F. Leroy Pepper


Professor, History and Political Science

B.A., 1970, Trevecca Nazarene University
M.Div., 1973, Nazarene Theological Seminary
M.A., 1986, Florida State University
Ph.D., 1993, Florida State University


F. Leroy Pepper, from Sebring, FL, teaches U.S. and World History.  His mentor in American Studies at FSU was Leo Sandon.  He has done adjunct teaching at North Florida Community College and a graduate teaching assistantship at Florida State University, where he was awarded a Graduate Fellowship in the Humanities in 1986.  His 1993 doctoral dissertation is titled, Republican Virtue and Evangelical Sanctification:  Changing Ethical Norms for United States Citizenship, 1791-1860.  He taught U.S. History in the public schools of Madison Co., FL, from 1989-2000 before coming to Trevecca in the fall of 2000.  He lives in Inglewood with his wife, Martha, a recently-retired public school teacher.  They have two married daughters and five grandchildren.