Debby Ellis Writing Center

Who is Debby Ellis?

Debby Ellis Debby Ellis Dr. Deborah “Debby” Ellis was a beloved professor of English at Southwestern University and a scholar of Medieval literature. Debby Ellis was a colleague to her fellow professors, and she impacted the lives of her students in positive and profound ways. As she was committed to helping students perform their best at writing, she helped establish the Undergraduate Writing Center at Southwestern which was renamed in her honor following her passing in 1999.