(JACKSON, Miss.) United States Attorney Felicia C. Adams will be the guest speaker for the university’s Black History lecture series from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Feb.15, at the College of Liberal Arts, lecture room 166/266.
The event is sponsored by the Political Science Department and the Fannie Lou Hamer Pre-law Society.
Adams was confirmed as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi on July 3, 2011. A 22-year veteran with the Department of Justice, Adams began her career as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Mississippi in 1989. She previously served as First Assistant in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Mississippi.
Adams earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Jackson State University and law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law.