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Barbara M. Perkins

1972 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s): James Gordon
"An Edition of "The Disputation between Body and Soul""

Barbara M. Perkins was born on July 9, 1933 in St. Benedict, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of George Russell and Gladys Annette (Patterson) Miller.  She was an educator and editor.  Danforth Faculty fellow Danforth Foundation, The National Library of Scotland, 1966-1967. Board directors, program committee chair, secretary HelpSource, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1993-2002; member Airport Advisory Committee, Ann Arbor, 1991-1997. Member Modern Language Association, Society for Study of Narrative Literature.


Bachelor, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1956; Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1959; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania, 1972.


Teacher Cleveland Public Schools, 1956-1958. Assistant professor Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, 1958-1963. Teaching fellow University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1963-1964.

Assistant professor Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1964-1966. Director writing improvement Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, 1976-1978. Managing editor Journal of Narrative Technology/Eastern Michigan University, 1977-1992.

Visiting professor University Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 1989. Adjunct professor University Toledo, 1992-1997.