Beverly Boyd, PhD

Year Inducted


Career Field



  • Internationally recognized expert on Chaucer
  • 2005: received Department of English’s Mabel S. Fry Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2000: Millenium Medal of Honor from the American Biographical Institute
  • 1969-1970: Guggenheim Fellowship to work on one of her four published books
  • 1997: Worked to have Ipswich, England the tavern owned by Chaucer’s family in Ipswich, recognized as a historic landmark