Nancy Grisham Anderson

Professor, Auburn University Montgomery
Montgomery, AL
Nominated By: Clifton L. Taulbert

After teaching at Millsaps College (Jackson, MS) and in high schools in Germany and the United States, Anderson joined the English faculty at Auburn University Montgomery, where she is currently an associate professor of English and director of Actions Build Community. As director of Actions Build Community, Dr. Anderson conducts writing workshops for children in Montgomery’s housing communities and coordinates a Make-A-Difference Day project entitled, “Reading Makes a Life-Long Difference,” which was recognized as one of the top ten programs in the nation in 2004.

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