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English and women's studies educator

Deborah Jane Knuth-Klenck, American English and women's studies educator. Yale University fellow, 1974-1978; recipient Sears Roebuck Foundation award, 1990, Alumni Corporation District Teaching award, 2004. Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, National Women's Studies Association, Jane Austen Society North America and United Kingdom, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Knuth-Klenck, Deborah Jane was born on July 12, 1952 in Forest Hills, New York, United States. Daughter of Charles Joseph and Nancy Vivian (Addor) Knuth.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Smith College, 1974. Master of Arts and Master of Public Health, Yale University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1980.

Career

Instructor Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1978—1980, assistant professor, 1980—1983, associate professor, 1984—1999, professor, since 2000. Director general education program Colgate University, 1988-1991, director London English study groups, 1985, 92, 95, 97, 2001, 04.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Referee Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture, 1979-1981, Eighteenth Century Fiction, since 1989. Revision consultant A Handbook to Literature, 1990-1991. Contributor Chapters to books, articles to professional jours.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, National Women's Studies Association, Jane Austen Society North America and United Kingdom, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, travel, choral music.

Connections

Married Steven J. Scheinman, June 2, 1974 (divorced 2004). Children: Edward Knuth Scheinman, Jane Addor Scheinman. Married Thomas R. Klenck, November 27, 2004.

father:
Charles Joseph Knuth

mother:
Nancy Vivian (Addor) Knuth

spouses:
Steven J. Scheinman

Thomas R. Klenck

children:
Edward Knuth Scheinman Knuth-Klenck

Jane Addor Scheinman Knuth-Klenck