Nancy McKenzie Dupont is an associate professor at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi. She teaches primarily broadcast journalism, but recently spent a year advising the campus newspaper, the Daily Mississippian.
She has served as chair of the Radio-Television Journalism division of AEJMC as well as chair of the News division of the Broadcast Education Association. Her research interest is 19th century journalism, though she has recently has focused on the effectiveness of media hurricane warnings. She and her family are Hurricane Katrina survivors.