Dr. Deborah Bice
Deborah is a 2010 recipient of The Kent State University Distinguished Teaching Award. In 2001, she was also awarded a post doctoral fellowship to The University of Edinburgh, Scotland where she continued her research on the Celtic Green Man and Sir Gawain and the Grene Knight. She earned her Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University with concentrations in Medieval and Renaissance Literature; Dr. Bice’s dissertation: Preceptive Portraiture: Chaucerian and Spenserian Effictio explores the formulaic feminine ‘ideal.’ She also earned her MA from John Carroll University, and a BA from Rhode Island College. She has served as Kent State at Ashtabula English Coordinator since 2002.
Deborah teaches all levels of core composition as well as Medieval and Renaissance literature and the Senior Seminar; she has published and presented nationally and internationally with topics that range from Chaucer’s Alysoun and Robin Goodfellow to Shakespeare’s Puck, the Disney heroines, and Frank Sinatra.
She lives in Saybrook Twp with her husband Evert, Westie MacGreggor-Scot and Cairn Wolfie Amadeus . Life is good!