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Deborah Ward Roney, American language educator. Fellow Research fellowship, Council on International Educational Exchange, Poland, 1978-1979.


Roney, Deborah Ward was born on April 16, 1951 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Sherman Carl and Ann Bodie Ward.


Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1973. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1981.


Lecturer in Russian & Polish Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1981—1983. Lecturer in Russian University Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1984, University New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, 1984—1987. Lecturer in Russian & Polish Ohio State University, 1985—1986.

From lecturer in Russian to coordinator language in motion Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, 1989—2000, coordinator language in motion, since 2000. Translator Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, 1979—1980. Private tutor in England as second language, Huntingdon, 1989—1994.

Adjunct professor Volgograd State Pedagogical University, Volgograd, Russia, 1996. Sub-committee chairman gifted curriculum review Huntingdon Area School District, Huntingdon, 1997—1999, chairman gifted curriculum steering committee, since 2000.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals., co-author manuels for Polish, translator journals in Russian and Polish.


Board director W. Central Pennsylvania Odyssey of the Mind, Huntingdon, 1989—1995. Member of American Association of University Women (board director Pennsylvania chapter, board director Huntingdon chapter, public policy chairman Pennsylvania chapter since 1999, district coordinator Pennsylvania chapter 1992-1995, president Huntingdon chapter 1996—2000, program vice president Huntingdon chapter since 2001, educational chairman Huntingdon chapter 1989-1995, public policy chairman Huntingdon chapter 2000-2001, Outstanding Woman award 1991, Impact award 1992, 1999, Sisters in Action grant 2001), Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, walking, soccer, camping, travel.


Married James Norman Roney, July 10, 1971. Children: Michael James, Christopher Ward.

Sherman Carl

Ann Bodie Ward

James Norman Roney

Michael James Roney

Christopher Ward Roney