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Marie-Pierre Baggett

Marie-Pierre Baggett



Office Building

Lincoln Hall



Mailing Address

Lincoln Hall 319
School of American & Global Studies-Box 2212
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Ph.D. University of California, Irvine
M.A. University of California, Irvine
Licence (B.A.) Université de Clermont-Ferrand, France

Academic Interests

French and Francophone Studies
France and North-Africa
Border Studies
Cultural Studies
Migration, Immigration, and National Identity
Gender and War
Critical Theory
Literature from the Contemporary French-speaking World

Academic Responsibilities

Culture, Cinema, and Literature from the French Speaking World
French Language and Culture

Committee Activities

Research & Scholarship Committee (2016-present)
Undergraduate Experience Committee (2010-2016; Chair 2012-2014, Vice-Chair 2010-2012)

Awards and Honors

2018 Phi Kappa Phi Webster Faculty Lecture Award
2014; 2008 South Dakota World Language Association, Teacher of the Year Award
2013 South Dakota State University Faculty Award for Global Engagement for Excellence in Study Abroad Leadership
2012 Service-Learning Outstanding Community Partner Award for WWII veterans for their work for French 492 "Perspectives on the Nazi Occupation"
2008 Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, All Star Award
2006 F.O. Butler Foundation, Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching


2017; 2014 South Dakota State University Foundation, Women & Giving Award
2017; 2014 National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Institute
2015 South Dakota State University, Academic and Scholarly Excellence Funds, Humanities and the Arts
2013 South Dakota State University Mark of Academic Excellence Award for Global Perspective (co-author and recipient)
2012; 2011 South Dakota State University Foundation, Women & Giving Grant Award
2010 South Dakota State University Scholarly Excellence Research Fund
2008 South Dakota State University New Idea Start Up Funds, (PI)