R. Lee Stagg

    • Lee Stagg Attended Wheaton College, IL, for a BA in philosophy with an English blended major.
    • Received a MA from Luther Seminary in systematic theology (focus on postmodern philosophy and literary criticism).
    • Received a MA from the University of St. Thomas in teaching English.
    • Came to Harding in the Fall of 2007.
    • Have taught in St. Paul for over 20 years. Taught ESL, English, and technology at the ALC, and was a program coordinator for after school ALC as well as a coordinator for the ALC SCIP plan. I have also taught in Chaska, MN, Burnsville, MN, and in Charlotte, NC (at Steph Curry's former school).
    • Am married with 2 children, Ben and Samantha.
    • I like cycling, soccer, and reading, reading, reading.
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Club, Organizations, Roles

  • Quiz Bowl Coordinator

    All Around Good Guy


  • "Rather than representing or re-presenting that which is prior to and independent of language, literature uses figures and tropes to enact what cannot be represented. For writing to be literary, it must clarify by obscuring."
    Mark C. Taylor

Contact Info

Classes Taught

  • American Literature English 11, 11EL

    English IB 11&12 (High Level)

    10 Accelerated English

    Theory of Knowledge (TOK)

    Extended Essay Coordinator