Associate Professor of English, teaches language and literature. Her professional presentations focus on theoretical applications to medieval literature. Currently, she is doing phenomenological research on student growth in reading and writing. Recently she has been attracted to works that are more inclusive: bridging workplace and community service with the academy. Isbey holds A.B. and A.M. degrees from the University of Michigan. Her dissertation topic is The Shadow Archetype in Grettis saga Ásmundarsouar. Isbey joined the University in 1964.