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English educator

Susan Steves Kissel, American English educator. Grantee Kentucky Humanities Council, 1982, 83, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1982-1983.


Kissel, Susan Steves was born on April 17, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Mervin Franklin and Viola Grace (Predmore) Steves.


Bachelor in English with honors, University Cincinnati, 1964. Bachelor of Science in Education, University Cincinnati, 1965. Master of Arts, University Cincinnati, 1967.

Phd, University Cincinnati, 1975.


Instructor English, U. Cincinnati, 1967-1969; assistant professor, Northern Kentucky U., Highland Heights, 1977-1983; associate professor, Northern Kentucky U., Highland Heights, 1983-1993; professor, Northern Kentucky U., Highland Heights, since 1993. Adjunct instructor U. Cincinnati, 1975-1982. Presenter slide-lecturer programs.


  • Other Work

    • Author: In Common Cause: The "Conservative" Frances Trollope and the "Radical" Frances Wright, 1993. Co-editor: The Story of the Pewter Basin, 1981. Contributor articles to literature publications.

      Contributor chapters to books.


Member planning committee Cincinnati Women's Conference, 1983-1985, long-range task force, 1985-1986. Member Kentucky Philological Association, National Women's Studies Association (convention delegate 1981, 82, 83), North Center Women's Studies Association, South Atlantic Modern Language Association (member women's caucus since 1982), Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Larry Ernst Kissel, June 26, 1965 (divorced 1984). Children: Gregory, Andrew Scott. Married Michael Creative Commons Adams, July 11, 1985.

Mervin Franklin Steves

Viola Grace (Predmore) Steves

Michael Creative Commons Adams

Larry Ernst Kissel

Andrew Scott Kissel

Gregory Kissel