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Patricia K. Perry
Associate Professor of History

Phone: 512-448-8709

Education
  • MA in History at Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, 1979
  • BA in English at Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, 1975
  • BA in History at Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, 1975
Why I Teach

My job is to entice, enhance and intrigue my students so they engage with their own “dance of learning.” I function as a guide and an interpreter as they seek to understand the coursework and then make their own meaning from it.

I teach because it helps people achieve their goals. I like thinking and talking about my chosen area of study. Although it is hard work, it is extremely satisfying. I teach because it is a joyful experience.