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Daniel F. Pigg,

Professor of English.

B.A. in English from Lipscomb University;

M.A., and PhD in English from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Additional graduate degrees:

M.A. in Medieval Studies (University of York, England);

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction (Middle Tennessee State University);

M.A.R. in Hebrew Bible and Modern and Post-Modern Theology (Memphis Theological Seminary);

Ed.D. in Curriculum Theory (The University of Memphis).


Dr. Pigg's fields of teaching are first-year composition, British literature (particularly medieval and eighteenth century), and history of the English language. He also regularly teaches courses in Religious Studies and Secondary Education. His area of research covers the range of medieval English literature, particularly Chaucer and Langland. He was awarded a Fulbright Grant to study English literature/medieval studies at the University of York in 1986-87. In 2006, he received a UT National Alumni Outstanding Teaching award. He enjoys reading, travel, theatre, music, and learning new information.


Website: http://www.utm.edu/staff/danielp/


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