University of Georgia Names Two Women to Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorships

UGA-University-of-Georgia-1785-seal-variantThe University of Georgia has announced the promotion of two women faculty members to Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor positions. The Meigs Professors are the university’s highest recognition for superior instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In 1801 Josiah Miggs was only professor and the second president of the University of Georgia.

Marguerite-Peggy-Brickman-29678-001-230x324Marguerite Brickman has been serving as an associate professor in the department of plant biology at the university. She joined the faculty at the University of Georgia in 1996 and typically teaches more than 600 students each semester.

Dr. Brickman holds a Ph.D. in genetics from the University of California at Berkeley.

Marissa-Pagnattaro-29650-001-230x303Marisa Anne Pagnattaro is a professor of legal studies in the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. She joined the UGA faculty in 2000. Later this year, Professor Pagnattaro will become editor-in-chief of the American Business Law Journal.

Professor Pagnattaro is a graduate of New York Law School and holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Georgia.

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