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DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

SHEPHERD UNIVERSITY

The Department of

English & Modern Languages

Shepherd University

 


 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Ellzey

Associate Professor of English; Director, Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players; Co-coordinator, Minor in Women's Studies

 

Office: Knutti 210 
Phone: 304-876-5208 
E-Mail: bellzey@shepherd.edu

 

Area of Specialization

Medieval Literature

 

Curriculum Vita

 

Dr. Betty Ellzey joined the Shepherd College English faculty in 1989 after having completed a Ph.D. at The Catholic University of America and having worked a year as an assistant editor for The Middle English Dictionary at the University of Michigan.  Her areas of specialization are Old and Middle English language and literature and medieval and Renaissance drama.  Dr. Ellzey has published articles and presented papers on Chaucer, Beowulf, the Old English poem Genesis A, women in medieval romance, and medieval drama.  Her other interests include ballet and modern dance.  Dr. Ellzey is also the co-coordinator of the Women's Studies Program and the Director of The Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players.

Prepared and maintained for the Department of English by Dr. Timothy Nixon.