This site highlights her writing and showcases
her photos from around the world.
As a professor in the practice at Rice University in Houston, she teaches creative writing and literature. She has a PhD in English from Rice and a BA and MA in English from the University of Houston. She has published scholarly articles on literature, communication, and leadership, and a textbook, Leadership Communication (McGraw-Hill).
Currently, Deborah is working on publishing her novel and is participating in the Colossus Circle of Women Poets.
She publishes most of her creative nonfiction essays as Deborah Burch-Lavis.