Dr. Peggy Liggit
Peggy Liggit is Director of the B.K. Nelson Faculty Development Center (FDC) at Eastern Michigan University. She has a Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology and an undergraduate degree in biology with certifications in secondary biology and chemistry education. Peggy has been on EMU's campus for seventeen years, serving three years in the FDC, three years as Director of Academic Assessment, and eleven years as a professor in the Department of Biology teaching and conducting research in science education. Her research focus now includes professional development in learner-centered teaching and coaching in higher ed., appreciative inquiry, organizational learning, brain-based learning, and finding and fixing misconceptions through embedded assessment.