Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University

Faculty Development Center
109 Bruce T. Halle Library
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
Email: aavp_fdc@emich.edu
Ph: 734.487.2530


Specify one of these fund codes:
01429 - Bruce K Nelson Faculty Friends Development Fund
02023 - Liggit Family Faculty Development Center Endowment


Peggy Liggit Peggy Liggit

Office: 109 Bruce T. Halle Library
Phone: 734.487.2537
Email: pliggit@emich.edu

Peggy Liggit is Director of the Bruce K. Nelson Faculty Development Center. She earned her PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology (Univ. of Nevada-Reno, 1994) and her undergraduate degree in Biology with certifications in secondary biology and chemistry education (Northern Arizona Univ., 1982.) Peggy has been on EMU's campus for seventeen years, serving three years as an Interim Director of the FDC, three years as Director of Academic Assessment, and eleven years as professor in the Department of Biology teaching and conducting research in science education. Her research focus now includes learner-centered teaching in higher ed.,organizational learning, and finding & fixing misconceptions through embedded assessment.

Peggy recently gave a TEDxEMU talk on "Teaching and Mentoring with Heart: It's Ok to be Human." Click here to watch the video.

Student Staff

Office: 109 Bruce T. Halle Library
Phone: 734.487.2530
Email: aavp_fdc@emich.edu

Sadaf Ashtari

Doctoral Fellow
Information Assurance

Autumn Tangalakis

2nd Year Graduate Assistant
Higher Education and Student Affairs