Peggy Liggit, Director

Dr. Peggy Liggit is Director of the Bruce K. Nelson Faculty Development Center. She earned her Ph.D. 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 is in her 22nd year on EMU's campus. She served eleven years as a professor in the Department of Biology teaching and conducting research in science education, three years as Director of Academic Assessment, and is in her eighth year in the Faculty Development Center. Her research focus now includes learner-centered teaching in higher education, organizational learning, humanized assessment practices, and faculty peer-coaching.

Watch Peggy's TEDxEMU talk on "Teaching and Mentoring with Heart: It's OK to be Human."

Contact Peggy: or 734.487.2537

Rachel Leonard, Graduate Assistant

2nd Year - Higher Education Student Affairs Program

Racheal Armstrong, Graduate Assistant

1st Year - Higher Education Student Affairs Program

Samantha Glowacki, Undergraduate Assistant

Cellular and Molecular Biology

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