Dr. Deborah Schlacks

Dr. Deborah Schlacks
Dr. Deborah Schlacks
Deborah Schlacks Dr. Deborah Schlacks
Professor Emeritus, Department of Writing and Library Science
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Professional Background

Dr. Deborah Schlacks received her BA in Psychology from Baylor University, and her MA in English and PhD in English from Texas Woman's University. Her dissertation was a rhetorical study of early 20th century medievalism in the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Research Interests

Dr. Schlacks's areas of specialization are rhetoric and early 20th century American literature, particularly the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald. She has presented at national and international conferences on these topics and has a number of publications on Fitzgerald.  She is especially interested in Fitzgerald as a St. Paul author and as an Irish-American author.

Most Recent Degrees

1986 - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - English with a Concentration in Rhetoric - Texas Woman's University - Dissertation/thesis topic: "'The Pattern of His Fancies'": The Rhetoric of Chaucer's Dream Visions in the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald"