Doriani, Beth Maclay 1961-

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DORIANI, Beth Maclay 1961-

PERSONAL: Born January 6, 1961, in Pittsburgh, PA; daughter of William N. (a scientist and business executive) and Betty (a dietician and homemaker; maiden name, Boucher) Maclay; married Christopher W. Doriani, June 4, 1983; children: Kara, Andrew, Joelle. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Calvin College, B.A., 1983; Kent State University, M.A., 1986; University of Notre Dame, Ph.D., 1990. Hobbies and other interests: Sailing, hiking, reading, gardening.

ADDRESSES: Home—Black Mountain, NC. Offıce— Montreat College, Box 1267, Montreat, NC 29756. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Religion and Literature, staff member, 1986-88; Northwestern College, Orange City, IA, began as assistant professor, became associate professor of English, department head, and coordinator of faculty development, 1990-98; Malone College, Canton, OH, academic dean, 1998-2000; Montreat College, Montreat, NC, vice president, dean of academics, and associate professor of English, 2000—.

AWARDS, HONORS: Grant from Pew Evangelical Scholars' Program, 1997; selected for Executive Leadership Development Institute, Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, 1998-2000.


Emily Dickinson: Daughter of Prophecy, University of Massachusetts Press (Amherst, MA), 1996.

For All You're Worth: Getting That Academic Job inToday's Market, Graduate Group (Hartford, CT), 1999.

Contributor to books, including Poetry Criticism, edited by Drew Kalasky, Gale (Detroit, MI), 1994; and "We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible": A Reader in Black Women's History, edited by Darlene Clark Hine, Wilma King, and Linda Reed, Carlson (New York, NY), 1994. Contributor of articles and reviews to journals, including Studies in Puritan American Spirituality, Emily Dickinson Journal, American Quarterly, Christian Scholar's Review, American Literature, Christianity and Literature, and Early American Literature.

WORK IN PROGRESS: The Novel of Social Protest: Women Writers, Social Criticism, and the Rhetoric of Dissent.