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Deborah Lynn Vess, American history professor.


Vess, Deborah Lynn was born on April 6, 1957 in Amarillo, Texas, United States. Daughter of Omer Ray and Charlotte Halley Vess.


Bachelor in Philosophy, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1979. Master of Arts in Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1981. Bachelor of Music, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1985.

Doctor of Philosophy, University North Texas, Denton, 1991.


Associate professor history and philosophy Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, 1992—1997, coordinator interdisicplinary studies, 1995—1997. Director interdisciplinary studies Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, 1997—2001, professor history and interdisciplinary studies, since 1997, coordinator, Center Excellence Teaching and Learning, since 2004, coordinator institutional effectiveness academic affairs, since 2008. Editor Magistra, Atchison, Kansas, 1992—1998, board editors, since 1997, International Journal Scholarship Teaching and Learning, Statesboro, Georgia, since 2007.

Editor, H-catholic HNET, since 2006.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Best Prep for the SAT II World History Examination, Best Prep for the Associated Press World History Examination. Contributor articles to mumerous professional journals, chapters to books.


Oblate, St. Benedict Mount St. Scholastic Monastery, Atchison, Georgia, 1993—2008. Adult education teacher Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Milledgeville, 2005—2008. Teacher, commentator Council Catholic Women, 2008.

Member of Teaching and Learning Consortium Georgia (chair elect since 2008), Southern Regional Faculty Development Consortium, Medieval Academy America, American History Organization, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Kappa Lambda, Golden Key National Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Weightlifting, piano, boating.


Children: Christina Lynn White, Nicholas Robert White, Joseph Robert Halley White, Brandon Michael White.

Omer Ray

Charlotte Halley Vess

Christina Lynn White Vess

Nicholas Robert White Vess

Joseph Robert Halley White Vess

Brandon Michael White Vess