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Shelley Jean Crisp

Shelley Jean Crisp, American English and women's studies educator. Named Faculty Woman of Year, University North Carolina, Charlotte, l988.


  • Crisp, Shelley Jean was born on November 8, 1951 in Asheboro, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of William Thomas and Helen Elizabeth (Eyster) Crisp.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1972. Master of Arts, North Carolina State University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Massachusetts, 1987.


    • Teaching associate English department North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1976-1980, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1980-1981. Lecturer English department University North Carolina, Charlotte, 1982-1987, coordinator women's studies, 1987-1989, visiting assistant professor English, since 1989.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member National Women's Studies Association (regional program chairman l987-88), Southeast Women's Studies Association (editor News, Charlotte, l982-83, program chairman l989—), South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Southeast l9th Century Association, Carolinas British Symposium, Philological Association Carolinas, American Association of University Women (campus representative l988-89).


    • Married Myles Erwin Standish, June 6, l98l. Children: Edward Reid, Alice Starr.
    • father: William Thomas Crisp
    • mother: Helen Elizabeth (Eyster) Crisp
    • spouse: Myles Erwin Standish
    • children: Edward Reid Crisp
    • Alice Starr Crisp
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    Born November 8, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1972
      University North Carolina
    • 1980
      North Carolina State University
    • 1987
      University Massachusetts
    • 1976 - 1980
      Teaching associate, English department North Carolina State University
      Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
    • 1980 - 1981
      Teaching associate, English department North Carolina State University
      Amherst, Ohio, United States
    • 1982 - 1987
      lecturer, English department University North Carolina
      Charlotte, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines