Sewanee: The University of the South

Faculty & Staff

Daniel Carter Email icon

Assistant Professor

Daniel Carter is currently serving as the Director of the Environmental Studies Program at Sewanee, teaching courses in Environmental Policy, Introduction to Environmental Studies, Environmental Education, and Land-use Policy. Daniel was born, raised and currently lives on a cattle and sheep farm in the Sewanee region and has a passion for land conservation. He spent several years prior to his current academic service as a county government consultant with the University of Tennessee’s County Technical Assistance Service, working with rural local elected officials in Tennessee. Daniel is currently the President of the Tennessee River Gorge Trust, a land trust responsible for protecting approximately 17,000 acres in the scenic and biologically diverse Tennessee River Gorge. His research involves analyzing the cultural, financial, and environmental impacts of land-use change in the south Cumberland Plateau as timber companies have divested thousands of acres for development purposes in recent years.

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Nancy V. Daniel Email icon

Coordinator of Education

Nancy V. Daniel

B.S., M.S., and Specialist in Education, Middle State Tennessee University Formerly taught 7th and 8th grade Social Studies at Westwood Junior High School with the Manchester City Schools, and also served as the Media Specialist.

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Anna George Email icon

Visiting Assistant Professor

Anna George

Anna George, Director of the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute, enjoys teaching students of all ages about biodiversity, conservation, and evolution through camps, field excursions, outreach lectures, and a course on environmental education at Sewanee.

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Emily Herman Email icon

Visiting Instructor of Education

Emily Herman

Emily Herman is a visiting instructor, teaching Children’s Literature. She recently moved to Sewanee after almost 20 years as a children’s librarian; the last 14 in Atlanta Public Schools.

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Paige Hill Email icon

Visiting Instructor Education

Paige Hill

Paige Hill is part of the adjunct faculty in the Education Department as a Visiting Instructor. She currently teaches history at South Pittsburg High School as she has for the past 18 years. She also teaches Sewanee’s Methods and Materials of Teaching Course.

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Vicki Sells Email icon

Associate Provost for Information Technology Services and University Librarian, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education

Vicki Sells

Vicki Sells, associate provost for information technology and University librarian, assists the provost in providing leadership, vision, and direction to the merged computing and library division.

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Mae Wallace Email icon

Professor of Anthropology and Director of Teacher Education

Mae Wallace

Merle Wallace “Mae” Professor of Education and Anthropology and Chair of the Education Program earned a B.A at Temple University, an M.A. at the University of Illinois, Springfield, and the Ph.D. at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She teaches courses in education and anthropology, specializing in cultural, psychological and community issues in education.

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Teresa Wiseman Email icon

Visiting Instructor of Education

Teresa Wiseman

Teresa Wiseman teaches the Introduction to Special Education course. She has a B.S. from Middle Tennessee State University and an M.Ed. from Tennessee State University. She has taught and been a department chair of special education, and has also served as a school principal and librarian.

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