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Deborah L. Vess <email@example.com>
CUNY-College of Staten Isand
Medieval monasticism, scholasticism, women's history, abortion, clerical celibacy. Teaching and learning issues, especially the use of educational technology.
|Address:||2800 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, NY City, New York 10304
|Secondary Phone:||718-982-2341 (administrative assistant)|
|H-Net Positions:||H-Net VP of Teaching
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-Catholic
|Interests:||Art and Art History
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies
Religious Studies and Theology
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Academic Programs
Ph.D. University of North Texas (European history, 1991)
M.A. University of Pittsburgh, Philosophy, 1980
B.MUS. Penn State, Piano Performance, 1985
B.A. Philosophy, Indiana University, 1979
“A Baby or a Fetus? The Abortion Debate in America.” In Faith in America: Changes, Challenges, and a New Spirituality, vol. 2, ed. Charles Lippy. Praeger Press, 2006.
“Eunuchs for the Kingdom: The Origin and Discipline of Clerical Celibacy.” In Religion and Sexuality: Passionate Debates, ed. C.K. Robertson, 137-167. Peter Lang Press, October 31, 2005.
"Monastic Moonshine: Alcohol in the Middle Ages and Beyond." In Religion and Alcohol: Sobering Thoughts. Peter Lang Press, 2004.
“Abelard on Meaning and Usage: Some Implications for the Ethics.” In The Modern Schoolman LXXXVII (March 2000):217-234.
"The Augustinian Mysticism of St. Thomas More." In Mystics Quarterly Vol. XXII, Number 1 (March 1996): 21-37.
"A Place Where Virtue May be Magnified: The City, the Polis, and the Monastery." In Word and Spirit Vol 16 (1994): 3-13. Co-authored with Judith Sutera, O.S.B.
"Continuity and Conservatism in the Cathedral Schools of the Twelfth Century: The Role of Monastic Thought in the So-Called Intellectual Revolution of the Twelfth-Century Renaissance." In The American Benedictine Review Vol. 45, No. 2 (June 1994): 161-184.