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Peggy Thompson

Meet the Faculty

Peggy  Thompson

Peggy Thompson

Ellen Douglass Leyburn Professor of English

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.6218
Email: pthompson@agnesscott.edu
Office Location: Buttrick 224
Office Hours: Professor Thompson is on sabbatical for the 2014-15 academic year. 


Academic Degrees

B.A., (Humanities) Arizona State University
M.A., (Philosophy) Emory University
M.A., (Humanities) Arizona State University
M.A., (English) Indiana University
Ph.D., (English) Indiana University

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Professor Thompson's interests include Restoration and eighteenth-century literature, medieval and renaissance drama, women's studies, and comedy. Her latest book, "Coyness and Crime in Restoration Comedy: Women's Desire, Deception, and Agency" was published in 2012.

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