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Dr. Deborah Bice

Associate Professor, English

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!

Dr. Deborah Bice
Department of English
Phone: 440-964-4330
Summer 2015
  • ENG 11011 - 260 College Writing I
  • ENG 21011 - 260 College Writing Ii
  • ENG 21054 - 200 Introduction To Shakespeare
  • ENG 34001 - 200 Medieval Literature
Fall 2015
  • ENG 11011 - 204 College Writing I
  • ENG 21011 - 203 College Writing Ii
  • ENG 34065 - 200 Chaucer