# Peggy Batten

Professor

Mathematics

Southern Africa Methodist University

Zimbabwe

### Biography

Peggy G. Batten has been teaching at Methodist University since 1993. She received her PhD in Mathematics from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. She also holds a MS degree in Mathematics with a Minor in Operations Research from NCSU. She did her undergraduate work at Atlantic Christian College, now known as Barton College, in Wilson, NC. She was awarded the 1999 Methodist College Professor of the Year and later, in 2010, The Alfred E. Cleveland Award for Excellence in Teaching at Methodist University. She has taught most of the courses offered in the mathematics department. Dr. Batten has served as an AP Calculus Reader for the Collegeboard. She has two articles published in the journal Communications in Algebra.

#### Research Interest

Mathematics