison for the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Administrative Unit's Communication Team. He also serves as the Social Sciences Coordinator for the Northern Gulf Institute (NGI). He is charged with enhancing the social science research activities of the NGI.

Mr. Ritchie has over 13 years of experience in the areas of data management, complex data systems analysis, data visualization, spatial technologies and their applications to the social sciences and management. Mr. Ritchie previously served as Health Data Librarian and Coordinator of the Monitor Laboratory at Mississippi State University's Social Science Research Center (SSRC) and worked with NASA, the Southern Association of Agriculture Experiment Station Director (SAAESD), Mississippi Department of Transportation, and the Foundation for the Mid-South. He has also collaborated on a variety of projects with the Mississippi Department of Human Services; the Office of Highway Safety; the Rural Health, Safety, and Security Institute; and others.

Mr. Ritchie is also currently a doctoral student in the Human Capital Development Program, in the Economic and Workforce Development Department at University of Southern Mississippi. Mr. Ritchie has a Masterís and Bachelorís Degree from Mississippi State University in History. He is a Research Fellow of the Social Science Research Center at Mississippi State University.

Publications: Annulis, H., McDonald, J., Higgins, G., Ritchie, J. B., Stout, B., & Thompson, R. (2013). Change Leaders Reflections of Hurricane Katrina: A Qualitative Review. Change Management: An International Journal. 12(2), 1-10. [Abstract]

Dannreuther, N. M., & Ritchie, J. B. (2012). 27) GoMRI Research Board Member Jürgen Rullkötter Receives North German Research Award. Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Website Featured Stories. Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative. [Document Site]

Dannreuther, N. M., & Ritchie, J. B. (2012). Study Finds Oxygenated Compounds Formed in Weathered Oil Samples. Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Website Featured Stories. Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative. [Document Site]

Ritchie, J. B. (2012). Coastal IQ - Hazards Awareness, Storm Preparation and Mental Calculus of Evacuation: A Survey of Gulf of Mexico Coastal Counties. Mississippi-Alabama Bays and Bayous Symposium 2012. Biloxi, MS.

Yoskowitz, D., Santos, C., Allee, B., Carollo, C., Henderson, J., Jordan, S., & Ritchie, J. B. (2010). Proceedings of the Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Services Workshop. Bay St. Louis, MS: Harte Research Insitute for Gulf of Mexico Studies,Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. [Abstract] [Document]

Total Publications by this Author: 40